Dr. Robert Gilman, MD

Dr. Robert Gilman, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Robert Gilman, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Ann Arbor, MI and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in plastic surgery and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr # A1200

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Gilman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gilman "Biography Robert H. Gilman, MD, DMD completed his residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Michigan in 1982. He has been in private practice in Wellesley, Massachusetts for 31 years and has taught in the Harvard Combined Residency Training Program in Plastic Surgery for the last 15 years. He was a Clinical Instructor in Plastic Surgery at the Harvard Medical School. He earned his MD at Boston University School of Medicine and earned his Dental degree, DMD, at Boston University School of Dentistry. He trained in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in the Combined ENT Residency Program at Boston University and Tufts University. He is diplomat of both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Gilman has been involved with the Plastic Surgery Section at the University of Michigan for most of the time since his residency here. He has returned many times as a guest lecturer and has been the featured speaker for both the Reed O Dingman and the William C Grabb endowed lectureships. He has also been the Keynote Speaker at the bi-annual Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgeons on Mackinac Island. Dr. Gilman has led a Pediatric Reconstructive team to Colombia, South America for the last 15 years and has taken 14 Michigan residents with him over the years where he mentors them as the team provides surgical correction of deformities of the face, such as cleft lip and palate, the body, such as burn scar contractures and the Hand, such as congenital and acquired deformities. Through the University of Michigan President's initiative and with the help of grateful donors, he has established the Robert H. Gilman, MD Fund for International Travel which provides financial assistance to plastic surgery residents enabling them to have the experience of international medical mission work. Clinical Focus In both his private practice and in his clinical teaching at Harvard, Dr. Gilman has focused on all aspects of cosmetic surgery. In particular he has an interest in rhinoplasty and in facial rejuvenation procedures both non-invasive and invasive. He also focuses on post pregnancy abdominal and breast surgery, aesthetic breast enlargement, body sculpturing by liposuction and fat transfer. He is joining the Michigan Plastic Surgery faculty to continue to provide the highest quality of Plastic Surgical care for patients and continue the tradition of excellence in Plastic Surgery training for residents. Education 1966-1970 – Hobart College, Geneva, New York, NY; B.A. 1970-1974 – Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; M.D. 1975-1977 – Boston University School of Dentistry, Boston, MA; D.M.D. Postdoctoral Training 1974-1975 – General Surgical Residency, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 1977-1980 – Otorhinolaryngology Residency, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 1980-1982 – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI Certification and Licensure 1975 – Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners 1975 – Licensed by the State of Massachusetts 1980 – Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology 1984 – Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery 2013 – Licensed by the State of Michigan "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gilman "To provide the highest quality Medical and Plastic Surgical care in a warm, professional and caring environment"

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Nose
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cough
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • TMJ

43  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Hobart College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Boston University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Boston University Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Mich Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Boston University School Of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilman to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Gilman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Although Dr.Gilman staff and over all care was the best, I’m still not quite happy with my results. I had a facelift and laser on Lowe half, I’m 3 months post and still looking for better results. The area I received the laser for wrinkles, skin tightening ect. Shows no change at all. I’m a little...more
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Dr. Gilman is so kind, warm, empathetic and knowledgeable. He strives to make you understand what he is going to do before he does it. I had a septoplasty done successfully. He and his staff took very good care of me. I felt welcomed and important and, for that, I'm grateful.
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I had rhinoplasty January 2016, with dr gillman, he was a true professional and gental man, he gave me a beautiful noses that I am more than happy wIth, surgery was so easy and he' padre me feel at ease, wOnderful staff and a great atmosphere. Love him.??
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