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  • 1. WILLIAM R. RASSMAN, M.D. 2080 Century Park East, Suite 607 Los Angeles, CA 90067 310.553.9113 Education Undergraduate Long Island University, Bachelor of Science: 1962 Major: Biology; Minor: Chemistry Graduate Medical College of Virginia, Doctor of Medicine: 1962-1966 Internship University of Minnesota (Surgery) 1966-1967 Fellowship Cardiovascular Surgery under C.W. Lillehei, M.D. Cornell Medical Center 1968-1969 Residency Cornell Medical Center 1967-1969 • 1-year orthopedic surgery/1 year cardiac surgery Dartmouth Medical Center 1971-1973 • General vascular surgery Credentials Certifying Boards National Board of Medical Examiners: 1967 and Examinations American Board of Surgery: 1975 SPEC Certification Examination: 1991 Medical Licenses California, Florida, New York, Hawaii, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Nevada, Georgia, North Carolina, Washington, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey 1991 - Present New Hair Institute Medical Group, A Professional Corporation (NHI) President/Founder Nationwide clinics specializing in Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation. 2001 - Present Maven Technologies (A Biotechnology Company) President/Founder Maven is developing a technology platform for label-free, real time measurement of molecular interactions on high density biochips. 2001 - 2003 RW2 Medical Group, A Professional Corporation President/Founder Management of physicians interpreting diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Nerve Conduction Velocity exams. 1991 – Present Heart Check America, Inc., One of Two Founding Partners, Supplies CAT Founder scans for heart and body diagnostic services. Offices nationwide. 1984 – Present IntelliMED Corporation CEO Software development for surgical resource scheduling & operations management. Raised capital for business development and strategic planning. U.S. Patent 4,937,743: Method and System for Scheduling, Monitoring and Dynamically Managing Resources. 1989 - 1990 Bosley Medical Group President Structure controlled growth for multi-million dollar surgical business. Responsible for national marketing and advertising. 1979-1983 Group Practice of Surgery Staff surgeon and business advisor for Hilo Medical Group. Hilo, Hawaii -1-
  • 2. 1973-1979 Multi-Specialty Surgery Group Practice Founder of Northeast Kingdom Surgical Associates. Managing partner for multi-specialty surgical group. Named one of the Best Run Practices in New England (State Medical Society Study). 1969-1971 United States Army Republic of Vietnam 1970 - 1971 (Orthopedic Surgery) Ireland Army Hospital 1969 - 1970 (Orthopedic Surgery) Professional Consultant Computers and Software Activities 1982-1990 International Business Machines • Clinical & Hospital Information Systems, Strategic Planning • Presented seminars for IBM management: - Opportunities in Hospital Information Systems Industry - Physicians, What They Want & What They Need - What the Information System Must Do In the 1990's Hospital Corporation of America • Participated in analysis and design of quality assurance program for physicians. Control Data Corporation • Orientation in artificial intelligence at LDS Hospital. • Analyzed hospital information systems. • Developed strategy for CDC: Involvement Hospital Information Systems. • Assisted in sale of subsidiary Life Extension Institute, Inc. E.I. Dupont • Advisor, strategic planning for computers in education. • External participant in "think tank & creativity" program. Innovations and Contributions 1. 1966-1968: DESIGN OF HEART VALVES. Contributed to the development & design of numerous heart valves. 2. 1966-1968: INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP & BALLOON TECHNOLOGY. First clinical unit tested in 1967, marketed in 1969 by DatascopeCorporation. Developed, designed and tested prototype of pumps and balloon technology. Pumps & balloon sales presently exceed $60 million/year. (Ref: Datascope Corporation annual report.) 3. 1968: SAFETY CHAMBER FOR INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON. Presently a market standard for safety. 4. 1968: PULSATILE ASSISTANCE DEVICE. Converted non-pulsatile heart/lung machine blood flow to pulsatile flow with minimal hemolysis. 5. 1984-1990: DESIGN OF SOPHISTICATED COMMERCIAL 'POINT OF TRANSACTION' CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR SURGERY. Defined industry standard for bedside terminal interface in operating room. Addressed patient scheduling, clinical data recording, inventory control and automation procedures. Commercial product Surgiware® installed at major medical centers. 6. 1986-1990: DESIGN OF SOFTWARE SCHEDULING SYSTEM WITH APPLICATION IN REAL TIME. Basic resource and scheduling application. Patent 4,937,743: Method and System for Scheduling, Monitoring and Dynamically Managing Resources. -2-
