New Patients

Welcome New Patients

Congratulations – you’ve decided to take control of your hair loss at one of the top hair restoration practices in the U.S. We are delighted that you’ve chosen California Hair MD for your hair restoration. As a new patient, you’re welcome at our practice.

Dr. Chaffoo, Dr. Stuart and our entire team of hair restoration specialists look forward to helping you restore your hairline and self-confidence with our advanced hair transplantation techniques. Reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. As a boutique hair restoration practice, we are readily available for our patients.

Starting a new journey often feels intimidating. This guide will teach you more about California Hair MD and what to expect as you prepare for your hair restoration with us.

Ideal Candidate

Hair loss can be distressing – like losing a piece of your identity. While hair loss is inevitable for many men and women, hair restoration treatments can be highly effective. There are surgical and non-surgical interventions available, making hair restoration a possibility for most of our patients. If you’re interested in hair restoration, you are probably a good candidate for treatment.

Hair restoration is most effective when patients commit to the process and have realistic expectations. Our team can help you understand what to expect at every step of the journey from the initial consultation to your fuller head of hair.

You may be a good candidate for hair restoration at California Hair MD if:

  • You are experiencing mild, moderate, or advanced hair thinning or loss
  • You want to look younger and have a fuller head of hair
  • You are experiencing male pattern baldness
  • You are in good overall health, with any chronic medical conditions well-controlled

A consultation can help you determine if you’re a good candidate for non-surgical treatments or a hair transplant.

Fly-In Hair Restoration:

While many doctors offer hair transplantation, few have the knowledge, experience, and expertise of Drs. Chaffoo and Stuart. These board-certified physicians have dedicated their practices to hair restoration, focusing on developing the field through research, physician education, clinical practice, and treatment development. As studious researchers and avid participants in clinical trials, Drs. Chaffoo and Stuart have built a reputation as some of the nation’s most sought-after hair restoration superspecialists.

As top providers of hair restoration, California Hair MD serves patients throughout Southern California and around the world. You don’t have to live locally to receive treatment from Drs. Chaffoo and Stuart.

We offer virtual consultation appointments to our patients who live out of the area. Our team can also help you arrange travel and accommodations locally when you fly in for treatment. Come visit sunny California while restoring a youthful hairline. 


We look forward to meeting you at your upcoming complimentary consultation appointment. Our board-certified physicians always perform all consultations. Dr. Chaffoo or Dr. Stuart will walk you through the hair restoration process and provide you with personalized treatment advice and recommendations. Our consultations are comprehensive and detailed. Come ready to learn and explore.

You’ll leave the meeting with detailed information about your recommended treatment options, cost and pricing for hair restoration, and a copy of Dr. Stuart and Dr. Chaffoo’s book on hair restoration. Our doctors wrote this book for patients like you to explain the causes of hair loss and the many treatment options available.

After your consultation, we encourage you to read the book on hair restoration by Drs. Chaffoo and Stuart. Research hair restoration and explore your options. When you’re ready to schedule your procedure, get in touch.

Meet Our Doctors

California Hair MD wouldn’t be the world-class hair restoration practice it is without our leaders, Drs. Chaffoo and Stuart. We are the only hair restoration practice of its kind to have a board-certified dermatologist and triple board-certified plastic surgeon as its founders. Dr. Chaffoo and Dr. Stuart work together to bring our patients the latest advancements in medical and surgical hair restoration treatments.

Dr. Richard Chaffoo

Dr. Chaffoo is a triple board-certified plastic surgeon and a master of surgical hair restoration techniques including NeoGraft, ARTAS, and FUE. As one of the top hair transplantation surgeons in the U.S. and the founder of the only “Center of Excellence” in robotic hair restoration on the West Coast, Dr. Chaffoo has helped train countless surgeons in advanced hair restoration techniques.

Dr. Susan Stuart

Dr. Stuart is a board-certified dermatologist and hair restoration superspecialist. As a dermatologist and a former president of the San Diego Dermatological Society, Dr. Stuart brings extensive knowledge about the medical treatment of hair loss to our practice.


We are delighted that you have chosen California Hair MD for your hair restoration procedure. Contact us to schedule your consultation with our hair transplant superspecialists, Dr. Chaffoo and Dr. Stuart.

Frequently Asked Questions


Where are your locations?

California Hair MD has four convenient locations throughout Southern California – in San Diego, La Jolla, Newport Beach, and Beverly Hills.

Which hair restoration option is right for me?

There are many successful solutions for treating hair loss. From medications to non-surgical treatments to hair transplant surgery, we have options available for most patients experiencing hair loss. Schedule a consultation with one of our board-certified physicians and hair restoration superspecialists to explore your choices in California.

I’m ready to schedule a consultation. Where do I begin?

If you’re ready to learn more about hair loss and your treatment options, a consultation is the first step. Call one of our offices or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

How much does a consultation cost at California Hair MD?

We’ll discuss your consultation’s cost during your initial intake phone call with a member of our team.