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
  • North York General Hospital (add this in)
  • 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)
  • Women’s College Hospital

With over 60 faculty, the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery is one of the largest academic plastic surgery centres in North America. Our faculty has the following academic ranks:

  • 57 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

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