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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.

This advanced technique shows the promise of revolutionizing free flap reconstruction and aims to become the standard of care.

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  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus

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  • St. Mary’s Medical Center

After graduating with honors from Dartmouth College, Dr. Kind received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. He completed general surgery training at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center and a three-year residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Following his plastic surgery training, Dr. Kind was awarded a one-year fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Davies Medical Center (now part of California-Pacific Medical Center) in San Francisco.

Dr. Kind is an associate clinical professor in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a clinical instructor at Stanford School of Medicine. In addition to being board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery, he has a Subspecialty Certification Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Surgery.

Offering advanced breast reconstruction techniques on the West Coast

As a leading expert in plastic surgery, Dr. Kind is a member of several local and national medical organizations, has presented at national and international meetings, and has published numerous scientific articles.

At his practice, Dr. Kind is committed to providing patients with the best possible results. In addition to breast reconstruction surgery, he offers a wide range of plastic surgery procedures – including liposuction, facelifts and breast augmentation. No matter the procedure, Dr. Kind believes in combining excellent surgical results with compassionate care of patients.

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