Published on April 22, 2015

Owensboro Health welcomes Dr. Jim Tidwell to Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Jim Tidwell is a board certified plastic surgeon joining Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with broad training and experience in specialized microsurgical techniques.

Dr. Tidwell earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology at Brigham Young University, an MD at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and did his residency training in general and plastic surgery at Scott & White/Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Tidwell completed a fellowship in hand, aesthetic and microsurgery at the University of Nevada. He also did fellowship training in microsurgical reconstruction in Belgium and Taiwan.

Prior to joining Owensboro Health, Dr. Tidwell practiced for two years as an assistant professor at Scott & White/Texas A&M Health Science Center during which time he served as associate program director of the Scott & White Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program.

Dr. Tidwell is married with three children and enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking and biking with his family. He is an Eagle Scout and is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Tidwell joins Dr. Janae Maher to provide exceptional cosmetic and reconstructive surgery services.

For more information about Dr. Tidwell, call Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at 270-688-3700.

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.