Nashville Plastic Surgeon
1215 21st Avenue South, Department of Plastic Surgery, D-4207, MCN
Nashville, Tennessee 37232 US

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4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 stars from 8 reviews See details Hide details
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

18 Years Old No Kids DDD/DD TO D/C - Nashville, TN

Absolutely amazing! He was very informative and professional and helpful! He did an absolutely amazing job as well!

5 out of 5 stars Facial Reconstructive Surgery

The Best - Nashville, TN

First time I met Dr. Shack was 16 years ago almost to the day. I was being rolled out of my room in the wee hours of the morning at Children's Vanderbilt Hospital. I had been in a car accident that had broken every bone in my face, crushed my eye socket, crushed my sinus cavity, broke my upper jaw and the list goes on. I was being wheeled to surgery to fix all of what I just listed that was...

5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser

fraxel laser on face and neck - Nashville , TN

Dr. Bruce Shack is the chief reconstructive plastic surgeon at Vanderbilt...he also is skilled with using the laser to remove tattoos and all other plastic/ reconstructive surgeries....known around the world for his surgical and laser skills...I have been his patient for the last 9 years and I hope he never retires

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

47 Yrs Old - Nashville, TN

Dr & office staff very professional & caring

5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation

Restylane, Perlane, Fat Grafting, Juvederm... (34 Yr Old Female) - Nashville, TN

Dr Shack is wonderful! Love him!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

50th Birthday Present to Myself. Nashville, TN

Dr. Shack and his office staff have all been wonderful!

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Almost 5 months post op ! - Nashville, TN

I researched top plastic surgeons in the southeast United Sates and then I also researched plastic surgeons that offer Cosmetassure insurance. I had a friend that had a procedure and had complications. Her complications ended up costing almost $300,000. She had cosmetassure and they covered all of it! Actually, I was originally scheduled for surgery with another Dr. but when she told me her story and my Dr. said that he didn't and wouldn't provide the insurance- I changed Dr's. I was out my $500 scheduling fee- but I think it was worth it- I feel much better now knowing that if something were to happen- my family wont suffer as bad financially. I know its rare- but it can happen and my insurance was crystal clear that they would not cover ANYTHING (even if I'm on my death bed) that could be related to an elective procedure. Vanderbilt offers the insurance and so far I LOVE the staff.

4 out of 5 stars CO2 Laser

CO2 Results Years Later - Nashville

He did a wonderful job with the CO2 laser!!!

*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


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


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, TX, 1969
    Medical: MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX,1973
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 1974
    General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 1978
    Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 1980

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