Columbus Plastic Surgeon
4845 Knightsbridge Blvd., Ste. 230
Columbus, Ohio 43214 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Breast Implants with Lift on One Side

very easy to talk to, knowledgable and professional

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Receding Chin - I Love my Chin Augmentation!

Dr. was very informative and skilled.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Worth the Wait! - Columbus, OH

I have a career in the medical field and have been able to witness his surgical abilities first hand for years.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Great Experience with Dr. James McMahan! - Columbus, OH

Dr. McMahan and the entire staff at Advanced Aesthetic & Laser Surgery were more than gracious when it came to answering questions about the BA procedure. Dr. McMahan did a remarkable surgery!! My recovery time and healing process were not nearly as long as I had expected. I am more than happy and far more confident with my new breasts. Thank you Dr. McMahan!!

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

RN Rhinoplasty-Columbus, OH

Dr. McMahan and staff are just as much involved in providing excellent patient care during the post op period as they are prior to surgery. Read other patient reviews and I am sure you will hear very similar stories! As a member of the health care profession, I highly recommend Dr. McMahan.

I Have Scheduled my Surgery Date

I am soon to be 40, I've disliked my body for many years. I am 5'5 about 150lbs, I want to lose 10lbs b4 surgery dateI decided to change PS and so glad I did. I am now going 1 day earlier on 9/19 and super excited. My husband and I decided on the size of the implants.4 more sleeps until the day of my surgery. I am so excited. I have to do extra house cleaning this weekend as my...

4 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

7 weeks PO

Real self and research on the web! Will update more after first post op

Nervous and Excited for my New Nose! - Columbus, OH

After a few consultations, I selected Dr. McMahan to perform my revision rhinoplasty. I had my first rhinoplasty 11 years ago and I've never completely happy with it. It was an improvement from my original nose (I had quite a hump and the tip was even more projected), but I've always felt that it was still too big for my face. I don't want a "distinctive nose" as one of my friends called it...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

40yrs Old, 6 Kids Finally Got Long over Due Tt with Muscle Repair and Breast Lift!!! - Columbus, OH

Dr McMahan has been awesome! I would highly recommend him.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

25 Year Old with 3 Little Ones. - Columbus, OH

I've expressed my concerns about my breast lift/augmentation with Dr. McMahon and his staff members. He has failed to call me back or email me. I have one breast significantly bigger than the other one looks like a square and my nipples are about an inch apart. His staff member are great, they actually seemed more concerned with my results than he did. Being such a high rated surgeon I expected him to want to make things right. I'm currently scheduled for my pre op with a different surgeon from Huntington WV who also tells me it's unacceptable work for what I paid. I was also never told prior to having the surgery that there was an option to do the lift and go back 6 months later and have my augmentation done. My breasts are still saggy just with a little more fullness. He prides himself on natural looking work no matter how you want them to be. Nice guy but I wouldn't go back.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$60. You spend all of you time with Dr. McMahan who will review your history, go over your concerns, discuss the procedures including the risks and review your cost quote.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. McMahan has hospital affiliations at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Upper Arlington Surgery Center, Knightsbridge Surgery Center .

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, University of Oregon
    Medical: MD, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Hurley Medical Center
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University

Treatments offered at Advanced Aesthetic & Laser Surgery

Most popular answers from James McMahan, MD

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Tummy Tuck Recovery

There are a lot of factors that effect your recovery with a tummy tuck. For most patients, the worst discomfort is the first two to three days and it... READ MORE

Best Positions For Sitting and Sleeping After Tummy Tuck Surgery? (photo)

Buffyduck; Thank you for your question and photo. First of all, congratulations on your tremendous weight loss! I'm sure that you already feel... READ MORE

Wearing a Compression Band for 6 Months After Breast Augmentation?

Some surgeons recommend wearing breast bands after breast augmentation surgery. I generally find then to be cruel and unusual punishment. In the event... READ MORE

What Procedure Will Remove the Rippling and Increase my Breast Size?

Your photographs should be an educational poster as to why implants belong under the muscle. You have severe capsular contractures causing hard... READ MORE

Liposuction Recovery Using Compression Garments or Spanx?

