After graduating from college, Dr. Gallego attended the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles. Following medical school he traveled to Portland, Oregon to begin his training in general surgery. After three years, he ventured to the University of Colorado in Denver to complete his training in plastic surgery. Dr. Gallego is a board certified plastic surgeon, also known as a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery. In addition, he is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.