Dr. Gregory A. Greco is a board-certified plastic surgeon, by both The American Society of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons. Dr. Greco is the Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Monmouth Medical Center and is in private practice with offices in New Jersey and New York since 2002.
He is the General Surgery Residency Program Director of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ, where he also is a member of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Greco is a Fellow of the American College of Plastic Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a member and past President of the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons. He holds academic appointments at both Drexel University School of Medicine (Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery) and Saint Georges University School of Medicine (Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery).
Dr. Greco has been voted one of the “Best Doctors in America” by his peers and Woodward – White, Inc. as well as “America’s Top Surgeons” and “Top Doctors in New Jersey”.
Dr. Greco is a graduate of Adelphi University and received his medical degree from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. After completing his five-year general surgery training at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ, he went on to complete a three-year plastic surgery residency at The University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Greco grew up in Long Island, NY, is married and resides at both the Jersey Shore and Manhattan. Dr. Greco supports numerous charitable organizations including Monmouth Medical Center Foundation, The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care, and The Visiting Nurse Association of New Jersey. He was honored by Monmouth Medical Center Foundation at their 19th Annual Power of Pink Luncheon and was presented with the 2014 Diamond Award of Philanthropy by The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care.
Dr. Gregory A. Greco Curriculum Vitae
DR. GREGORY A. GRECO, F.A.C.S.
Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery
1985-1989 – Adelphi University, Garden City, NY – B.S. Honors
1989-1993 – University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ – D.O.
POST GRADUATE TRAINING
1993-1994 – Rotating Internship, UMDNJ Kennedy Memorial Hospitals – Stratford, NJ
1994-1998 – General Surgical Residency
- Monmouth Medical Center – Long Branch, NJ
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center – Newark, NJ
- Jersey Shore Medical Center – Neptune, NJ
1998-1999 – Chief Resident, General Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center
1999-2001 – Plastic Surgery Residency, The University of Illinois at Chicago Cook County Hospital
2001-2002 – Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery, The University of Illinois at Chicago Cook County Hospital
2001-2002 – Attending Burn Surgeon, Sumner L. Koch Burn Center, Cook County Hospital – Chicago, IL
2002-Present – Private Plastic Surgery Practice – Red Bank, New Jersey / New York, New York
HONORS AND AWARDS
1989-1993 – Dean’s List, UMDNJ – SOM
1993-1994 – Chief Intern, UMDNJ – Kennedy Hospital
1994-1995 – Harry B. Slocum Award for Outstanding First Year General Surgery Resident – Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ
1998-1999 – Charles L. Zukaukus Award, Dept. of Surgery for Outstanding Patient Care – Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ
2002-2006 – Physician’s Recognition Award – American Medical Association
2004-2007 – Golden Apple Teaching Award Nominee – Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
2008 – Golden Apple Award Recipient – Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
2006 – “Best Doctors in America”
2007 – “Best Doctors in America”
2012-2015 – “Best Doctors in America”
2013-2015 – “NJ Top Doctors”
2008-2012 – “America’s Top Surgeons”
2009 – Dean’s Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – Drexel University School of Medicine
2011 – Chairman’s Award for Clinical Innovation and Excellence, Department of Surgery – Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ
2012 – Dean’s Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching – Drexel University School of Medicine
2014 – Diamond Award of Philanthropy – The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care
2014 – Honoree – The Power of Pink Annual Luncheon Benefitting The Leon Hess Cancer Center, Monmouth Medical Center
April 2000 – Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
November 2003 – Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
October 2004 – Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- Integra™ Artificial Skin Applications
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
December 2010-20 – American Board of Surgery Recertification #45009
June 2013-2023 – American Board of Plastic Surgery Recertification #6550
New Jersey – MB62193
New York – 225357
RESEARCH AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS
May 1997 – Poster Session: “The Amino Terminus Of CDK4 Confers Resistance to P24 Binding” Greco GA, Germino J: The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Princeton, NJ
October 2000 – 69th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, How, When, Why? Greco GA, Cohen M., Los Angeles, CA
November 2001 – 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Recalcitrant G.I. Fistulas and the Use of Muscle Flaps for Repair. Greco GA, Cohen M., Gedebou T. Orlando, FL
February 2002 – Chicago Surgical Society. “The Use of Skeletal Muscle Flaps for the Reinforcement of Fistula Repairs”. Cohen M., Greco GA, Donahue P Northwestern University Hospital, Chicago, IL.
