Cynthia M. Gregg, MD, FACS
Facial Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Cynthia M. Gregg received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She obtained her medical degree from the University of North Carolina where she also received four prestigious awards for academic achievement. She completed a five-year residency at the University of Michigan in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. During her tenure there she earned the prestigious Merle Lawrence Research award. She then completed a fellowship at the Center for Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Gregg served as an assistant professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Duke University Medical Center before founding her practice in Cary, North Carolina.
Dr. Gregg is well known for both her professional expertise and compassion. She provides pro bono surgeries for survivors of domestic violence in the national Face-to-Face Program. Her participation in this program was featured nationally on Oprah and internationally in a documentary aired on the BBC. She also performs cleft lip and palate surgeries in Kenya and other countries through the Samaritan’s Purse and World Medical Mission.
Dr. Gregg served for six years as an elected member of the Board of Directors for the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She still serves on the board as a senior advisor. She also co-chairs the oral examination committee that is responsible for preparing and editing the questions on the Board Examination in Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Gregg is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery and served on the Academy’s Ethics committee. In 2014, Dr. Gregg was recognized for achieving the highest combined score on the ABFPRS MOC examination that was given in Washington, D.C. The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has been administering the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination since 2007. Physicians are required to take this exam every ten years after their initial board exam. Dr. Gregg volunteered to take this examination even though she holds a lifetime board certification. Dr. Gregg is board certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Gregg was recognized by Cary Magazine as one of the Women of Wake County for 2014.