Our Hair Restoration Surgeon
About Our Melbourne Hair Loss Clinic
At the Clevens Hair Institute, we are privileged to have one of the most extensively trained and highly respected surgeons in the Central Florida area leading our team. Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS is double board certified and holds a certification from the prestigious American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a fellowship-trained cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgeon with 20 years of experience practicing in Brevard County. Dr. Clevens is known not only throughout the Melbourne, Orlando, St. Augustine, and the surrounding areas, but also across the state of Florida and beyond. He has served patients across the country in nearly all 50 states.
Education & Awards
Dr. Clevens completed his undergraduate work at Yale University and went on to earn his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. Subsequently, for his advanced fellowship training and residency, Dr. Clevens went to the University of Michigan medical school, where he also served as Chief Resident and as a member of the Facial Plastic Surgery faculty. He is a noted innovator, lecturer, author, and educator in the field of facial plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments. Dr. Clevens is frequently invited to share his expertise with other healthcare professionals worldwide. In fact, he was the only American physician asked to deliver a talk at a biomedical conference in Venice, Italy. There, Dr. Clevens spoke about his experience with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to speed healing, reduce downtime, and optimize results for his patients. Dr. Clevens is well known in the medical community as a pioneer in the use of PRP. He has been recognized as Best of Brevard and was nominated by his peers and honored as one of America’s Best Physicians according to Consumers’ Research Council of America. He also earned distinction as “One of America’s Top Doctors” according to the Castle-Connolly guide to America’s Top Doctors. Additionally, he is consistently ranked by his patients as one of the top surgeons nationwide, and he has received hundreds of positive testimonials from satisfied patients for his best-in-class care and results in facial plastic surgery and permanent hair restoration. Recently, Dr. Clevens published the book Your Plastic Surgery Companion: A Consumer’s Guide to Facial Plastic Surgery to guide patients on their journey to looking and feel their best.
Dr. Clevens is known through his current and past involvement with the following:
- American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons
- Florida Society of Facial Plastic Surgery
- Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
- National Board of Medical Examiners
- American College of Surgeons
- Brevard County Medical Society
Meticulous Attention to Detail
In any type of plastic surgery or hair restoration procedure, attention to detail is of the utmost importance. Dr. Clevens is known for bringing a delicate touch and attention to detail to his patients. He has a reputation for his artistic sense of harmony and balance, which he uses to enhance his patients’ appearance and achieve the most natural-looking results possible. Dr. Clevens is known for having the highest standards for excellence, and he surrounds himself with a like-minded team of specialists who also strive to provide the best possible outcome and an exceptional experience for every patient seeking treatment for hair loss.
Dr. Clevens is well known as an innovator in the field of facial plastic surgery, hair restoration, and other cosmetic treatments. Recognized around the world as a pioneer in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) healing gel to optimize outcomes for his patients, Dr. Clevens also has earned a reputation for introducing new technologies that proven safe and effective at achieving results. He was one of the first in his service area to introduce patients to NeoGraft permanent hair restoration – a state-of-the-art solution for hair loss. NeoGraft was approved by the FDA as the first automated, minimally invasive treatment for hair loss.
Dr. Clevens believes in giving back to the community, so sharing his time and talents is a core value for the team at the Clevens Hair Institute. Dr. Clevens is known for supporting area nonprofit organizations, giving approximately $100,000 each year to support their missions. He is also active in his academy’s program Face2Face, offering pro bono facial plastic surgery to survivors of domestic violence who have suffered facial trauma. Additionally, he and his family founded their own 501c3 “Face of Change” to provide food and medical care to needy children locally and abroad.
To learn more or to make an appointment for a private consultation with Dr. Clevens, call our office now at (321) 727-3223.