Appointments Referring Phsyicians
The Ohio State University Plastic Surgery
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 2140
Columbus, OH 43212
Ph: 614.259.7920
Fax: 614.293.9024

Gayle Gordillo, MD

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Gordillo is an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Research and Chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Department of Plastic Surgery. She is Medical Director of Wound Services for the OSU Health System, which includes oversight of clinical and quality activities and research activities. She is the Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator of numerous clinical and translational research protocols, which includes industry, NIH and VA sponsored projects. She is founder and director of the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and that program serves as a translational research outlet for her NIH R01 grant on hemangiomas. She is currently a standing member of the Bioengineering Technology and Surgical Sciences study section for NIH, chair of the Research Development Committee for the Plastic Surgery Foundation, the research arm of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Wound Healing Society and the Plastic Surgery Advisory Council for the American College of Surgeons. She completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship in 2011.


  • A.B. – Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA – 1980–1984
  • M.D. – The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, OH – 1986-1990
  • Residency – The Ohio State University, General Surgery, Columbus, OH – 1990-1994
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellowship – The Ohio State University, Division of Transplantation, Columbus, OH – 1994-1997
  • Residency – The Ohio State University, Division of Plastic Surgery, Columbus, OH – 1997-1999
  • Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Fellowship – 2010-2011

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • Wound Healing Society
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons / Plastic Surgery Foundation
  • Plastic Surgery Research Council
  • American Burn Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Arthur James Comprehensive Cancer Center

Gayle Gordillo, MD

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