NEWTON CENTRE, Mass., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Leonard, Founder of LeonardHair Transplant Associates (LHTA), announced today that Dr. Matthew Lopresti has been named Chief Surgeon of LHTA, which specializes in the practice of medical and hair restoration surgery. Dr. Lopresti joined the practice
"It is with great pride that I announce Dr. Lopresti's appointment to the position of Chief Surgeon," Dr. Robert Leonard said. "An incredibly talented physician, he has earned this position one surgery and one patient at a time and I am confident that he will continue the industry-leading excellence established by the practice nearly 30 years ago."
Dr. Robert Leonard will remain with the practice as Founder and transplant surgeon and will continue to consult with patients and perform procedures on a slightly reduced schedule.
Dr. Lopresti has trained exclusively with Dr. Leonard in the art and science of hair restoration surgery for the last five years. "I have had the unique honor of learning from Dr. Leonard, arguably one of the most respected hair restoration surgeons in the country," said Dr. Matthew Lopresti. "Working by his side on a daily basis has been an invaluable experience and his tutelage and confidence in me has made me the surgeon that I am today."
Lopresti, a Malden, Mass., native, is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and earned his Doctorate from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New England. He completed his medical internship at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Pennsylvania, his residency at Boston Medical Center, and his fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lopresti is a noted expert in the follicular unit extraction (FUE) technique, where hair follicles are individually harvested from the donor area to ultimately create a natural looking transplant result.
"We take pride in giving our patients the utmost care and respect they deserve and I look forward to this next chapter with them – and with my mentor Dr. Leonard – at Leonard Hair Transplant Associates," said Dr. Lopresti. "My goal is to continue to grow our practice, as well as make my own contributions to the field of hair restoration."
LHTA maintains offices in Cranston, Rhode Island; Boston, Worcester, Braintree, and Newton Centre, Massachusetts; and Salem, New Hampshire. For further information, contact LHTA at 617-965-7400 or visit www.hairdr.com
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