Konstantinos P. Giotis
The father of modern hair restoration.
He has been described as “the father of modern hair restoration” and he is believed to be the most important informer of hair restoration thanks to his vision, passion and innovative therapies that have lead the world of hair restoration to a new era, contributing to the health and well being of all patients suffering from hair and scalp disorders.
Konstantinos Giotis, founder of the DHI Global Medical Group was born in the village of Papadates in Epirus and travelled to the United States where he was introduced into hair restoration and hair replacement.
In 1970 he founded the DHI Global Medical Group in Palo Alto California and soon, he expended the Group to San Francisco and Beverly Hills where he was given the name “The Golden Greek”.
In 1977, Konstantinos Giotis moved DHI Headquarters to Greece and in October of the same year he launched the first center of DHI in Athens, at 36 Mitropoleos str.
Some years later and due to the response of thousands of patients visiting DHI for the treatment of their hair loss, DHI Athens moved to a new modern clinic on 17 Americis str.
In 1985 Konstantinos Giotis presented for the first time the revolutionary Derma Fuse hair transplant technique and soon the DHI reputation spread all over the world and the name of the group was made synonymous with the diagnosis and treatment of hair and scalp disorders.
In 1989, Konstantinos Giotis launched the first European DHI center in the heart of London to be followed by Paris, Geneva and then dozens of other cities in every corner of the globe.
Absolutely committed to his vision to change the world of hair restoration Konstantinos Giotis dared to move forward and in 2001 DHI became the first and only medical organization in the world to abolish the Follicular Unit Transplant technique (FUT- Strip) by introducing the improved Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE).
2001 is a milestone for Hair Restoration history as during the annual conference of ISHRS in Alasca, Konstantinos Giotis presented for the very first time the famous Direct Hair Implantation, a minimally invasive technique and the only one that today is being taught to doctors at Academic level from the University of Athens. The Direct Hair Implantation is the finest hair restoration technique ever, offered exclusively from all DHI centers worldwide and guarantees safety, maximum density and 100% natural results, each and every time.
In 2015, DHI Global Medical Group presented the pioneering Hair Biology Test and the Hair Psychology Test, both developed in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
In June 2017, during the 2nd International Congress of the World Institute of FUE, the DHI founder Konstantinos Giotis, was listed among the seven most important reformers in the history of Hair Restoration.
During the same year, DHI Founder was awarded the “Certificate of Lecturer” from “Lyon Claude Bernard University” after successfully teaching and contributing to the academic courses and annual lectures since 2009. His last lecture was held on Thursday, April 20th 2017, and supervisor of the academic seminar was Professor of the University of Lyon, Dr. Yves Crassas.
Today, 47 years after its establishment, DHI Global Medical Group is the largest medical organization in hair restoration with more than 60 clinics around the Globe.
World rewarded for his indisputable contribution in the field of diagnosis and treatment of hair and scalp disorders, Konstantinos Giotis is the man who changed the world of hair restoration and still remains faithful to his vision to change the society by restoring the confidence of all patients suffering from hair loss.
“Each patient has a unique story to tell. I feel like they do, I share their concerns and I suffer with them. Besides all, I have walked in their shoes and I can truly understand what they are going through. I will continue to work hard for them and I will always stand by their side”.
Konstantinos P. Giotis
DHI Global Medical Group Founder