Dr. Hankins has been practicing in Las Vegas since 2004, and he is the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Sunrise Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Dr. Hankins’s philosophy is simple — treat each patient as if they were a member of his own family, and strive to provide great results as well as great service.
Dr. Hankins is well known throughout the Las Vegas Valley for his compassionate patient care and excellence in surgical results. He has a wealth of experience in facial, breast, and body aesthetics. Furthermore, he is individually one of the largest users of breast implants in the United States, and he lectures regularly to other plastic surgeons on breast aesthetics. Dr. Hankins also has a special interest in facial aesthetics and cosmetic injectables and serves on the advisory boards for many of the injectable companies, including Allergan, Medicis®, and Valeant. He also enjoys sharing his techniques and knowledge with other injectors, and he acts as a trainer for Allergan and Medicis® and a master trainer for Sculptra®.
Dr. Hankins comes to Las Vegas from Arizona, where he was in solo practice for 10 years following graduation from his plastic surgery residency. He completed his medical school training at Indiana University and his undergraduate training at Davidson College in North Carolina. At Davidson, he was a Division I Academic All-American in soccer, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude. At Indiana University, Dr. Hankins received the highly regarded Edwards Scholarship that is given to only four of the graduate students in the entire Indiana University system each year. He was also elected to the AOA Honor Society as a junior, an honor given to less than 5% of the medical school class.
Dr. Hankins received broad training at the Grand Rapids program, which is one of the oldest combined plastic surgery programs in the country. He is extensively trained in breast surgery, as he worked closely with one of the premier breast surgeons in the country during the course. Dr. Hankins’s training was also focused on cosmetic surgery, and he is well versed in state-of-the-art techniques. He is frequently sought after as a guest expert on television shows and networks, including CBS’ “The Doctors,” TLC Network, and local news segments. Additionally, his patients have been featured in national magazines, including MAXIM and Playboy.