Gayle M. Gordillo

Gayle M. Gordillo, MD

Dr. Sanford and Thelma E. Glanz Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Dr. Gayle Gordillo is a plastic surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with Indiana University Health Medical Center. She has worked on multiple different projects studying mechanisms regulating angiogenesis in both wound healing and endothelial cell tumor biology. She has expertise in the design and execution of both sponsored clinical trials and investigator-initiated clinical and translational research. Additional funded projects that she has worked on are thermal burns, oxygen imaging, and nutritional interventions to treat diabetes and stroke. She received her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. She is one of 20 doctors at Indiana University Health Medical Center who specialize in Plastic Surgery Dr. Gordillo has co-authored many articles in well-known publications, including Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, Journal of Biological Chemistry, American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Key Publications

  • First Evidence of Sternal Wound Biofilm following Cardiac Surgery.Elgharably, H.,Mann, E.,Awad, H.,Ganesh, K.,Ghatak, P. D.,Gordillo, G.,Sai-Sudhakar, C. B.,Roy, S.,Wozniak, D. J.,Sen, C. K.
  • Reply: Urinary Excretion of MicroRNA -126 Is a Biomarker for Hemangioma Proliferation.Gordillo, G. M., Gordillo, G. M.
  • Topical oxygen therapy induces vascular endothelial growth factor expression and improves closure of clinically presented chronic wounds.Gordillo, G. M., Roy, S., Khanna, S., Schlanger, R., Khandelwal, S., Phillips, G., Sen, C. K.
  • Dermal excisional wound healing in pigs following treatment with topically applied pure oxygen.Fries, R. B., Wallace, W. A., Roy, S., Kuppusamy, P., Bergdall, V., Gordillo, G. M., Melvin, W. S., Sen, C. K.
  • Development and initiation of computer-generated documentation for burn patient care.Heistein, J. B., Coffey, R. A., Buchele, B. A., Gordillo, G. M.
  • Gene therapy in transplantation: pathological consequences of unavoidable plasmid contamination with lipopolysaccharide.Gordillo, G. M., Xia, D., Mullins, A. N., Bergese, S. D., Orosz, C. G.
  • Myocarditis induced by targeted expression of the MCP-1 gene in murine cardiac muscle.Kolattukudy, P. E., Quach, T., Bergese, S., Breckenridge, S., Hensley, J., Altschuld, R., Gordillo, G., Klenotic, S., Orosz, C., Parker-Thornburg, J.


Plastic Surgery
Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery