Savannah Physician
900 Mohawk St., Ste. A
Savannah, Georgia 31419 US
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1 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision


My experience was absolutely HORRIBLE! He performed my initial breast augmentation in 2008. It did not turn out right and I returned to him to perform yet another surgery in March 2017. The results were terrible. I just went today to get second opinion from a very reputable plastic surgeon. Turns out Shanklin didn't have a clue as to what he was talking about. Because of him I now have to have...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Loving the Results - Savannah, GA

He was great!

30yrs Old, 2 Children, Muscular, 5ft 3in, 130lbs, Model. Savannah, GA

My augmentation is one week away today!! My surgeon is very polite and personable. I love the staff as well!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Breast Lift with Implant Removal - Savannah, GA

Kind and professional. Always on time. Great plastic surgeon.

42 Years Old Two Kids and Need a Mommy Make Over. BBL Vaser Liposuction - Savannah, GA

I am a newbie on this site I just decided to do this four months ago, for me and other reasons, I am 5'4 at 160 lbs I am able to lose weight quickly but always lose in my but also. I live in savannah didn't do much research on doctors, seen a patient of dr shanklin and loved her butt and decided to go with him, he was really nice during my consultation on 5/15/2014 he offered to fix my c-...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Decided to Get the TT Done! Any Advise? - Savannah, GA

Four days post op I'm so thrilled I can't wait to see the changes n the weeks to come staff is awesome Dr shankilin is amazing

Lovin my new hourglass shape from Shanklin! 6/2/14

Hi all! I've been stalking on this site for a year or so seeing all the great results other people have had with their surgeries. It wasn't until a month ago that I actually decided that I was tired of seeing other people happy and not myself. So (as stated in my title) I've started making appointments for consultations, and my first one is tomorrow. I have 3 more after that one, so hopefully...

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

6 Days Post-Op - Savannah, GA

To start off I am a white 24 year old single mother of a wonderful 2 year old. I'm 5' 6" and 147 lbs. I have always been teased about having a "flat ass" by my friends, family, and the occasional stranger. I started doing research online about 2 months ago and came across the Brazilian Butt Lift procedure. I made an appointment for a free consultation with Dr. Shanklin just to ask all the...

4 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

Vaser Done on Neck, Stomach, Flanks, Inner and Outer Thighs - I Am in Love!

I have Vaser done on my neck, stomach, flanks, inner and outer thighs! It's been a little over 3 weeks and I love my results. I get compliments all the time. I have lost 15 since the surgery.While I have been informed the swelling will take time to heal I am looking forward to the summer, hopefully by than I should see full results! I had Vaser done on my neck, stomach, flanks, inner and...

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Personal Statement

My mission is to help you love how you look – to have you look in the mirror and simply say, “Wow!” It’s not just about improving your appearance and restoring a more youthful look; it’s also about helping you realize a higher level of confidence, improve your self-esteem, and achieve your dreams.

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Louisville
    Medical: MD, University of Louisville
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Arizona
    Plastic Surgery, University of California
    Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, Kleinert Institute

Treatments offered at Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery

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Is Abdominal Swelling After Breast Augmentation Normal?

Congratulations on your breast aug, unfortunately now it sounds like you are having some post operative side effects of the anesthesia or the pain... READ MORE

Breast Implant Sizes

Important points to remember for breast implant sizing. - each patient is different anatomically - even perfect appearing breasts on an... READ MORE

I Had Tummy Lipo on Feb 14 03 my Question is when Can I Start Working Out? (photo)

As a rule, I release my tummy tuck patients back to all activity at 6 weeks post op. I recommend walking immediately postoperatively and progress to... READ MORE

I Am Planning on Having Vaser Lipo. I Am Taking Chantix. Do I Have to Quit That Medication Before?

You do not need to discontinue the chantix before or after the surgery. I would encourage you to continue the full regimen to quit smoking as you will... READ MORE

Any Hope for Nipple Projection if I Get Breast Implants? (photo)

Unfortunately you are unlikely to achieve nipple projection after having a breast reduction technique that involved free nipple grafting. Fat grafting... READ MORE

Will my 750cc HP Silicone Unders Look Natural when They Drop and Fluff? (photo)

Based on your height and body, you certainly should be fuller but honestly I could not give an adequate opinion without more postoperative photos and... READ MORE

Should I Explant or Exchange to Smaller Size? (photo)

Based on your preoperative photos, you will no achieve the look you want with just removal of the implants. Implant exchange to a slightly smaller... READ MORE

What Would You Suggest for Implant Size and How to Fix my Current Breasts with Surgery? (photo)

SURGICAL RECOMMENDATION - right inferomedial capsulotomy - right lateral capsulorraphy with alloderm sling support Essentially your... READ MORE

I Had my Implants Done Six Months Ago, and my Left One is Not Dropping Very Well?

Breast asymmetry is one of the most common post operative issues in breast augmentation. Some important points for your postoperative course would... READ MORE

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