Dr. John Kahen, MD

Chief Surgeon & Hair Transplant Specialist

Celebrity hair transplant and eyebrow transplant doctor in California

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Man of 20 Million Follicles Restored

Dr. Kahen, a hair transplant specialist, is a world-renowned surgeon whose work has helped many in Palm Desert, California, to transform their looks. In 2007, he became a hair restoration surgeon when he exclusively entered the private sector. He became a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, where he has maintained his membership until today. He has performed thousands of hair transplant procedures over the years, transferring over 20 million follicles in those procedures.

Head of the Class

John Kahen was born and brought up in Southern California, where he went to school and graduated High School at the age of 15. He later received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). When he graduated from Medical School, Dr. Kahen decided to pursue General Surgery. He worked as an intern and attained residency at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital in Manhasset, New York, and Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. Dr. Kahen proceeded with his research and training in Organ (liver and kidney) transplant surgery at New York University (NYU). On his American Board of Surgery in-service examinations, Dr. Kahen scored in the top percentile as he continued training. He decided to pursue the hair restoration surgery field. Dr. John Kahen is among the few doctors with a surgical background who practice hair restoration surgery.

John Kahen, MD is a Hair Restoration Innovator and Inventor

Dr. John Kahen is also an innovator who invented hardware and software in the 1990s that helped to facilitate communication to emergency dispatchers over the phone. He sold this invention later on and decided to pursue his career in medicine. He also invented SmartPRP®, which has helped many surgeons achieve outstanding hair restoration results. During hair transplant treatment, the surgeon will finish the procedure by injecting a patented SmartPRP® formula into the scalp. Platelet-rich plasma is extracted from the patient's blood and injected into the scalp to rejuvenate the implanted hair follicles. SmartPRP® can also work as a standalone hair restoration procedure. This means that you don't need to undergo surgery to benefit from SmartPRP® for hair loss therapy.

Dr. Kahen also played a big role in the initial instrumentation of the Robotic Hair Restoration procedure. This hair restoration procedure is fully automated: from graft hair harvesting to implantation. Robotic arms are used to precise extract and implant hair follicles in the balding areas of the scalp. ARTAS Robot hair restoration company bought the trademark from Dr. Kahen. This hair restoration technology was first used by the doctor himself to perform a hair transplant procedure on a patient.

Dr. Kahen is an Award-Winning World-Renowned Hair Transplant Specialist

Dr. Kahen achieved a lot as a hair restoration specialist, and his great achievements have earned him massive respect from the plastic surgeon community. For three consecutive years, Dr. Kahen won the " Aesthetic Award." His huge contribution to the hair restoration field has made him the most sought-after hair restoration surgeon. He serves a diverse clientele made up of

  • Executives
  • Physicians
  • Dignitaries
  • Celebrities
  • Fortune 500 Company CEO

Dr. Kahen has also been featured in:


Among other media publications, celebrating his hair restoration reputation.


Dr. Kahen is Connected to the Community

Dr. Kahen recently initiated an organization called "Kahen Foundation," which focuses on education and research to help the needy. The doctor is the founder of California's biggest nonprofit health care clinic. The clinic started offering health care services to low-income earners and communities that can't afford health insurance in California since 2012.


Dr. John Kahen is also conversant with software engineering and computer science. Currently, he is working at a consultancy level with Fortune 100 companies to deliver the next generation of global health care. Dr. Kahen has several hobbies that he enjoys doing while on duty. He plays hard just as he works hard. His hobbies include acting (IMDB), playing tennis, and traveling as a novice pilot. "I treat each of my patients as I would treat a member of my own family and only make the kind of recommendations to them that I would make to someone dear to me. I believe that it is just as important to point out when patients do not need a particular procedure as when they do."