Our Staff

Nicole Rogers, MD, FAAD


Dr. Nicole Rogers is an internationally known hair transplant surgeon and Board Certified Dermatologist. She is the founder and medical director of the Hair Restoration of the South and offer the latest technologies in hair loss treatment and hair restoration surgery. She graduated with honors from Harvard University and moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane Medical School. As a dermatology resident at Tulane she was chief resident and helped rebuild the training program after hurricane Katrina. She spent a year-long fellowship studying hair transplantation in Manhattan before returning to New Orleans to practice.

Michele Gardner

Nurse - Hair Transplant Coordinator

When you are ready to schedule your surgery, Michele will help choose a date and help answer any last-minute questions that you may have. Michele is an original member of Dr. Rogers’ hair transplant team. She assists in both the careful separation of 1-4 hair follicular unit grafts as well as the placement of these grafts into the scalp. She has been a dermatology nurse for 11 years, with previous experience as a surgical tech at East Jefferson General Hospital. Prior to that she worked for 10 years in periodontal surgery. She obtained her associates degree in surgical technology from Charity School of Allied Health. In her free time, Michele loves to swing dance and to spend time with her three children.

Nicole Hipps

Surgical Technician

Nicole has a total of 9 years experience in hair transplant surgery. She is highly specialized in the separation and creation of 1-4 hair follicular unit grafts. Besides this, she has 17 years of experience working in dermatology. She obtained her associates degree in surgical technology from Charity Hospital School of Allied Health. She enjoys spending her free time at the ballpark with her three children.