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What’s Going On: April 2018

Posted on: April 30, 2018

April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. - William Shakespeare Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. - Doug Larson I have just been given 4 hours - it’s a strange gift to be sure. I am travelling back from a…

Competence by Design (CBD)

Posted on: April 4, 2018

The Royal College has embarked upon a multi-year program to plan, develop and implement competency-based medical education across the lifelong learning continuum. Competence by Design (CBD) will result in changes to Royal College assessment processes, including credentialing and examination. For example, assessment will no longer be done at the conclusion…

CBD: Introduction

Posted on: March 28, 2018

Memo CBD Policy EN Memo CBD Policy FR CBD Documents CBME at UofT Website: http://cbme.postmd.utoronto.ca/

48th Annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium

Posted on: March 25, 2018

The 48th annual University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium will provide a didactic, highly interactive, congenial atmosphere, where registrants are exposed to top aesthetic plastic surgeons on a global scale. The Toronto Aesthetic Meeting is the largest aesthetic plastic surgery meeting in Canada. Last year, over 200 registrants attended…

18th Annual Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium

Posted on: March 25, 2018

The 18th annual Toronto Annual Breast Surgery Symposium will cover current concepts and new innovation in the field of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery. Our guest faculty will present information in a combination of didactic lectures, video presentations, open panel discussions and question and answer sessions. Thursday, April 12, 2018…

What’s Going On: February 2018

Posted on: February 28, 2018

"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." - Muriel Rukeyser, "The Speed of Darkness" (1968) Welcome to winter! And it’s a real one this year….I noticed this on the screen of my car driving into work the other morning. Yes, I know anyone in Winnipeg reading this will…

Siba Haykal

Posted on: February 5, 2018

What’s Going On: December 2017

Posted on: December 20, 2017

"And so, this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year over and a new one just begun." John Lennon – Happy Xmas (War is over), 1972 Wow! Where did it go? The end of 2017... I hope it was a good one for you... I heard recently that…

North York General Hospital

Posted on: November 15, 2017

Address: North York General Hospital 4001 Leslie Street North York, ON  M2K 1E1 Phone: (416) 756-6000 Website: http://www.nygh.on.ca/ North York General Hospital (NYGH) is a community-based hospital offering a wide range of plastic surgery procedures, both reconstructive and aesthetic, by 6 plastic surgeons. In the main operating room, minor procedure…

What’s Going On: October 2017

Posted on: October 31, 2017

"May you live in interesting times." "It was first used by Sir Austen Chamberlain in 1936, and later popularized through a speech by Robert F. Kennedy in 1966. The phrase "live in interesting times" dates at least to the late 19th century. The "Chinese curse"element was likely added by Sir…

BRA Day 2017, Register for the Toronto Flagship Event

Posted on: October 3, 2017

The Canadian Cancer Society presents Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day. A FREE, annual event. Click for the Toronto Flagship Event details and registration link.

Hoyle Campbell Visiting Professor 2018 Dr. Andrea Pusic

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCSC, FACS Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre New York, NY February 1st and 2nd, 2018 On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we are honoured to announce that Dr. Andrea Pusic…

What’s Going On: July 2017

Posted on: July 18, 2017

So it’s that time of year again – big sigh of relief for the Class of ‘17 and nervous anticipation for the starting crew... very exciting all around. I would say that as years go, it’s been a terrific year, the events of the outside world notwithstanding... Resident Orientation 2017…

Resident Orientation 2017

Posted on: July 17, 2017

On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we would like to welcome the new PGY1’s to our family. Sincerely, Greg Borschel Research Director Kyle Wanzel Program Director Christopher R. Forrest Chair Top Row (left to right): Tomas Saun, David Wallace, Peter Qi, Sultan Al-shaqsi, Moaath Saggaf Second…

Yasser El-Sheikh

Posted on: July 7, 2017

2016-2017 Seminar Schedules

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Plastic Surgery School Schedule: Seminar Component Monday mornings from 7:30 - 11:00 AM Peter Gilgan Learning Centre 686 Bay Street, Event Room 2A & Toronto General Hospital 200 Elizabeth Street, 7EC - 316 Previous Years' Schedules 2015-2016 Resident Seminar Schedule 2014-2015 Resident Seminar Schedule 2013-2014 Resident Seminar Schedule 2012-2013 Resident…

