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Gilbert Gradinger, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director, Plastic Surgery, Resident Training in Aesthetic Surgery

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(415) 353-4285 Office
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  • 1950-52 Washington University, B.A.

  • 1952-56 Washington University School of Medicine, M.D., Medicine

  • 1956-57 University of California, San Francisco, Intern, Surgery
  • 1957-59 University of California, San Francisco, Resident, Surgery
  • 1959-61 University of California, San Francisco, Resident, Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1965

Dr. Gradinger is currently a member of the Clinical Faculty in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF. Dr. Gradinger completed his Plastic Surgery in 1961 at the University of California-San Francisco. He subsequently practiced in Plastic Surgery in San Mateo from 1963 to 2000. He was Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Section of the Peninsula Hospital. He has been, in the past, president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 1979 and Chairman of the American Board of Plastic Surgery from 1994 to 1995. Dr. Gradinger is currently a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCSF. He directs the Resident Cosmetic Clinic.

  1. Gradinger, GP. Reduction Mammoplasty with Nipple Graft. Editor(s): R. Goldwyn. Reduction Mammoplasty: Little, Brown & Co., 489-512, 1990.
  2. Gradinger, GP. Mastopexy. Editor(s): L. Vistnes. Perspective in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Little, Brown & Co., 247-268, 1991.
  3. Gradinger, GP. Breast Reduction with the Free Nipple Graft Technique. Editor(s): Scott L. Spear. Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art: Lippincott-Raven, 807-821, 1998.
  4. Gradinger, GP. Abdominoplasty. Editor(s): Foad Nahai. The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Quality Medical Publishing, 3: 2354-2422, 2005.
  5. Gradinger, GP. Analysis of the Aesthetic Surgery Patient. Editor(s): Stephen J. Mathes. Plastic Surgery: Saunders, 2: 31-45, 2006.

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