Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center expertly addresses a wide range of aesthetic and functional conditions of the face and neck. Our experienced surgeons work with you to develop a tailored care plan to address any concerns and meet your unique needs.

Conditions We Treat

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    Cosmetic conditions of the nose, ear and face
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    Facial paralysis
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    Nasal obstruction
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    Scar revision
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    Synkinesis

Meet Your Care Team

Russell Ries
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4.9

Russell RiesMD, FACS

    Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Facial Plastic Surgery, Functional Nasal Surgery, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery, Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck
Scott J. Stephan
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4.6

Scott J. StephanMD

    Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Ear Deformities, Facial Paralysis, Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Shiayin F. Yang

Shiayin F. YangMD

    Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology), Ear Deformities, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Plastic Surgery, Microtia

Why Choose Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on healthcare quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible. 

  • Knowledge and experience in surgery

    Our surgeons are board-certified in both otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This means they have extensive specialized training in both areas, which translates into expert care for you.

  • Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • Latest technology

    Our surgeons use a wide variety of advanced tests, including computed tomography (CT) scans and endoscopy, to examine and evaluate your entire airway for functional nasal breathing or nasal obstruction issues. These tests allow us to develop a personalized care plan to meet your individual needs.

  • Innovation

    Vanderbilt is one of only a few medical centers that offer advanced nerve graft surgery with the possibility of restoring sensation to your cornea.

  • Advanced care

    Vanderbilt is committed to advancing the latest research to improve patient care. We are investigating potential new treatments for synkinesis, as well as new methods and materials for reconstructive ear surgeries.

  • Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Blepharoplasty
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    Dermal fillers
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    Corneal neurotization surgery
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    Cosmetic otoplasty
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    Deep plane facelift (high superficial musculoaponeurotic system facelift)

Locations (2)

1215 21st Ave. S., Floors 6-10
Nashville, TN 37232