About Dr. Cole from Coleinstruments
Dr. John P. Cole, MD is an experienced hair transplant surgeon who is considered a pioneer as well as expert due to his research, development of state of the art treatment methods and instruments and educational work in the field. Dr. Cole performs both “Follicular Unit Extraction” (FUE) as well as “Follicular Unit Transplantation” (FUT or “strip harvesting”) procedures.
He is also known for the creation of the proprietary CIT® method of Follicular Unit Extraction which is based on the Cole Isolation Technique (CIT). The CIT® hair transplant advances traditional FUE procedures by minimizing damage to hair grafts in addition to creating less trauma and lesser recovery time from the procedure.
Through his education and extensive work in the field, Dr. Cole is a noted physician. Dr. Cole is a 1981 graduate of Mercer University where he obtained degrees in Chemistry and Biology, Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Cole attended Mercer University on an academic scholarship from the United States Army.
Dr. Cole received his medical degree in 1985 from the Medical College of Georgia. He also received a post graduate degree from the University of Missouri with a specialization in internal medicine. Dr. Cole has devoted his practice to hair transplant surgery since 1990.
Dr. Cole holds international recognition outside of the United States for in addition to his surgical expertise, his inventions of specialized surgical tools tailored to advance patient results. He is also a sought after speaker His education and experience is also shared through seminars and public speaking.
As a member of the American Medical Society (AMA), American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS), the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ESHRS) and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), among others, Dr. Cole is well recognized in the industry. Dr. Cole additionally served as Chairman of ISHRS and was amongst the first surgeons named a Diplomat of ABHRS where he currently serves on the Board of Directors and Examination Committee.
Dr. Cole’s practice includes Follicular Unit Extraction and Follicular Unit Transplantation as well as body hair transplant, plug removal and redistribution, scar revisions and body hair framing. Dr. Cole’s devotion to his patients as well as his research, innovations, teaching and public speaking, make him a leader in the field of hair transplant surgery.