Education has always played a central role in Dr. Gear’s life. He began his journey into medical training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia. After earning his medical degree, he completed residencies in general and plastic surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Dr. Gear further refined his skills and knowledge through fellowships in both cosmetic surgery and pediatric/craniofacial surgery.
Dr. Gear has worked in both private practice and within a corporate cosmetic medical structure. That breadth of experience provided first-hand knowledge of both positive and negative ways to run a cosmetic surgery practice. He incorporated the best elements from all those experiences into Providence Plastic Surgery & Skin Center.
Staying connected to other cosmetic surgery specialists and remaining abreast of advancements in his field are both important to Dr. Gear. He maintains membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and received board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Gear continues to seek out education and training opportunities for both himself and his staff.
When you entrust Dr. Gear with your care, you can rest assured you’re in the best of hands. You’ll always learn the full array of pros and cons to every treatment option and be empowered to make a decision that’s right for your specific needs. You’ll never feel rushed or undervalued as a vital part of the Providence Plastic Surgery & Skin Center family.
Whether you’re curious about cosmetic enhancement and unsure where to begin or researching your third or fourth procedure, schedule a time to sit down and meet with Dr. Gear. Once you learn more about his training, expertise, and approach to cosmetic and skin services, you’ll have all the information needed to move forward on your path.