Dr. Kahen is a world-renowned hair transplant specialist located in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Kahen entered private practice exclusively as a hair restoration surgeon in 2007, proudly retaining membership with the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, up to date, performing thousands of hair transplant procedures, implanting more than 20 million follicles.
John Kahen was raised in California, graduating High School at an amazing age of 15. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduating from Medical School, Dr. Kahen pursued General Surgery, receiving an internship and residency at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital in Manhasset, New York and at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Kahen continued his training and research at New York University (NYU) in Organ (liver and kidney) transplant surgery. During his training, Dr. Kahen scored in the top percentile on his American Board of Surgery in service examinations. After vigorous surgical training, he pursued the field of hair restoration surgery. He is one of the few full-time hair restoration surgeons who practice hair restoration surgery with a surgical background.
In the 1990’s Dr. Kahen invented software and hardware that facilitated communication over the phone to emergency dispatchers. Later, he sold the invention and pursued a career in medicine.
Dr. Kahen also invented SmartPRP® to achieve impeccable hair restoration results by injecting patented SmartPRP® formula into scalp during hair transplant process. Platelet Rich Plasma (SmartPRP®) therapy for hair loss involves taking the patients plasma and injecting into their scalp, thereby stimulant the hair follicles with and without hair restoration surgery.
Dr. Kahen was also heavily involved in the initial instrumentation of Robotic Hair Restoration procedure. A completely automated hair transplant procedure that utilizes robotic arms to precisely extract and implant hair follicles into thinning areas on the scalp. He sold a trademark and patent to ARTAS Robot hair restoration company. He was one of the very first pioneers to use this hair restoration technology.
Dr. Kahen has garnered massive respect from the plastic surgeon community. He won the "Aesthetic Award" for three consecutive years in a row. Dr. Kahen’s expertise in hair restoration has made him one of the most sought out hair restoration surgeons, whose clients include:
Among other media publications, celebrating his hair restoration reputation.
Dr. Kahen has a non-profit hair loss organization “ Kahen Foundation ” dedicated to research and education and to help those in need. Dr. Kahen also runs one of the largest nonprofit health care clinics in Los Angeles, delivering healthcare to low-income, and underserved communities of Los Angeles since 2012.
Dr. Kahen has a strong background in computer science and software engineering. He is currently working with fortune 100 as a consultant to deliver the next generation of health care in the world. Dr. Kahen is a novice pilot and enjoys traveling, playing Tennis, Golf, and acting (IMDB)."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."