What’s Going On: May 2017

Posted on: June 7, 2017

I find myself catching and thinking is it really May 2017?? Yep! Hurray for summer – bring it on! So, let's start with the good stuff (spoiler alert – it's all good stuff). Congratulations to the class of '17! We are all delighted to celebrate the success at the recent…

Canadian Burn Symposium 2017

Posted on: May 30, 2017

Canadian Burn Symposium takes places on September 24-26, 2017 in Winnipeg, MB. For more information: email info-SUR1701@cpdtoronto.ca or visit http://www.cpd.utoronto.ca/cdnburnsymposium/

What’s Going On: March 2017

Posted on: March 23, 2017

“It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want—oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!” ― Mark Twain Happy spring everyone! I know it doesn’t…

What’s Going On: November 2016

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Well, the world as we know it just changed! Could anyone really see it coming? At least the circus that we know as the US election has ended and we enter a lull before the next circus starts. As Confucius once said, "May you live in interesting times"... I suspect…

Dr. Forrest on CityTV: Giving back to the hospital that saved her

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Ella Goldberg received a second chance at life, thanks to the surgeons at SickKids Hospital.

Annual Newsletter 2016

Posted on: October 14, 2016

I am delighted to share with you the latest Newsletter from the University of Toronto Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - I hope you enjoy seeing what has happened in the division during the past 12 months! Click on the image below to view the magazine.   Christopher R.…

Plastic Surgery News, Issue 14: July 2015

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Issue 14, July 2015 View in full-screen mode

Implants Help Rebuild Femininity After Breast Cancer

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Dr. Toni Zhong was quoted recently in a MACLEAN'S article on breast reconstruction with the use of implants. The 52-year-old bookkeeper based in Aurora, Ontario, underwent chemotherapy and radiation, then a bilateral mastectomy eight years after her initial treatment. The decision to have that surgery was a difficult one. "I…

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring

Posted on: July 27, 2016

Bariatric surgery has become a major choice for patients incented to improve their health with massive weight loss leading to reductions in hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea and joint pain. Along with this massive weight loss of generally over 100 lbs comes significant problems with skin excess on the abdomen, arms,…

Hoyle Campbell Visiting Professor 2017 Dr. Patrick Maxwell

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell Nashville, TNFebruary 23rd and 24th, 2017Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell is a board-certified Nashville plastic surgeon who is nationally and internationally renowned for his achievements and advances in breast and aesthetic surgery. Hailed as a visionary for his innovations and surgical artistry, Dr. Maxwell strives to provide…

Resident Orientation 2016

Posted on: July 19, 2016

On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we would like to welcome the new PGY1’s to our family. Sincerely, Greg Borschel Research Director Mitchell Brown Program Director Christopher R. Forrest Chair Back Row (Left to Right): Matthew Murphy, Hélène Retrouvey, Giancarlo McEvenue, Mike Hendry, Pierre Lapaine, David…

Graduation Gala Dinner 2016

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Our Graduation Gala Dinner took place on June 23, 2016 at The Rosewater Room. It was a lively evening with our graduates, their families, and many of the past years' alumni attending. Enjoy over 170 photos of the event in the gallery below.

What’s Going On: May 2016

Posted on: May 30, 2016

"Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential." - Winston ChurchillAs I write, I am sitting in the lounge at LaGuardia Airport heading home after the combined AAPS-PSRC meeting in NYC and listening to how the Toronto Raptors are struggling in the play-offs…

What’s Going On: March 2016

Posted on: March 31, 2016

They say that March enters like a lion and exits like a lamb. Ha! "They" weren't part of the ice storm that vindictively reminded us of the power of nature in the past couple of days. While March may be the cruelest of months, we have a lot going on…

46th Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium

Posted on: March 31, 2016

April 15-16, 2016The Omni Hotel & ResortThe King Edward Toronto37 King Street EastRegister Today 

16th Annual Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium

Posted on: March 31, 2016

April 14, 2016The Omni Hotel & Resort The King Edward Toronto 37 King Street EastRegister Today

Roberto Tutino

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Toronto surgeons treat burn victims on remote Bangladesh island

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Our own Dr. Toni Zhong led the medical team from Toronto on a mission to help a group of women in Bangladesh who are shunned because of serious burns.As members of a German-based charity, Women for Women, Zhong and her fellow plastic surgeons trade their big-city careers once or twice…

