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Wesley P. Thayer MD, PhD

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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  • 497 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Acute and Reconstructive Burn
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    Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
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    Hand Surgery
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    Plastic Surgery
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    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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    Reconstructive Plastic Surgery


1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3701
Nashville, TN 37232
300 Steam Plant Road, Suite 430
Gallatin, TN 37066


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  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Emory University, 2000
  • Residency - University of Virginia Health System, 2004
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2007
  • Fellowship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2008

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2006
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Physician Specialties, 2009
  • Orthopedic Surgery - American Board of Physician Specialties, 2011

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Took question as dissatisfaction with him the surgery outcome. Said people usually don't ask questions. My 1 question was to satisfy my need to know & know criteria for decision.
December 1, 2022
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Dr. Thayer is an awesome doctor. He make sure I understand and he is truthful about what needs to be done and overall explanation of my health issues. I would not hesitate to recommend him to everyone, I have bragged on him many times before to family and friends. He Is top In my book.
November 25, 2022
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Dr. Thayer was amazing. He was really kind and friendly and explained my options before starting. I felt like I was definitely in expert hands, which is exactly what I needed for my face. I would definitely recommend him!
November 20, 2022
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My facial incision is awesome and healing well! I would definitely recommend Dr. Thayer!
November 14, 2022
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Dr Thayer's interpersonal skills are excellent
October 31, 2022
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I've already recommended him to all my friends and family
October 24, 2022
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Have already recommended Dr Thayer to several colleagues, in which they have had surgery with him.
October 11, 2022
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Dr Thayer has always been very good about discussing my surgeries and post op care. I have recommended Dr Thayer to several people.
October 8, 2022
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Dr Thayer's bedside manner is one of the best I've ever encountered.
October 4, 2022
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