For years, people looking for a board-certified plastic surgeon in Charlotte have sought out James Appel, MD. Dr. Appel has devoted his career to refining his plastic surgery skills and learning about the latest techniques in cosmetic surgery. Focusing on both plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breast and body, Dr. Appel skillfully incorporates the most advanced surgical techniques available. Dr. Appel continues to participate in research and clinical studies. He is part of a team of experts in his field chosen to evaluate plastic surgery devices prior to release in the surgical community. Dr. Appel is the author of many surgical publications and has presented his findings at numerous national and international conferences.