Dr. James J. Wendel, MD

Dr. James J. Wendel, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male | 46 years old

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 communityRead more

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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 communityRead more

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4.8 based on 32 responses
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Nashville, TN |
breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer
Nashville, TN |
I had triple negative breast cancer and opted to have bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction. This road to recovery avoided radiation, but required visits to Dr Wendel every three weeks. Every encounter was exceptional! Minimal wait time, yet each person took their time to answer all of my questions. While this process was no walk in the park, Dr Wenel and his staff gave me confidence, calmed my fears, and eased my pain along this journey. As an added bond, I had a face lift! Beautiful
in Lebanon, TN |
Dr. Wendal was very kind, compassionate and knowledgeable about the procedure I had done. In the first session I had with him, he used a lazer to remove the tattoo I had for many years. There wasn't any pain, and it only took 10 seconds! I was impressed with him and his staff and will definitely recommend him to others.
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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • 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

Procedures Performed

  • 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 Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University of South Florida

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Wabash College

    Graduated in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wendel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wendel's Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Wendel's Care Philosophy

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