M.D., M.H.S, FRCS(C)
Toronto General Hospital
Norman Urquhart Wing
Clinical Assistant: Sandy Kaplansky
Dr. Toni Zhong, M.D., FRCS, MHS is a graduate of the Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program at the University of Western Ontario and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2007.Following the completion of her residency, Dr. Zhong was awarded the Zeiss Canada Microsurgery Scholarship to pursue a year-long Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. In 2012, she was awarded the prestigious 2012 Career Development Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncologists. She currently has over 30 peer-reviewed publications in high impact oncology and surgical journals, holds 10 active national level research grants, and numerous Canadian and American Plastic Surgery Foundation Funds. She is also the Co-Director of Research for WomenforWomen, a non-profit humanitarian organization for the International Plastic and Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery Society.
Dr. Zhong obtained her Masters of Health Sciences in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health following her clinical fellowship. She was recruited to join the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive at the University of Toronto in November 2008. She is an Assistant Professor, Fellowship Director for the Breast Reconstruction Fellowships Program, and the Fellowship Director for the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto. In addition to her clinical interest in all forms of complex reconstruction post-oncologic ablation, she is the Clinical and Research Lead of the Breast Restoration Program at University Health Network, a leading center for advanced techniques in breast reconstruction in North America. To complement her clinical expertise in the field of breast reconstructive surgery, her research aims to improve the access of women to optimized techniques of post-mastectomy reconstruction through clinical trials and health services research.