Lloyd Gayle, MD, a Plastic Surgeon in private practice

Get to know Plastic Surgeon Dr. Lloyd Gayle, who serves patients in New York City, New York.

Dr. Gayle is a board-certified plastic surgeon who is currently serving patients at his private practice in New York City, New York. His philosophy is to provide every patient, both reconstructive and cosmetic, with the highest quality of care in a warm and caring environment. “It is our mission to educate you regarding your treatment options and thereby facilitate your understanding of the anticipated results of your surgery” as stated on the practice’s website. 

Dr. Gayle holds academic appointments as Director of Plastic Surgery Resident Education and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He developed and directs the flap anatomy and dissection course for plastic surgery residents, lectures on microsurgery to general and plastic surgery residents, and conducts a lecture series on peripheral nerve surgery at the Department of Neurosurgery.

Dr Gayle is also the Director of Plastic Surgery and Vice-Chairman of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, as well as an Attending Surgeon in Plastics at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and an Associate Attending Surgeon in the Division of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He developed the microsurgery section of the Division of Plastic Surgery, providing plastic surgery consultation for orthopedic trauma service at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He also established the hand clinic at New York Hospital-Queens, where he provides weekly hand clinic coverage.

Dr. Gayle is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal Society of Medicine, as well as a member of the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York County Medical Society, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – among others. Furthermore, Dr. Gayle serves as Secretary of the New York Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Gayle earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences from the City College of New York, where he was on the Dean’s List and graduated Cum Laude. He then went on to earn his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Gayle has completed extensive postdoctoral training. He was both a resident and chief resident in general surgery at Booth Memorial Medical Center. Subsequently, he was a resident in plastic and reconstructive surgery at New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Gayle completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Ralph K. Davies Medical Center in the Microsurgical Replantation Transplantation Department.

Dr. Gayle has written numerous journal articles and book chapters and has made presentations at surgical conferences. He is presently involved in several research projects, including a dimensional assessment of the breast for fabrication of implants, fibrin sealant applications in post-laser resurfacing, as well as modifications in tram flap surgery and the effects on the abdominal wall donor site.

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the face and body. As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Gayle performs surgical and non-surgical procedures, using a variety of reparative and reconstructive techniques to get the job done. He attributes his success to listening to his patients and providing them with quality surgical care. 

Learn More about Dr. Lloyd Gayle:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2960967-Lloyd-Gayle-Plastic-Surgeon or through his private practice, http://www.lloydbgaylemdpc.com/about-dr-gayle

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