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 augmentation timed with another surgery?

I need to have an ACL repair and wondered if I can also have breast augmentation. I am wondering which procedure would be best to get done first and...

Although there would be no significant (surgical) safety issues from having the procedure performed at the same time, there are some post-op and...

Breast revision surgery after breast reduction about 7 years ago?

I had breast reduction surgery around 7 or so years ago from a DD or larger to a C. The surgeon left me with one breast smaller than the other by...

Yes a revision is certainly possible and after 7 or so years may not be inappropriate. Aging, gravity and weight changes (among other factors) all...

Left breast seems to be adhered to chest wall.

I am asking this question for my wife because she doesn't seem as worried as I do. She is 4 months post-op augmentation with a key hole lift. The...

You could be correct in the assessment of the situation. However, without an examination it would be impossible to comment appropriately as to what...

How long should a filler last from fat derived from your body?

I had a "Lifestyle Lift" on 3/7/15 and was wondering about the "fat extracted from my tummy" used to fill in the lines around my nose during the...

Results from fat grafting can be somewhat variable. Even those surgeons who have a large experience with fat grafting report a short term...

Vein removal on nose?

I don’t know what this would be called but I need a small vein that is coming out of my nose removed and some small red surface veins on each cheek...

Small vessels on the nose and/or face and legs which are unsightly can usually be removed in-office with a vascular laser. There are several...

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Alexander G. Nein MS, MD

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

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