Columbus Plastic Surgeon - John K. Wakelin, M.D.
Dr. John K. Wakelin has the gift of an astute artistic eye which enables him to provide truly impeccable, natural results. “I try to approach each patient as an individual in order to really understand that patient’s expectations and goals,” says Dr. Wakelin, “I strongly believe that carefully listening to each patient enables me to formulate a comprehensive surgery and treatment plan tailored to meet each individual’s needs.” Most patients are looking for a plastic surgeon who they connect with and feel truly understands the results they want. Dr. Wakelin goes above and beyond to make sure he understands your goals and concerns, and to make sure you understand your options- the risks and the benefits.
Dedicated to Patient Care
Dr. Wakelin understands that getting plastic surgery can sometimes be scary or stressful, but it doesn’t need to be. He and the rest of the staff at Columbus Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery make every effort to ensure your experience is as comfortable, relaxing and positive as possible.
Widely recognized as a talented and caring plastic surgeon, Dr Wakelin was selected as one of the top 5 plastic surgeons in the 2010 Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Top Doctors in Columbus. He was voted by his fellow physicians as one of the top cosmetic surgeons in Columbus in the 2010 “Docs Rate Docs” Survey and in both 2009 and 2010, he was recognized as a Patients’ Choice Doctor as one of the physicians most highly regarded by their patients.
Additionally, Dr. Wakelin has received the prestigious Compassionate Doctor certification through the Patients’ Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors. Of the nation’s 720,000 active physicians, only 3% were accorded this honor in 2011. The recognition is both an honor for Dr. Wakelin and a result of the importance he places upon listening to, understanding and interacting personally with each patient.
Committed to maintaining and staying up to date on the latest and greatest advancements in plastic surgery, Dr. Wakelin continually attends and teaches at conferences. He is also strongly and enthusiastically involved in several charitable organizations and has completed missions through Operation Smile in several developing countries such as Honduras, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Peru, Egypt and China, where he performed reconstructive surgery on children and adults with cleft lips and palates.
Commitment to Education & Innovation
The Chief of Plastic Surgery at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Dr. Wakelin also serves on the Clinical Faculty of The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, where first received his medical degree and now teaches residents and medical students daily. Dr. Wakelin trained in General Surgery Residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center and then completed a Plastic Surgery Residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Wakelin was recently part of a select group of plastic surgeons who completed advanced training in breast augmentation with Mentor Worldwide LLC including topics on the Latest Technologies in Breast Implant Sizing and Advanced Techniques in Breast Augmentation and Revision Surgery. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and named one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America every year since 2006, Dr. Wakelin has proved himself time and time again to be a plastic surgeon you can trust to deliver the results you want.
When Dr. Wakelin isn’t busy helping to improve your aesthetic goals and confidence, he enjoys traveling, reading, sailing and cooking with his wife in the great state of Ohio.
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