Dr. John Hulsen joined Associated Plastic Surgeons after completing his training at Harvard Medical School in Boston. As a native of the Midwest, he is excited to establish a practice in the greater Kansas City area with such a highly respected group. Dr. Hulsen has a particular interest and expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, facial rejuvenation, and body-contouring after weight loss. In addition to cosmetic and breast surgery, he is active in the emerging field of migraine surgery.

If you’d like to book an appointment with Dr. Hulsen, call our office at (913) 451-3722. You can also request your consultation online.

Dr. Hulsen completed his plastic surgery residency at The Ohio State University where he was a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Resident Bowl National Championship team, and is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He then went on to complete a fellowship in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery at Harvard Medical School and was a clinical instructor at Massachusetts General Hospital.

New and returning patients will appreciate Dr. Hulsen’s caring and personalized approach. “My goals are simple: happy patients with natural appearing outcomes. I care for each patient as if they were my own family, with their safety being my highest priority,” Dr. Hulsen says. “I listen carefully to patient and family concerns, counsel them regarding their surgical and non-surgical options, and ultimately help them choose a plan that best suits their individual needs and goals.”

Dr. Hulsen appreciates the diversity of his clinical practice. “I enjoy treating a variety of patients,” he says. “As a plastic surgeon it is immensely gratifying to be able to make a positive impact on someone’s quality of life – whether I’m performing a complex reconstruction, cosmetic procedure, or a migraine surgery.”



Illinois College
Jacksonville, Illinois
B.S. Biology and Chemistry


Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, Illinois


The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio
Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency


Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery

Certifications, Professional Societies and Licensure

  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons®
  • Migraine Surgery Council
  • Licensed in Missouri
  • Licensed in Kansas