Robert Grant, MD, MSc, FACS
Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Studies
Robert Grant, MD, is the senior associate dean for clinical studies at St. George’s University School of Medicine. Dr. Grant is responsible for all aspects of the medical clinical training activities, including developing the shared third- and fourth-year curriculum with clinical partners, site visits, and monitoring activities.
Prior to joining SGU, Dr. Grant was plastic surgeon-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), the University Hospitals of Columbia, and Weill Cornell Medical Schools from 2004 to 2021. From 1999 to 2019, Dr. Grant directed the plastic surgery residency program at NYPH, and from 2010 to 2018, he served as vice chair and then chair of the hospital’s Graduate Education Committee, a role for which he was responsible for oversight for all residency training programs across the hospital’s Columbia and Weill Cornell campuses. Dr. Grant was also a professor of surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and an adjunct professor of surgery (plastic surgery) at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Grant has supervised medical student education in his specialty for more than 20 years and was a member of the Columbia and Weill Cornell Core Course Directors Committees. In this role, he helped oversee all medical student education and participated actively in the curriculum revisions that took place at both medical schools. In addition to having a robust reconstructive plastic surgery clinical practice, he also served as the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital System’s physician advisor, director of care coordination, and medical staff office for more than a decade.
Dr. Grant received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He finished clinical training with a microsurgical fellowship at NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. He also received his Master of Science in management from NYU in 2000.