Microsurgery Curriculum

Posted on: March 5, 2016

Micro Course Schedule and Activity feedback log Toronto Microsugery Course Curriculum

What’s Going On: January 2016

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Hot and not even off the press, yet! The official launch of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology, or iBest, the new joint venture with Ryerson and St. Michael’s Hospital was held on Monday January 24th, 2016 and featured our own Dr. Karen Cross and her research team…

Team of Toronto Doctors Performs Canada’s First Successful Hand and Forearm Transplant

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Steve McCabe and his team of 18 surgeons who performed the first upper extremity transplant last week at Toronto Western Hospital.Dr. McCabe was one of the original group of surgeons in Louisville who performed the first hand transplant in 1999 so there is an interesting symmetry to…

Chair’s Comments: January 2016

Posted on: January 11, 2016

"So, this is Christmas And what you done? Another year over And a new one just begun..." — From Happy Christmas (war is over) - John Lennon and Yoko Ono, 1971I am delighted to wish you all a very happy 2016 and I hope that your holiday season was an…

What’s Going On: November 2015

Posted on: December 5, 2015

The clock has just ticked over into the last month of 2015... the passage of time seems to be a recurring theme with me... anyhow, as we wind the year down, I am delighted to report on a host of activities and achievements during the past month or so... Global…

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Career Night a Success

Posted on: November 27, 2015

Our Career Night took place on November 25th, 2015 and was a great success with over 100 attendees. Several lectures were given by current residents.

Rainhard Brewery Get-Together, November 2015

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Faculty Performance

Posted on: November 5, 2015

M&M Rounds Attendance 2014-2015

What’s Going On: October 2015

Posted on: October 28, 2015

As I write this, I am multi-tasking at the ASPS in Boston, balancing listening to the learned members of a panel talk about migraine surgery, texting potential fellow candidates and trying to document the comings and goings of the division. And like the 3-ring circus that is the ASPS these…

Kristen Davidge

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Heather Baltzer

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Career Night

Posted on: October 14, 2015

Hoyle Campbell Visiting Professor 2016 Dr. Gary Burget

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Dr. Gary Burget, MD, FACS Clinical Associate Professor Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery The University of ChicagoFebruary 18th & 19th, 2016On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we are honoured to announce that Dr. Gary Burget will be our Hoyle-Campbell Visiting Professor in 2016.Due to Dr.…

Karen Wong

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Michael Weinberg

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Kyle Wanzel

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Herb von Schroeder

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Lawrence Tong

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Laura Tate

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Timothy R. Sproule

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Laura Snell

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Shahriar Shahrokhi

Posted on: September 13, 2015

John L. Semple

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Melinda Musgrave

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Marc G. Jeschke

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Jeffrey Fialkov

Posted on: September 13, 2015

Thomas Bell

Posted on: September 13, 2015

BRA Day 2015

Posted on: September 13, 2015

You are invited to the 5th annual Toronto Flagship Breast Reconstruction Awareness day event held at St. Michael's College at Bathurst and St. Clair in Toronto.This central event is coordinated by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto in conjunction with Willow Breast and Hereditary…

Chair’s Comments: September 2015

Posted on: September 8, 2015

"If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door." — Milton Berle (actor and comedian, 1908-2002) "Opportunities multiply as they are seized." — Sun Tzu (544 – 496 BC Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher) "Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity." — H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (American author best known for his…

How Doctors Saved a Girl’s Life – and Her Limb (Drs. Greg Borschel and Kristen Davidge)

Posted on: September 4, 2015

Check out the great success story of young Augusta with our own Drs. Greg Borschel and Kristen Davidge. Great example of innovation and surgical teamwork!http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=696666&binId=1.1201914&playlistPageNum=1http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/this-girls-leg-was-95-severed-in-a-boating-accident-how-doctors-saved-her-life-and-her-limb

Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery BBQ – August 19, 2015

Posted on: August 22, 2015

PS News: Issue 13, May 2014

Posted on: August 12, 2015

Issue 13, May 2014 View in full-screen mode

Annual Newsletter 2015

Posted on: August 12, 2015

I am delighted to share with you the latest Newsletter from the University of Toronto Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - I hope you enjoy seeing what has happened in the division during the past 12 months!Christopher R. Forrest, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS Chair, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive…

