Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and fellowship trained in cosmetic body contouring, Dr. Maier is known for his warmth, approachability and personalized approach. His expertise in cosmetic surgery can rejuvenate your body after the effects of pregnancy, age, and weight loss. Dr. Joel P. Maier is double boarded by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (abplsurg.org) and the American Board of Surgery (absurgery.org), as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (facs.org).
Dr. Joel P. Maier is double boarded by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. A native of Portland, Oregon, Dr. Maier received his B.S. in Biology from Portland State University, followed by his M.D. from Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Maier completed a traditional general surgical training program starting with a General Surgery residency at The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Maier then completed a Plastic Surgery residency and Burn fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then further honed his skills by completing a Breast & Body Aesthetic fellowship in Nashville, Tennessee with renowned Aesthetic Surgeons, Drs. Jack Fisher, Mary Gingrass, & Melinda Haws. After his training, he started practice in Portland, Oregon performing primarily Cosmetic Breast and Body Contouring. After four years of practice, Dr. Maier decided to move to Kentucky to be closer to family where he will continue his passion of practicing the full spectrum of Plastic Surgery with an emphasis on cosmetic breast and body contouring.