Hedden Plastic Surgery
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About the Practice Out-of-Town Patients

Out-of-Town Patients at Hedden Plastic Surgery

In the search for the right cosmetic surgeon, many patients travel from out-of-town to have plastic surgery with experienced board-certified plastic surgeons William J. Hedden, M.D. and Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D. Some drive a few hours while others fly in from around the country or from overseas. Hedden Plastic Surgery is one of the South's leading breast augmentation facilities with more than 1,000 procedures performed each year.

We understand that traveling for plastic surgery can be an emotional experience and are devoted to your safety, comfort and convenience should you decide to travel to our Birmingham, Alabama offices and outpatient surgery center.

Out-of-State Patient Coordinator

Heather, Out-of-State Patient Coordinator

Heather is our Out-of-State Patient Coordinator for patients who live at least 2 hours from our location. She will go over all of your questions, be your liaison with our office, coordinate the exchange of pertinent information (such as relevant photos and your medical history) and schedule your surgery date when you are ready. To get started with your Alabama cosmetic surgery experience, please call Heather at 205-980-1744 ext. 3, toll free 1-855-263-0828 or contact us online using our Virtual Consultation.

To ensure that you get the best possible care and cosmetic results, we usually require a 3-day stay in Birmingham — your consultation on the first day, surgery on the second day and post-op appointment on the third day. Heather works with our patients who live outside of Alabama or the United States to make the process as convenient as possible. Consultations with Dr. Hedden or Dr. Schaffer can sometimes be conducted by phone or online with Skype internet video conferencing.

Birmingham International Airport

The closest airport to Hedden Plastic Surgery is Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM), which is within 18 miles of our practice. Directions from the airport to our offices are:

  • Take Messer Airport Highway to I-20/59 (1.4 miles)
  • Go south on I-20/59 to exit 126A, U.S. 280 (3.2 miles)
  • Go east on U.S. 280 to Hugh Daniel Drive (12.4 miles)
  • Turn left on Hugh Daniel, then right onto Village Street (0.4 miles)

Caregiver Services

Out-of-town patients at Hedden Plastic Surgery should travel with a friend or relative who will take you to and from your surgery procedure and be with you throughout your stay in Birmingham. As an alternative, local Caregiver Services are available to provide you with the care and transportation that you need.

Nearby Hotels

Numerous lodging choices are available within a short distance of Hedden Plastic Surgery for the convenience of our out-of-town patients:

Drury Inn & Suites
4.3 miles from our office
3510 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
phone: (205) 967-2450

Patient discounts are available at Drury Inn. Please call our office at (205) 980-1744 to obtain the discount code.

Wingate by Wyndham
1.7 miles from our office
800 Corporate Ridge Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 995-8586

Mention Hedden Plastic Surgery when you call for your reservation at Wingate by Wyndham and enjoy a discount rate of $69 per night!

Hampton Inn & Suites
1.5 miles from our office
6220 Farley Lane
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 981-0024

Candlewood Suites

1.7 miles from our office
600 Corporate Ridge Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 991-0272

Hyatt Place
2.3 miles from our office
4686 Highway 280 East
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 995-9242

Residence Inn by Marriott
2.4 miles from our office
3 Greenhill Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 991-8686

Best Western
2.7 miles from our office
4627 Hwy 280 S
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 991-9977

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
2.9 miles from our office
707 Key Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 991-1055

La Quinta Inn
3 miles from our office
513 Cahaba Park Circle
Birmingham, AL 35242
phone: (205) 995-9990

3.8 miles from our office
3590 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
phone: (205) 968-3775

Hilton Perimeter Park
4.3 miles from our office
8 Perimeter Park South
Birmingham, AL 35243
phone: (205) 967-2700

Courtyard by Marriott
5.3 miles from our office
4300 Colonnade Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
phone: (205) 967-4466

Comfort Inn & Suites
5.4 miles from our office
4400 Colonnade Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
phone: (205) 968-3700

Our patients from outside the Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama area include those from Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, Gadsden, Anniston, Huntsville, Decatur and Mobile, as well as major cities such as Atlanta, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans, Houston, Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and more.