Ethical Focus - Chicago Hair Institute is not associated with any outside hair restoration chain or franchise. Dr. Konior and Dr. Nadimi provide personalized care that is uncommon in the field of hair restoration. All consultations and surgical procedures are performed personally by Dr. Konior and Dr. Nadimi. There are no sales people associated with the practice and your surgical treatment is not delegated to staff or any other surgeon. The doctor-patient relationship is treated as being of foremost importance in the care that is provided to our patients.
Ultra-Refined Follicular-Unit Transplantation - Dr. Konior is one of a select group of hair restoration surgeons in the world to be recognized as performing ultra-refined follicular unit hair transplantation. This advanced technique is credited with producing superior density, faster healing, larger number of grafts, and the most natural results. See the section on "Technique" for a full explanation of his methods and pursuit of excellence.
A Facial Plastic Surgeon's Touch - While hair restoration physicians come from a myriad of backgrounds, few have extensive surgical training and very few are board-certified facial plastic surgeons. Whether the issue is reducing scar tissue or framing the hairline in the most aesthetically suitable manner, Dr. Konior has a broad background for producing the most advanced cosmetic results.
Patients by Referral, not by Marketing - Dr. Konior's surgical schedule is filled primarily with family, friends, or acquaintances of satisfied former patients. Many of Dr. Konior's remaining patients are referred from fellow physicians and professionals in the hair care industry. It is a testament to his reputation of excellence that his schedule books months in advance for consultations and surgery.
Experience - Since 1988, Dr. Konior has performed thousands of hair transplant surgeries and has been actively involved in research, education and training. Dr. Konior was one of the founding members of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and helped to write the first test for new applicants. His expertise has been shown in medical journal articles, book chapters, television documentaries and television news programs.
Exclusive Membership - The Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians has accepted Dr. Konior as a member.
International Recognition - Dr. Konior has performed surgery on patients and trained surgeons from every corner of the world. The doctor co-chaired the "Global Convocation on Hair Restoration Surgery" meeting which drew international surgeons to participate in and learn about the newest advances in hair restoration surgery.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) - The FACS title assures ethical and professional surgical standards. Membership in this exclusive organization requires that physicians complete a surgical residency program and have their surgical history critically reviewed by surgical peers. Few doctors achieve this highly regarded surgical distinction.
Academic Credentials - Dr. Konior is actively involved with teaching other physicians the art and science of surgical hair restoration. He maintains an academic affiliation with Loyola University Medical Center where he holds the title of Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
Commitment to Excellence - Dr. Konior understands that each and every patient is unique with respect to their needs and goals. The doctor approaches each person as an individual in order to provide the best experience possible. He maintains a strong commitment to excellence in his chosen career and passes that commitment along to every patient he treats.