  • 3. United States Patents 1. 11 patentable cardiac devices sold to Datascope Corporation, 1969 2. U.S. Patent Issued for Artificial Heart Device 1966 3. U.S. Patent 3,478,737 Heart Massager (November, 1969) Software Devices 4. U.S. Patent 5,444,842. Method and apparatus for displaying and updating structured information (August, 1995) / [software patent] 5. U.S. Patent 4,937,743 Method and system for scheduling, monitoring and dynamically managing resources (June, 1990) / [software patent] Hair Transplant or Medical / Diagnostic Devices 6. U.S. Patent 7,144,406. Hair Transplant Device (December, 2006) 7. U.S. Patent 6,572,625. Hair Transplant Harvesting Device and Method for its Use (June, 2003) 8. U.S. Patent 6,059,807. Device for Implanting Small Diameter Capillary Grafts (May, 2000) Assignee 9. U.S. Patent 5,989,279. Hair Implantation Device (November, 1999) 10. U.S. Patent 5,860,899. Back Manipulating Apparatus (January, 1999) 11. U.S. Patent 5,817,120. Hair Implanting Instrument (October, 1998) 12. U.S. Patent 5,782,851. Hair Transplantation System (July, 1998) 13. U.S. Patent 5,584,841. Instrument for Implanting Hair Grafts (December, 1996) 14. U.S. Patent 5,331,472. Method and Apparatus for Measuring Hair Density (July, 1994) 15. U.S. Patent 5,192,304. Apparatus for manipulating back muscles (March, 1993) 16. U.S. Patent Pending 10/640,598. Method and Apparatus for Transplanting a Hair Graft 17. U.S. Patent Pending 10/752,263. Method and Apparatus for Transplanting a Hair Graft2 18. U.S. Patent Pending 11/462,102. Hair Extraction Device and Method for Its Use Biotechnology / Chemistry Devices 19. U.S. Patent 7,193,711. Imaging Method and Apparatus (March, 2007) 20. U.S. Patent 7,126,688. Microarray Scanning (October, 2006) 21. U.S. Patent 7,002,686. Apparatus and method for Imaging (February, 2006) 22. U.S. Patent 6,882,420. Apparatus and Method for Imaging a Microarray (April, 2005) 23. U.S. Patent 6,833,920. Apparatus for Imaging a Microarray (December 2004) 24. U.S. Patent 6,859,280. Imaging Apparatus and Method (June 2003) Assignee 25. U.S. Patent 6,587,617. Micro Lens Array for Bioassay (February 2001) Assignee 26. U.S. Patent 6,594,011. Imaging Apparatus and Method (July 2000) Assignee 27. U.S. Patent Pending 09/838,700 Apparatus Including a Biochip for Imaging of Biological Samples and Method 28. U.S. Patent Pending 10/602,555 Microarray Scanning 29. U.S. Patent Pending 10/158,995 Method and Apparatus for Recognizing Molecular Compounds 30. U.S. Patent Pending 11/321,168 Image Acquisition, Processing and Display -3-
  • 4. Awards • GOVERNOR'S AWARD, Vermont Council on World Affairs, 1976. • NATIONAL AWARD, Energy Innovation, Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. 1984. Presented by the Secretary of the Interior, Washington, D.C. • GOLDEN FOLLICLE AWARD, International Society for Hair Restoration Surgeons, 2004, The Most Prestigious Award in the field • PIONEER OF THE MONTH, Hair Transplant Forum International, January/February 2008 Presentations 1. "Total Circulatory Support by Intra-Aortic Cardiac Massage," American Society for Artificial Organs, April 1968. 2. "Total Circulatory Support by Intra-Aortic Cardiac Massage," American Association of Thoracic Surgery, April 1968. 3. "Cardiac Assist," American College of Cardiology, February 1968. 4. "Myocardial Revascularization," American Association of Thoracic Surgeons, April 1969. 5. "A New Torodial Valve," American Society of Artificial Organs, April 1969. 6. "Counterpulsation & Coronary Blood Flow," New York Cardiovascular Society, October, 1969. 7. "A Mock Circulatory System," New York Cardiovascular Society, February 1993. 8. Frost & Sullivan, Computers in Healthcare: "Clinical Systems," May 1987. 9. Frost & Sullivan, Computers in Healthcare: "Physicians & Computers," October 1989. 10. "Total Hair Restoration in 30 days: A Case Study," The Cosmetic Society, February 1993. 11. "The Art & Science of Minigrafting in l000+ Grafts Sessions," International Society for Hair and Scalp Surgery, April 1993. 12. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery: 1st Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas 1993. 13. "Mega-transplantation: A Study and Presentation of Three Cases," The Cosmetic Society, February 1994. 14. "Minigrafting in Extensive Quantities: The Ideal Hair Restoration Procedure," International Society for Hair and Scalp Surgery, April 1993. 15. "Hair Transplantation Between Identical Twins: A Case Study With a Complete Restoration in One Session," International Society for Hair and Scalp Surgery, September 1994. 16. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 2nd Annual Meeting, Ontario, Canada, 1994. 17. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 3rd Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada 1995. 18. "Follicular Transplantation," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 4th Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, 1996. 19. "The Art of Follicular Transplantation," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 5th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 1997. 20. "Which is Best? Total Micrografting, Follicular Unit Transplantation, or Blend Grafting," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 5th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 1997. 21. "Standard Grafts: Is there a place?" International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 1998. 22. "Dissecting Microscope vs. Magnifying Loops with Transillumination in the Preparation of Follicular Unit Grafts: A Bilateral Controlled Study," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 1998. 23. "Classification and Description of Follicular Unit Transplantation and Mini-Micrografting Techniques," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, -4-
  • 5. Washington, D.C., 1998. 24. "Rassman Carousel," World Hair Society: 5th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, Florida, 1998. 25. "Update on the Rapid Fire Carousel," 2nd Annual Global Convocation of Hair Restoration Surgery, American Academy of Facial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rancho Mirage, California, spring 1999. 26. Live Workshop: 2nd Annual Live Workshop and Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Paris, France, spring 1999. 27. "Hair Transplantation 2000," Merck Committee Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, spring 2000. 28. "The Future of Hair Replacement," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8th Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii, winter 2000. 29. "Doctors and Their Patients," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8th Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii, winter 2000. 30. "Physician Workshop: Automation in Hair Transplantation Surgery," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, fall 2002 31. "Crossfire: Direct Follicular Unit Extraction," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, fall 2002 32. "How I Manage Complications and Avoid Them: Insights From the Experts," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, fall 2002 33. "Patients: Treatments and Results," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, fall 2002 34. Video Surgical Theater: "Direct Follicular Unit Extraction," International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 10th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, fall 2002 35. “Follicular Unit Extraction.” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 11th Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, fall 2003 36. “Follicular Unit Extraction: An Update,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 11th Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, fall 2003 37. “Follicular Unit Extraction Panel,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 11th Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, fall 2003 38. “Follicular Unit Transplantation and Extraction,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 11th Annual Meeting, New York City, New York, fall 2003 39. “Follicular Unit Recovery Panel, “ International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 40. “Donor Harvesting and Wound Closure,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 41. “Follicular Unit Extraction II,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 42. “Hair Transplantation Automation, Instrumentation, and New Devices,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 43. “Evaluation, Harvesting, and Closure of the Donor Area: Different Approaches, “International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 44. “Follicular Isolation Technique and Follicular Unit Extraction,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 45. “The Difficult Patient: How to Work with Less and Make it Look Like More,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, B.C., summer 2004 46. “Theory and Practice of Follicular Unit Transplantation,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 -5-
