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Over 40 Years of Continuous Experience

Dr. Panagotacos has been performing hair restoration surgery continuously since the beginning of his residency in 1969. He is a trained specialist in hair and skin conditions, and hair restoration specifically. He opened his dermatology practice in San Francisco in 1974, where he has now been practicing for over 30 years. He has performed well over 10,000 hair restoration surgeries during this time.

Academic Work

Dr. Panagotacos stays current on the latest developments in his field.

As an Assistant Clinical Professor, Dr. Panagotacos teaches Interns and Residents dermatology and dermatologic surgery, with an emphasis on surgical hair restoration at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School Dermatology Department.

In 1976, Dr. Panagotacos was appointed to the Medical Education Committee at Saint Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, a position he held for ten years. In 1986, he became Chief of Dermatology at Saint Mary’s Medical Center, a position he continues to hold today. At Saint Mary’s, he has also been teaching Medical Interns and Residents since 1974.

Dr. Panagotacos has also lectured to surgeons on hair transplantation in both the U.S. and Europe, including seminars and live workshops in Athens, Greece.


Dr. Panagotacos earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from the University of Oregon in 1962 and a Medical Technologist Degree from St. Joseph’s School of Medical Technology in 1963.

He received his Medical Doctorate degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. in 1968.

He did his internship in Internal Medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco, California from 1968-1969 and his residency in Dermatology at Louisiana State University Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1969-1972. The Residency program at the Louisiana State University Charity Hospital had a strong emphasis on dermatologic surgery and hair transplantation, and as a Resident, Dr. Panagotacos performed hair transplantation surgeries nearly every week.

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Panagotacos has patient admitting privileges as active staff at both UCSF and Saint Mary’s Medical Center. He also has earned admitting privileges at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, and Seton Medical Center in San Mateo, California.


Doctor Panagotacos has been licensed in the state of California as a Medical Doctor continuously from 1974 to the present. His license number is C 36061.

Dual Board Certification

Dr. Panagotacos is a Board Certified Dermatologist, certified by the American Academy of Dermatology in 1974. In 1977 Dr. Panagotacos was board certified as a cosmetic surgeon by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Organization Memberships

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery – Fellow
  • American Academy of Dermatology – Fellow
  • American Medical Association – Member
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery – Member
  • American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – Member
  • California Medical Association – Member
  • International Society for Dermatological Surgery – Member
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons – Member
  • San Francisco Dermatological Society – Member
  • San Francisco Medical Society – Member


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Phone: 415-907-7354
Fax: 415-921-7759

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