Dr Russell Knudsen

MBBS(Hons), FACCSM(Med), FISHRS, Diplomate ABHRS

Dr Russell Knudsen has been a full-time hair transplant doctor since 1984. Over the past 38+ years he has performed more than 10,000+ hair transplant surgeries.

Dr Russell Knudsen is one of Australia’s most experienced hair loss doctors and is a recognised world leader in the field of hair restoration surgery. He is regarded as a high-volume hair loss doctor, which confers the benefit of seeing a wide range of common and complex clinical issues every year.

Dr Knudsen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS), which is the only recognised exam-based certification for hair restoration surgery doctors in the world. He is the Past-President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Past-President of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and Medicine (ACCSM). For his contributions to hair restoration medicine and surgery, Dr Knudsen was awarded the ISHRS’s highest honour, The Manfred Lucas Award in 2014. He has also previously won the Golden Follicle Award in 2000. 

Dr Knudsen is an author in two current medical textbooks on hair transplantation and has had numerous scientific articles published. He lectures at conferences on hair loss and transplant surgery, and he frequently contributes to medical research. He also regularly attends professional development conferences domestically and internationally to keep up-to-date with the latest advances in hair restoration science and surgery.

All Knudsen Clinics are involved in clinical trials. The Knudsen Clinic in Sydney was the first hair loss clinic in NSW to offer the leading ARTAS hair surgery robot.

Dr Russell Knudsen consults at The Knudsen Clinics, which are located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and New Zealand.


Career Achievements

Evidence Based Approach

Sadly, the hair loss industry is sometimes best known for gimmicky treatments, unproven complimentary medicines, aggressive TV advertising and, to the horror of many, a lack of actual doctors giving advice and performing surgery. This is particularly true of overseas hair clinics.

Dr Russell Knudsen is an Australian-trained doctor who has established a chain of hair loss clinics in Australian and New Zealand that offer evidenced-based advice and treatments. His team is interested in helping you find lasting solutions to your hair problem.

Pioneer of ARTAS Robotic Hair Surgery in Australia

Dr Russell Knudsen’s clinic in Double Bay, Sydney is the only clinic in Australia that offers the cutting-edge ARTAS robotic platform. This revolutionary piece of technology automates the FUE process and makes the process quicker and less invasive.

Dr Knudsen and his team are the most experienced at using the ARTAS robotic platform in the ANZ region, however this approach my not be needed for everyone, which can be discussed during a consultation.

Knudsen Hair Clinic Auckland

7 Morgan Street
Auckland, 1023
New Zealand

Knudsen Hair Clinic Brisbane

Suite 7
50 Sherwood Road
Toowong, QLD, 4066

Knudsen Hair Clinic Canberra

Unit 37, Atelier Building
46 Honeysett View
Kingston, ACT, 2604

Knudsen Hair Clinic Melbourne

Suite 203, Level 2
34 Queens Road
Melbourne, VIC, 3004

Knudsen Hair Clinic Sydney

Level 2
45a Bay Street
Double Bay, NSW, 2028