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Grant S. Gillman, MD, FRCS

  • Division Chief, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery
  • Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Gillman has extensive clinical experience dealing with primary nasal airway issues, revision nasal airway issues, the post-traumatic nasal deformity, cosmetic nasal deformities and combined sinus and nasal issues. As the Director of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology, he specializes exclusively in plastic surgery of the face and neck.

He is board-certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has written, contributed to, and edited dozens of articles and book chapters on the subject of facial plastic surgery and has lectured and presented both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Gillman serves on the Editorial Boards of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngoscope, American Journal of Otolaryngology, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, and the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. He is on the Membership and Residency Relations Committees of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


    Education & Training

  • University of Miami, Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • University of Pittsburgh, Fellowship in Sinonasal Surgery
  • University of Western Ontario, Resident in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hennepin County Medical Center, Resident in the Department of Surgery
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital, Rotating Internship
  • University of Manitoba, Canada, MD
  • University of Manitoba, Canada, Undergraduate degree
Best Doctors in America, 2003-2023
Annual Otolaryngology Outstanding Professor Award, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2003, 2013
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, US Department of Veteran Affairs Service Award (for dedicated service), February 2020
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation 2020 Honor Award recipient (for distinguished service)
Research Interests

Dr. Gillman's research interests are concentrated in the combined and related areas of sinonasal and functional nasal airway surgery. He is primarily focused on the use of validated outcome measures to examine the effect of treatment, as well as improving and individualizing applied surgical techniques to best suit the needs of the patient.