Our Physician and Surgeon
Dr. Ken Williams
Ken L. Williams Jr., D.O., FISHRS, ABHRS
Dr. Williams is the founder and principal physician and surgeon at Orange County Hair Restoration. He was one of the earliest cosmetic hair transplant surgeons to incorporate follicular unit excision (FUE) into his cosmetic surgical practice.
He primarily practices as a hair restoration surgeon and physician offering medical and surgical treatment for hair loss disorders for men and women.
Ken is an artist, compassionate physician and surgeon, and talented in the field of cosmetic medicine and surgery. He loves his patients and enjoys the old fashion physician-patient oriented approach to medical and surgical care. Our office principles are based on awesome patient care and services all the time.
Dr. Williams is the recipient of five (5) FUE surgeries since 2009 and had had over 10,000 grafts transplanted into his Norwood 5-6 hair loss pattern all with FUE.
He relates easily to his hair loss patients because he has been a hair loss sufferer.
He completed his undergraduate premedical studies in 1980 at the University of California, Irvine; and graduated from medical school in 1984 from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.
Experience and Expertise
He has been practicing medicine, surgery, and cosmetic surgical care in Orange County since 1986, and is a native and lifelong resident of Orange County.
In the field of aesthetic medicine and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Williams advances the philosophy and disciplines of prevention, longevity and anti-aging medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, and a board certified primary care physician.
Clinical Researcher of Hair Loss Disorders
Dr. Williams is the principal researcher and investigator in the Clinical Trials.gov IRB approved study on the impact of stem/stromal cell therapies for treating hair loss disorders in scarring and non-scarring alopecias in men and women.
Dr. Williams is also the primary investigator in hair loss research, and active in an IRB study in regenerative medical treatment procedures with stem cell/stromal therapy for hair loss. A new study treating scarring and autoimmune (Alopecia Areata) alopecia was approved in 2018.
Dr. Williams believes the foundations of health and hair restoration are founded on prevention and wellness.
His primary practice is hair restoration surgery in Orange County, and he is involved in teaching medical students and residents from various medical training programs in northern and southern California.
He is on the clinical teaching faculty of Western University of Health Science in Pomona, California; and Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in San Francisco, California. Over the years Dr. Williams has contributed to and written in the medical literature on FUE and hair restoration surgery.
Dr. Williams’ medical and surgical hair restoration practice is dedicated to the art and science of hair surgery, integrating medical, regenerative PRP and stem cell therapies, and surgical restoration in treating hair loss in men and women.
He is Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, member and Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is a Fellow, and active member with numerous leadership committees in the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Finally, he is a contributor to U.S. News & World Report medical blog.
Medical Contributor to US News and World Report
Dr. Williams is a hair restoration specialist and medical contributor to this prestigious source of information and news, and well as numerous other news organizations.
Co-Author- International Hair Restoration Textbook on Follicular Unit Excision (FUE)
Dr. Williams and his good friend and colleague, Dr Sam Lam, have co authored the most authoritative surgical textbook on Follicular Unit Excision (FUE). There is no other acclaimed and exclusive cosmetic textbook dedicated to FUE available for surgeons. It is a sentinel medical textbook and must be read for all FUE surgeons.
Dr. Williams is an author, researcher, internationally renowned hair surgeon, and lecturer in hair loss surgery and hair loss disorders.
He is active in the international hair restoration societies teaching hair surgery and FUE to his professional colleagues.
Ready to Discuss your Hair Loss
Challenges with Dr. Williams?
My experience was nothing less than perfect. The entire staff is wonderful and very friendly. The atmosphere is calm and relaxing. They’re very keen on being ‘connected’ to the client and making you feel comfortable while providing a professional demeanor. They did a fantastic job on explaining the process of the procedure. I LOVED the e-mail/texts reminding me of my appointment and thank you notifications. I would and am going to refer my friends and family.
Dear Dr. Ken,
I really enjoyed meeting you yesterday and wish all doctors were like you. I was dead set on not getting any surgical procedures and thought for sure after our meeting I would feel the same way. However, between you and the education you guys gave me, I’ve changed my mind. I have to wait until next April before surgery, but I will start using Propecia and Rogain in the manner you recommended… I wanted to not like you guys and come home to tell my wife “no way”, but instead, I’m developing a love for you guys and look forward to our future relations. Thank you for being so cool!
Hi Dr. Williams,
I just really wanted to thank you again for all your time today. I finally felt that I was in a comfortable environment with a doctor that actually cares for his patients, something that is tough to come by these days. It came a shock to me that you were the first doctor who told me to be patient versus jumping into the operation room, and for that I truly thank you. I wish there were more doctors like you in the world today, and I’m very very thankful I was able to find such a great doctor. I hope to stabilize this process as much as I can, and will continue to do your suggested treatment. I look forward to our second consult in the near future.
The experience was like going to a family members home… very sweet &
caring office staff.
Terrific visit – very knowledgeable doctor – clear and comprehensive explaining of options and procedures – beautiful woman at front desk made me feel welcome and added to the overall warmth and professionalism of the entire staff.
Hey Dr. Ken,
Thanks so much for helping my hair follicles grow up healthier and stronger.
Your personality and methods are above and beyond any other doctor I’ve ever been to. Really stoked. Looking forward to the next year.
I am astounded by the exemplary level of care I receive. I couldn’t be more pleased.
Thanks for taking the time to go over all the details during my appointment. This was by far the most comprehensive consultation that I have had among the four doctors that I have seen over the past two weeks. After talking to Dr. Williams and reviewing some of the material that he had emailed, I feel very comfortable moving forward with FUE hair transplant procedure with him.