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Meet Atlanta Plastic Surgeon, Frederick T. Work Jr., MD

Frederick T. Work, Jr., M.D. is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is an alumnus of Georgia Tech and Morehouse College and received his medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Work completed his internship at Letterman Army Medical Center located in San Francisco (1986-1987). From 1987 to 1989, he served in the United States Army as a general medical officer stationed in the Republic of Panama, Central America. Dr. Work completed his general surgery residency (1989-1993) at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu and practiced as a general surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (1993-1995) in Germany until his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army.

He then returned to Atlanta where he completed two additional residencies at Emory University School of Medicine (1995-1998) in head and neck/microvascular surgery, as well as plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Work was a plastic surgeon in private practice for over 10 years in Atlanta before receiving training in hair restoration. During the past six years, he has performed more than 2000 hair transplant procedures. He held academic appointments as assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine (1998-present) and Emory University School of Medicine (1998-1999). Dr. Work also served as the plastic surgery consultant and frequent contributor for WAGA FOX 5 TV (1999-2007).

He has been a past member/associate of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Georgia State Medical Association, the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Atlanta Medical Association and the American Medical Association. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in California, North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia.


Georgia Institution of Technology, Atlanta, GA 1978-1981

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 1981-1982

Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 1982-1986
Medical Degree

Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
General Surgery Internship 1986-1987

Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
General Surgery Residency 1989-1993

Board Status

American Board of Surgery
: February 1994
Re-certified: December 2012


Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Head & Neck/Micro-Vascular Surgery Fellowship 1995-1996

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency 1996-1998

Bosley Medical Hair Restoration, Beverly Hills, CA
Hair Transplant Fellowship 10/1/08-12/31/08

General Surgeon
Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany June 1993-1995

General Medical Officer/Officer in Charge, Republic of Panama July 1987-June 1989

Plastic Surgeon
Atlanta Center for Breast & Aesthetic Surgery, LLC, Atlanta, GA January 2010-Present

Plastic Surgeon
Atlanta Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Consultants, Atlanta, GA January 2000-2010

Plastic Surgeon
Atlanta Plastic Surgery, P.C., Atlanta, GA June 1998-December 1999

Bosley Medical Hair Restoration, Atlanta, GA January 2008-July 2013

Hair Transplant Center of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA July 2013-Present

Regency Select Specialty Hospital Wound Care Medical Director, Atlanta, GA August 2013-Present

Past & Present Professional Organizations

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Legacy Medical Center of Atlanta, 2005-2007
    Atlanta, GA.
  • Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hillandale Medical Center, 2005-2008
    Atlanta, Ga.
  • Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dekalb Medical Center, 2005-2008
    Atlanta, GA
  • Chairman of the Membership Committee, Atlanta Medical Association, 2003-2008
  • Treasurer, Atlanta Medical Association, 2007-2008
  • Assistant Treasurer, Atlanta Medical Association, 2003-2007
  • Member of the Board of Directors, The Heritage Fund of the Atlanta Medical Association, 2005-2011
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Georgia State Medical Association
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Atlanta Medical Association
  • Jurkiewicz Society
  • American Medical Association
  • National Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta Medical Center, South Atlanta, GA
  • Northside Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Southern Regional Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Rockdale Medical Center, Conyers, GA

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery Morehouse School of
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery Emory University School
    of Medicine 1998-2000
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Lecturer
    Georgia State School of Nursing 2000-2008


  • Atlanta Medical Association “Young Physician of the Year”, 2005
  • U.S. Army Commendation Medal, 1989
  • Upjohn Achievement Award, 1986
  • Morehouse School of Medicine, 1982-1986
  • Academic Honors in Pharmacology, 1984
  • Academic Honors in Biochemistry, 1984
  • Academic Honors in Microbiology, 1984
  • Academic Scholarship/Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1984


  • Scuba Diving
  • Golf
  • Billiards
  • Bike Riding
  • Sailing