Alexander G. Nein MS, MD
About the Practice
Our only goal is to meet your goals, and since 1995 my team and I have served cosmetic and reconstructive patients from across Tennessee with an exceptional combination of educational training, skill, and care for the individual patient.
Patients commend our dedication to creating terrific patient experiences, reviewing us with high compliments for being friendly, understanding, accommodating, professional, and knowledgeable.
We bring together a distinguished combination of sensitivity, expertise, and innovative procedures. We combine aesthetic talents with superb surgical skill to meet the unique needs of our patients. Your comfort, confidentiality and safety are our top priority.
Whether you are considering cosmetic or reconstructive surgery, we are proud to help you discover how plastic surgery can help you achieve your best looks effectively, safely, and comfortably.
Dr. Nein specializes in Cosmetic Surgery and Reconstruction of the breast. Dr. Nein also specializes in:
- Facelift * Ear reshaping
- Neck lift * Liposuction
- Eyelid lift * Breast augmentation
- Browlift * Breast reduction
- Endoscopic surgery * Breast lift
- Nose reshaping * Thigh lift
- Tummy tuck
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
University of Alabama Birmingham (1987)
Completed the regular core courses and electives. Also conducted a research study into the acute changes in the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) parameters of cardiac tissue immediately after excision.
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering - Purdue University (1981)
Masters thesis topic was the study of flashback in premixing/prevaporizing gas turbine combustors. The thesis consisted of both experimental and analytical work.
Awarded Outstanding Fellow Research Assistantship.
NATO Study Fellowship - von Karman Institute de Dynamic des Fluides (1981)
Attended the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics in Brussels, Belgium. Research grant focussed on the study of lasers and laser doppler velocimetry.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering - University of Alabama (1979)
Attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL. Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN: Plastic Surgery
Louisiana State University - Medical Center, Shreveport, LA: General Surgery
Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH: General Surgery Internship
Publications and Presentations
Nein, A.G.; Mellor, A.M.: "Flashback in Premixing/Prevaporizing Combustion Systems", ASME No. 83-GT-94. Presented at the Annual Combustion Institute Meeting, July 1982, Los Angeles, CA.
Rush, B.M.; McDonald, J.C., Nein, A.G: "Anorectal Abscesses", J. LA State Medical Society, July 1990, 22.25.
Mancini, Mary; Smith Lou M.; Nein, Alex G.; Buechter, Kennan J.: "Early Evacuation of Clotted Blood in Hemothorax Using Thoracoscopy: Case Reports", The Journal of Trauma, Vol. 34, No. 1, 1993.
Hageman, John H.; Nein, Alexander G.; Davis J. Terrance: "Primary Aortoesophageal Fistula Caused by an Atherosclerotic Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm: A Case Report and Review of the Literature", Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 3, No. 5, 1995.
Awards & Honors
President Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honorary
Vice President ASME Student Chapter
Member Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honorary
Gorgas Foundation Scholarship
ALCOA Foundation Scholarship
Affiliations & Memberships
Baptist Womens Pavillion
Centennial Medical Center
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Nashville Surgical Society
Dr. Alexander Nein offers a complete range of cosmetic plastic surgery. Our whole team welcomes you to our office and we would like to thank you for coming to discuss your wishes in plastic surgery with us. Please feel comfortable in our office and allow us to assist you in any way that we can. We are all dedicated to helping you find out more about your choices in plastic surgery so that you can make the best decisions. Feel free to ask any questions that you might have and ask to see samples of our work.
All consultations are done personally by Dr. Nein. He will talk to you about your wishes and desires. Dr. Nein will discuss the various options and choices open to you. He will examine you and give his opinion about how best to achieve your goals.
We believe that this is your consultation. We want you to be well-informed about every aspect of the procedure. We encourage you to ask questions and Dr. Nein will spend as much time with you as you need to feel comfortable about how we can help you achieve your goals. We believe that the formation of a personal bond between you and each member of our group is an integral part of the entire experience. Together, we will be a part of assisting you through the consultation, surgery and recovery process. Our goal is to make this process pleasant and enjoyable and give you the best result possible.
Staff & Facilities
Exclusively use certified operating rooms associated with major medical facilities
Skin Care Products
SkinRenu, Revision, Revale', Neocutis and PCA
Cash, MasterCard, Visa and Financing Options
"Ask a Question" Responses
I am considering an upper arm and inner thigh lift, can they be done at the same time and can the cut be in the groin for leg and underarm for arm...
If a modest amount of excess skin and fat needs to be removed from the upper inner thigh, then the technique of an inner thigh lift by removing skin...
I am curious to know what is the protocol on how often is saline allowed to be injected into the expander?
My question is this: I recently underwent a mastectomy of both breasts. Immediately afterward I had breast expanders put in and the surgeon is going...
Commonly about 50-100cc of saline will be added to the tissue expanders every 7-14 days until the target volume is reached. This is just one of many...
I am a 66 year old woman. I am a 36H and want to go to a DD cup. I still want breasts on the larger side. Do I have to have implants to make them...
Not necessarily. There are a variety of techniques that can be used to give a long lasting "perky" look to the breasts after a reduction or...
What techniques are used for scar revision on the face and what care has to be taken after the treatment for healing the scar?
Although a scar can never be completely removed there are many ways in which it can be improved. often scars can be improved through non-surgical...
I am interested in a neck lift and nose shaping. Is there a benefit to having these procedures done at the same time?
It is often possible to save expense by combining procedures. The amount would depend upon the policies of the surgery center, anesthesia and your...