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Dr. Paul J McAndrews, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Pasadena, CA, with another office in Beverly Hills, CA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology and Transplant Surgery. Dr. McAndrews is affiliated with Keck Medical Center Of USC. He speaks Spanish and English.
Graduated in 1990
Paul J. McAndrews MD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatments for hair loss.
He is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and USC/Los Angeles County Medical Center (one of the world’s largest training hospitals) teaching the residents the latest advances and the art of hair transplant surgery for more than 20 years.
Dr. McAndrews was awarded “Outstanding Teacher Award in Surgical Dermatology”. Dr. McAndrews is presently on the Executive Committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and will be President in 2020. Dr. McAndrews has been President of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS).
He wrote the recertification exam that every diplomate of the ABHRS must take to become recertified. He is also an Expert Medical Reviewer for the California Medical Board. Dr. McAndrews has been the Senior Medical Advisor of the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons since 2002.
Dr. McAndrews is the Medical Director for Stemson Therapeutics, which is the first biotechnology company to use human induced pluripotent stems cells (iPSCs) to treat hair loss by generating de novo hair follicles and is at the forefront of developing a cure for hair loss. Dr. McAndrews has authored numerous chapters in the major textbooks on hair loss and hair transplants.
Dr. McAndrews expertise has brought him around the world in every continent except Antarctica as a guest lecturer/visiting professor on hair loss and “the art and science of hair transplantation”. Dr. McAndrews earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine and was awarded Dean’s Scholar every year. Dr. McAndrews was selected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society (the top 15% of medical students in the nation). Dr. was also honored as the Chief Resident in his dermatology residency at USC/LAC Medical Center.
Dr. McAndrews served in the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon during the first gulf war and was honored with “Top Knife Award”.