Chair’s Awards

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Above and Beyond award is designed to acknowledge the work done by a Division member over a sustained period that contributes in a significant and meaningful way to the fabric of the Division.   (( "ABOVE AND BEYOND" Award Winners ))     2017 James Mahoney 2016 Jamil Ahmad 2015

Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on: July 6, 2015

 (( Award Winners ))  2016Dr. Nancy McKee 2015Dr. Ron Zuker 2014Dr. Robert Knowlton 2013Dr. Cho Y. Pang  

Resident Orientation 2015-2016

Posted on: July 1, 2015

On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we would like to welcome the new PGY1's to our family.  Sincerely,Greg BorschelResearch DirectorMitchell BrownProgram DirectorChristopher R. ForrestChairBack Row (Left to Right): Siba Haykal, Jennica Platt, Matthew Murphy, Kevin Zuo, Tomas Saun, Helene Retrouvey, Joseph Catapano, Mike Hendry, Ryan Austin,…

Gala Dinner June 25, 2015

Posted on: June 27, 2015

Presentation and Poster Templates

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Below you will find presentation templates branded to the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery visual guidelines. Right-click (PC) or Control+click (Mac) on the appropriate thumbnail image below and select "Save Link As..." to save the template file to your computer. PowerPoint Templates (Mac and PC) With Dark Cover With…

What’s Going On: May 2015

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Oh, it is so good to wake up in the morning and actually see daylight and hear birds singing. Spring has sprung and as I write, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom – it feels great to be alive and realize another winter has been relegated to the record…

Hospital for Sick Children Centre for Image Guidance and Therapeutic Innovation (CIGITI)

Posted on: March 26, 2015

March 9th visit of the Minister of Industry James Moore to the Hospital for Sick Children Centre for Image Guidance and Therapeutic Innovation (CIGITI) Dr. Dale Podolsky demonstrates his cleft palate simulator and robotic approach to cleft palate repair as part of his Surgeon Scientist Training Program (Supervisors Drs. Chris…

What’s Going On: March 2015

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Oh, I will be the first to declare that I am glad to see the back end of February and the first day of spring – I believe it was the coldest month on record if not the most miserable! Regardless of the environmental demons that plagued our city, it…

Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium and Breast Symposium 2015

Posted on: March 23, 2015

University of Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium and Breast Symposium will take place on April 23-25, 2015. New Location: Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel Event Details

2nd Annual Burn Symposium

Posted on: March 23, 2015

"2nd Annual Canadian Burn Symposium — Challenging Paradigms in Burn Care " will take place on May 25-26, 2015 in Toronto. Event Details

Research Day 2015 Gallery

Posted on: March 9, 2015

CTV News: Unique surgery using leg nerve restores feeling to eyes, Dr. Greg Borschel

Posted on: March 7, 2015

Drs. Greg Borschel and Ron Zuker: New Technique for Corneal Re-Innervation

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Check out our own Drs. Greg Borschel and Ron Zuker with news features on the new technique for corneal re-innervation. This is a world first and an example of the collaborative and innovative opportunities that are a big part of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Congratulations to them both and to…

Sponsorship of Annual Research Day 2015

Posted on: February 19, 2015

The Faculty, residents, fellows and students in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery are grateful for the generous support of our corporate sponsors. Their support will help make this Research Day a great success. LifeCell Corporation Carol Selby-Reid, Anna Mason, Lesley McMath LifeCell Corporation One Millennium Way Branchburg, NJ …

Chair’s Comments: January 2015

Posted on: January 26, 2015

“Innovation is creativity with a job to do.”— John Emmerling   “Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.”— Rosabeth Moss Kanter   “When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is…

Hoyle Campbell Visiting Professor 2015 Dr. Susan MacKinnon

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Dr. Susan E. MacKinnon February 19th & 20th, 2015 On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we are honoured and take great pleasure in announcing that Dr. Susan MacKinnon will be our Visiting Professor 2015. Susan E. MacKinnon, M.D. is the Shoenberg Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery…

What’s Going On: November 2014

Posted on: November 26, 2014

In the waning days of the month, we are gearing up for the festive season (although if Indigo Books is any reflection, this season started after Labor Day!) and there is a ton of stuff to report on. Global outreach has been a focus of our division for some time…

