Cooley, M.D. was born in Springfield, Missouri and
graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College in
Wheaton, Illinois. After graduation, he worked in a
at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He
medical school at the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill
and received his medical degree in 1992 after graduating
honors. After a medical internship at the Johns Hopkins
Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, he completed his
dermatology residency at the University of Maryland
served as chief resident.
in Baltimore, Dr. Cooley underwent intensive training
in dermatologic surgery and hair
transplantation. He trained in the office of Dr. James
Vogel, a noted plastic surgeon from
Johns Hopkins. During this time, he performed laboratory
research on "cloning" hair follicle
cells using cell culture. After residency, he established
his practice in Charlotte, North
Carolina. Although general and cosmetic dermatology
are part of his practice, hair
transplantation is his main focus.
Cooley is board certified in dermatology and dermatologic
surgery. He is an active
member of the International Society of Hair Restoration
Surgery and is a frequent speaker
at their annual conferences. He has published numerous
papers in the field of hair
restoration and is widely respected among his peers.
Dr. Cooley develops a personal relationship with every
patient in order to better understand
each patient's goals and desires. In this way, he will
customize a treatment plan for you
and give you a realistic idea how microsurgical hair
restoration can improve your hair loss
you have surgical hair restoration at Carolina Dermatology,
you will see not only new hair but renewed self-confidence
and higher self-esteem. It is an investment in yourself!
The mission of our practice is to provide our patients
the highest quality microsurgical hair restoration
in a comfortable and affordable manner.