Circumspectus Medicinae: Texts and ContextsSir Harold Delf Gillies—The Surgeon ArtistGebran, Selim G. MD; Nam, Arthur J. MD, MSAuthor Information From the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Maxillofacial Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Received May 7, 2019, and accepted for publication, after revision May 22, 2019. Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared. Reprints: Arthur J. Nam, MD, MS, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Maxillofacial Surgery, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 110 South Paca St, Suite 4S-125, Baltimore, MD 21201. E-mail: email@example.com. Online date: October 28, 2019 Annals of Plastic Surgery: February 2020 - Volume 84 - Issue 2 - p 127-129 doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000002022 Buy Metrics Abstract Harold Gillies, a plastic surgeon who created the discipline of plastic surgery and trained hundreds of young surgeons, was foremost an artist. In a short historical perspective, we illustrate this facet of the Gillies' life through a friendship with the British ecologist William Sladen and a painting that Gillies drew during their encounters. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.