Cosmetic Surgeon The Woodlands
Double Board Certification and Plastic Surgery Training
Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Gill is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He completed his extensive plastic surgery training at the prestigious Texas Medical Center at The University of Texas. Dr. Gill also completed a surgery residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Charity Hospital in New Orleans, one of the busiest trauma hospitals in the country. He was nominated as the best resident in his class four years in a row, demonstrating his respect amongst his peers. He was also selected as the Administrative Chief Resident of Surgery for his final year, the year of Hurricane Katrina.
Dr. Gill proved his work ethic, leadership, and determination while helping to rebuild his general surgery residency. For his contributions, Dr. Gill was given the prestigious Professor’s Award for his significant contributions at the conclusion of his residency. Dr. Gill has consistently earned the respect of his peers, which is a hallmark of an excellent plastic surgeon that delivers the highest quality of care.
Prestigious Award for DIEP Breast Reconstruction Research
During his training, Dr. Gill completed a research fellowship with Dr. Robert Allen, M.D., the founder of the DIEP (Deep Inferior Epiastric Perforator) flap for breast reconstruction. During this fellowship, Drs. Gill and Allen published many landmark research publications in the field of breast reconstruction. One of their papers was selected by the prestigious American Association of Plastic Surgeons for the James Barrett Brown Award. This award is given to the author of the single best plastic surgery publication in the country for that year. Through this enormous honor, Dr. Gill was able to present his work on the DIEP flap for breast reconstruction to many world leaders in the field of plastic surgery at only 28 years of age. Dr. Gill is extremely grateful to Dr. Robert Allen for his mentorship and fostering of interest in the field of DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
Plastic Surgery Training
Dr. Gill completed a fully accredited plastic surgery residency at the University of Texas, training in the prestigious Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Dr. Gill fostered a substantial interest in the field of aesthetic surgery during his plastic surgery residency. He spent time training at St. Joseph’s Hospital, one of the busiest cosmetic surgery teaching programs in the country. Here, Dr. Gill studied extensively the latest techniques in facial and breast aesthetic surgery. He also developed an interest in body contouring surgery after seeing many post-bariatric patients in his training. During Dr. Gill’s training, he developed a substantial interest in facelift, and aesthetic breast surgery. As a result, he dedicated much time in his residency training to study under many regional and national leaders in these areas.
Dr. Gill has traveled throughout the country to present research on facelift procedures in Washington DC and New York City. He has also attended numerous cosmetic meetings and taken courses in the latest techniques focusing on how to minimize patient morbidity and speed up recovery. He would be happy to discuss these with you in the initial consultation
Dr. Gill continued to develop a profound interest in DIEP flap Breast Reconstruction with additional training at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Gill performed over 100 microvascular breast and trauma reconstructions during this training period. Combined with his fellowship training under Dr. Robert Allen, founder of the DIEP Breast Reconstruction, he has brought his experience closer to home, treating breast cancer patients of Houston, The Woodlands, and Lake Conroe.
Dr. Gill has also traveled internationally to provide reconstructive surgery to children born with congenital defects. Dr. Gill finds these trips to be the most gratifying and humbling experience as a physician. He plans to continue these ventures in the future to provide appropriate medical care to those in need.
Based on this extensive amount of experience from many of the preeminent authorities in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Gill takes great pleasure in providing world class training and a kind bedside manner to plastic surgery patients in Houston, The Woodlands, and Lake Conroe.