Dr. Gilbert is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who has a passion for helping others; finding joy in being able to restore his patients from the consequences of cancer or trauma; improving the way they look and feel about themselves, and being able to bring this happiness to his patients’ fuels his day.
Dr. Gilbert is the latest addition to the Precision Medical Arts practice. Originally from Ecuador, he completed medical school in 2005 at the prestigious Universidad Catolica de Guayaquil, finishing among the top students in his class. There, he published his graduation thesis on the diagnosis of genetic BRCA mutations and served as the president of the University Student Council. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Gilbert completed a residency in General Surgery at Northwell Health System – Hofstra University, followed by a Plastic Surgery residency at The Long Island Plastic Surgical Group with Stony Brook University – Nassau University Medical Center. In pursuing his passion for advanced surgical reconstruction, Dr. Gilbert completed his fellowship in Microvascular Surgery at Louisiana State University. There, he mastered microvascular and non-microvascular breast reconstruction as well as complex trauma reconstruction under the mentorship of Hugo St.Hilarire, MD, DDS, FACS and Dr. Robert Allen Sr., renowned for his creation of the DIEP flap.