Dr. Behnam FAQ

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Doctor FAQ on Dr. Behnam

Dr. Sean Behnam is a among few hair restoration surgeons who is diplomate of American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS). Furthermore, he is among the selected few to be endorsed by the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons. Dr. Sean performs only one transplant a day so he takes more time to see that his patients get the best results. He has performed over 2,500 surgeries, both FUT and FUE. He is among the leaders in the field of FUE hair transplant and has been named as one of the top 10 doctors in the U.S. by Newsweek magazine. He has been awarded the Compassionate Doctor’s Award and the Patient’s Choice Award . He has been featured on ABC news, Fox 10 O’ Clock News, Good Day LA, KTLA news, Fox Atlanta, New York times and more. Please read more on why people choose Dr. Sean Behnam.

Yes. Information on California Medical Board website can be found here.

Yes. Dr. Behnam is an active member of International Society of Hair Transplantation Surgery (ISHRS). 

Yes. Dr. Behnam is always innovating and changing how the process is done to achieve better results. Since 2008, he continuously has made changes to the preop, the actual intra procedure techniques and the post op.  Since he only performs one case a day and follows his patients carefully, he has fine tuned his techniques to give better results. Thousands of patients have his personal phone number. The feedback he has received makes the entire process better for you.

His techniques are used by thousands of doctors around the world. His post op video is used by hundreds of other doctors and thousands of patients around the world. Here are some of the changes he has made:

1.He minimizes strip (FUT) scar by using inner dissolvable suture and outer staple along with an overlap technique called trichophytic closure. In this video (click here)  you can see that his strip (FUT) scars are very minimal despite two thousand grafts removed. The patient wears his a hair a number two (18 milimeters haircut) around the scar and nothing shows.

2. He has modified the scalp exercise to better increase elasticity, minimize pain and scar after the (FUT) procedure. ( He can teach you the scalp exercise in person)

 3. He has developed new techniques to better dense pack an area during hair restoration. Click here for video demonstration.

4. He has a very good understanding of the facial feature and has refined techniques such that the transplanted grafts sit very well and naturally on the face. Click here for video of how nicely the hairs blend and frame the face. 

In the below picture, please notice the gradual change of the hair follicles frame his face so naturally. Notice how they blend in so well. Notice how the hair follicles gradually change direction from going downward to upwards and blending very nicely. 

5. He has used heat to minimize strip (FUT) scar.

6. He has used heat to assist with easier extraction of FUE grafts, leading to increased graft survivability and results.

These are just a few examples, please attend the complimentary consultation to learn how Dr. Sean Behnam performs the best procedures.


Yes, Dr. Behnam continuously receives certificates for being active in the ISHRS community and for continuing education in hair transplantation.

After graduating top 1% from his residency at UCSF (Fresno campus), Dr. Behnam did hair restoration training with Dr. Mark Distefano, a leader in hair transplant on the east coast.

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