Allen Gabriel, MD, Named Associate Professor at Loma Linda University

9/4/2013

Honor Recognizes Dr. Gabriel for Significant Accomplishments in Plastic Surgery

The President's Committee at Loma Linda University’s School of Medicine has honored Allen Gabriel, MD of PeaceHealth Medical Group – Plastic Surgery with promotion to the position of Associate Professor in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. The President’s Committee’s action recognizes Dr. Gabriel’s significant accomplishments in education and research in plastic surgery. Dr. Gabriel currently volunteers distance learning to Loma Linda students and physicians.

"This promotion is a testimonial to the Herculean efforts Dr Gabriel continues to display in terms of research, publication, and teaching," said Subhas Gupta, MD, Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. "In addition to his clinical prowess, he is making his mark both as a scholar and as a teacher. Our Department is fortunate to have him on the faculty and wish him well on his path to continued success."

Dr. Gabriel has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in medical journals and publications detailing his ongoing research and discoveries in the field of plastic surgery. In addition to his extensive work as an author, Dr. Gabriel has also logged tens of thousands of travel miles to present lectures at variety of symposia across the United States and abroad. Beyond his work as a surgeon and mentor, he has also spearheaded numerous international humanitarian missions, and created the non-profit organization “Pink Lemonade Project” to help and advocate for women affected by breast cancer.

"All the hard work and long hours is for just one reason - providing the very best care for my patients," said Dr. Gabriel. "The field of plastic surgery continues to evolve, and I find there is so much opportunity for innovation, for improving our techniques and our products. I’m passionate about doing the very best I can for the people who trust me with their care. For them, I will never stop learning and mentoring. It’s wonderful that Loma Linda recognizes my contributions, and shares my belief that those of us in the medical field must continually work hard to be the best we can."

"We all take pride in seeing an alumnus of our program continue to flourish as an expert Plastic Surgeon," said Subhas Gupta. "Dr. Gabriel is a rising star in the leadership of our specialty."

About Dr. Gabriel

Allen Gabriel, MD is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Prior to this promotion he served as Assistant Professor at Loma Linda Department of Plastic Surgery. He holds a Honors Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Utah, a medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, completed his internship and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, and his fellowship in Breast and Cosmetic Surgery at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Gabriel is a member of the PeaceHealth Medical Group – Plastic Surgery team in Vancouver, WA. For more information on Dr. Gabriel visit: www.swplasticsurg.com/dr-allen-gabriel

About Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University is an educational health-sciences institution with more than 4,000 students located in Southern California. Eight schools comprise the University organization. More than 55 programs are offered by the schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Religion and Behavioral Health. Curricula offered range from certificates of completion and associate in science degrees to doctor of philosophy and professional doctoral degrees. Students from more than 80 countries around the world and virtually every state in the nation are represented in Loma Linda University's student body.