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Joel Shanklin, MD

93.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 371 ratings

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Based on 371 ratings
5 stars (277)
4 stars (71)
3 stars (15)
2 stars (6)
1 star (2)
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About Joel Shanklin:

Areas of Specialty

• Breast Augmentation / Lifts

• Breast Reduction/Reconstruction

• Mommy Makeovers

• Liposuction with VASER

• Tummy Tucks / Body Lifts

• Buttock Augmentation

• Autologous Fat Injections

• Upper Arm Lift

• Facelifts

• Neck Lifts

• Eyelid Lifts

• Rhinoplasty

• Botox and Dysport Treatments

• Sculptra, Restylane, Juvéderm, and Ultherapy “Facelifts”

Education & Training

• Graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine

• Residency in General Surgery at the University of Arizona

• Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California

• Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Shanklin is on staff at Candler Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital. In addition, he is a participating provider for most insurance policies. For insured procedures, a prior approval from your primary care provider may be necessary prior to arranging an appointment.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Joel Shanklin, MD Reviews (235)

Eyelid Surgery

Everything was thoroughly explained. Referrals were handled immediately. I felt I had the doctor's attention during the consult.

Mommy Makeover


Tummy Tuck Revision

I feel Dr. Shanklin and his staff took the time to listen to my concerns from my previous surgery. He gave me honest feedback and made me feel more than comfortable. Dr. Shanklin and his staff was very helpful, professional and comforting. I was given honest, straightforward feedback and my expectations were more than met. I feel that both he and his staff truly care about each patient and want it to be a good experience


Dr. Shanklin and his staff were very polite. Respectful, considerate, NOT judgemental, and overall professional. They also are well multi-tasked they concentrated on me without making me feel rushed or like I was waiting all day to be seen.

Neck Lift

Happy to hear how he could make me a happier person correcting my neck and Eyes


Dr. Shanklin is very professional as well as his staff. This is my second surgery with him. I absolutely love his mannerisms and work. His post operative care is also amazing. He is the only PS I trust to operate on me. I did a tummy tuck, breast augmentation and lift, and liposuction on my arms in November on yesterday he did liposuction to my upper abdomen, flanks and thighs. He is also cautious on how much work can be done at one time. He genuinely cares for his patients. Overall I only trust Dr. Shanklin and has recommended several girlfriends to him so well.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Shanklin and his team completely amazing. All question were answer on time. The time to obtain an appointment and surgery was just amazing.

Breast Augmentation

Staff very professional and helpful. They answered questions I had. Great experience.


Wonderful doctor and staff.

Breast Augmentation

Happy with the results and quick appt. scheduling

Breast Augmentation

The office staff has been very professional in every aspect. Dr. Joel Shanklin was very professional and listened to my wants. He gave me information and made me feel like I was making the right choice for my body. He gave me realistic advice for what I should expect post op. Amy a staff member over appointments and etc. has been so helpful working around my schedule and very professional. I could not be happier with choosing Dr. Shanklin and his staff during my consultation and future surgery.

Tummy Tuck

Very good bed side manner.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Follow-up appointment from procedure, also Botox. Perfect every time!

Injectable Fillers

Dr. Shanklin does everything to make sure that my results are perfect and everything I want. Marsha did fantastic on my lips, the filler didn't hurt at all and the added volume is perfect and exactly what I wanted!

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Breast Augmentation

I loved the atmosphere. I was made to feel extremely comfortable and procedure went well. Outcome was great. The nurses were awesome. Very personable.


Dr. Joel Shanklin and his stuff met my concerns. I got the look that I wanted.

Breast Reduction

The nurse even gave us her cell phone in case we had questions or concerns after!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Shanklin and his staff were the absolute best. I was nervous about the procedure but Dr. Shanklin answered all of my questions. The nursing staff was on point with the care I received at the surgery center and the nurse clearly informed my husband about what to do post surgery. I couldn’t have asked for better care.