Teaching

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has faculty appointed at all of the University Teaching Hospitals including:

  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General)
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Princess Margaret Hospital (UHN)
  • St. Michael’s Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Health Centre
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Toronto General Hospital (UHN)
  • Toronto Western Hospital (UHN)
  • Trillium Health Partners
  • Women’s College Hospital

With 56 faculty, the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is one of the largest academic plastic surgery centres in North America. Our faculty has the following academic ranks:

  • 56 Plastic Surgeons
  • 3 Researchers
  • 13 Full Professors
  • 11 Associate Professors
  • 20 Assistant Professors
  • 15 Lecturers

We have 2 full time researchers, 1 part-time researcher, 5 Faculty with Masters in Education, 21 Faculty with Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and 8 Faculty with PhD’s.

Each academic year we accept for training 4-5 residents for a total of 26-28 residents in training across the 5-year program. In addition, plastic surgeons from around the world travel to Toronto for additional clinical and research training in plastic surgery. Typically, we have anywhere from 17-20 Clinical and Research Fellows in the division.

Our training program is the largest post-graduate training program in Canada and is considered a world leader in plastic surgery education. Our division provides the community and extensive CME Program serving community Plastic Surgeons, including programs such as:

  • Hand Update
  • Paediatric Surgery Symposium
  • Craniofacial Symposium
  • Breast Symposium
  • Aesthetic Symposium