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Appel, James Ziegler, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.85 out of 5 | 132 reviews
Plastic Surgery
Novant Health Appel & Wormer Plastic Surgery - Myers Park
(704) 316-5025
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Patient Comments 25 reviews
March 25, 2022
Dr.Appel and his staff have been terrific! Everyone I have interacted with in this office has been wonderful. Great team!
-Patient in ROCKWELL, North Carolina

March 05, 2022
Staff and Dr. Appel went above and beyond to meet my medical needs.
-Patient in Matthews, North Carolina

February 21, 2022
Excellent care provided by Dr Appel and his staff. He was very personable and made me feel comfortable. He explained the procedure in detail and answered all of my questions. He did not rush me and took the time to provide excellent care.
-Patient in Matthews, North Carolina

January 21, 2022
Dr. Appel was great. He answered all my questions and concerns.
-Patient in WAXHAW, North Carolina

January 13, 2022
Dr. Appel was patient and thorough in addressing my concerns. I had many questions and he took the time to explain each situation, making sure I understood the answers. I now see why he was recommended so highly by my OB-GYN.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


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Novant Health Appel & Wormer Plastic Surgery - Myers Park
(704) 316-5025

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Medical School:
Thomas Jefferson University

Duke University Medical Center 2002

Duke University Medical Center 2008

Vanderbilt University Hospital 2010

Board Certifications:
Plastic Surgery

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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.

Gender: Male