Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery
Photo, from left to right: Joel L. Shanklin, MD, Luke J. Curtsinger, MD, FACS, Meghan K. McGovern, MD, FACS, Michael R. Huntly, MD, FACS
Entrusting your appearance to someone else can be a nerve-racking experience. The team at Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery understands the many emotions you may experience on the path to a plastic surgery procedure. Once you have decided to rejuvenate your appearance, these experienced surgeons are readily available to resolve your questions and concerns by providing sound expertise combined with candor and compassion. A personal connection, clear communication, and years of experience are the keys to the natural-looking, exquisite results patients have come to expect from Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery. After an in-depth evaluation and discussion, their surgeons design a personalized approach to properly address your aesthetic concerns. Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery offers many procedures ranging from breast augmentation and breast reduction to tummy tucks and liposuction. The practice is ranked among the top 3% of Botox providers nationally, and among the top of all Dysport practices nationwide. The surgery center is the only plastic surgery center in the region to be certified by The Joint Commission.
Joel L. Shanklin, MD
Dr. Joel Shanklin is the founder of Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery and was involved in the design and construction of the office and surgery center complex, which opened in August 2003. Dr. Shanklin is a California-trained plastic surgeon who studied to refine his techniques with plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento. He was fellowship trained in plastic surgery at the University of California. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville.
Luke J. Curtsinger, MD, FACS
Dr. Luke Curtsinger is board-certified in both general surgery, by the American Board of Surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery, by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville, where he graduated in the top 20 percent of his class. He is fellowship-trained in both wound healing and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Meghan K. McGovern, MD, FACS
Dr. Meghan McGovern came to Savannah in 2002 after completing training in plastic surgery in Pennsylvania and medical school in Virginia. She is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Her practice is devoted to a wide range of patients, from new mothers needing breast enhancements or abdominal nips to high-powered executives looking to erase years of worry from their brows.
Michael R. Huntly, MD, FACS
Dr. Michael Huntly is board-certified in both general surgery, by the American Board of Surgery, and plastic and reconstructive surgery, by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Before moving to Savannah, Dr. Huntly was the Chief of the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, PA. Dr. Huntly graduated from Birmingham Medical School and completed both the General Surgery and Plastic Surgery residency programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. n