Medical Director, Board Certified Dermatology & Hair Restoration Surgery
Brief info

While attending the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Dr. Pistone performed research at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery regarding the skin’s sensory receptors as well as studies on ways to improve the survival of skin grafts and flaps. His findings were published in the prestigious journal – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Pistone’s contributions to the field of hair transplantation and excellence in patient care earned him the honor of being selected by his peers as one of Philadelphia Magazine’s “Top Plastic Surgeons” in the field of Hair Transplantation.

He has been featured in countless newspaper, magazine articles and has made numerous television and radio appearances.

Dr. Pistone has been a member of the faculty at both Thomas Jefferson and Drexel University Schools’ of Medicine where he educates physicians in training.

In addition to being a Board Certified Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. Pistone wears many other hats. He also specializes in Cosmetic and General Dermatology. He is Board Certified not only by the American Board of Dermatology, but the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He has a track record of expertise that includes many years of experience in his own private practice outside of Philadelphia. He has trained other surgeons from as far away as Istanbul, Turkey and Bogota, Columbia in the “Pistone Technique.”  Dr. Pistone looks to give patients beautiful, natural looking results. Each procedure is customized to your body type and specific needs.


  • BA, Phi Beta Kappa: University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
  • MD: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine Hershey, PA
  • Residency Dermatology: Temple University Hospital


  • Internship: Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology: Drexel University School of Medicine (1990 – current) Philadelphia, PA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology: Jefferson Medical College (1990-2013) Philadelphia, PA
  • Chief of Dermatology: Methodist Hospital Division Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1986-2001) Philadelphia, PA

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