Dr Michael Markou is one of the most experienced hair restoration surgeons in the world and has performed thousands of procedures for over 20 years. Dr Markou attended his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida. He received his medical degree from the A.T. Still University of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991. He did his residency training at Suncoast Hospital in Largo, Florida and is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He received a fellowship award from the ACOFP due to his leadership in the field, research and publications in hair restoration, pioneering of new procedures and training of new physicians. He has been a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery for over 20 years.
In the mid 90s, Dr Markou was involved in the phase 2 trials with Merck Pharmaceuticals on Propecia, the only FDA approved oral medication for MPB. In 2003, Dr Markou published his research on the effects of Low Level Laser on hair growth in the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology. In 2008, Dr Markou was one of the first physicians to pioneer the use of Stem Cell technology for hair regrowth. Today, Dr Markou is the only physician in Tampa Bay offering many techniques for hair restoration including the ARTAS Robotic System. Dr Markou performs consultation personally and performs your surgery personally as well.
Dr Markou's professional appointments include: Florida House of Delegates of the American Osteopathic Association, Board of Trustee Member Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Association, recent President of the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Association. Dr Markou has also served on the Ethics Committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and has presented lectures on Low Level Laser and Hair Growth as well as Platelet Rich Plasma with Stem Cells on hair growth at various previous International meetings.
Dr Markou has been featured on various local and national television programs due to his expertise in the hair restoration field of medicine.
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