Dr. Lloyd Gayle, MD
Plastic Surgeon | Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery23 Clinton St New York NY, 10002
Lloyd Gayle, MD, FACS, FRSM, is a medical oncologist who diagnoses and treats patients at his private practice in New York City, NY. Furthermore, he is Director of Plastic Surgery Resident Education and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Gayle also serves as Director of Plastic Surgery and Vice-Chairman of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, Attending Surgeon in Plastics at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and Associate Attending Surgeon in the Division of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. His remarkable professional journey spans thirty-two years and his expertise covers all facets of plastic surgery. According to his website, “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.”
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Education and Training
Sophie David School of Biomedical Education, The City College of New York BS Biomedical Sciences 1981
New York University, School of Medicine M.D 1983
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Dr. Lloyd Gayle, MD's Expert Contributions
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Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Postoperative monitoring of microvascular tissue transplants with an implantable Doppler probe.
- Determinants of aesthetic satisfaction following TRAM and implant breast reconstruction.
- A simple solution for management of the postpneumonectomy empyema cavity.
- Radiation-induced angiosarcoma after mastectomy and TRAM flap breast reconstruction.
- Management of a complex achilles wound.
- Composite syringe dressing after nipple-areola reconstruction.
- One-stage repair of the anterior abdominal wall using bilateral rectus femoris myocutaneous flaps.
- Gluteus Maximus Advancement Flap Procedure for Reconstruction of Posterior Soft Tissue Deficiency in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty.
- Harvesting of the latissimus dorsi muscle: a small animal model for seroma formation.
- The use of fibrin sealant in the prevention of seromas.
- Mycotic aneurysm in a free flap.
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Surgery Cornell University Medical Center 1991 - 1998
- Director Plastic Surgery Resident Education 1995 - Present
- Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University 1998 - Present
- Director of Plastic Surgery Maimonides Medical Center 2010 - Present
- Vice-Chairman of Surgery Maimonides Medical Center 2010 - Present
- Assistant Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery New York Hospital 1991 - 1998
- Director - Hand Surgery Service New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens 1993 - 2010
- Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery Jamaica Hospital 1993 - 2000
- Director – Section of Microsurgery New York Hospital 1996 - 2010
- Attending Surgeon (Plastics) Hospital for Special Surgery 1998 - Present
- Associate Attending Surgeon Division of Plastic Surgery New York Presbyterian Hospital 1998 - Present
- Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Campus 1998 - 2010
- New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2018 New York
- Breast Augmentation
- Browlift (forehead Lift)
- Eyelid Surgery
- Ear Surgery
- Rhinoplasty (nose Surgery)
- Facial Implants
- Scar Revision
- Breast Lift (mastopexy)
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Reconstruction
- Male Breast Reduction
- Abdominoplasty (tummy Tuck)
- Body Contouring
- Hand Surgery
- Botox® Cosmetic
- Dermal Fillers
- Chemical Peel
- Laser Skin Rejuvenation
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Medical Society of the State of New York
- The New York County Medical Society
- American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
- American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.
- Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Member of the Lipoplasty Society, Inc.
- New York State Society of Surgeons, Inc.
- The New York Academy of Medicine (Secretary)
- American College of Surgeons-New York Chapter
- International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgeons
- Ralph K. Davies Medical Center Hand Surgery and Microsurgery 1990
- New York University
- Buncke Clinic at Ralph K. Davies Medical Center
Professional Society Memberships
- 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
What do you attribute your success to?
- Listening to his patients and providing quality surgical care to his patients
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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.
In his professional experience, Dr. Gayle holds academic appointments as Director of Plastic Surgery Resident Education and Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Joan & Sanford I. 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, as well as conducts a lecture series on peripheral nerve surgery within the Department of Neurosurgery.
Additionally, he serves as Director of Plastic Surgery and Vice-Chairman of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center, Attending Surgeon in Plastics at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and Associate Attending Surgeon in the Division of Plastic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He developed the microsurgery section within 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.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, the doctor is a member of numerous professional affiliations, including 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. He also serves as Secretary of the New York Academy of Medicine.
Throughout his academic career, 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.
His extensive postdoctoral training included serving as 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. Thereafter, he completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery in the Microsurgical Replantation Transplantation Department of the Ralph K. Davies Medical Center.
Among his many achievements, Dr. Gayle is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He 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.
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