What’s Going On: October 2014

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Welcome to fall. The official run-up to winter has now begun and we can hardly wait for the snow to fall. For those Game of Throne fans, "winter is coming" may have different connotations but there is definitely a chill in the air. Already the season is a busy one.…

Chair’s Comments: September 14, 2014

Posted on: September 14, 2014

"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions." ― Albert EinsteinStarting back to work after the Labor Day weekend and with the glory of my vacation fading into the distance, the slight chill in the morning air and the absence of daylight at my usual waking time…

2015 PSI Foundation Resident Research Prizes for Excellence in Research Papers

Posted on: September 2, 2014

The purpose of the PSI Foundation - Resident Research Prizes is to recognize residents presenting the best papers on a clinically related project.AwardAn award of $2,000 will be awarded to five residents.Criteria and ConsiderationsThe award is specifically for residents registered with the Postgraduate Medical Education Office who are still in…

Roscoe Reid Graham Scholarship in Surgical Science

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Applications are invited for the Roscoe Reid Graham Scholarship in Surgical Science. New full-time junior faculty members appointed in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto between July 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013 are eligible. The award will provide salary support to a junior clinician-scientist who undertakes…

Herbie Fund 2014: Part 2 (Twins dealing with Crouzon syndrome)

Posted on: September 1, 2014

In part 2 of Gord Martineau’s annual 5-part series in support of the Herbie Fund, he looks at twin boys who suffer from crouzon syndrome who were able to get the surgery that changed their lives. This video is part of CityNews.ca's coverage of the Herbie Fund series, documenting the…

Resident Orientation 2014-2015

Posted on: July 24, 2014

On behalf of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, we would like to welcome the new PGY1′s to our family. This will certainly be an exciting and rewarding year ahead with many new challenges and learning opportunities. We are confident that all of our trainees will be successful. Our…

What’s Going On – June 30, 2014

Posted on: June 30, 2014

It's that time of year again – the end of the academic year and a click of the switch into summer – all an illusion really... summer started months ago but we just didn't have time to realize it. Like many of you, I have just got back from the…

Announcements & New Website Launch

Posted on: June 19, 2014

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Greg Borschel (HSC) as the new Research Director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Greg is well suited to manage this division portfolio given his record of success in the research world in terms of mentorship, surgeon-scientist trainees, peer-reviewed…

E. Fulton Risdon MD (1880 – 1968)

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Dr. Risdon was a graduate in dentistry (1907) and medicine (1914) from the University of Toronto and the first Canadian surgeon to join Sir Harold Gilles unit at Sidcup during World War I whilst serving with the Canadian Army Medical Corps. He was a founding member and subsequently president of…

Arnis Freiberg, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Arnis Freiberg was born in Latvia and came to Canada after World War II. After obtaining his MD degree in 1961, he continued at the University of Toronto and trained in general surgery and plastic surgery.     He spent a year in Dr. W.K. Lindsay’s research laboratory before commencing…

Ronald M. Zuker MD, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEd(Hon)

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Ron graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and after completing his Plastic Surgery training under Dr. W. K. Lindsay, embarked on a McLaughlin Travelling Fellowship learning about microsurgery, cleft care and burns in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Ron was appointed to the staff…

Howard M. Clarke MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Howard M. Clarke is a Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto where he has been on the faculty since 1987.  He has been in practice in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto since…

Walter J. Peters MD, PhD, FRCSC

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Wally Peters graduated from the University of Toronto and did his Plastic Surgery training under WK Lindsay after receiving a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Subsequently, he was awarded a McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship for further training in Boston.     He started his career specializing in Burn Care…

Peter C. Neligan, MB, FACS, FRCSI, FRCSC

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Peter C. Neligan received his medical education at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, graduating MB, BCh, BAO in 1975. He obtained his FRCS in general surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1980 and subsequently trained in Plastic Surgery in Dublin. In 1983 he moved to…

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Dr. Susan E. Mackinnon earned her medical degree from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 1975 and completed a plastic surgery residency at the University of Toronto in 1980. She went on to complete fellowships in neurosurgical research at the University of Toronto and Hand Surgery at the Raymond…

Leslie G. Farkas, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCSC (1915 – 2008)

Posted on: June 11, 2014

In an ever-changing world, Leslie Farkas was a constant. Into his early 90's, he was a constant presence within the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children, sitting in his office, bubbling with an enthusiasm and energy normally reserved for children at Christmas.     He was…