Dr. Joel Shanklin, MD

Dr. Joel Shanklin, MD

Cosmetic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Shanklin, MD is a cosmetic surgery doctor who practices in Savannah, GA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.Read his story

900 Mohawk St Ste A

Savannah, GA 31419

Contact Information

(912) 920-2090

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company

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Top Care Areas


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Wound Repair
more than 82% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 53% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Shanklin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shanklin "Joel L. Shanklin is a Plastic Surgeon / Reconstructive Surgeon - General, Surgeon - Cosmetic Surgeon practicing in Savannah, GA, started practicing 1992 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Society of Plastic Surgeons Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons American Medical Association Medical Association of Georgia Georgia Medical Society FORMS OF PAYMENT Cash Check American Express Visa MasterCard Discover Prosper Healthcare Lending CareCredit INSURANCES ACCEPTED Currently we accept and file most insurance policies. Aetna Anthem BCBS Blue Card BCBS Georgia Coventry Health Care First Health Great West Humana Multiplan United Healthcare - Direct HOURS Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm WEBSITE http://www.coastalempireplasticsurgery. com/ "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shanklin "My goal is to help patients achieve their dreams. The practice philosophy is more beautiful, more youthful, more you"


  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer


  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reduction
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • University of Louisville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • General Surgery-University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shanklin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shanklin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanklin to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shanklin's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Savannah, GA |
I experienced blood loss during my surgury, which resulted in me becoming anemic. Upon completion of the surgery Dr. Shanklin did not offer this information to my family. In fact he told them everything went well. When I got home I started having major complications and was hosptalized after...more
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Dr Shanklin made me feel really at ease in my consultation with him. He sat down and spent alot of time explaining all of my options for my breasts and my abdomen for my mommy makeover. He was very attentive to all my questions and I really appreciated that from him. His staff is awesome, very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shanklin accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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