Dr. Joel Atchison

Getting to Know Your Doctor

Dr. Atchison has been a board certified plastic surgeon by the America Society of Plastic Surgeons since 1998. He is the director of Central Plains Aesthetic Surgery which is dedicated solely to plastic & reconstructive surgery. Dr. Atchison and his staff are committed to providing excellent care, and consider the safety of his patients to be the ultimate priority.

Central Plains Aesthetic Surgery is a division of Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Joel R. Atchison, MD

Joel R. Atchison, MD

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon


University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Medical School

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Internship & Residency

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – General Surgery Internship
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center – General Surgery Residency
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit – Chief Resident – Plastic Surgery


University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Unit – Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications & Licensure

The American Board of Plastic Surgery
Licensed in the State of Nebraska


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Memberships and Affiliations

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgery
American Medical Association
Nebraska Medical Association
Buffalo County Medical Society
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Hospital Affiliations

Kearney Regional Medical Center – Kearney, Nebraska
Platte Valley Medical Group – Kearney, Nebraska