Carlos K. Wesley, M.D. graduated cum laude from Princeton University. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine where he earned various awards for academic excellence. After completing his internship in Yale’s Department of Surgery, Dr. Wesley’s residency training in emergency medicine at Yale was followed by fellowship training with Dr. Walter Unger through the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).
Dr. Wesley has advanced the surgical field by authoring publications and delivering lectures both domestically and internationally. He has presented his research findings on improving wound healing through utilization of endothelial stem cells to audiences throughout the U.S., South America and Europe. In addition, he has lectured on various methods of hair restoration surgery at numerous international symposiums.
As a diplomat of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS), and a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS), Dr Wesley was also selected by his peers to join the elite “Coalition of Hair Restoration Surgeons” as well as the International Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (IAHRS) both honors given to only the specialists demonstrating the highest surgical standards. His candid patient recommendations on the American Hair Loss Association as well as other hair-loss-related social networks worldwide have helped inform patients internationally of his premiere surgical practice. Dr. Wesley is also a memeber of American Medical Association (AMA), American Burn Association (ABA), and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), Dr. Wesley was recently honored to serve as a primary author for the most respected Plastic Surgery and Dermatology textbooks as well as the leading textbook in the surgical hair restoration field. He has authored the primary chapter on hair transplantation in the leading website for physician reference, Medscape/Emedicine.
Finally, in addition to his active clinical practice, he has continued pursuing research interests by working with colleagues at Yale School of Medicine to develop a unique surgical technique that may render scarring imperceptible.