Dr. Wendel is a well-respected and patients rave about his bedside manner, professionalism and level of care. He has earned numerous awards and honors over the years. In 2018, Dr. Wendel was inducted into the RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame for high patient ratings and ongoing commitment to consumer education. He’s also a Vitals Patients’ Choice Award 7 Year Honoree for 2012-2019. In 2017 he won the “Best Cosmetic Surgeon” title in The Tennessean‘s TOAST Readers’ Choice Awards for the second consecutive year. He has also been nominated in Nashville Scene‘s Best of Nashville 2016-2018 polls as “Best Doctor for a Nip and Tuck.” Dr. Wendel has been recognized by Nashville Lifestyles magazine as a Top Doctor in Nashville every year since 2016.