Dr. Paul Vanek Jr, MD

Dr. Paul Vanek Jr, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Paul Vanek Jr, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Mentor, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1989 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

9485 Mentor Ave Ste 100

Mentor, OH 44060

Contact Information

(440) 205-5750

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Wound Repair
very high
more than 92% of peers
Skin Cancer
more than 59% of peers
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Vanek Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vanek Jr "I value the relationships that my patients and I have. This starts with my staff and me committing to listening to your goals and reassuring you about what we can accomplish together. My double board certification in General surgery and Plastic surgery give me marvelous training and experience to manage your technical and artistic surgical goals. My staff and I will support your emotional and psychological journey as you navigate your aesthetic pursuits and the aging orocess. I welcome you to explore my website to see results you'll love! Give me a call and let's talk over your concerns!"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vanek Jr "WELCOME. From your first call to our practice through your last follow-up after your procedure, the practice of Paul Vanek, M.D. is committed to giving you first-class care. Dr. Vanek believes superior care to be synonymous with listening and being both accessible and responsive throughout your experience as a patient. During your consultation, Dr. Vanek will spend a significant amount of time educating you about the options available that address your specific concerns. This will help you to formulate realistic expectations about the procedures you choose."

9  Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

2  Board Certifications

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

90  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Absent Breasts and Nipples
  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Implant Malposition
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Tumor
  • Broken Nose
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Skin
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Extra Nipples
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Trauma
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gigantomastia
  • Glaucoma
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Migraine
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nevus Sebaceous of Jadassohn
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Nose Cancer
  • Nose Injuries
  • Nose Tumor
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Warts
  • Weight Loss
  • Wrinkles
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198  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Airway Surgery
  • Allograft Tissue Reconstruction
  • Arm Reduction Surgery
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Belt Lipectomy
  • Birthmark Removal
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Brachioplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Calf Implant
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Capsulotomy
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chin Implant
  • Closed Reduction Surgery
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Trunk Surgery
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermabrasion and Dermaplaning
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermaplaning
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Erbium Laser Treatment
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Female Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Full Face Lift
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hair Removal
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • HydraFacial
  • Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Injection
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • In-Office Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Pigmented Lesion Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery for Skin Conditions
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • LED Light Treatment for Skin Damage
  • Lesion Removal
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Male Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Mammoplasty
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Minimally Invasive Melanoma Surgery
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery, Facial
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Revision Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins of Legs
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Tightening
  • Snoring Surgery
  • Spider Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Tendon Repair
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tissue Expansion
  • Treatment of Airway Obstruction
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
  • Vein Treatment
  • Wart Removal
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Michigan, Division Of Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons, October 20
  • Genetics Award, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1985
  • University of Michigan Section Plastic Surgery Clinical Investigator of the Year, 1996
  • Hosue Officer of the Month - Ann Arbor, VA Medical Center, May 1995
  • Maghill-Rhoades Scholar, Haverford College, 1981-1985
  • Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, May 1994
Media & Publications
  • Think Health, WKYC Channel 3,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vanek Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vanek Jr to family and friends
40 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. Vanek Jr'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 (16)

I heard great things about Dr. Vanek from a friend who went to his office, but when I called for a health issue was told I was to pay $100+ for the appointment even though my insurance has no co-pay. The person who answered the phone said that this was the policy for all appointments even for the...more
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Dr. Vanek is a very compassionate and detailed doctor. He answers all your questions and prompt;y returns all your calls. He explains the procedure before you have surgery. You feel well informed about what is going to happen . His staff is outstanding. They are very helpful. They always...more
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Dr. Vanek performed a breast augmentation on me in August, 2017. I had assymetry due to rapid weight loss, and my main goal was to not even appear that I had anything done. He did a fantastic job. They look so natural, and are just perfect. I couldnt have asked for a better result. The staff was...more
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Dr. Vanek is a highly skilled and compassionate surgeon. I received a replacement of my 20+ years ruptured silicone breast implants with memory gel implants and a breast lift. Followup treatment of Aspen Rehabilitation Ultrasound Therapy administered by Massage Therapist Jeni Mathis helped...more
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Dr. Vanek is an excellent surgeon and he is supported by a compassionate and caring staff. His surgical ability is outstanding and his technique is that of an artist. He truly cares about the results and would not settle for less than perfect. I highly recommend Dr. Vanek to anyone who would...more
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