  • 6. 47. “Graft Preparation FUE,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 48. “Graft Insertion Techniques-Devices,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 49. “Repair Considerations,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 50. “FIT, FUE, FUT, MUG Panel,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 51. “Conflict Resolution Panel,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 52. “Follicular Unit Extraction: The Internet Fever,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, summer 2005 53. “History and Overview of FUE/FOX Method” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Regional Workshop, spring 2006 54. “Live Surgery Observation and Practical Hands-On” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Regional Workshop, spring 2006 55. “Patient Selection” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Regional Workshop, spring 2006 56. “Hair Transplantation in Special Situations Panel” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, fall 2006 57. “Alternative Harvesting Techniques Panel” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, fall 2006 58. “FUE Update Workshop Faculty” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, fall 2006 59. “Psychology of Hair Loss” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, fall 2006 BOOKS 1. Rassman WR, The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, 1, 2, 3, 4th Ed. Los Angeles, A New Hair Institute Publication, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 2. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM: The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, 5th Ed. Los Angeles, A New Hair Institute Publication, 1998. 3. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM: The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, 6th Ed. Los Angeles, A New Hair Institute Publication, 2001. 4. Rassman WR: Hair Loss & Replacement for Dummies, Wiley Publishing, release date December 2008. TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS on Hair Transplantation 1. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Hair Transplantation. In: Gerson J, editor: Malady’s Standard Textbook for Professional Estheticians, 8th Ed. New York, Delmar Publishers, 1999. 2. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM. The Automation of Hair Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future. In: Harahap M, ed. Innovative Techniques in Skin Surgery. New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2002: 489-502. 3. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: The Rational for Follicular Unit Transplantation. In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. 4 New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004: 388-406. 4. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Techniques for Limiting the Amount of Epinephrine in Large Hair Restoration Surgeries. In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th Ed. New York: -6-
  • 7. Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004:245-250. 5. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: The Rational for Follicular Unit Transplantation. In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. 4 New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004: 388-406. 6. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Techniques for Limiting the Amount of Epinephrine in Large Hair Restoration Surgeries. In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th Ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004:245-250. 7. Bernstein RM, Rassman, WR. Follicular Unit Transplantation. In Stough-Haber Editors: Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc. 2006 :91-97. 8. Rassman WR, Harris J, Bernstein RM. Follicular Unit Extraction. In Stough-Haber Editors: Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc. 2006 :133-137. Bibliography 1. Rassman, W.R.; Lillehei, C.W. Long term maintenance of total support by means of an intracorporial cardiac compressor. American Society of Artificial Internal Organs Journal. XLL:86; 1967. 2. Rassman, W.R.; Tanaka, S.; Lillehei, C.W. Acute revascularization of the heart by means of coronary in usocclusion without thoracotomy. Circulation (Supply VI). 38; 1968. 3. Rassman, W.R.; Subramanian, V.; Ferlic, R.; Lillehei, C.W. An inflatable intra-thoracic total & partial circulatory support system. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery. 56(6):858; 1968. 4. Rassman, W.R.; Tanaka, S.; Lillehei, C.W. Mechanized intra-thoracic cardiac massage. Therapeutic Advances in the Practice of Cardiology. Grune & Stratton; 1970:449-452. 5. Lillehei, C.W.; Lande, A.J.; Rassman, W.R.; Tanaka, S.; Block, J.H. Surgical management of myocardial infarction. Monograph #27, research on acute myocardial infarction. American Heart Association; 1969:315-339. 6. Kaster, R.L.; Lillehei, C.W.; Heigerud, R.J.; Rassman, W.R.; Bakib, A. The design features and the development of the toroidal prosthetic heart valve. 