Dr. James Christian Grotting , MD

Plastic Surgery

(205) 930-1600

Grotting & Cohn Plastic Surgery Clinic
1 Inverness Center Pkwy Ste 100
Birmingham, AL 35242


James C. Grotting, MD, FACS, is a renowned plastic surgeon who has been honored as one of the %u201CBest Doctors in America%u201D multiple times by the Woodward-White corporation for his skilled hands and extensive knowledge of cosmetic surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Grotting offers a range of face, breast, and body procedures, including facelift, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and short scar reduction, tummy tuck, and Vaser liposuction. Dr. Grotting has incorporated the very latest technology into his practice so that coupled with his vast experience and artistic eye, he has focused on delivering high quality results with a minimum of %u201Cdowntime%u201D. At his facility, his experienced team of medical professionals is dedicated to providing patients with personalized care with a minimum of discomfort in an accredited office operating suite and a full service medispa, GPS Skin and Laser Center. To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Grotting and learn more about your plastic surgery options, contact his office at (205) 930-1600. More About James C. Grotting, MD, FACS Dr. Grotting earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, where he was recognized with the Medical School Achievement award and the Outstanding Young Investigator award. He went on to complete a surgery residency at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals and a plastic surgery residency at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Grotting is the author of several medical textbooks including the two volume Reoperative Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, which is widely acclaimed as the primary resource for young plastic surgeons preparing for their oral board exminations. The first edition was published in 1995 and the second edition completely updated and published in 2006. He has won several awards, including the Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons award. In addition to his practice, Dr. Grotting is a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is treasurer and education commissioner as well as serving on the executive committee of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the Henry N. Harkins Surgical Society, the Alabama Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the Harry J. Buncke Society, and the Plastic Surgery Research council. He is the past president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, former treasurer of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation as well as a member of the Jefferson County Medical Society, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. Dr. Grotting is a travelling professor for the American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is an invited speaker for many national and international medical symposia. He has been an active advisory board member and volunteer for Operation Smile International and has performed free surgery for children with facial deformities all over the world for the past twenty years.

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Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Hospital Birmingham
  • UAB Highlands Hospital

Specialties: Plastic Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO

Dr. Grotting's Office Information

Fax: (205) 599-1952
Website: grottingplasticsurgery.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM

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