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Waleed Gibreel

Waleed Gibreel, MBBS

Specialties
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • General Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Waleed Gibreel, M.B.B.S., is a pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgeon at Shriners Children's Twin Cities. Dr. Gibreel's primary practice is at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he holds a position of assistant professor in surgery in the division of plastic surgery.

Dr. Gibreel completed his combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency at Mayo Clinic and joined the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for subspecialty training in pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery. 

Dr. Gibreel’s practice includes all aspects of pediatric craniofacial surgery, such as cleft lip and palate, ear reconstruction, craniosynostosis, facial paralysis and reanimation, orthognathic surgery, vascular anomalies, nasal reconstruction and burn reconstruction. 

Pediatric Care

Specialties

  • Craniofacial
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

More About Me

Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Khartoum
Khartoum
Sudan
2/1/2009

Internship
University of Khartoum
Khartoum
Sudan
9/1/2010

Residency
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
United States of America
7/1/2016

Residency
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
United States of America
6/1/2019

Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
United States of America
8/1/2020

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2019-Present: Member, American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • 2019-Present: Member, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • 2018-Present: Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
  • 2018-Present: Candidate Member, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • 2016-Present: Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • 2016-Present: Member, Plastic Surgery Education Network
Awards and Honors
  • 2019: Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award, Mayo Clinic
  • 2014: Silver Retractor Award for Outstanding Performance, General Surgery Residency
  • 2013: Hungry Dog Award for Surgical Specialties, General Surgery Residency
  • 2009: Kitchener Award of the Best Clinical Performance in Final Year, University of Khartoum, School of Medicine
  • 2009: Award of the Best Academic Performance, University of Khartoum, School of Medicine
  • 2009: Award of the Best Academic Performance in Surgery, University of Khartoum, School of Medicine
Providers Academic Works And Presentations Accordion Title
  • Podium Presentation: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Virtual Meeting; Unilateral Box Osteotomy: An Under-Utilized Versatile Corrective Procedure of Fronto Orbito-Zygomatic Hypoplasia and Orbital Dystopia in Hemifacial Microsomia (10/2020)
  • Podium Presentation: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Virtual Meeting; A Neuroprotective Protocol in Neonatal Anesthesia: A Review of 101 Early Cleft Lip Repairs (10/2020)
  • Podium Presentation: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Virtual Meeting; A novel protocol in early cleft lip repair: Demonstrating efficacy and safety in the first 104 patients (10/2020)
  • Podium Presentation: Plastic Surgery The Meeting - San Diego, CA; Tension Suture of External Nasal Splints: A Reliable, Novel Technique (9/2019)
  • Poster Presentation: 18th Congress of International Society of Craniofacial Surgery - Paris, France; Black Bone MRI is as Accurate as CT scans in Virtual Surgical Planning for Free flap Fibula Mandibular Reconstruction: a Means to Reduce Radiation Exposure in Reconstructive Surgery Patients (9/2019)
  • Poster Presentation: 18th Congress of International Society of Craniofacial Surgery - Paris, France; The Use of a Tendon Pulley to Achieve a Multi-Vector Line of Pull in Facial Reanimation Using a Lengthening Temporalis Myoplasty: A New Technique to Optimize the Smile (9/2019)

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