Dr. Walter P Unger
Personal Summary:Dr. Walter Unger is an associate professor (Dermatology) at the University of Toronto and is clinical professor of Dermatology and Director of the Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He has private practices in Toronto. Canada and New York City. He authored chapters on hair transplantation in 34 medical texts (four of them from 2008 to 2010 and has written articles for numerous medical journals. His latest edition of Hair Transplantation 5th edition, (Informa Healthcare) was published in 2011. It is considered to be the standard reference textbook for hair transplant surgeons.
Dr. Unger is a member of many medical societies, including: The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS), the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). He is the recipient of various awards from the ISHRS. Dr. Unger was selected by his peers to be included in the database of Best (Canada) 2007-2010 and in Castle Connollys Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2007-2010
Medical School and Year of Graduation:U of T Medical School 1963
Residency Training and Year Completed:Dermatology 1967, Medicine 1968
Group Practice/Hospital Affiliations:Group
Key Professional Achievements and Awards:1. Editor 5 Editions of Hair Transplantation 2. Golden Follicle Award-ISHRS (1995) 3. Manfred Lucas Award-ISHRS (2003) 4. Pioneer in Education Award-Hair Transplantation-ISHRS (2003) Teacher-of-the-Year 5. Mt. Sinai Medical School, New York (2001 and 2007)
Specialized Training or Interests:Hair Restoration Surgery