Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in Jackson, Tennessee

Meet Marshall R. Yellen, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Marshall R. Yellen, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a dual-boarded, New York City-trained plastic surgeon who has practiced in Jackson, Tennessee, since 1997. Dr. Yellen is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Yellen graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry/biology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. While studying at the Institute of Reconstructive Surgery, New York City, Dr. Yellen participated in a research project related to improving liposuction techniques. It was this experience that inspired him to devote his professional career to the practice of plastic surgery.

Dr. Yellen received his general surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital, Park Avenue, New York. He completed a plastic surgery residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He performed a fellowship at the Cristine M. Klienert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, Kentucky, training with some of the forefathers of hand surgery.

Dr. Yellen has traveled to Central America, where he performed reconstructive surgery on children with cleft lips and palates. He has coauthored several scientific papers, including an article related to liver transplants in children, published by the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and a book chapter entitled “Electrical Injuries of the Upper Extremity.”

Dr. Yellen is an active member of several societies:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Tennessee Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Hospital Affliations

  • Active Staff: Department of Surgery
  • Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, TN
  • Past Chief of Surgery – 2005-2007
  • Chairman of Education Committee – 2012-2014
  • Vice-Chief of Surgery – 2014 to 2016
  • Current Chief of Surgery – 2016-2018
  • Current Member of Medical Executive Committee and Quality Assurance for Surgery.
  • Active Staff: Department of Surgery
  • Tennova Regional Hospital of Jackson, Jackson, TN
  • Past Chief of Sugery 2008-2010
  • Current Member of Medical Executive Committee
  • Chief of Surgery 2013-2015
  • Active Staff: Department of Surgery
  • Physician Surgery Center, Jackson, TN

  • Active Staff: Department of Surgery
  • McKenzie Regional Hospital, McKenzie, TN

Facilty Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor
  • University of Tennessee Family Practice @ Jackson
    Madison County General Hospital

  • Clinical Instructor
  • Bethel University Physician Assistant Program in Martin, TN

Dr. Yellen is an active participant in the Jackson, Tennessee, community. He has been invited to lecture on hand and cosmetic surgery at various community-sponsored events and professional conferences. He holds active staff privileges at all the hospitals in Jackson.