A board-certified plastic surgeon since 1997, James M. Shaw, MD focuses primarily on cosmetic breast surgery, body contouring surgery using Smartlipo Triplex™ and facial cosmetic surgery with emphasis on minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Shaw also sees patients for reconstructive surgery—most commonly skin cancer procedures and breast reconstruction following mastectomy.
He performs the majority of his procedures at Cypress Surgery Center in Wichita, Kansas and at Kansas Medical Center located in Andover, Kansas. In addition to being on staff at Cypress Surgery Center and Kansas Medical Center, James M. Shaw, MD is also on staff at Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center. And, a trusted advisor, Dr. Shaw represents the plastic surgery specialty on the executive surgery committee at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita and supports the Wesley emergency room on cases involving facial lacerations and trauma. He maintains courtesy privileges at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Dr. Shaw is a native Kansan, originally from Wichita. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He did his general surgery training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita (UKSM-W) campus, working primarily at Wesley Medical Center and Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. His plastic surgery training was completed at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
After completion of his residency training, Dr. Shaw returned to Wichita to begin practicing in 1995. He was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1997, and updated this certification in 2007. In 2016, Dr. Shaw formed his own private practice, Shaw Plastic Surgery, in an effort to create an environment more singularly focused on his plastic and cosmetic surgery specialties and to create new economic efficiencies for his patients.