7. Rassman, W.R.; Tanaka, S.; Lillehei, C.W. A special chamber to facilitate intra-aortic balloon pumping. Angiology; 1969. 8. Tanaka, S.; Rassman, W.R.; Lillehei, C.W. Cardio-vascular responses of the failing dog heart to counterpulsation. Journal of Cardio-Vascular Surgery. November 1969. 9. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Acute circulatory support by mechanical ventricular assistance following myocardial infarction. ASAIO. 14; 1968. 10. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Ventricular assistance. ASAIO. 14; 1968. 11. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Intra-Aortic balloon assist. ASAIO. 14; 1968. 12. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Prosthetic myocardium. ASAIO. 14; 1968. 13. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Cardiac massage. ASAIO. 14; 1969. 14. Rassman, W.R. Discussion: Counterpulsation and coronary blood flow. ASAIO. 14; 1970. 15. Rassman, W.R. At issue: the doctor's business-a shambles. Medical Group Management Association Journal. 62-3; 1979. 16. Rassman, W.R. Why health care is a costly disgrace. Business Week. January 26, 1981. 17. Rassman, W.R. Surgery cost control. Medical Business Journal. July 15, 1987. 18. Pomerantz, M.A.; Rassman, W.R. Hair today and tomorrow. Los Angeles, CA: NHI; 1993. 19. Rassman, W.R.; Bernstein, R.M. One of our greatest problems - lowballing! Hair Transplant Forum. 2(6); 1992. -7-
  • 8. 20. Rassman, W.R.; Pomerantz, M.A. The Art and Science of Minigrafting. International Journal of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery. 1(1): 27-36; 1993. 21. Rassman, W.R. A buyers guide to hair transplantation. Los Angeles, CA: NHI; 1993. 22. Rassman, W.R. The minigrafts' revolution, can we keep up ethically? Publication Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 23. Rassman, W.R. Everything you wanted to know about hair transplantation but were afraid to ask. Los Angeles, CA: NHI; 1993. 24. Rassman, W.R. The fast track option: a common sense approach to hair transplantation. Los Angeles, CA: NHI; 1994. 25. Rassman, W.R. Megasessions: Dense Packing. Hair Transplant Forum 4(3); 1994 26. Rassman, W.R Concern about quality. Hair Transplant Forum 4(4); 1994 27. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R.; Szaniawski, W.; Halperin, A. Follicular transplantation. International Journal of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery. 3:119-32; 1995. 28. Rassman, W.R.; Carson, S. Micrografting in extensive quantities, the ideal hair restoration procedure. Publication to Journal of Dermatology, Surgery and Oncology. 29. Rassman, W.R. Follicular Unit Transplantation Megassessions, Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 5(5); 1995 30. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Laser hair transplantation: is it really state of the art? Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 19:233-35; 1996. 31. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Follicular transplantation: patient evaluation and surgical planning. Dermatologic Surgery. 23:771-84; 1997. 32. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. The aesthetics of follicular transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery. 23:785-99; 1997. 33. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Wall Mounted Placing Stand. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(4): 17-18. 34. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. What is delayed growth? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 7(2):22; 1997. 35. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Delayed growth - a case of hamlet without the prince. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 7(6):14; 1997. 36. Rassman, W.R.; Bernstein, R.M. Rapid fire hair implanter carousel: a new surgical instrument for the automation of hair transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery. 24:623-27; 1998. 37. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Dissecting microscope versus magnifying loupes trans illumination in the preparation of follicular unit grafts: a bilateral controlled study. Dermatologic Surgery. 24:875-80; 1998. 38. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R.; Seager, D.; Shapiro, R.; et al. Standardizing the classification and description of follicular unit transplantation and mini-micrografting techniques. Dermatologic Surgery. 24:957-63; 1998. 39. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. The logic of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Clinics. 7(2):277-96; 1999. 40. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R.; Seager, D.; Unger, W.P. et al. The future in hair transplantation. Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology & Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery. 1(1):55-88; 1999. 41. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Hemostasis with minimal epinephrine. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(5): 153. 42. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. The patient's guide to hair restoration. Los Angeles, CA: NHI; 1999. 43. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Limiting epinephrine in large hair transplant sessions. Hair Transplant Forum International. 10(2):39-42; 2000. 44. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Stough D: In support of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery 2000; 26(2): 160-2. 45. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R. Follicular unit graft yield using three different techniques (an argument for the strict definition of follicular unit transplantation. Hair Transplant Forum International. 11(1):1,11-13; 2001. 46. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R.; Rashid, N. A new suture for hair transplantation: poliglecaprone 25. 27(1):5-11; 2001. 47. Bernstein, R.M.; Rassman, W.R.; The Scalp Laxity Paradox. Hair Transplant Forum International. 12(1):9-10; 2002. 48. Rassman, W.R. Follicular Unit Extraction: Open Harvesting and Closed-Mindedness. -8-
  • 9. Hair Transplant Forum International. 12 (2):49-51; 2002 49. Rassman, W.R. The Subject is Change. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 12(6) 225; 2002 50. Rassman, W.R.; Bernstein, R.M.; Follicular Unit Extraction: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hair Transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery. 28: 720-728; 2002. 51. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R: The art of repair in surgical hair restoration – Part I: Basic repair strategies. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(9): 783-94. 52. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R: The art of repair in surgical hair restoration – Part II: The Tactics of Repair. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(10): 873-93. 53. Rassman, W.R.; The future for hair transplantation. Hair Transplant Forum International. 13(5); 2003. 54. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, Jones RG, McClellan RE, et. al. Back to the future with the “dissected–punch” technique. Hair Transplant Forum International 2003; 13(5): 409. 55. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Anderson KW: Follicular Unit Extraction Megasessions: Evolution of a technique. Hair Transplant Forum International 2004; 14(3): 97-99. 56. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Follicular Unit Transplantation – 2005, Issue on Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. Dermatologic Clinics 2005 23(3); 393-414. 57. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Graft anchoring in hair transplantation. Dermatol Surg 2006; 32:198-204. 58. Bernstein, RM. Rassman WR: New Instrumentation for Three-Step Follicular Extraction. Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(1):229-239. 59. Rassman, WR: Is a Graft a Graft? That is the Question! Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(1):241-243 60. Rassman, WR: The Business of Hair Restoration:Can New Doctors Penetrate It? Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(2) 47 61. Rassman, WR: Throwing Caution to the Wind? Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(6) 199 62. Rassman WR, Bernstein, RM: From Scalp to Brow. Plastic Surgery Products 2006; 34-38. 63. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Principles of Densitometry. (Dermatol Surg - Submitted for publication) 64. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Densitometry and Video-microscopy. Hair Transplant Forum International 2007: 17(2): 41-51 65. Rassman WR: Dilemmas in Hair Restoration. Hair Transplant Forum International 2007: 17(2):69 66. Rassman, WR, Pak, J: Doctor’s (patient’s) guide to estimating transplant grafts. Hair Transplant Forum International 2008: 18(1):13 67. Rassman WR, Mohebi P: Psychology of hair transplants. Hair Transplant Forum International 2008(2): 41,47 68. Rassman WR, Pak J: Hair Transplantation to Treat Plastic Surgery Complications. PSP Innovation in Aesthetic Medicine April 2008; 24-26 69. Rassman WR, Pak J, Gazoni P, Zeballos A: Management of the occipital scalp tension wound in hair transplant surgery with the Quill suture. Hair Transplant Forum International 2008: 18(4):149-150 70. Rassman WR, Pak J, Mohebi P: How to Assess Scalp Laxity. Hair Transplant Forum International 2008:18(5):161-167 71. Rassman, WR: Areas of unethical behavior practiced today. Hair Transplant Forum International 2009:19(5) 149,153 -9-