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Medical Hair Restoration Clinic

Medical Hair Restoration is South Africa’s leader in the field of hair transplantation, arguably rivalling the best restoration clinics in the world. By providing top-quality care for every patient, this facility strives to set the standards by which hair transplant procedures are judged.

The Medical Hair Restoration clinic is the only South African clinic that exclusively specialises in hair loss treatments. Our highly trained team of doctors has unique insights into the professional, social and personal aspects of balding and restorative procedures.

A Clinic Committed to Comprehensive Scalp Care

The devoted staff members at Medical Hair Restoration have spent years studying the causes, indications and treatment of male and female balding. Consequently, they’re well-educated in the latest international techniques, providing every client we meet with world-class service.

Our highly trained doctors consult more than 1500 patients a year and use their surgical skills to perform procedures daily. Furthermore, we do more than hair transplantation. We can also offer you:

  • Trans-gender hair adaptation
  • Corrective surgery for scalp scars and poorly performed procedures
  • Follicular Regener8 (FR8)
  • Micro needling sessions

A Team Devoted to Natural Results

Our mission at Medical Hair Restoration is simple – we aim to ensure that every patient leaves our clinic with beautiful natural hair that they’re proud to display. To achieve this, we employ surgeons with impeccable skills and innate artistic abilities, capable of restoring your lustrous locks.

For instance, our lead surgeon is Dr. Larry Gershowitz, a highly talented man in various creative arts – from painting and sculpting to hair transplants and scalp scar revision. Under his care, you’re assured of:

  • Natural hair lines
  • Healthy scalp coverage
  • A lush texture

Comforting Expert Assistance to Rely on

At Medical Hair Restoration we pledge to deliver friendly and compassionate service from your first consultation to your final follow-up. We consider it a simple show of respect, and are dedicated to treating each patient as an individual. Your personal preferences are requested to determine your ideal follicle flow pattern.

Your comfort and wellbeing are our main concern. Consequently, our treatment options are fully discussed with you in confidential meetings, where you’re offered advice and our undivided attention. Contact us today to book your own free consultation.


Dr. Larry Gershowitz

Dr Gershowitz has been a hair transplantation specialist for nearly 20 years, over a dozen of which were spent at South Africa’s leading hair clinic. Using innovative techniques and real artistic flair, he’s perfected his craft and secured his position at the forefront of medical hair restoration in the country.

Dr. Larry Gershowitz is South Africa’s most prominent expert in hair transplants. Born in the small diamond town of Kimberley, his innate leadership skills were evident during his formative years.

In 1989 Larry completed his medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch. And since then has kept up to date with the latest in medical techniques in his field, continuously growing his knowledge base allowing him to provide the most cutting edge and successful treatments for his clients.

Larry worked at the world-famous Groote Schuur Hospital for two years, and become a national medical associate for Glaxo Pharmaceuticals in Gauteng.

In 1998, he joined Dr. Ress as an associate, and trained extensively in the field of medical hair restoration. Today, Medical Hair Restoration is a thriving and successful clinic, one of the best in the world, specialising in medical hair restoration with the latest techniques. Larry is one of the leading specialists in the field.

Larry is a family man and him and his lovely wife, Ashli have two beautiful daughters. He understands the importance of building relationships and welcomes you to Medical Hair Restoration which he views as his extended family. A relaxed but professional environment allows our clients to feel welcome and confident.

Thought Leadership

As an expert in hair transplants, the doctor continues to attend many local and international live surgery workshops, seminars and conferences.

He is a member of the Dermatological and Aesthetics Surgery International League (DASIL) and he has been a long standing previous member of the IRHRS from 1999-2013.

Consequently, he’s a regular face at the annual ISHRS World Hair Congress, and is often asked to be a guest speaker at medical functions.

In addition, Dr. Larry Gershowitz is actively involved in ongoing medical and patient education, training fellow doctors and pharmaceutical reps. He gives lectures and talks about the causes of and treatment for hair loss, and participates in live radio chats and TV presentations.

Larry in the Spotlight:

  • SABC broadcasts: Espresso, Top Billing & Three Talk with Noeleen
  • Interviewed on Radio 702 and 567
  • Interviewed on Radio Sonder Grense
  • Interviewed on SAFM
  • Interviewed on Kaya FM
  • Featured in various local magazines

Dr. Gershowitz has specialised in the medical field of hair transplantation for 20 years, 12 of which have been spent in the leading hair clinic in South Africa, Medical Hair Restoration.

His perfectionism, artistic expertise and innovative techniques place him on the forefront of medical hair restoration and transplantation. Under his leadership, Medical Hair Restoration has become a trusted name in the field, and earned its position amongst the most renowned surgical hair restoration clinics in the world.


Dr. Ryan “Janks” Jankelowitz

Ryan has focused his attention on FUE (follicular unit extraction) surgery. Using the latest in FUE technology and equipment, Larry and Ryan can now offer the highest quality FUE surgery available, once again making Medical Hair Restoration the leader in all areas of hair restoration surgery.

Dr. Ryan Jankelowitz hails from Johannesburg where he completed his medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in 1996.

Ryan studied Sports Medicine at UCT (the University of Cape Town) under Professors Tim Noakes, Wayne Derman and Martin Schwellnus and practiced as an associate of theirs before working as a medical officer at Valkenberg and Lentegeur Hospitals.

Before joining Medical Hair Restoration, Ryan practiced as a private GP and built up a loyal clientele in the field of injectable aesthetic treatment (Botox and fillers (Juvederm and Restylane). He has received his advanced certificate in injectable aesthetics from Allergan (the makers of Botox and Juvederm).

Ryan has had a colourful career both in and out of medicine. He invested 6 years in HIV prevention organisation Grassroot Soccer, has practised as a Pilates instructor and a high school science and biology teacher and was a professional goalkeeper for eight years at South African Premier Soccer League teams Wits University and Hellenic FC.

He lives with his wife and two sons in Cape Town.

Since joining Medical Hair Restoration, Ryan has focused his attention on FUE (follicular unit extraction) surgery. Using the latest in FUE technology and equipment (watch this video on the new WAW HYBRID TUMPET PUNCH) Larry and Ryan can now offer the highest quality FUE surgery available, once again making Medical Hair Restoration the leader in all areas of hair restoration surgery.