Chattanooga Plastic Surgeon, Jimmy L. Waldrop, MD, FACS

Serving Chattanooga, Tennessee

Special Interests:

  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Migraine Headache Surgery 
  • Facial trauma
  • Complex reconstruction
  • Microsurgery
  • Skin Cancer and Reconstruction

“The focus of my practice is to improve the self esteem of my patients through cosmetic surgery and to restore lost form and function in the case of traumatic injury or following cancer surgery. I pride myself on being a compassionate, competent, and skillful surgeon. I am dedicated to providing the very best care possible for my patients both in the office and in the operating room.”

Dr. Waldrop is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following medical school he completed General Surgery residency and Surgical Critical Care/Trauma fellowship at The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga. He subsequently completed a comprehensive Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency also at The University of Tennessee. After completion of surgical training, he joined The Plastic Surgery Group,PC. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga and is actively involved in the training of plastic surgery residents. Dr. Waldrop is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Waldrop’s practice includes cosmetic surgery of the breast, abdomen, and face. Specifically, breast augmentation, lift, and reduction, tummy tuck, liposuction, face lift, eyelid surgery, and rhinoplasty. In addition to cosmetic surgery, he also performs migraine headache surgery, complex reconstructive surgery and microsurgery. This includes reconstruction of the face, head/neck, breast, trunk, abdomen, or extremities after cancer surgery and trauma. He also has special interest in treatment of facial and mandible fractures and skin cancer.  He is fully trained in all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery.

To learn more about miraine headache surgery read Migraine FAQ and the articles Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches and Plastic Surgery: Giving Hope to Migraine Sufferers

Dr. Waldrop resides on Signal Mountain with his wife and daughter. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, wake boarding, rock climbing, and hunting.