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 & 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 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 most recent “Docs Rate Docs” Survey and has been recognized as a Patients’ Choice Doctor as one of the physicians most highly regarded by their patients.
Furthermore, Dr. Wakelin has been named by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons as one of the 10 Best Plastic Surgeons for Ohio for Patient Satisfaction.

Additionally, Dr. Wakelin has been named of on America’s Most Compassionate Doctors through the Patients’ Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors.  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.

Dr. Wakelin Named A “Top Doctor”

dr-wakelin-best-surgeonsDr. Wakelin was recently named one of the Best Plastic Surgeons in America by Consumer’s Checkbook, an independent, non-profit consumer organization founded with the purpose of providing consumers information when seeking the highest quality services.

Each doctor has been peer-nominated and selected by the nation’s leading providers of information on top doctors. All doctors are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS).

  • Dr. Wakelin was selected as one of America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumer’s Research Council of America.
  • Dr. Wakelin was selected by The Global Directory of Who’s Who as a Top Doctor in Columbus, OH for Plastic Surgery.
Charitable Work

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, China, and Morocco where he performed reconstructive surgery on children and adults with cleft lips and palates.

Commitment to Education & Innovation

Dr. Wakelin also serves on the Clinical Faculty of The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, where he 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. He has also served as the Chair of Plastic Surgery at Riverside Methodist Hospital from 2008 – 2014. 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, cooking with his wife, and spending time with his two young children.

Scheduling with Timothy Treece MD, FACS

Scheduling with Susan Vasko MD, FACS

Scheduling with Robert Heck MD, FACS

Scheduling with John Wakelin MD, FACS

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