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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
He was great!
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
Kind and professional. Always on time. Great plastic surgeon.
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
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
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
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
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...
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.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Louisville
Medical: MD, University of Louisville
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: General Surgery, University of Arizona
Plastic Surgery, University of California
Hand Surgery and Microsurgery, Kleinert Institute
Treatments offered at Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery
Most popular answers from Joel Shanklin, MD
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
Important points to remember for breast implant sizing. - each patient is different anatomically - even perfect appearing breasts on an... READ MORE
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
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
Unfortunately you are unlikely to achieve nipple projection after having a breast reduction technique that involved free nipple grafting. Fat grafting... READ MORE
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
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
29 years old with 3 children and never breastfed. Are my saggy, oddly shaped, unequal breasts tubular? (photo)
You do not have tubular breasts. you just need a breast augmentation READ MORE
SURGICAL RECOMMENDATION - right inferomedial capsulotomy - right lateral capsulorraphy with alloderm sling support Essentially your... READ MORE
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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