2001-2002 – Lab: Hektoen Research Institute, Cook County Hospital, Department of Burn Surgery. The Cultured Keratinocyte and its Applications.
2002 – “The Use of Dermologen™ and its Incorporation into Surgical Wounds of Nude Mice”. Seattle, Washington Senior Resident Conference
Volunteer Lecturer, Monmouth Medical Center 65 plus program. Skin and Wound Care, Skin Cancer Screenings.
April 2011 – New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons – Spring Meeting, An Unusual Presentation of a Branchial Cleft Cyst
May 2012 – An Unusual Presentation of a Branchial Cleft Cyst – R. Vemula, G.A. Greco Journal Of Craniofacial Surgery Volume 23, Number 3.
July 2013 – “The Use of Intercostal Nerve Blocks For Implant Based Surgery”. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 178e.
1993-2005 – American Medical Association
1999-present – American College of Surgeons
2002-present – Monmouth Surgical Society
2004-present – Member Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
2004-present – Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2004-present – Association of Surgical Educators
2005-present – New York State-Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
2005 present – N.J. Society of Plastic Surgeons
2007-2008 – Member at Large- New Jersey Society Of Plastic Surgeons
2008-2009 – Historian – New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Committee on State Affairs
- Young Plastic Surgeons
2009-2010 – Treasurer – NJ Society of Plastic Surgeons
2009-2011 – Secretary – NJ Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Vice President – NJSPS
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Government Affairs Committee
- Council On State Affairs
2011-2012 – President Elect – New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
2008-2014 – ASPS – Government Affairs Committee
2011-2014 – ASPS NJ Rep – Council On State Affairs
2014-15 – ASPS Vice Chair-Legislative and Advocacy Committee
2015-2016 – ASPS Chairman-Legislative and Advocacy Committee
2013-Present – ASPS – Plasty Pac Board of Governors
2013-2014 – President – New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
2013-Present – Member Monmouth Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees
2014-Present – Member Personal Care, Board of Trustees, Visiting Nurse Association of New Jersey
- Monmouth Medical Center – Long Branch
- Jersey Shore Medical Center – Neptune
- Riverview Medical Center – Red Bank
- Shrewsbury Surgical Center
2016-Present – General Surgery Residency Program Director
2010-Present – Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center – Long Branch, NJ
2004-2016 – General Surgery Clerkship Director, Monmouth Medical Center – Long Branch, NJ
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Drexel University School of Medicine – Philadelphia, PA
2004-present – Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Saint Georges University – Grenada, WI
COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER SERVICES
1999 – Aloha Medical Mission, Ilocas Norte, Philippines – Volunteer Surgeon
2002-present – Monmouth Medical Center Surgical Clinics – Volunteer Reconstructive Surgeon
2002-present – Jersey Shore University Medical Center – Volunteer Reconstructive Surgeon
2006 – Founder of the Beauty Ball, a charitable fund raiser to benefit the Jacqueline Wilentz Breast Care Center at Monmouth Medical Center.
2006 – Founded the Beauty Foundation, a non-profit organization (501c-3) helping local residents in the fight against breast cancer.
MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS
August 10th, 2006 – Asbury Park Press, “Red Bank office marks homecoming for plastic surgeon”
Winter 2006/2007 – TRT-The Book, “Holding Back the Years”
Jan 23rd, 2007 – Woman’s World, “Unwanted Hair Solution: Wish you could stop tweezing or waxing?”
Feb 9th, 2007 – The Monmouth Journal, “Beauty Ball 2007”
Feb/March 2011 – New Jersey Life Health and Beauty – “The Most Strange But Commonly Asked Questions About Cosmetic Breast Surgery”