Dr. W. Tracy Hankins
Dr. Hankins has been practicing in Las Vegas since 2004, and 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. Dr. Hankins’ philosophy is simple — treat each patient as if they were a member of his own family and aim to provide not only great results but great service.
Dr. Hankins is well known throughout the Las Vegas Valley for his compassionate patient care, and excellence in surgical results. Dr. Hankins has a wealth of experience in facial, breast, and body aesthetics. Dr. Hankins is individually one of the largest users of breast implants in the United States, and lectures regularly to other plastic surgeons on breast aesthetics. Dr. Hankins also has a special interest in facial aesthetics and 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 serves as a trainer for Allergan and Medicis and a master trainer for Sculptra.
Dr. W. Tracy Hankins comes to Las Vegas from Arizona, where he has been in solo practice for ten years after graduating plastic surgery residency. Dr. Hankins 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 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 while in Grand Rapids. Dr. Hankins’ training was also focused on cosmetic surgery, and he is well-versed in cutting-edge cosmetic surgery techniques. He is frequently sought after as a guest expert on television shows and networks such as “The Doctors”, TLC Network, and local news segments. His patients and his work have been featured in national magazines, including MAXIM and Playboy.
Davidson College, Magna Cum Laude, Economics, North Carolina 1990
Indiana University Medical School, graduated
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1994
Blodgett/St. Mary’s General Surgery Residency 1997
GRAMEC Plastic Surgery Residency, graduated 1999
Societies, Memberships, and Affiliations:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Former Chief of Plastic Surgery, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center