About us

About Our Doctors

Dr. Santiago Alvarez - Hair Loss Doctor

Doctor Santiago Alvarez N.M.D.

Medical Director.

Dr. Santiago Alvarez is a highly trained and board-certified doctor with more than 20 years experience in several fields of Medicine with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology.

He is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor who is board-certified by The American Alternative Medical Association as a Holistic Health Practitioner. He is a member of The Anti-Aging Medical Association, The American Naturopathic Medical Association, and The Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians. He has worked for Loma Linda University Medical Center in the ER department.

Dr. Alvarez also earned his B.S. degree in Sport Sciences and worked as an Exercise Physiologist specializing in Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.

He has attended The Homeopathic Academy of Southern California and later graduated from Kingdom College of Natural Health with honors, becoming a Naturopathic Medical Doctor. He is also trained in Functional Medicine and continues his ongoing medical education in hair loss, holistic endocrinology, anti-aging medicine, and aesthetic laser procedures.


Dr. Sheila Calderon - Hair Loss Doctor

Dr. Sheliaa Calderon, M.D.

Medical Director

Dr. Dr. Calderon is a highly trained aesthetic doctor and with more than 25 years experience in several fields of Medicine with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has trained extensively in the use of many types of aesthetic lasers. Her expertise in hair loss lead her to bring her Frisco TX based aesthetic practice to HLCC as she wanted to partner with a global leader in laser hair loss solution.

 

Doctor Michael Albert, M.D.

Medical Director.

Dr. Albert is an MD with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. He earned his M.D. from Albany Medical College. He interned in the fields of surgery and OB/Gyn. He completed a research fellowship in trauma surgery, and then served as resident doctor for anatomic and clinical pathology at University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Albert has researched endocrinology and cytogenetics at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and is now the Chairman of pathology and medical director of laboratories at Buffalo Mercy Hospital.

Additionally, he is the vice president of the New York State Society of Pathologists.

Dr. Albert has co-authored several research articles in the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Laser's in Medicine. He recently had a correspondence letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine. He is an expert on prescriptions and compound pharmaceuticals. Dr. Albert has been with HLCC for many years.

Doctor S. Michael Fuhrman, D.O.

Medical Director.

Dr. Fuhrman is a Board Certified Family Practitioner with a special interest in Hair Loss, Laser Hair Loss Treatment and Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Fuhrman has a rich background in his chosen field and received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical work has been in general medicine, Psychiatry and Cardiology. His post-doctoral work includes residency experience in general medicine, surgery, emergency pediatrics, ear, nose and throat, opthamology, orthopedics, urology and pulmonology medicine. He is board certified in Family Practice, and holds certifications in ACLS and ATLS. He presently is an attending staff physician at St. Peter's Hospital while being the owner/CEO of a local family/urgent care center in the Albany area. Dr. Furman has been with HLCC for many years.

Why a D.O.?

It is the 'total person' approach and is a fast growing segment in the US healthcare field. A Doctor of Osteopathy receives more training than an M.D. on the musculoskeletal system (nerves, muscles and bones). A D.O. perceives the whole body rather than just specific 'spots' or symptoms. A D.O. may use Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) on patients and involves the use of hands-on treatment while diagnosing and treating patients.


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