Indianapolis Facial Plastic Surgeon
10300 Illinois Street, Suite 1500
Indianapolis, Indiana 46290 US
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Rhinoplasty, Turbinate Reduction

I have had difficulties with my breathing, deviated septum, significant turbinates...I had wanted to do this for some time, and am so happy with the results. I had only one regret that I did not do this earlier. The results were so phenomenal, and the care and follow up was exceptional. I so endorse, highly, Dr. Shipschandler

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Personal Statement

Dr. Shipchandler is an expert in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Indianapolis area. His focus on natural looking results has proven to keep his patients highly satisfied. Dr. Shipchandler and his welcoming and informative staff are happy to guide you through this process.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$100. Costs during consultation are applied to cosmetic surgery.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Shipchandler has hospital affiliations at Indiana University Health University, Methodist, North, Eskenazi Health.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Indiana University, 1999
    Medical: MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 2009
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, 2010

Treatments offered at Indiana University Health Physicians Facial Plastic Surgery

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Will most plastic surgeons allow a face lift, neck lift, tummy tuck, and breast lift in one surgery?

I would recommend asking the surgeries to be staged. Do all the face treatments at once and then the breast and tummy. If surgery exceeds 6 hours I... READ MORE

Why can't I breathe a year later after my deviated septum/ nasal reconstruction surgery?

Thanks for this question. Typically, CT scans are not necessary to diagnose deviated septum. The physical exam is usually the best tool for this. Many... READ MORE

Post septoplasty injury bleeding?

Thanks for this question. You are asking about a common occurrence after nose surgery that happens a lot more often than patients would think. First,... READ MORE

Does an antihistamine help or hurt botox injections?

To be completely scientific: I am aware of any study looking at the effects of antihistamines on Botox. Having said that, i have not seen any... READ MORE

Is it safe to use Breathe Right Nasal Strips years after Rhinoplasty?

This is a great question! First, yes you can use breathe rite strips 15 years after rhinoplasty. You can probably use them 6 months after rhinoplasty... READ MORE

Does it look like the tip has changed in the two pics? Or am I just being paranoid? (Photo)

I agree with the other responses. I don't see any major differences between the two photos. I would wait several more months though to see if any... READ MORE

Outer cut or inner cut if I have some crinkling? (Photos)

I agree with many of the comments below. You do not have that much redundant skin in your lower kids thus a trams conjunctival approach with some fat... READ MORE

I read somewhere that Restylane injections to cheeks and nasolabial folds can cause brain infarctions. Is this true?

Thanks for this question. I am not aware of cases reported of brain injuries due to filler injections, however, extremely rare complications such as... READ MORE

Revision Rhinoplasty - is projection reduction without alar base reduction possible? (Photos)

Thank you for this question.  I have decreased projection in many patients without reducing their alar base.  This is entirely possible though w... READ MORE

What are my options for a Revision Rhinoplasty? (photos)

You are certainly a good candidate based on your photos for revision rhinoplasty.  You have a bit of what we call a "polly beak" and some tip ptosis ... READ MORE

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Rhinoplasty: How to Get a Natural Result

Live from AAFPRS 2016, Dr. Taha Shipchandler discusses the importance of noting your concerns regarding your nose and consulting with your surgeon about shaping it to appear natural. WATCH VIDEO

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