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 Owner and Director of this Clinic and Surgery Center which is dedicated soley to plastic surgery.  Central Plains Surgery Center is licensed and certified by the State of Nebraska as an Ambulatory Surgery Center where the safety of his patient's always comes first. 

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 Asethetic Plastic Surgery

American Society of Plastic Surgery

American Medical Association

Nebraska Medical Association

Buffalo County Medical Society

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society


Hospital Affiliations

Good Samaritan Hospital - Kearney, Nebraska

Central Plains Surgery Center - Kearney, Nebraska