Dr. Gregory Evans is a professor of surgery and biomedical engineering and chief of the Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute. Dr. Evans is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is currently a director for the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
He is a medical graduate of the University of Southern California and completed his plastic surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Prior to coming to UC Irvine, Dr. Evans spent seven years performing cancer reconstruction procedures, including free tissue transfer for head, neck and breast at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Evans specializes in the full spectrum of plastic surgery, with a focus on cosmetic surgery such as face, eyes, abdomen, breasts and body contouring. He continues to provide state of the art cancer reconstruction for breasts, head and neck, and extremities.
As a physician scientist, he is also a leading researcher in tissue engineering. Research projects have included recreation of new tissue equivalents for damaged nerves that will help restore function to cancer, burn and trauma patients.
Dr. Evans is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is currently a director for the American Board of Plastic Surgery.