Paul M. Gardner, MD, FACS
Your Naples Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Gardner, is a renowned double board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in advanced face, breast and body procedures. Over the course of his career, Dr. Gardner has received advanced training in sophisticated plastic surgery procedures and has received high praise and recognition from his peers and institutions of higher learning for excellence in plastic and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Gardner earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in general surgery. He received fellowship training in plastic surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham under the guidance of world renowned plastic surgeon Luis O. Vasconez, MD. Following the completion of his training, Dr. Gardner was offered a faculty position at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he practiced for a decade earning the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. There he had a busy clinical practice, was involved with numerous research projects, and participated in the training of plastic surgery residents.
- American Board of Surgery, Diplomate
- American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate
Continuing Education and Awards
As a result of his demonstrated surgical skill and record of success, Dr. Gardner was welcomed as a member of several prestigious surgical associations, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. He was selected by his peers to be in the Castle Connolly and Consumers Research Council of America Top Doctors lists. Dr. Gardner was also included in the prestigious Consumers Research Council of America publication Guide to America's Top Physicians.
Dr. Gardner is also deeply committed to giving back to the community and to those in need. He regularly donates his time and expertise to Operation Smile. The organization was founded in 1982 and is well known for the work performed by volunteer surgeons like Dr. Gardner. These surgeries provide children with facial abnormalities like cleft palates to have access to a safe surgery with a fully trained cosmetic surgeon. Dr. Gardner has done missions in Asia, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Along with his charity work overseas, Dr. Gardner has also performed charitable surgeries for children in Naples and throughout Southwest Florida.
- Attending Surgeon at the hospital at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (1995-2006).
- Attending Surgeon at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham (1995-2006).
- Attending Surgeon at the Birmingham Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (1995-2006).
- Staff Surgeon at Gulfcoast Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida (2006 – Present).
- Staff Surgeon at the Physician’s Regional Medical Center in Naples, Florida (2007 – Present ).
- Staff Surgeon at the NCH Healthcare System in Naples, Florida (2008 – Present).
Dr. Gardner has earned a reputation as a top cosmetic surgeon in Naples for facelift, breast augmentation, and liposuction. To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Gardner and learn more about your cosmetic surgery options, contact Gardner Plastic Surgery at (239) 566-2611.