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You deserve to look good and feel great. At Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery, we offer plastic surgery procedures and aesthetic services to help shape your vision into reality. In our small, friendly office, you will get the personal attention and renowned care our patients have trusted for decades.

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Body procedures

Diet and exercise are keys to a healthy life. Yet, sometimes diet & exercise alone cannot achieve your ideal body.

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Breast procedures

Your breasts affect how your clothes fit, how you carry yourself and, in some cases, how others see you.

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Face procedures

Your face is likely the first thing others notice about you. It is also the first thing you see about yourself.

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Non-surgical procedures

At Appel Plastic Surgery, we offer a wide variety of non-surgical cosmetic procedures.


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Wear Pink. Save Lives.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Real Men Wear Pink

Dr. Appel has a passion to end breast cancer. Through the Real Men Wear Pink campaign, Dr Appel has set a goal to raise awareness and funds to help the American Cancer Society with groundbreaking research to find, prevent, and treat breast cancer.

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2017 Top Doctors in Charlotte

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

2017 Top Doctors

Charlotte Magazine has included James Appel, MD, on its Top Doctors list for the third time. The magazine recognized Dr. Appel in 2014, 2015 and again in 2017.

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Protecting your skin this summer

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery joined WBTV for National No Fry Day to discuss the dangers of UV exposure and how you can protect yourself for healthy skin.

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New non-invasive treatment options

Monday, March 27, 2017

Smooth out lines around your eyes and mouth without surgery or downtime with ThermiSmooth.  Tone and refine your neckline with ThermiTight.


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Kybella is a new option for looking your best

Monday, November 21, 2016


Excess weight under the chin can add years to your appearance and erode self-confidence. Kybella is a prescription medication for adults that is designed to remove a moderate to severe double chin without surgery. This procedure is now available at Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery.

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More than 150 turn out for Appel team and breast cancer research fundraiser

Saturday, October 15, 2016

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Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery brought together more than 150 people to participate in Charlotte’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K race event on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.

The group raised $11,000 for the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer research efforts. The race took place at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord on Oct. 15.

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Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery was awarded second place for The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in 2017

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Novant Health Appel Plastic Surgery team raised over $19,000.00.

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Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CareCredit is offered as a financing option for plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures.

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