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Dr. John Wakelin, MD, FACS, Plastic Surgeon

Dr. John Wakelin, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon

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Columbus Aesthetic And Plastic Surgery 4971 Arlington Centr Columbus OH, 43220
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. John Wakelin is a cosmetic medicine and surgery specialist practicing in Columbus, OH. Dr. Wakelin specializes in the enhancement of appearance. Improving aesthetic, symmetry and proportion are key goals in cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic medicine has nothing to do with these specific areas not functioning properly; therefore, this elective field solely focuses on aesthetics and anti-aging.

Education and Training

Ohio State University College of Medicine And Public Health,Columbus, Ohio, United States 2000

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic SurgeryABPS

Provider Details

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Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Faculty The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health -

Awards

  • top 5 plastic surgeons Year Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Top Doctors in Columbus 
  • top cosmetic surgeons in Columbus Year “Docs Rate Docs” Survey 
  • 10 Best Plastic Surgeons for Ohio for Patient Satisfaction Year American Institute of Plastic Surgeons 

Treatments

  • Gynecomastia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lipoma

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons  

Residency

  • Ohio State University Hospital Program   

Dr. John Wakelin, MD, FACS's Practice location

Practice At Columbus Aesthetic And Plastic Surgery 4971 Arlington Centre Blvd

Columbus Aesthetic And Plastic Surgery 4971 Arlington Centr -
Columbus, OH 43220
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New patients: 614-267-5888

Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery

5005 Arlington Centre Blvd -
Columbus, OH 43220
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New patients: 614-246-6900
Fax: 614-246-6909
www.columbusplasticsurgery.com

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Dr. John Wakelin, MD, FACS has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 72 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Plastic Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Plastic Surgeon Dr. John Wakelin, who serves patients in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Wakelin is a renowned, top-rated, board-certified plastic surgeon at Columbus Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery in Columbus, Ohio. He 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 each patient’s experience is as comfortable, relaxing, and positive as possible.

With a solid background of training and education, 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. He did a residency in general surgery at Mount Carmel Medical Center and then completed a residency in plastic surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He 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. 

Among the doctor’s impressive list of academic and professional achievements, he is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, whose mission is to promote safe, ethical, efficacious plastic surgery to the public by maintaining high standards for the education, examination, certification, and continuous certification of plastic surgeons as specialists and subspecialists. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. From 2008 until 2014, he served as the Chair of Plastic Surgery at Riverside Methodist Hospital. 

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. What’s more, he has been named by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons as one of the 10 Best Plastic Surgeons for Ohio for Patient Satisfaction.

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It can be divided into two main categories – reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. A plastic surgeon’s primary responsibility is performing surgical and non-surgical procedures and they use a variety of reparative and reconstructive techniques to get the job done. 

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.

“One of the best parts of my job is the diversity of what I do. I see patients from all walks of life and under various circumstances for both reconstructive and cosmetic reasons — and frequently for a combination of both. People ask me all the time what my favorite procedure is, and I honestly don’t have one. I even enjoy the non-surgical aspects of my practice like fillers and Botox. At the end of the day, I went into plastic surgery not because I would learn particular procedures, but because it would teach me skills to solve a myriad of problems in unique ways that would continue to evolve over my career” as stated by Dr. Wakelin. 

When the doctor isn’t busy helping to improve patients’ aesthetic goals and confidence, he enjoys traveling, reading, cooking with his wife, and spending time with his two young children.

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Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd 984 ft
Go straight onto Olentangy River Road 1.3 mi
Go straight onto North Broadway 1121 ft
Turn right 452 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

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410 WEST 10TH AVENUE COLUMBUS OH 43210

Head north on Arlington Centre Boulevard 398 ft
Turn right onto West Henderson Road 2.5 mi
Turn left onto Olentangy River Road 809 ft
Take the ramp on the right 1360 ft
Merge left onto Olentangy Freeway; Moody Jackson Parkway (SR 315) 4.0 mi
Take the ramp on the right 834 ft
Turn left onto Kinnear Road 366 ft
Turn left onto Olentangy River Road 438 ft
Turn right onto John H Herrick Drive 1067 ft
Turn right onto Cannon Drive 1326 ft
Turn left onto West Tenth Avenue 1076 ft
Turn left onto Westpark Street 323 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

DUBLIN METHODIST HOSPITALl

7500 HOSPITAL AVENUE DUBLIN OH 43016

Head north on Arlington Centre Boulevard 398 ft
Turn left onto West Henderson Road 942 ft
Continue straight onto Henderson Road 3217 ft
Turn right onto Sawmill Road 1520 ft
Turn left onto Bethel Road 1006 ft
Continue straight onto Hayden Road 2795 ft
Turn right onto Riverside Drive (US 33) 2.2 mi
Enter the roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto East Bridge Street (US 33) 2.1 mi
Take the ramp on the right 5138 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right