Travelling to Brisbane for a hair transplant – key QLD information


Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland, Australia. Being the largest city in QLD it is a major hub servicing the state. Many Gro patients travel into Brisbane from wider QLD and surrounding states as well as islands in the pacific to have a hair transplant in Brisbane. This page contains key information you will find helpful when planning your trip easier and a less stressful stay in the Queensland capital. Also see our other QLD location for the most refined hair transplant Gold Coast has seen.

For more information on the doctors at Gro Brisbane like Dr Ruk, click here.

Phone: (07) 3147 8177 


Address: 135 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000


Finding Accommodation in Brisbane 

The Gro Brisbane clinic is located in Spring Hill. This central Brisbane location offers many accommodation options in central Brisbane. If you use a accommodation search engine like booking .com you will be able to pinpoint the accommodation options close to the Gro Brisbane clinic. You can also talk to the Gro team who will be more than happy to suggest accommodation that is convenient to the clinic. 

Because Gro’s Brisbane practice is in the centre of Brisbane city there is also public transport, with Brisbane central train station a short walk from the clinic. It is important if you will be catching an uber or taxi to your Gro appointment or on the day of your hair transplant surgery that you allow for rush hour in Brisbane.


Weather in Brisbane 

The weather in Brisbane is considered mild compared to other cities further south in Australia such as Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney. During the summer months, there is often a high chance of storms that can bring high rainfall in a short period of time and potentially hailstones. So make sure you check the local forecast if you are planning transport too and from your surgery, or in the days before your surgery if you will be sightseeing.


What to do in Brisbane 

Brisbane is located on the Brisbane River. The Brisbane River is also called the Maiwar by some Aboriginal tribes. The Brisbane river or Maiwar is the longest river in South-East Queensland, Australia. It flows through the centre of Brisbane city, winding its way through Brisbane and surrounding suburbs, exiting into Moreton Bay on the Coral Sea. 

If you plan to explore Brisbane by arriving early in Queensland, you will find many things to explore. Make sure you allow time to visit the Brisbane clinic in Spring Hill to meet the team or ask any last-minute questions you might have. When you are out an about in Brisbane, it is important to make sure you are covered from the sun. Especially the area you will be having your surgery on. The Brisbane or Queensland sun is especially damaging if you do not cover-up. The last thing we want is for your donor area or recipient area of your hair transplant to get sunburnt before your Australian hair transplant surgery. 


Brisbane Botanic Gardens 

The Brisbane City Botanic Gardens is a heritage-listed botanic garden located on Alice Street in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is commonly referred to as Queen’s Park. It is located on Gardens Point in the Brisbane CBD and is bordered by the Brisbane River, as well as Alice Street and George Street. When you walk out the point of Brisbane Botanic Gardens you will see Parliament House as well as one of Brisbane’s universities, The Queensland University of Technology. There are bridges linking the gardens with other areas across the river.


Story Bridge 

The Story Bridge in Brisbane City is a heritage-listed steel cantilever bridge spanning the Brisbane River. You can walk over the bridge in the pedestrian area or there are paid organised climbs over the top of the bridge. Cars can drive over the bridge also. The Story Bridge connects traffic between the northern and the southern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is the longest cantilever bridge in Australia. The road across the bridge is named Bradfield Highway. The bridge connects Fortitude Valley to Kangaroo Point.


The Wheel of Brisbane 

The Wheel of Brisbane is one of the more touristy things to do in Brisbane city. It is a Bussink R60 transportable Ferris wheel installation in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Built in 2008, it is 60 metres tall and located at the northern entrance to South Bank Parklands. The wheel has 42 air-conditioned capsules and each seats up to six adults & two children which means it has a total capacity of just over 330 people. Lasting around 12 mins, the ride provides one of the best views in Brisbane. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long after a beard transplant can I shave?

You can begin shaving your face with a razor four weeks post-procedure. One of our nurses will give you full post-operative care instructions on the day of the procedure.

Why is it important to have a doctor perform a beard hair transplant?

As with a hair transplant for a receding hairline, you want to ensure a natural-looking result that is undetectable once the transplanted hairs have grown through. To achieve a natural look, each of the implanted hairs has to follow the same pattern as the other beard hairs. Our PFP hair transplant technique gives the doctor full control over the depth, direction and angle of each hair that is implanted.

How much does a beard transplant cost?

The price of a beard transplant will depend on many factors – the provider’s experience, customer service, the hair transplantation method used, level of care and the extent of your hair loss, for example. Everyone’s situation is different, so it’s best to book a consultation, where you’ll be given all the information needed to help you make the right choice for you, including pricing.

How many grafts do I need for a beard transplant?

The number of hair grafts you need will depend on your goals and how much existing facial hair you have. For example, filling in a patchy beard requires less grafts than a complete beard transplant. The best place to start is a consultation with a Gro Hair Growth Specialist. Consultations can be done in-clinic or online.

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