Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center  
Our Provider(s)
John Hensel, Jr, MD

John Hensel, Jr, MD

Dr. Hensel was born and raised in the Kansas City area. He received his medical degree in 1994 from the University of Kansas School of Medicine after which he came to Charleston for his general surgery training. After an additional year of surgery training in Akron, OH, he completed a residency in plastic surgery at the Summa Health System, also in Akron. He finished his plastic surgery training in December 2000 with a fellowship at Nashville Plastic Surgery.
In Nashville, Dr. Hensel trained with the internationally renowned surgeons Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell, Dr. Jack Fisher and Dr. Mary Gingrass. The fellowship strongly emphasized cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery and a large volume of facial aesthetic surgery, liposuction and body contouring (tummy tucks, thigh lifts, etc.)

Place Of Birth
Kansas City, MO

Work Address
570 Long Point Road Suite 240
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas
Doctor of Medicine Degree, May 1994

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Bachelor of Arts Degree, May 1989 (Chemistry, Biochemistry)

Post Doctoral Training
Nashville Plastic Surgery, Nashville, Tennessee
Aesthetic and Breast Surgery Fellowship
2000 to 2001

Summa Health Systems, Akron, Ohio
Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program
1998 to 2000

Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio
General Surgery Residency Training Program
1997 to 1998

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
General Surgery Residency Training Program
1994 to 1997

Licensure and Board Certification
Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
South Carolina (1994-present)
Tennessee (2000-2001)
Ohio (1997-2000)

Academic & Administrative Appointments
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio
Clinical Instructor in Surgery

Hospital Appointments
East Cooper Regional Medical Center
HealthSouth Surgery Center of Charleston
Georgetown Memorial Hospital
Hampton Regional Medical Center
Trident Surgery Center
Trident Hospital
Summerville Medical Center
Roper Hospital
Bon Secours - St. Francis Hospital

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Candidate

South Carolina Society of Plastic Surgery, Active Member

Lipoplasty Society of North America

Research Interests
Breast surgery, liposuction and body contouring


Hensel JM, Lehman JA Tantri MP et al. An Outcomes Analysis and Satisfaction Survey of 199 Consecutive Abdominoplasties. Ann Plast Surg 2001;46:357-363.

Book Chapters

Secondary Liposuction. Mary Gingrass and Jack Hensel. Plastic Surgery, Stephen Mathis ed. (pending publication)

Office Location(s):

Roper Mount Pleasant Medical Center

570 long Point Road Suite 240
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina   29464
Location Phone: (843) 971-2860
Location Fax: (843) 971-0660