Dr. Steven C. Chang is the founder and surgeon of Natural Hair Transplant Medical Center. In addition to hair transplant surgery, he has over 16 years of experience in the surgical field. For the past several years, he has attended hair transplant schools, conferences, and operation rooms internationally, and trained with many renowned hair restoration surgeons. It was during this time that he created the unique Natural Grafts Procedure used at our clinic. In 1993, he started NHT Medical Center (Natural Hair Transplant Medical Center), and his medical expertise and concern for people’s needs have been attracting patients ever since.

I. Contributions to Hair Transplantation
Created the Concept of Third Generation Hair Transplantation.
First one in the world to use a video visualizer in hair transplantation.
Created the unique “Spencer System” for measuring recipient area.
Designed artificial hair strips and scalp for training purposes.
“Twilight” Anesthesia.
Discovered the method to calculate the area of donor site and graft numbers.
Inventor of patented “Needle Guard”.

II. Medical Background

Graduate of Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
Residency in Japan: General surgery.
Residency in the United States: Anesthesiology — two years; Surgery — two years.
Licensed as a physician and surgeon to practice in California since 1982

III. Hair Transplantation School and Training

Marzola School of Hair surgery, Adelaide, Australia: Feb. 1995. (Considered the best school for Hair Transplantation.)
Brandy School and Workshop, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: July 1995. (Well known for scalp lifts.)

IV. Observation at World Renowned Hair Transplant Surgeons’ Operating Rooms

Dr. O’Tar Norwood, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Sept. 1993; Author of Hair Transplant Surgery (Thomas).
Dr. Dow Stough, Hot Spring, Arkansas: Oct. 1993; Author of Hair Replacement Surgical and Medical (Mosby).
Dr. Walter Unger, Toronto, Canada: Sept. 1994; Author of Hair Transplantation (Dekker).
Dr. David Siegal, Toronto, Canada: Sept. 1994; Specializes in micro and mini grafts.
Dr. James Arnold, San Jose, California: Apr. 1995; Stanford Professor; Specializes in efficient and rapid handling of mini and micro grafts.
Dr. Dominic Brandy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: July 1995; World renowned scalp lift surgeon.
Dr. Antonio Mangubat, Seattle, Washington: Dec. 1995; The only surgeon in the world doing scalp lifts without occipital arteries ligation.

V. Hair Transplant Meetings and Workshops

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 10th Annual Meeting: Jan. 1994 in Rancho Mirage, California
Hair Replacement Surgery (An International Symposium): Mar. 1994 in Birmingham, Alabama
World Congress of Hair Restoration: July 1994 in San Salvador, El Salvador
The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery 8th Annual Symposium: Aug. 1994 in Newport Beach, California
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 2nd Annual Meeting: Sept. 1994 in Toronto, Canada
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery- Hair Restoration1st Global Convention: Jan. 1995 in Century City, California
First Congress of Japan Society of Hair Restoration Surgery: June 1995 at Tokyo, Japan
Live Surgery Workshop and Cadaver Dissection of Hair Restoration: July 1995 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 3rd Annual Meeting: Sept. 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 11th Annual Meeting: Jan. 1996 in Orlando, Florida
American Hair Loss Council Symposium: Apr. 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 12th Annual Meeting: Jan. 1997 in Rancho Mirage, California
Japan Society of Hair Restoration Surgery: June 1997 in Tokyo, Japan
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 5th Annual Meeting: Oct. 1997 in Barcelona, Spain
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 13th Annual Meeting: Jan. 1998 in New Orleans, Louisiana
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 6th Annual Meeting: Oct. 1998 in Washington, D.C.
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery-Hair Restoration 2nd Global Convention: May 1999 in Rancho Mirage, California
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 7th Annual Meeting: Oct. 1999 in San Francisco, California
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 17th Annual Meeting: Feb. 2001 in San Diego, California
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 9th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2001 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 10th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2002 in Chicago, Illinois
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 11th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2003 in New York, New York
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 12th Annual Meeting: Aug. 2004 in Vancouver, BC, Canada
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 14th Annual Meeting: Sept. 2006 in Napa, California
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 15th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 16th Annual Meeting: Sept. 2008 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 17th Annual Meeting: July 2009 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 18th Annual Meeting: Sept. 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 19th Annual Meeting: Sept. 2011 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 20th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2012 in Bahama.
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 21th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2013 in San Francisco.
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 22th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 23rd Annual Meeting: Sept. 2015 in Chicago, USA.

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 24th Annual Meeting: Sept. 2016 in Las Vegas, USA.

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 25th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic.

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 26th Annual Meeting: Oct. 2018 in Hollywood, USA.