Dr. Joel L. Shanklin is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and has served on several committees within the Society.
Dr. Shanklin is a California-trained plastic surgeon and studied plastic surgery to refine his techniques with plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento.
He is fellowship trained in plastic surgery at the University of California and also performed a fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at the Kleinert Institute, following his general surgery training at the University of Arizona. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville and graduated in the top of his class winning, several research awards and community outreach awards. He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Louisville.
Dr. Shanklin is a member of the:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- Georgia Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Georgia Medical Society