Dr. Kind Providing patients with the
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Dr. Kind believes that excellence in surgery and the compassionate care of patients must go hand in hand. Dr. Kind strives to provide his patients with the best possible result.


Gabriel M. Kind M.D. graduated with honors from Dartmouth College, and received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. As a medical student he participated in both clinical and microsurgical plastic surgery research projects. He then was fully trained in General Surgery at Rush Presbyterian St.Luke’s Medical Center. He was a contributing author to the first edition of The Rush Review of Surgery. Dr. Kind returned to Northwestern University – McGaw Medical Center for a three-year residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. After completing his plastic surgical 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 was Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and received Subspecialty Certification Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Kind has published scientific articles on a wide variety of Plastic Surgery topics. Dr. Kind has had a long interest in microsurgical breast reconstruction, and was among the first surgeons to perform the DIEP flap for breast reconstruction on the West Coast.  Dr. Kind has been featured in several articles in the lay press, has been interviewed for local radio and national television shows, and has appeared in two documentaries. Dr. Kind is an Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, at the University of California-San Francisco. Dr. Kind received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California-San Francisco in 2001 for his contributions to the Resident’s Cosmetic Clinic.  He is a Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a Senior Board Examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Kind is a member of several local and national medical organizations and has presented at many national and international surgery meetings, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the Society of University Surgeons, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and many others.  He was named a Top Doctor by San Francisco and Marin Magazines many times, most recently in January 2020, and was named one of the Best Plastic Surgeons in San Francisco by J Magazine for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019.

Dr. Kind offers all aspects of plastic surgery including breast reduction, liposuction, face & neck lift, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation and more. Contact Dr Kind at 415-565-6884 or email us. View plastic surgery photos from these San Francisco plastic surgeons.