Dr. James Wendel, MD

Dr. James Wendel, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Wendel, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery

2103 Crestmoor Rd

Nashville, TN 37215
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wendel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Reconstruction
more than 88% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 80% of peers
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Wendel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Wendel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wendel "Dr. Jason Wendel is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery and advanced laser procedures in Nashville, TN. Dr. Wendel has earned numerous awards and honors, having recently been recognized as a "Top Social Influencer in Cosmetic Medicine" by RealSelf and was one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award for 2016. In 2017 he won the "Best Cosmetic Surgeon" title for the second consecutive year in The Tennessean's TOAST Readers' Choice Awards. He has also been nominated as "Best Doctor for a Nip and Tuck" in Nashville Scene's Best of Nashville 2016 poll, and he was recognized as a Top Doctor of 2016 by Nashville Lifestyles magazine. Dr. Wendel is a seasoned plastic surgeon and is well sought after in Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region. With 15 years of experience, Dr. Wendel has a reputation for providing excellent care and amazing results, offering his patients the most up-to-date in minimally invasive plastic surgery procedures in a safe and friendly environment. Patients come to see him from all across Tennessee, from many other states around the U.S. and from other countries."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wendel "Our mission at Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery is to promote excellence in cosmetic plastic surgery & reconstructive surgery services as well as medical aesthetic procedures in Tennessee and the Southeast Region by: -Exceeding your expectations by providing incomparable service -Caring for all patients with respect and sensitivity to specific needs -Respecting the time you take for us out of your busy schedule -Staying abreast of the most advanced technology -Educating the community"

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wrinkles

45  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Buttock Lift
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chin Implant
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wabash College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of South Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Wendel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wendel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wendel to family and friends
39 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wendel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Wendel is an excellent plastic surgeon. I drove over 100 miles each way to see Dr Wendel. He did reconstructive surgery on my foot. The end result is nothing less than miraculous. Dr Wendel did for me what no dr in Huntsville , Alabama could do. I’m forever grateful for him. I would not...more
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Dr. Wendel was fantastic throughout my wife's reconstructive surgery - both in skill and bedside manner. Highly recommend.
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I am so thankful for Dr. Wendel and his staff! I had a breast augmentation performed in Memphis three years ago, and was very unhappy with my results. The surgeon was very nice and talented, but he did not listen to my concerns. Dr. Wendel not only took time to listen to my concerns but he also...more
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I visited the office and was consulted by Paige Hastings, CFNP for hyperpigmentations of my face. She lasered the deep and superficial pigmented areas with excellent results! I am extremely satisfied with Paige and the office staff as a whole. Convenient location as well.
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Dr. Wendel is an excellent and caring surgeon...highly recommended by other healthcare professionals as well. His staff is wonderful too. I would not hesitate to encourage anyone considering cosmetic/reconstructive breast surgery to see Dr. Wendel.
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