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Meet Dr. Andrew Kwak


Director & Founder, The Lumen Center

Dr. Andrew Kwak is a board-certified physician and renowned hair transplant and cosmetic surgeon in the Philadelphia region. He is sought after for his vast knowledge and expertise in hair restoration, and the artistry and skill he applies in hairline design to give patients the best results possible. Patients also appreciate Dr. Kwak’s keen insight and experience in personalized hair restoration planning to set them up for excellent short- and long-term outcomes.

Expert Care Meets State-of-the-Art Technology

Dr. Kwak uses the most innovative and comprehensive hair restoration technology available in the industry. LUMEN is the only practice in the Philadelphia area to offer the ARTAS®, a physician-guided, minimally invasive robotic hair transplant system. LUMEN is also one of just a handful of practices in the country to offer both the ARTAS® and NeoGraft® FUE systems, both of which are proven to provide natural-looking, permanent results with very little recovery time. LUMEN has been recognized as a VERO Hair Center of Excellence, highlighting clinicians who have demonstrated exceptional skill in hair restoration surgery and patient care.
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Experience and Care That Goes Above and Beyond

Dr. Kwak and his team have more than 20 years of experience in performing hair restoration procedures. Dr. Kwak is personally involved in every procedure and customizes the treatment plan based on your goals and unique situation. In addition, we only schedule one hair transplant procedure per day to ensure you receive the utmost attention, comfort, and care. From your initial consultation to a year of follow-up after your procedure, we aim to exceed your expectations in every aspect of your care.

In the Media

Dr. Kwak has been featured in national publications like GQ and the Philadelphia Business Journal, lending his expertise in hair restoration.

Background & Education

Dr. Kwak founded LUMEN in 2005 with the vision to intersect world-class care with cutting-edge, minimally invasive methods. Prior to LUMEN, Dr. Kwak was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania and founded Penn’s first endovenous laser ablation program. As an early developer of laser and ultrasound assistance devices for cosmetic surgery, he simultaneously co-served on the Penn Center for Human Appearance with the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.

Dr. Kwak is a leading graduate of both Episcopal Academy and Duke University. He received medical training at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received specialized training in minimally invasive surgery within the department of Interventional Radiology.