About Dr. William Lindsey - Hair Transplant Doctor in McLean, Richmond, VA & Washington, DC

1. World renowned surgeon

Dr. Lindsey is a world-renowned hair transplant surgeon and knows first-hand the stress hair loss creates. His own understanding drives his high ethical standards of results and the excellent reputation he and his clinic hold. Patients are willing to travel from all over the world to have hair restoration surgery by Dr. Lindsey.

2. Comfortable environment

When you visit Dr. Lindsey for a hair restoration procedure, you can feel relaxed and at ease. He is extremely professional and makes quality patient care a priority. From the moment you walk in to the office for a consult to the completion of your transplant, Dr. Lindsey and his staff do everything possible to make sure you are completely comfortable.

3. A body of satisfied patients

Dr. Lindsey has amassed lots of satisfied patients from his many years of practice. But don’t just take our word for it, read the testimonials from actual patients posted on the most visible and open hair loss forum in the industry. Click here for more info.

Hair Transplant Doctor Washington DC
Hair Transplant Doctor Mclean VA

Education, Training and Experience

Dr. Lindsey is a graduate of the University of Richmond where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1986. He graduated from the University of Virginia Medical School in 1990 and completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UVA in 1995. Following his residency, he completed a specialized fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery under the auspices of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship in South Carolina. At the conclusion of his fellowship, Dr. Lindsey returned to the University of Virginia as an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology for 4 years. He moved to Northern Virginia in 2000 to practice Hair Transplantation and facial plastic surgery and joined the staff at George Washington University Medical Center.

Board Certification

Dr. Lindsey received his board certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in 1996 and from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1999. Dr. Lindsey is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons.

Training in Hair Restoration

Dr. Lindsey has been practicing hair transplantation for over 25 years with thousands of satisfied patients. By training and working with some of the biggest names in the industry Dr. Lindsey has produced his own unique protocols and methods that have gained him worldwide recognition among patients and surgeons alike. Dr. Lindsey’s personal philosophy is to pack in as much hair into bald and thinning areas in each session to produce the thickest most “eye pleasing” results possible. His dense pack techniques, performed through the use of customized instruments not available to most physicians, produce unrivaled results. Dr. Lindsey performs high density, ultra-refined, follicular unit transplantation (FUT) via both strip method and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method and performs megasessions routinely.

Curriculum Vitae


Graduated May 1986

University of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia
Bachelor of Science (Biology/Business)

Graduated May 1990

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

July 1995 – July 1996

Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Paul T. Davis, M.D., Fellowship Director
Florence, South Carolina

July 1994 – June 1995

Chief Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville, Virginia


June 2015

Poster Presentation Award, 4th International Symposium on Cosmetology and Trichology. Philadelphia, PA.

Palm Desert, CA 2001

Triological Society Thesis Award in Basic Science, Second Place
Otological, Rhinological, Laryngological Society

New Orleans, LA 1999

Ira Tresley Award for Excellence in Research
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Clients From All Over The World Visit Dr. Lindsey

Hair Transplant Clients From All Over the World
  • I sent my son to Dr. Lindsey a couple of years ago. He had lost quite a bit of hair at a young age. We were thrilled with the results Dr. Lindsey achieved for him, bringing back his handsome blond hair - in spades. One evening a while later, I looked in the mirror and thought to myself: "If it wo... Read More
  • Background: Due to military requirements, I had a short haircut since I was 18 (shorter than in the attached pictures). After getting out of the military, I decided I wanted to grow my hair out. Problem was, I was going bald by the time I got out. While I am taking finasteride to (successfully) slow... Read More
  • I am under 7 months post-surgery and am very happy with the results. I am very grateful to Dr. Lindsey. Since day 1 of the consultation, Dr. Lindsey was straightforward and upfront with what my treatment will be like. He helped answer my many questions and helped my nerves. The surgery itself went b... Read More
  • I’m very pleased with the result of my hair transplant with Dr. Lindsey and would recommend him to anyone. Dr. Lindsey gave me a hair transplant in January of last year, and he restored my hairline in a way that gave me a natural looking result. Dr. Lindsey gave me comprehensive care from beginni... Read More
  • I had a great experience last year with Dr. Linday as my hair transplant surgeon. His demeanor was very straightforward and direct--he'll tell it like it is. I was initially caught off guard by the bluntness, but in the end, I'm glad for it--since I knew exactly what to expect throughout the process... Read More