Dr. Larry Gershowitz

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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, MHR 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 MHR 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, MHR.

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