Alexander G. Nein MS, MD

Nashville, TN, US
Alexander G. Nein MS, MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

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.

Practice Specialization

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

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

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

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Womens Pavillion
Baptist Hospital
Centennial Medical Center
Summit Hospital

Society Memberships

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

Your Consultation

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

Surgical Facility

Exclusively use certified operating rooms associated with major medical facilities

Skin Care Products

SkinRenu, Revision, Revale', Neocutis and PCA

Languages Spoken

English, German

Payment Options

Cash, MasterCard, Visa and Financing Options

"Ask a Question" Responses

Breast Reduction

I am 19 years old, 5'4 and my breast size is a 40DD. I weigh 180lbs which comes from me having pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome) which I was recently...

I think that you would be a good candidate for breast reduction. There are many techniques to decide exactly how much breast tissue should be removed...

3 weeks post tummy tuck

I had a full tummy tuck less then 3 weeks ago to repair a significant diastasis and small hernia. It seems to me the top part of the correction...

At only 3 weeks from surgery it is too early to make any determinations as to what the final result will look like. Be patient, follow your surgeons...

Hernia repair and tummy tuck

I had 2 C sections that left me with an ugly scar. I also have a hernia that needs to be repaired. When I get my hernia repaired can I get the scar...

Excellent question! Many but not all board certified plastic surgeons (especially those that finished training 10 or more years ago) are fully...

Uneven Lip after Cyst Removal

I had a cyst in my mouth removed 5 years ago. Now my lower lip looks uneven when I talk and I see people notice it. It looks like a little bump on my...

A careful examination of the scarring and the asymmetry that you describe is crucial to forming an appropriate plan. It may require a surgical...

Will having 320cc in both balance me up?

I had implants one 275cc and one 320cc and I look odd after months and months. What do I need to have done to even my breasts up? One is a DD and one...

The situation that you describe is more complex than can reasonably be answered here. Seek the consultation of one or more board certified plastic...

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Alexander G. Nein MS, MD

2400 Patterson Street,
Suite 202, Nashville, TN,
37203, US

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