Jacksonville Plastic Surgeon
11512 Lake Mead Ave., Suite 536B
Jacksonville, Florida 32256 US
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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Dr James Hardy is Where to Go for Any Plastic Surgery. Jacksonville, FL

I have always been self conscious about the hump on my nose. When I went to find a doctor I was nervous but went to Dr hardy, who had the best reviews. From the first time I met him I felt comfortable. Now, 3 months after surgery I am very pleased with the results!!!! Not only did he fix the hump on my nose but he made me be able to breath a lot better!!!! I would defiantly recommend him to...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Best Decision Ever. Jacksonville, FL

Suffered many years with neck pain and low self esteem. My breasts made it hard to exercise and made daily activities a problem. After several prior surgeries performed by Dr. Hardy there was no doubt in my mind that he was the one to perform my breast reduction. I had no pain at all, no complications, the scars are fading daily. I felt so good a week after surgery that I felt I could return...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

51 Years Old, 2 Kids, I Needed This! Jacksonville, FL

After having two C-sections and seeing the results of two of my friends who had undergone the procedure, I was so encouraged to do this for myself and confident that it would improve my self-image. It totally transformed my life! I would like to thank Doctor Hardy and his staff, they were all so supportive and wonderful through the whole experience and procedure! I couldn't have asked for a...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction - Jacksonville, FL

Dr. Hardy is one of the BEST doctors I've ever had. His work is commendable and having the surgery was one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life. I'm in my 20s and I have always been a busty girl. However, having the chest size that a lot of women would like to have, it caused me major back pains and I grew tired of it. My primary & OBGYN doctors recommended Dr. Hardy, so I gave it...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

wonderful experience! - Jacksonville, FL

Dr. Hardy is a Plastic Surgeon and General Surgeon. I needed both because I wanted my implants removed, hernia surgery, a tummy tuck and liposuction. All Plastic Surgeons are not Board Certified General Surgeons with experience in fixing hernias. (The price in this review is only for the tummy tuck) I had an emergency surgery on a bowel obstruction in 2012, which left a major scar from...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Breast Lift Needed - Jacksonville, FL

Love, love, love my results!! I would do it again in a heart beat. Best thing I ever did for myself. A real confidence booster. My scars look awesome! I tell everyone to go see Dr. James Hardy for great results. I really liked that fact he gives FREE consultations and answered all my questions so I could understand my procedure.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Happy with my Results! - Jacksonville, FL

I got a Brazilian Butt Lift performed by Dr. Hardy. I absolutely LOVE my results! His staff is very professional and polite. Before getting the procedure, I was very nervous but Dr. Hardy made me feel comfortable and answered everyone of my one-thousand questions. Im a nurse and very particular about plastic surgery, but no doubt, he is one of the BEST, couldn't be any happier! And if I must...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

1year BBL-versary 12-26!!! -Jacksonville, FL

Well, well, well...I have been interested in a bbl for the past few years now. I'm married so of course my husband always said I was fine the way I was and made me feel sexy. Unfortunately that just wasn't enough. I wanted some booty and my slim waist back. I consulted with Dr. James Hardy on Oct 1st, paid and got my procedure done the day after Christmas. The healing is painful but I am very...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

7 months out and more Time for phase 2 of this transformation. Mini TT in January!

Hello ladies... I have made the choice to get the body that I've been wanting for 3yrs now. I've been doing a lot of research for about a year now and found a Great Docter here in Jacksonville,FL that I feel will cater to my needs. I had my consultation on Jan. 21 and I'm scheduled for surgery March 28th. Good Morning my BBL FAMILY.. I'm getting more and more excited about many new body. I...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

47 Years Old 3 Kids Much Needed Tummy Tuck and Brest Augmentation After Weight Loss - Jacksonville, FL

I had both breast augmentation and abdominalplasty in the same procedure. Dr. Hardy is very compassionate and understanding person. He always greeted me with a smile and warm words. He actively listened to what I wanted as well as my concerns. Explained the procedures and addressed and all questions or concerns that I had. I never felt rushed. He and his staff made me feel comfortable. I am...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery

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RealSelf Top Doctor

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Dr. Hardy has hospital affiliations at St. Vincent's South Side, St. Vincent's Riverside, Baptist Beaches, Baptist Downtown.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA in Biology and Society, Cornell University
    Medical: MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City
    General Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center, New Jersey
    Plastic Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson University / Cooper University Hospital, NJ

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I got a lipo with BBL. I see that the dr put fat on top of my butt but nothing on the middle? I'm 4 days post op. (photos)

Hi and thanks for the question and photos. This is a typical appearance of a BBL four days out from surgery. The top tends to look fuller than the ... READ MORE

Is it difficult to sit down on your butt after getting BBL?

Hi and thanks for the question. No it is not difficult to sit after BBL. It can be uncomfortable at first and I only allow sitting for very brief... READ MORE

Exercise After BBL - When should I start working out?

Hi and thanks for the question. I release patients to work out at 4-6 weeks after surgery. This is ultimately up to your ps so be sure to check in... READ MORE

I want hips, less stomach and a little more butt.

Hi and thanks for the question. BBL is designed to decrease the size of your abdomen and any other place where fat is removed, commonly abdomen,... READ MORE

Seeking advice on possible BBL revision (Photo)

Hi and thanks for the question and photos. It takes at least 12 weeks for your buttocks to take shape after BBL. Before that time your skin is ... READ MORE

Are my expectations realistic for my BBL? (Photo)

Hi and thanks for the question and photos. It's difficult to answer your question without more views of your body, but it appears that you would... READ MORE

Can I get a 2nd bbl after having kids? (photos)

Hi and thanks for the question and photos. You appear to be an excellent candidate for a second BBL. You will need to be examined to confirm but you... READ MORE

How long will it take to see liposuction results after tummy tuck and flank liposuction surgery?

Hi and thanks for the question. Liposuction takes approximately 16 weeks to see significant results. So hang in there and re evaluate 4 months after... READ MORE

Butt implants without fat grafting?

Hi and thanks for the question. You can absolutely have buttock implants with liposuction and no fat grafting. This is commonly done and I encourage... READ MORE

Does your butt shape change after bbl? (photo)

Hi and thanks for the question and photos. Yes your butt does continue to get rounder as time passes after BBL. When the fat is first placed in the ... READ MORE

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James E. Hardy, MD has shared 253 before and after pictures with 92 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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