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Gaby Doumit, MD


Gaby Doumit, MD
Department: Plastic Surgery
Contract Staff
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code A60
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Gaby Doumit, MD MSc, joined Cleveland Clinic's Plastic Surgery Institute in 2010 after completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Doumit received his medical degree from University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Ottawa – Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada (2002-2007).  He then completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Temple University Hospital (2007-2009).  Dr Doumit also obtained a master degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Ottawa in collaboration with the University of Toronto.

His specialty interests are pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, pediatric cleft lip and palate surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency, microtia and ear reconstruction, congenital facial malformations (ex: Hemifacial microsomia, Treacher Collins syndrome, Romberg syndrome, Crouzon syndrome, Apert Syndrome, Muenke Syndrome), facial skeletal surgery (correction of malocclusion) , vascular malformations, aesthetic facial surgery (including cosmetic eyelid surgery, brow surgery, face/Neck lift, cosmetic nose surgery, ear protrusion correction, cosmetic chin surgery, cosmetic jaw contouring, cosmetic Botox® injections, filler injections,  laser resurfacing), cosmetic surgery of the breast and body (breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, arm lift, tummy tuck, thigh lift, and liposuction), skin cancers and melanoma.

His research interests include new techniques in craniofacial surgery and cleft lip and palate surgery, as well as new surgical approaches for orbital decompression, ear reconstruction for microtia and face transplant. He is frequently asked to present nationally and internationally on his research.

Dr Doumit is currently the chair of American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery Basic Courses.  He is also on the executive board of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery 

He has written multiple book chapters and has over thirty peer-reviewed papers. He is also member of the editorial board of the Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

Dr Doumit is consultant at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Craniofacial Surgery
Boston, MA USA
Residency - Temple University Hospital
Plastic Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - University of Ottawa Hospital
General Surgery
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Graduate - University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Medical School - University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Undergraduate - University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario Canada


  • Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada- General Surgery
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada- Plastic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Congenital Facial Malformations, Facial Skeletal Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face and Body, Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Body Contouring, Breast Surgery, Skin Cancers, Vascular Malformations and Melanoma

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/3/2014, Dr. Doumit has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English