Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Dr. Jamil Ahmad joined The Plastic Surgery Clinic in 2010. He is the Director of Research and Education at the Clinic. Dr. Ahmad is known for his natural results after cosmetic surgery and is sought after for his expertise in rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation procedures, breast surgery, abdominoplasty, body contouring after weight loss, liposuction, fat transfer, and revisional aesthetic surgery. Dr. Ahmad is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada and enjoys privileges at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Ahmad is the only plastic surgeon in Canada to complete his plastic surgery residency training at the world renowned, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In addition, he completed a fellowship in breast reconstruction at the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto.
During his time in medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dr. Ahmad received all three awards in anatomy: the Evatt Memorial Medal, the Stoney Memorial Medal, and the Barker Dissection Prize. Additionally, he won the Silver Medal and First Prize in Physiology during medical school. As a plastic surgery resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, he was presented the Resident Excellence in Research Award. Additionally, Dr. Ahmad was also awarded the Gaspar Anastasi award from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for research in facial anatomy and facelift surgery.
As an active participant in current research and education, Dr. Ahmad is consistently asked to present at national and international plastic surgery meetings, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CSAPS), the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), and the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). He has also been an invited lecturer in many countries around the world including the United States, Brazil, Colombia, Belgium, Norway, Kuwait, Turkey, and Iran. He has been invited as a Visiting Professor by many Universities including the Stanford University, Yale University, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Kansas, the University of Massachusetts, the University of Miami, the University of Nevada, the University of Utah, and the University of Manitoba. He is the Course Director of the Annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium. In addition, he serves as Anatomy Lab Director and faculty at the prestigious Annual Dallas Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery, and Dallas Rhinoplasty Meetings.
In 2015, Dr. Ahmad was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Aesthetic Society, the largest professional society for board certified plastic surgeons specializing in aesthetic plastic surgery. In over 50 years, he is only the second Canadian plastic surgeon to ever be appointed to the Aesthetic Society Board of Directors. He also serves as the Chair of the Aesthetic Meeting Program Committee and Co-Chair of Premier Global Hot Topics where the latest surgical techniques and technology in aesthetic plastic surgery are introduced. He has received the Best Panel Moderator Award by the Aesthetic Society. He is also an Aesthetic Society Travelling Professor which is one of the most prestigious appointments made by the Aesthetic Society.
Dr. Ahmad is a recognized authority on rhinoplasty and has been an active member of the Rhinoplasty Society, a group that consists of surgeons throughout the world who specialize in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose. In 2017, he became the first Canadian appointed to the Board of Directors of the Rhinoplasty Society.
Dr. Ahmad has authored more than 120 articles and chapters in plastic surgery, including articles in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, and the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. He is on the Editorial Board for Aesthetic Surgery Journal and he is the My Way section editor for Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum. He has published significant work on rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation, breast reduction, abdominoplasty, liposuction, labiaplasty, and patient safety during plastic surgery. In recent years, he has co-authored both Dallas Rhinoplasty: Nasal Surgery by the Masters, 3rd Edition and Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters. These medical textbooks are considered to be the definitive treatises on rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty surgery.
Dr. Ahmad is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is actively involved in teaching plastic surgery residents and fellows and is the Director of the University of Toronto-Resident Aesthetic Surgery Clinic. He was a member of the University of Toronto’s first Canadian hand transplant team that took place at University Health Network in 2016. He has been recognized by the Division for his research and was awarded the William K. Lindsay Faculty Research Mentor Award. In 2016, he was presented with the prestigious Chair’s Award for making significant contributions to the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto.
Areas of Specialty
• Aesthetic surgery
Toronto Western Hospital (UHN), Women's College Hospital
The Plastic Surgery Clinic
• Aesthetic surgery