Dr. Richard M. Halford brings to Bosley an impressive background in the medical field. He graduated Magna cum Laude, and received his B.A. degree from Lafayette College in Easton, PA. He went on to receive his M.D. degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. Dr. Halford completed his surgical internship at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, in St. Louis, MO. For the following 8 years, Dr. Halford did his General Surgery residencies at the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, and at St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. He completed his last post graduate training in 1976, with a Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern School of Medicine (Parkland Memorial Hospital) in Dallas, TX. Dr. Halford has had a long and distinguished career. From 1976 to 1999, he was in private practice in the field of plastic surgery, as a Hair Transplant Surgeon. He was a physician with the Fellowship Community of Spring Valley, NY from 1999 to 2000. From 2000 to 2001, he was a hair transplant surgeon at Elliott and True Hair Transplantation, before becoming their Surgical Director at the Washington DC office, from 2001 to 2002. His passion and calling for the hair transplant field attracted him to the position of Hair Restoration Surgeon with Medical Hair Restoration (now merged with Bosley) from 2002 to 2009. After a couple more years in private practice, Dr. Halford returned to his love for hair transplantation and joined the Bosley team. Dr. Richard Halford is licensed to practice medicine in Florida, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He is certified by the American Board of General Surgery, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, a member of the Physicians for Anthroposophical Medicines and was a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Dr. Halford is married to Carole and has 2 children, Bethany and Jonathan. Bethany has her PhD in Organic Chemistry and Jonathan is completing his residency in Anesthesiology. When not spending time with his beautiful family, Dr. Halford's hobbies include music, singing, metaphysics, and playing and watching hockey.