Dr. J. J. Wendel


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American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc.

Medical Doctor | State of Tennessee | Active

    • RealSelf 100 & 500 Award Hall of Fame Inductee
    • 2021 America’s Best Plastic Surgeons, Newsweek
    • 2021 America’s Most Honored Doctors, Top 5%
    • 2019 Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals
    • 2018-22 Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
    • 2018-20 America’s Most Honored Professionals, Top 1% 
    • 2018-19 Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews, Nashville, TN
    • 2018 10 Best Award for Patient Satisfaction, American Institute of Plastic Surgeons
    • 2017-19 On-Time Doctors Award, Vitals
    • 2017 Best Cosmetic Surgeon, Nashville Fit Magazine
    • 2016-18 Nashville’s Top Doctors, Nashville Lifestyles Magazine
    • 2016-17 Best Cosmetic Surgeon, The Tennessean TOAST Readers’ Choice Awards
    • 2016 America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, Consumer Research Council
    • 2016 American Institute of Plastic Surgeons, 10 Best Award for Client Satisfaction
    • 2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals, Top 1%
    • 2016 10 Best Plastic Surgeon, American Institute of Plastic Surgeons
    • 2015 Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
    • 2015 Best Cosmetic Surgeon, The Tennessean TOAST of Music City, 3rd
    • 2015 Health Care Heroes Award, Nashville Business Journal
    • 2014-17 RealSelf 100 Award, “Top 100 Social Influencers in Cosmetic Medicine”
    • 2014-15 Regional Top Doctor Award
    • 2014-15 Leading Physicians of the World
    • 2014 On-Time Doctors Award, Vitals
    • 2014 The Best of Business Nashville Award to Dr. J. J. Wendel Plastic Surgery
    • 2014 Top 10 Doctor Award
    • 2014 Top Doctor LocateADoc.com
    • 2013-14 Most Compassionate Doctor Award
    • 2013 Peer Reviewed Physicians Award
    • 2012-19 Patients’ Choice Award, Vitals
    • 2009-14 America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, Consumer Research Council
    • 2008 Five Star Award for Patient Care, Professional Research Consultants
    • 2007 America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, Consumer Research Council
    • 2006 Top Scoring Physician for Overall Quality of Doctor Care

Dr. Wendel

J. Jason Wendel, MD, FACS

Dr. Jason Wendel is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery and advanced laser procedures in Nashville, TN. Dr. Wendel has earned numerous awards and honors, having been inducted into the RealSelf 100 & 500 Hall of Fame for high patient ratings and commitment to consumer education. In 2021, Dr. Wendel was recognized as one of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons in Newsweek. Dr. Wendel has been named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors from 2018 to 2022. In 2019, he was a finalist for the “Best Doctor for a Nip and Tuck” in the Nashville Scene Best of Nashville poll, and has been listed as a Top Doctor in Nashville Lifestyles magazine since 2016. In 2016 and 2017, Dr. Wendel won the “Best Cosmetic Surgeon” title in The Tennessean‘s TOAST Readers’ Choice Awards. Dr. Wendel is a seasoned plastic surgeon and is well sought after in Nashville, Middle Tennessee and the surrounding region.

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Wendel has a reputation for providing excellent care and amazing results, offering his patients the most up-to-date in minimally invasive plastic surgery procedures in a safe and friendly environment. Patients come to see him from all across Tennessee, from many other states around the U.S. and from other countries.

Dr. Wendel graduated with high honors from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN and received his M.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine where he was elected membership into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. He completed his General Surgery prerequisite training at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. His Plastic Surgery Fellowship took place at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

Throughout his career, Dr. Wendel has been the recipient of many awards for his outstanding patient care and surgical excellence. He writes expert questions at the National Board of Medical Examiners for Plastic Surgery, and his work has been featured at surgical conferences and in scientific journals. Dr. Wendel continually strives to be the best that he can be and is a leader in plastic surgery.

When not at the office, Dr. Wendel enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Please review a summary of Dr. Wendel’s credentials below and read Dr. Wendel’s full resume.

Hospital Privileges

Skyline Medical Center

Centennial Medical Center (Women’s and Children’s & Tower)

Cool Springs Surgery Center

Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Tennessee Surgery Center

Patient Safety

As part of a service to the community, Dr. Wendel provides plastic surgery emergency call coverage to several Nashville hospitals. He is a certified provider of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as instructed by the American Heart Association’s current guidelines.