By far, the two most important considerations regarding the results of your liposuction are the skill of the surgeon and how good of a candidate you... READ MORE

Incision Looks Infected 3 Weeks After Breast Lift- Opinion? (photo)

Thank you for your question and photos. Although it is impossible to tell from photographs alone, it does not appear that your incisions are infected.... READ MORE

I Have Stress Incontinent and Loose Tummy Muscles Would a Tummy Tuck Repair This?

Thank you for your question. I am currently writing a research paper on this exact topic. My findings have shown that a tummy tuck improves the... READ MORE

What is Recovery for a Full Tummy Tuck if Muscle Wall Tightening is Not Needed?

Most of the pain with tummy tuck surgery is due to the muscle plication. Patients who have not had children and are diligent about working out their... READ MORE

Trip to Cuba that didn't turn out like it was suppose too. How long do I have to wait before I get a new Mommy Makeover? (photo)

Thank you for your questions and photographs. I'm sorry that you had a bad experience, but traveling to Cuba (or DR, or Mexico, or ?????) to save... READ MORE

Compression Garment at Bedtime? (1 Month Post-op)

Thank you for your question. By five weeks after a tummy tuck, I generally have my patients tapering off of wearing their garment. Some patients,... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. McMahan

James McMahan, MD has shared 50 before and after pictures with 109 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Experience
Practicing for 27 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

$60. You spend all of you time with Dr. McMahan who will review your history, go over your concerns, discuss the procedures including the risks and review your cost quote.

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. McMahan has hospital affiliations at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Upper Arlington Surgery Center, Knightsbridge Surgery Center .
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, University of Oregon
    Medical: MD, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Hurley Medical Center
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Breast Implants with Lift on One Side

very easy to talk to, knowledgable and professional

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Receding Chin - I Love my Chin Augmentation!

Dr. was very informative and skilled.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Worth the Wait! - Columbus, OH

I have a career in the medical field and have been able to witness his surgical abilities first hand for years.


Before and After Photos




Tummy Tuck Recovery

There are a lot of factors that effect your recovery with a tummy tuck. For most patients, the worst discomfort is the first two to three days and it... READ MORE

Best Positions For Sitting and Sleeping After Tummy Tuck Surgery? (photo)

Buffyduck; Thank you for your question and photo. First of all, congratulations on your tremendous weight loss! I'm sure that you already feel... READ MORE

Wearing a Compression Band for 6 Months After Breast Augmentation?

Some surgeons recommend wearing breast bands after breast augmentation surgery. I generally find then to be cruel and unusual punishment. In the event... READ MORE

What Procedure Will Remove the Rippling and Increase my Breast Size?

Your photographs should be an educational poster as to why implants belong under the muscle. You have severe capsular contractures causing hard... READ MORE

Liposuction Recovery Using Compression Garments or Spanx?

By far, the two most important considerations regarding the results of your liposuction are the skill of the surgeon and how good of a candidate you... READ MORE

Incision Looks Infected 3 Weeks After Breast Lift- Opinion? (photo)

Thank you for your question and photos. Although it is impossible to tell from photographs alone, it does not appear that your incisions are infected.... READ MORE

I Have Stress Incontinent and Loose Tummy Muscles Would a Tummy Tuck Repair This?

Thank you for your question. I am currently writing a research paper on this exact topic. My findings have shown that a tummy tuck improves the... READ MORE

What is Recovery for a Full Tummy Tuck if Muscle Wall Tightening is Not Needed?

Most of the pain with tummy tuck surgery is due to the muscle plication. Patients who have not had children and are diligent about working out their... READ MORE

Trip to Cuba that didn't turn out like it was suppose too. How long do I have to wait before I get a new Mommy Makeover? (photo)

Thank you for your questions and photographs. I'm sorry that you had a bad experience, but traveling to Cuba (or DR, or Mexico, or ?????) to save... READ MORE

Compression Garment at Bedtime? (1 Month Post-op)

Thank you for your question. By five weeks after a tummy tuck, I generally have my patients tapering off of wearing their garment. Some patients,... READ MORE

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