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Gabriel M. Kind , MD

San Francisco, CA

Kind Chang Plastic Surgery

45 Castro St., Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94114

Gabriel Kind, MD

Gabriel M. Kind, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon in San Francisco, California, with special expertise in microsurgical breast reconstruction, which uses a woman’s natural tissue to construct new breasts after a mastectomy. Dr. Kind has long been a pioneer in breast reconstruction and was among the first surgeons to perform DIEP flap surgery on the West Coast.

At Kind Chang Plastic Surgery, he is now offering patients another major innovation in the field of breast reconstruction: Resensation®. Using the neurotization technique, Dr. Kind can potentially repair the nerves cut during a mastectomy, providing women the possibility of renewed sensation to their reconstructed breasts.

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus

  • California Pacific Medical Center

  • St. Mary’s Medical Center

Undergrad: Dartmouth College
Medical Degree: Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago
Residency: Plastic and reconstructive surgery at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Certifications: Board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery; and a subspecialty certification – surgery of the hand, from the American Board of Surgery

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