Dr. Gregory Alan Buford


Surgeon Dr. Gregory Alan Buford

Dr. Gregory A. Buford is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and is a nationally recognized expert on minimally invasive facial rejuvenation as well as both primary and secondary breast enhancement. He has personally performed over 6000 procedures with a variety of liquid face-lift products and is recognized by Allergan as a Diamond Provider, signifying that he is ranked among the TOP 1% of BOTOX® injectors in the nation. Also, he is a nationally recognized Master trainer for the Allergan Facial Portfolio (Juvederm/Voluma/Vollure/Volbella/BOTOX/Latisse) and trains other medical practitioners in advanced injection techniques. He is also a nationally recognized Luminary for ThermiRF. Dr. Buford has been consistently recognized in the media for his Plastic Surgery expertise and has participated with resources including Vogue, E Online, ABC News, FOX News, EMedicine, and many others. He was additionally selected twice as a finalist in the Denver Business Journal “Champions of Healthcare” for his charitable contributions to Denver Non-Profit organizations as well as a former member of the Ballet Nouveau Colorado Board of Trustees, and the CulturHaus Board of Directors. He is also an alumni member of the Denver Active 20/30 Organization. Dr. Buford is honored to participate as an Advisory Board Member for several companies, including Fruit Street, Monj, and Nutrylink and is an active presenter/consultant/trainer at many medical meetings across the world. Author of “Beauty and the Business,” Dr. Buford was was published in January 2010. The book has been used across the country by various organizations to train medical professionals in the creation and maintenance of a patient-centric aesthetic practice. He is also the author of “Eat, Drink, Heal: The Art and Science of Surgical Nutrition” which was released in October 2016 and has since received acclaim from both medical professionals as well as patients from around the world. Gregory A. Buford, M.D. received his medical degree from Georgetown University School and Medicine and completed residencies in both General Surgery as well as Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. From there, he obtained additional training in Cosmetic Surgery through the esteemed Baker-Stuzin-Baker Fellowship. Besides this, he completed the A4M Anti-Aging/Restorative Medicine Fellowship.




M.D. Georgetown University School of MedicineWashington, D.C.

August 1990 - June 1994

Member of:

American Medical Student Association

American Medical Association

Medicine and Literature Association

GU Medical School Drug Task Force Outreach Program

Osler-Garrison Society

B.A. University of California, San Diego

San Diego, California—September 1985 - June 1990

Major: Literature/Writing
Minors: Organic Chemistry/Biology

Provost Honors List
Research Fellowship: International Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons

Member: Associated Students Research Grants Advisory

Board Member: Phi Delta Theta Fraternity

Member: Outstanding College Students of America

PCEO Kellogg School of Management Evanston, Illinois

January 2018 – September 2018: Physician CEO (PCEO) Program


●  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ResidencyCleveland Clinic Foundation: 1999 - 2001

  • Cleveland, Ohio

●  General Surgery Residency

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation: 1994 - 1999—Cleveland, Ohio


●  Baker/Stuzin/Baker Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship—Plastic Surgery Associates, PC (Miami, FL)

●  American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)Anti-Aging/Restorative Medicine Fellowship

  • January 2013 - October 2013


●  BEAUTY by BUFORD, Founder/Medical Director

●  RealSelf, Business Advisory Board Member

●  World Physicians Organization (WPO): Board of Regents (Plastic Surgery)/Executive Board

●  Modern Aesthetics Magazine, Founding Editorial Board Member

●  The Aesthetic Guide, Editorial Board Member

●  Life Time Fitness Life Spa, Former Advisor

●  Fruit Street, National Advisory Board

●  NutriLynk, National Advisory Board

●  MEND Nutrition, Cosmetic National Advisory Board

●  Monj, National Advisory Board

●  Thermi Aesthetics, National Advisory Board

●  Allergan, Inc.
Physician Director, National BOTOX® Training Center

  • Consultant/Trainer/Speaker
  • -Voluma XC-Vollure