Meet The Hair Transplant Surgeons
Dr Knudsen has been a full time hair transplant surgeon since 1984. Over the past 35 years he has performed more than 8000 hair transplants. Dr Knudsen is a world leader in his field of hair restoration and is at the forefront of the latest technology for hair loss treatment. Past President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and past President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) sees Dr Knudsen lecture at conferences around the world and participate in clinical trials.
For his contributions to hair restoration, hair transplant surgeon Dr Knudsen was awarded the ISHRS's highest honour, The Manfred Lucas Award in 2014 and previously won the Golden Follicle award in 2000. Dr Knudsen frequently contributes to text books, scientific articles and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS). Dr Knudsen regularly attends conferences around the world to keep up to date with the latest advances in hair restoration. The Knudsen clinics are located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and New Zealand.
Dr Vikram Jayaprakash BM, FRACAP, FRNZCGP, ABHRS
Melbourne, New Zealand
Dr Vikram Jayaprakash is an experienced physician with a background in Anti-Aging and Cosmetic Medicine. He graduated from the University of Southampton, UK in 1998 and emigrated to New Zealand in 2005 where he has been specializing in the fields of Anti-Aging and Cosmetics. He has a passion for helping his patients optimize the way that they feel and look. It is this passion that sparked his interest in hair restoration.
Dr Vikram began training in hair transplantation with Dr Knudsen in 2011 and is highly experienced in the medical and surgical treatment of hair loss. He performs both FUT (strip) and FUE Transplantation.
Dr Vikram is a member of the ISHRS, and the American Association of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), also the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine (ASCM), as well as being a fellow of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.
He is skilled at performing both FUT (Strip) Surgery and FUE Surgery. He is Board Certified in Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) and is a Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS). Dr Jayaprakash is also a Fellow of both the Australian and New Zealand Colleges of General Practitioners.
Dr Zhen Xu is a Medical Fellow of Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Xu graduated from The University of NSW in 2003. He has trained with leading experts in various areas of cosmetic medicine and hair transplant surgery. Dr Xu is extremely passionate about hair loss treatment and has spent a significant part of his post graduate training with The Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery in Hair Transplantation supervised by hair transplant surgeon Dr Russell Knudsen.
Dr Xu also specialises in cosmetic medicine and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, giving him extensive experience in a wide range of medical conditions that may attribute to hair loss. Dr Xu believes every patient is unique and state-of-the-art treatments are tailored to suit individual patient needs. Dr Xu is the expert ARTAS robotic hair restoration surgeon in our Sydney clinic.