Michael L. Hughes, MD, FACS

Dr. Hughes, born proudly into an Air Force family,  is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS), Member of the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons (IAHRS), and is recommended by The American Hair Loss Association and has practiced medicine and surgery for over 20 years.

He served our country honorably as a trauma surgeon twice after the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Michael Hughes, MD is board certified in General Surgery and is licensed in multiple states including California and Utah. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin ( LONGHORNS ) with a degree in Biology and then obtained his medical doctorate from the University of Texas Medical Branch on a scholarship from the United States Air Force. Following his passion for surgery, Dr. Hughes performed a Surgical Residency and Thoracic Surgery Fellowship at Keesler AFB Medical Center in Mississippi.


Dr Michael Hughes

Michael L. Hughes, MD

Dr. Hughes was recognized as the Top Hair Restoration Doctor in California for 2024 by Aesthetic Everything

"From the moment I stepped into AlviArmani, I knew I was in the right place. Right from the initial consultation to the final procedure, every step was handled with utmost precision and care. Dr. Hughes, along with his highly skilled team, not only met but exceedingly surpassed my expectations. What sets them apart is not just their profound knowledge and skills, but their genuine care and concern.

For anyone in pursuit of the best, look no further. AlviArmani is the place to go, and I can't recommend them enough."

David James - Google Review

"The team at the Alvi Armani clinic was incredibly professional and very knowledgeable. Dr. Hughes and his staff and truly amazing at what they do. They answered all of my questions and made sure that I was comfortable throughout the entire procedure. They were very gentle and made sure that I didn't experience any pain or discomfort during the surgery.

I would highly recommend Alvi Armani to anyone who is looking to restore their hairline and regain their confidence. Thank you to the entire team at the clinic for providing such an amazing experience and life-changing results!"

Arash Zamorodi - Google Review

Over the years Dr. Hughes developed an interest in the artistic aspect of precise microsurgical procedures and began practicing hair restoration surgery on the east coast. It was his surgical precision and devotion to patient care that led his path to Alvi Armani Beverly Hills having been selected by Dr. Baubac Hayatdavoudi, CEO and Medical Director of Alvi Armani International.

Dr. Hughes was impressed by the artistic perspective and surgical techniques used and developed by Alvi Armani, more importantly he was impressed by the exceptional results and pursuit of excellence in surgical and nonsurgical patient care.

Under Dr. Baubac’s personal mentorship Dr. Hughes has continued his rise in the field of hair restoration, advancing and refining his skills along the way Dr. Hughes has become an expert at FUE harvesting and the art of Vitruvian hair restoration. Today, Dr. Hughes routinely harvests 3,500 FUE grafts or more in mega sessions and dense packing restorations in Beverly Hills and Utah, maintaining the high standards of Alvi Armani and  Dr. Baubac and the entire surgical team, assuring that patients receive the artistically pleasing, high-density results that Alvi Armani is known for world wide.