American doctor Arthur Katona is a leader and innovator in the field of hair restoration. He has become one of the most well-known and respected doctors in this emerging industry. Dr. Katona specializes in the new FUE procedure and has also completed thousands of traditional FUT procedures.
With over 15 years of hair transplant experience, Dr. Katona has completed over 10,000 procedures throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, making him one of the most experienced surgeons in his field. He has worked with the world’s top hair surgeons and completed some of the largest and most complex patient cases on record, continually setting new benchmarks for excellence.
Dr. Katona’s approach earns him praise from his many patients. He understands each patient is unique, and believes that each case should be treated individually. In order to create a custom plan that best helps each client, Dr. Katona develops an understanding of each patient, rather than applying the “one-size-fits-all” approach used by many clinics. Most recently, he became one of only 20 doctors worldwide to be re-validated by the ABHRS (American Board of Hair Restoration Society).
Dr. Katona has been studying and practicing medicine for over 20 years. In 1996, he completed medical school at Ross University. He continued his training in Dermatology in New York, which was followed by Surgical Pathology & General Surgery in Miami, which provided a strong foundation for a career in hair transplant surgery.
He was personally selected, by Dr. Matt Leavitt, one of the nation’s most prestigious hair surgeons, to undergo a formal hair transplant surgery Fellowship in Orlando, FL. This is one of only five training programs in the US accredited by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). Upon completion, he received his Board Certification by ABHRS. After his Fellowship ended he began his hair restoration career in Oak Brook, IL, a suburb of Chicago. Within 15 years, he outperformed nearly all doctors in the field in the US, gaining tremendous acclaim from experts across the nation.
In addition to performing surgeries, Dr. Katona has been sought out by many clinics and hospitals to train and mentor new doctors entering the hair restoration industry, as he has trained hundreds of doctors and hair technicians during his career. Recognized by the ISHRS for his commitment to education, Dr. Katona is an ISHRS Fellow, an honor bestowed on fewer than 10 doctors worldwide.
Because of his experience and tenure, Dr. Katona is regularly featured in the US and UK media for his commentary as an expert in the field of medical hair restoration. He was one of the first surgeons in the world to perform a hair transplant live on television. He is recognized for performing natural-appearing mega-surgery. Dr. Katona performed the largest hair restoration procedure ever in Europe, performing 4,751 grafts in just one sitting.
Dr. Katona has completed over 10,000 surgeries and trained a large number of hair doctors. When he is not performing surgeries, he spends his time on many boards and as an expert adviser as well as consulting and training other hair transplant doctors around the world.