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 amongst the top of 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 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 Dr. Robert Allen Sr., renowned for his creation of the DIEP flap.
Dr. Gilbert is an avid educator, researcher, and philanthropist. Aside from participating in several surgical missions in Central and South America, he has initiated philanthropic education efforts in Ecuador, training surgeons in microvascular techniques to provide advanced care to patients who otherwise would not have such opportunities, providing free care for cancer patients at the same time. Dr. Gilbert executes these missions in conjunction with the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Louisiana State University, where he maintains an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery.
In addition to advanced breast reconstruction, Dr. Gilbert specializes in a wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures, including facial plastic surgery, body contouring, and breast augmentation.