Kent W. Gabriel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

704 W. Nye Lane, Suite 102
Carson City, NV 89703

About Dr. Kent W. Gabriel

Dr. Gabriel’s unparalleled academic education and surgical training have prepared him to offer you the finest in aesthetic surgery.

He attended Yale University where he graduated Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was one of eleven graduating seniors elected as Scholar of the House. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University in England.

Dr. Gabriel attended the UCLA School of Medicine where he conducted research and graduated first in his medical school class in Surgery. At UCLA, he completed residencies in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery in Hand and Microsurgery. Dr. Gabriel has won numerous research and teaching awards. He has achieved Board Certification in all three surgical specialties: General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery.

Credentials of Dr. Kent W. Gabriel

Practice limited to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Surgery of the Hand and Wrist

EDUCATION

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY SERVICE, UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Fellow in Hand and Microvascular Surgery, August 1993 to July 1994

PLASTIC SURGERY SERVICE, UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Plastic Surgery Resident, July 1991 to June 1993

Honors:

  • UCLA Division of Plastic Surgery Outstanding Clinical Research Award, 1993

SURGICAL SERVICE, UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
General Surgical Resident, July 1985 to June 1991

Honors:

  • Division of General Surgery Golden Scalpel Award for teaching Excellence, 1990-1991
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons First Place Award for Best Resident Paper, 1989.
  • American College of Surgeons Trauma Research Competition: Southern California Region Winner, 1989.

UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
M.D., June 1985

Honors:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1984
  • William P. Longmire Medal: Most Distinguished Record in Department of Surgery during 4 years of Medical School
  • Student Representative of American College of Surgeons 70th Clinical Congress
  • Award in Recognition of best three short term NIH Research Abstracts, 1981-198
  • Lewis A. Eldridge Medical Scholarship (two time award)
  • William Adams-Eileen Dongray-David Baxter Scholarship
  • Quon Medical Scholarship
  • Bicknell Scholarship

YALE UNIVERSITY
B.A. in Biochemistry and History, May 1981

Honors:

  • Summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Scholar of the House (11 Members of Senior Class selected to pursue fully independent, University supported, original research)
  • Distinction in the Major

Activities:

  • Chairman-Trumbull College Rooming Committee
  • Chairman-Yale Freshman Planner Advertising Department
  • Yale Political Union
  • Yale Charities Drive
  • Trumbull College Social Committee

EXPERIENCE

GUEST PHYSICIAN REVIEWER, NEVADA STATE MEDICAL BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, SIERRA SURGERY HOSPITAL, January 2004 – December 2006

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, CARSON AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER, September 2001-January 2004

CARSON TAHOE HOSPITAL 501 3(C) FEASIBILITY COMMITTEE

CARSON TAHOE HOSPITAL GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, UCLA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, August 1993-July 1994

RESEARCH FELLOW July 1987-June 1988
Plastic, Reconstructive and Microsurgical Research Laboratory, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, California.
Dr. John Reinisch, Head, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine.

NIH SHORT TERM TRAINING GRANT Summer 1982
Studied Corticosteroid influence on the viability of ischemic tissues in the laboratory of Dr. Harvey Zarem, Head,
Div. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCLA. Ischemic model utilized rabbits’ ears transected and reattached
surgically at the base with preservation of the neurovascular bundle.

VISITING SCHOLAR, ST. CATHERINE’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND, Winter 1981
Conducted Nobel Laureate interviews for senior thesis on the history of oxidative phosphorylation research.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

High School Valedictorian
Student Body President
Varsity Letter in Tennis (2 years)
Junior Class President
Interests: Sport fishing, Trap and Target Pistol Shooting, Hunting

CERTIFICATION

NATIONAL BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS, 1986

DIPLOMATE, AMERICAN BOARD OF SURGERY, 1993

DIPLOMATE, AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY, 1996 RE-CERTIFICATION 2006

CERTIFICATE OF ADDED QUALIFICATION IN SURGERY OF THE HAND, 1996 RE-CERTIFICATION 2005

LICENSURE

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL LICENSE September 1986

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES RADIOGRAPHY AND FLUOROSCOPY X-RAY SUPERVISOR AND OPERATOR PERMIT, November 1993

NEVADA MEDICAL LICENSE September 1994

DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION REGISTRATION October 1994

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

FELLOW, AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, 1998

MEMBER, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS, 1998

MEMBER, AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE HAND, 1999

MEMBER, LONGMIRE SURGICAL SOCIETY

UCLA DIVISION OF PLASTIC SURGERY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

UCLA DIGITARIANS HAND CLUB

UCLA DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

PRESIDENT, ARTEMIS PLASTIC SURGERY SOCIETY 2002-2003

Testimonials from the patients of Dr. Kent W. Gabriel


Dr. Gabriel & Marie-
Thank you so much for your time and effort for making this happen for me. I am so happy! You are awesome!


Dr. Gabriel,
Thank you for all you’ve done-your expertise and artistic talent have left me looking much better than I could have hoped, and your efforts have been life-changing on a number of levels. You are greatly appreciated! Also, a special thanks to Kristy, who made a very stressful experience considerably less so your kindness will not be forgotten.


Dear Dr. Gabriel, Marie, office & surgery staff,
Words cannot adequately express my gratitude to you for such a reassuring surgical experience and result! You all were so kind, giving your full attention and professionalism and so clearly going above and beyond to achieve the desired results! Your tremendous dedication, skill, and super-quality service are deeply appreciated; I want to send any and everyone your way! Although you perform procedures such as I had routinely, putting your safety and long-term physical appearance into someone else’s hands is no small matter! I just can’t say enough about how grateful I am to you for taking such good care of me, and for investing such time and great skill into a routine procedure for you and largely life-impacting decision for me. Thank you. You guys are the very best choice, all the way around!
God bless and prosper you!”

From the office of Dr. Kent W. Gabriel

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Procedures performed by Dr. Kent W. Gabriel

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Lift with Implants
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Liposuction
  • Eyelid Lift
  • Facelift
  • BOTOX®
  • Wrinkle Reduction

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