Melinda Musgrave

Melinda Musgrave


Director, Education Evaluation
Undergraduate Education Coordinator
Assistant Professor


Dr. Musgrave completed a BSc in Biology at University of Kings College followed by a BaH in Psychology at Queen's University prior to her graduate school training. She completed an MSc and subsequently a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology (Neuroscience) at Queen's University. She did her medical training and residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. She was awarded the Dr. A Ross Tilley Scholarship for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons in 2003.

Dr. Musgrave competed fellowship training in breast reconstruction and advanced reconstructive microsurgery in Toronto, Winnipeg and the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, England where she worked as a locum plastic surgeon before returning to Toronto in 2005.

Since that time she has been a full time active staff in The Department of Plastic Surgery at St Michaels Hospital.

Areas of Specialty

Breast Reconstruction, craniofacial surgery, trauma surgery, lower extremity reconstruction and microsurgery

Practice Hospital

St. Michael's Hospital




Practice Location

St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond St. 4-077 Donnelly Wing
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 1W8


(416) 864-5169


(416) 864-5523

Referral Instructions
Research Interests

• Outcomes of breast reconstruction
• Barriers to breast reconstruction

Basic Research:
• Mechanisms of free flap failure
• Effects of vasopressive agents of flap perfusion

• Teaching residents to Teach-improving undergraduate and residency training in line with the CanMeds Roles
• Development of an undergraduate curriulum in Plastic Surgery