Gregory Max Dowbak, MD is a board-certified plastic surgeon. She received her undergraduate education with highest honors at Indiana University and subsequently attended the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical College in Brooklyn, New York. In her final year at Downstate Dr. GM Dowbak received specialized training in orthopedic surgery at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and gender confirmation surgery at the Gender Identity Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, the first of its kind in the United States. After completing a rotating internship at the University of Oregon (which included specialized training by Dr. Ira Pauley a leader in the field of transgender issues), she returned to Downstate where she completed her general surgery, vascular surgery, and plastic surgery training. After 11 years of solo practice in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Central California, she completed a one-year hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, and advanced training in microsurgery at the University of Louisville. Dr. Dowbak has also received advanced training in transgender surgery by some of the world’s leading surgeons in the United States and worldwide.