Peter J. Panagotacos, MD

2001 Union Street
Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone: 415-922-3344
Phone: 415-921-7759


Academic Appointments: Assistant clinical professor, Department of Dermatology at the University of San Francisco, California from 1975 to Present Chief of Dermatology, St. Mary’s Hospital, San Francisco, California from 1985 to Present. On Editorial Board of Hellenic Dermatologic Surgery. First Visiting Professor at the Athens Dermatology Surgery Dept to teach Hair Transplantion.  First formal lecture on Hair Transplantation to the Helenic Dermatolgoy Society in 1980. Personally trained many physicisans hair transplantations in Athens as a visiting professor over a 20 year span. First visiting Professor of Dermatologic Surgery to teach Follicular Unit Grafting by FUT and FUE in Vietnam 2006 with lectures and live surgeries in Universities in Hanoi and Hue. First Dermatologic Surgeon to be an ongoing professor for teaching Hair Restoration at a newly formed Vietnamese-Ameircan Medical School.  First formal lectures on Medical and Surgical Hair Restoration for men and women given to the Congress of Dermatology in Peru May 2008. Online as the Hair Loss expert on Dr Panagotacos has answered over 2000 email requests for help with hair loss porblems in addition to the thousands he has helped through his website at

Fellow To:

American Academy of Dermatology: has taught at Hair Transplantation seminars for the past 20 years.

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery: Has taught at seminars for the past 10 years. June 1-2, 2002 live Hair Transplant Surgery Workshop. Foreign dermatologic surgeons come to study through scholarship funding by the ASDS

Member to:

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery- Foreign dermatologic surgeons come to study with Dr Panagotacos for several weeks through scholarship funding by the ASDS

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery: has held seminars for the past 10 years

International Society of Dermatologic Surgery: has held Hair Restoration seminars almost yearly in various countries for over 15 years.- Most recently Venice, Istanbul, Las Vegas.

Presently, Dr. Peter Panagotacos is an author of a book for patient consumer titled “Hair Loss Answers by the Hairdoc.”, second edition 2005.

Dr. Panagotacos is recommended by The American Hair Loss Association and The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons. Ask Dr. Panagotacos a question on The IAHRS Hair Transplant Info Center.



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