News & Events

  • Registration is Now Open for Plastic Surgery Residents' Research Day!

    March 18, 2021
    Registration is now open for the annual Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Residents' Research Day taking place virtually this year on Friday, May 7th. Dr. Michel Saint-Cyr from Texas A&M College of Medicine will be joining us this year as Visiting Professor.

  • The Division of Plastic Surgery Welcomes Dr. Sarah Appleton!

    November 09, 2020
    Dr. Sarah Appleton is the newest faculty member of the Division of Plastic Surgery, joining the team at University Hospital.

  • Plastic Surgery Residency Virtual Open House

    October 07, 2020
    Interested in the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at Western? Join us for an informal Q&A session with the Program Director and some of our current residents on December 30th to find out more!

  • Dr. Christopher G. Scilley Fund in Plastic Surgery Reconstruction

    September 22, 2020
    The Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is honoured to establish the Dr. Christopher G. Scilley Fund in Plastic Surgery Reconstruction which has been awarded to Dr. Andy Simpson this year.

  • Register for the 4th Annual Canadian Peripheral Nerve Symposium!

    September 14, 2020
    Registration is now available online for this year's Canadian Peripheral Nerve Symposium being held virtually on Friday, October 23rd @ 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT.

  • Welcome New Residents!

    July 01, 2020
    The Plastic Surgery program at Western is excited to welcome three new residents on July 1st!

  • Three New Faculty Join the Division of Plastic Surgery!

    December 05, 2019
    We are pleased to welcome three new staff to the Plastic Surgery faculty this year! Dr. Caitlin Symonette and Dr. Andrew Simpson are joining the LHSC - Victoria Hospital staff in September and October, Dr. Joshua Gillis will join the team at St. Joseph's Health Care in December.

  • Registration is Open for the 3rd Annual Peripheral Nerve Symposium

    August 15, 2019
    The 3rd Annual Peripheral Nerve Symposium will be taking place at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre on Friday, November 15th, 2019.

  • Dr. Bing Siang Gan Inducted as New CSPS President

    July 15, 2019
    Dr. Bing Siang Gan, Professor in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, was inducted as the new President of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons at the society's annual meeting in St. John's Newfoundland in late June, after serving on the Board of the Society for the past five years.

  • Welcome Incoming PGY1's!

    June 25, 2019
    We are welcoming two new Plastic Surgery residents on July 1st!

  • Registration is Now Open!

    April 15, 2019
    Registration is now open for our Annual Residents' Research Day taking place on Friday, May 31st at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London. Dr. Tom Hayakawa is this year's Visiting Professor.

  • Interested in Learning More About the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at Western?

    January 17, 2019
    Check out this video to get an inside look at the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at Western.

  • Dr. Aaron Grant - Annual CERI Research Symposium Award Recipient

    November 30, 2018
    Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Grant, winner of the Award for Outstanding Virtual Poster Presentation: “Variability of supervisory styles in the operating room” at the 2018 Annual CERI Research Symposium.

  • Dr. Toni Zhong to Receive Alumni of Distinction Award

    September 11, 2018
    Dr. Toni Zhong, an alumna of the Western Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery training program, is being recognized for her community service through her work with Women for Women International – an organization that has helped nearly 500,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict by offering support, tools and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.

  • A Very Successful CSPS Meeting

    July 18, 2018
    It was a great meeting for Western at this year's annual Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. Several awards and acknowledgements were presented to our residents and staff.

  • Welcome PGY1's!

    July 01, 2018
    We welcomed two new residents into our program on July 1st!

  • Congratulations Dr. Chris Doherty!

    May 31, 2018
    Dr. Chris Doherty, Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery, is the St. Joseph's recipient of the Professional Staff Organization Recognition and Reward Award. This award is presented to a staff member who "enables exemplary patient care, teaching and research through leadership, collaboration and/or innovation".

  • Research Day Registration is Now Open!

    April 03, 2018
    Registration is now open for our annual Residents' Research Day event taking place this year on Friday, May 25th at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London.

  • Save the Date!

    February 27, 2018
    The Division of Plastic Surgery is holding its annual Resident Research Day this year on Friday, May 25th at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre. Registration details coming soon!

  • Congratulations Dr. Tanya DeLyzer!

    November 15, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. DeLyzer on her success in this year's Department of Surgery Internal Research Fund Competition.

  • Welcome Back Dr. Tanya DeLyzer!

    October 05, 2017
    A former Plastic Surgery resident, Dr. Tanya DeLyzer, is joining the staff at LHSC - Victoria Hospital Campus on October 10, 2017!

  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day 2017

    September 06, 2017
    The Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day will be held this year on Wednesday, October 17, 2017.

  • Welcome to Our Incoming PGY1's!

    June 30, 2017
    A warm welcome to our new residents, Dr. Spencer Chambers and Dr. Jesse Hackett, both from Western University.

  • Canada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s (CGSM)

    April 27, 2017
    Congratulations to Kitty Wu, PGY1, on her success in the CGSM scholarship competition. Kitty has been awarded the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship in health research, and will be starting the MSc in Surgery program in September.

  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons President's Medal

    March 14, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Ross on being announced as the recipient of the fourth annual CSPS President’s Medal. The President’s Medal recognizes Dr. Ross’s extraordinary contribution to the betterment of the field of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ross will receive his award at the 71st Annual Meeting of the CSPS in June.

  • Research Day Registration is Now Open!

    February 13, 2017
    The Division of Plastic Surgery is holding it's annual Resident Research Day this year on Friday, June 2nd. Dr. Rob Harrop from Calgary will be joining us as Visiting Professor.

  • 'Heroes step forward' at BRA Day

    November 09, 2016
    BRA Day is a national campaign to promote education, awareness and access for women wanting to know if breast reconstruction after a mastectomy is right for them. The evening session allows women and their loved ones to learn about the options directly from leading plastic surgeons, hear from women who have undergone the surgery, view real results first hand in the women’s only ‘show and tell lounge’, and discover the St. Joseph’s Circle of Sharing support group.

  • BRA Day Registration Now Open

    August 03, 2016
    The 2016 Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day will be held on October 19th at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

  • Welcome PGY1's!

    July 01, 2016
    A warm welcome to our incoming residents.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Grant - Department of Surgery IRF Recipient!

    May 17, 2016
    Dr. Aaron Grant is among the Spring 2016 Faculty Competition winners for his research grant "Teaching Styles and Striving for 'Excellence' in Surgical Education."

  • Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Ross - Schulich Excellence in Education Award Recipient for Distinguished Leader

    April 19, 2016
    Every year, the Celebration of Excellence honours the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and provides an opportunity to recognize and encourage the ongoing development of outstanding talent found here. This year, Dr. Douglas Ross is the Distinguished Leader Award recipient.

  • Registration for Our Annual Residents' Research Day is Now Open!

    April 01, 2016
    Registration is now open for the annual Division of Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day being held on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at King's University College. Dr. Joan Lipa from Sunnybrook Health Sciences in Toronto will be joining us as Visiting Professor.

  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day)

    July 29, 2015
    BRA Day took place at St. Joseph's Health Care on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015.

  • Welcome new PGY1's!

    July 01, 2015
    We are happy to welcome our incoming PGY1's who are joining us July 1st, 2015.

  • Annual Resident Research Day Another Successs!

    May 15, 2015
    The Division's annual Resident Research Day was another success! Held at King's College again this year on May 15th, Dr. Carolyn Levis from McMaster University was our Visiting Professor.