James Shire

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James Shire

Shire Facial Plastic Surgery

29 Years of Experience

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Dr. Shire is Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeons, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. James R. Shire has combined a life long interest in the arts with a career in medicine in his practice of facial plastic surgery. At Ohio State University he held a double major of Fine Arts and microbiology while completing his requirements for medical school. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from Medical College of Ohio, he completed an internship in general surgery and a residency program in Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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Procedures Performed

  •   Brow / Forehead Lift
  •   Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)
  •   Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  •   Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  •   Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  •   BOTOX
  •   Injectable Fillers
  •   Other
  •   Chemical Peels
  •   Chin Surgery - Chin Augmentation
  •   Laser Resurfacing

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    About the Practice

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    James Shire,

    Dr. Shire uses the newest techniques in facial plastic surgery to create elegant results that have the freshness of natural beauty. A trained artist, in addition to being a skilled surgeon, Dr. Shire consults extensively with each client. No two faces are alike. The technique and personal attention required to achieve the ultimate aesthetic effect for you requires the dedication of time and attention to detail that is the hallmark of our service. Shire Facial Plastic Surgery is proud to be an AAAASF accredited state of the art outpatient surgery facility. Located in the geographical center of Chattanooga, the facility provides our patients the utmost in privacy.

    Surgeon Description

    For eight years Dr. Shire was in a private Facial Cosmetic Surgery practice in Boca Raton, Florida. He was also on the teaching faculty at the University of Miami Hospitals. Dr. Shire was then appointed Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York, where he had an academic and private practice. In an effort for an improved lifestyle in addition to searching for a community to raise a family in, Dr. Shire relocated to Chattanooga Tennessee. He has quickly become the premier facial cosmetic surgeon in the area, and still enjoys a large following of out of state patients who seek out his unparalleled artistry, expertise and customer service. Dr. Shire has been voted the best Plastic Surgeon in the Chattanooga area for the last six years and is listed in Best Doctors in America. Dr. Shire maintains his interest in fine arts by painting, sculpting and sketching. He has published papers in professional journals and written many chapters for books on facial plastic surgery. Dr. Shire’s national reputation keeps him in demand for lectures, personal appearances, and private consultations.

    Certifications and Accreditations

    Memberships and Affiliations
    • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
    • The American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeons
    • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
    Recognitions and Awards
    • Merck Award – Medical College of Ohio – 1981
    • American Academy of Anesthesiology Preceptor Award – 1980
    • Chattanooga Times-Free Press “Best of the Best” readers voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Chattanooga – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
    • Best Doctor in America – 2012, 2013, 2014
    • Who’s Who in Medicine
    • Castle Connolly: Best Doctors in America, 1999-present
    • Consumers’ Research Council of America – America’s Top Surgeons, 2005-present

    Education and Training

    Fellowship
    • Tulane University in New Orleans - Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Internship/s
    • The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - internship in general surgery
    Medical
    • Medical College of Ohio - Doctor of Medicine degree (MD)
    Residency
    • The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - Residency program in Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Undergraduate
    • Ohio State University - double major of Fine Arts and microbiology

    Patient Testimonials

    • “I can highly recommend Dr. Shire and all staff. I am very happy with the results and am feeling my best. The surgery was a pain-free, stress-free, enjoyable experience. There was great attention to details, they were very thorough, the facility is clean, and staff is helpful, professional, and..  Continue Reading >>

    • "Dr. Shire and his staff make you feel very comfortable in his office. When he came into the room he explained the procedure in detail and made sure all of my questions were answered. He also went over the care for after the procedure. During the procedure I was very..  Continue Reading >>

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