A native of New York State, Dr.
Gillian graduated from Colgate University in New York.
He then attended Upstate Medical Center where he successfully
obtained his Medical Degree. Dr. Gillian completed his
Internship at Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital in Los
Angeles and the Veterans Administration Hospital
in Long Beach. He then completed a Residency in General
Surgery at Valley Medical Center in Fresno. Returning
to Upstate Medical Center, Dr. Gillian completed his Plastic
Surgery Residency in 1982 and was an Assistant Clinical
Instructor during that period. In 1982, Dr. Gillian and
his family moved to Fresno to begin private practice.
In order to keep abreast of current technology and new surgical techniques, Dr. Gillian has been involved in a number of professional organizations during his career which include the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, California Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, California Medixcal Associatrion, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, American Society of Surgery of the Hand, American Association of Hand Surgery, National Medical Association and the Fresno-Madera Medical Society. Dr. Gillian is Board Certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Hand Anatomy Lecturer for California
State University Fresno, Physical Therapy Department.
Microsurgical Reconstruction Lecturer Veterans
Administration Hospital, Fresno
Microsurgical Reconstruction Lecturer for Nurse Education
Program Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno 1987
Laser Use by Plastic Surgeons for AORN
Breast Reconstruction Lecturer for Surgery Staff- Fresno
Community Hospital, Fresno 1990
Breast Reconstruction Lecturer for Womans Convention
of Community Hospital 1989
National Medical Association: "New Hand Flaps,"
"Constructing a Surgery Center," "Building
a Cosmetic Practice."
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Community Nurses