Practice Opportunities

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SCARBOROUGH, ONTARIO: The Division of Plastic Surgery in The Scarborough and Rouge Hospital is seeking a locum tenens from January to December of 2018. This busy multi-center hospital covers all aspects of community plastic surgery practice. On-call rotation requires a full range of plastic surgical coverage and attracts a stipend. Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCSC(C), and a full registration with CPSO . Please send your details to Dr Wayne Carman through for further information. (posted November 1, 2017)

Duncan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Locum needed. The ideal candidate would be available for approximately 6 months starting February 2018; however, start and end dates are flexible. The practice includes elective hand surgery, treatment and reconstruction of facial skin cancers, breast surgery, and wrist surgery. Treatment of wrist pathology is not necessary. The office is well organized with supportive and knowledgeable long-term staff. The Cowichan Valley is one of Canada’s most beautiful regions with warm weather, biking, fishing, lakes, the ocean, wineries, and the Gulf Islands at your door step. Victoria and Nanaimo are both a 60 minute drive away. A float plane to downtown Vancouver is only 30 minutes door-to-door. Access to a beautiful home with a pool is optional. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to earn a good income and enjoy the summer all at the same time. If the candidate wish to continue with ongoing part time work after this it would be available. Alternatively, a locum in the Greater Vancouver District following this position could be arranged. Please contact   (re-posted October 31, 2017)

TORONTO, ONTARIO:   The Department of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for a permanent full-time position in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. We seek a full-time faculty plastic and reconstructive surgeon with fellowship training in hand surgery.  The effective date of this appointment is flexible, tentatively aiming for July 1, 2018. The candidate will join a nine member Division with additional areas of clinical focus including Breast, Burn and Craniofacial surgery whose activities are integral to the Hospitals programs of trauma and oncology. Sunnybrook is the largest trauma centre in Canada with a significant volume of complex extremity injuries. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive quaternary care for upper and lower extremity injuries. Click for details.  Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names of three references by December 31, 2017. Applications and inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Paul Binhammer; Division Head, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre; University of Toronto;

CALGARY, ALBERTA:  The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary is seeking locum coverage for its Section of Plastic Surgery in the Calgary Zone.  The locum coverage would be for 1 year commencing March 1, 2018 and ending April 30, 2019 working with the Plastic Surgeons at the Peter Lougheed Centre and all sites in the Calgary Zone.
Qualifications include an MD, a Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery. Applicants must be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and have appropriate coverage through the Canadian Medical Protective Association or equivalent. The position will commence on March 1, 2018.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Please note this position will stay open until filled.  Forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference to:  Dr. Rob Harrop, Section Chief – Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica McIntosh, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9.  Email: (Posted October 16, 2017)

VANCOUVER, BC: Breast Locum, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of British Columbia. The UBC Division of Plastic Surgery is seeking a locum tenens for a Breast Reconstruction Surgeon. The term is 6 months beginning January 1, 2018. The successful applicant will be responsible for all aspects of breast reconstruction, including immediate reconstruction, delayed reconstruction and second stage and revision surgery. Applicants should have postgraduate fellowship training in breast surgery, and be comfortable with autologous, non-autologous and microsurgical reconstruction. Applicants should be certified in plastic surgery by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, or equivalent. Please address personal letter and CV to Dr. Peter Lennox, Head, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery, c/o   (posted October 4, 2017)

VICTORIA, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery in Victoria BC is seeking a locum/temporary surgeon from June to September 2018, with the potential to start as early as the fall of 2017. Microsurgery and breast reconstruction experience would be assets to a broad spectrum of skills. There would be participation in the MOCAP supported call rotation of 6 colleagues that requires the range of plastic surgical coverage. All members of the division are involved in teaching though UBC.  Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCSC(C), and obtain licensure in the Province of British Columbia. Please contact Dr Chris Taylor through for further information. (posted Sept. 8, 2017)

CALGARY, ALBERTA: The Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, and Alberta Health Services invite applications for a clinical faculty position as a PLASTIC SURGEON at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of five surgeons (two of whom will be assuming senior surgeon status). CLICK FOR DETAILS. The position will commence in 2018. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference by November 7, 2017 to: Dr. Mark Haugrud, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica Bartolome, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Email: (posted Sept. 8, 2017)

CALGARY, ALBERTA: The Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, and Alberta Health Services invite applications for a clinical faculty position as a PLASTIC SURGEON at the South Health Campus in Calgary, Alberta, joining an existing group of four surgeons. The SHC has a busy combined Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic hand program and is also expanding its breast reconstruction program, both immediate and delayed reconstruction. Click for details.The position will commence in 2018. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please forward your curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and three letters of reference by November 7, 2017 to: Dr. Fred Loiselle, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, c/o Jessica Bartolome, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9; Email:  (posted Sept. 8, 2017)

BARRIE, ONTARIO:  Full time position at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Center.  The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie Ontario is seeking a Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon for a full time position. The successful candidate will join a group of three plastic surgeons, he or she is expected to hold an independent practice licence from CPSO and certificate of plastic and reconstructive surgery from RCPSC. Preferred candidate will have interest and knowledge of microsurgery, hand surgery and breast reconstruction. Interested candidates can forward their curriculum vitae and reference letters to the chief of staff at RVRHC, Dr. Jeff Tyberg at .  Tel: 705-728-9090 ext. 41320, Fax: 705-792-3336. (Posted Sept. 7, 2017)

LONDON, ONTARIO: Western University, Chair/Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care LondonA Full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment.  This is a dual position as Chair, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – Western University; and as Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery – London Health Sciences Centre & St. Joseph’s Health Care London.  The Chair/Chief will manage a very complex enterprise within an evolving health care system.  The ideal candidate will possess the vision and scholarly profile to understand and develop the complex interrelationships between clinical obligations and the teaching and research strengths of the Division.  Click for details. To apply:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2017 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.  Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and statement of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf to:  Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC, Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery, 268 Grosvenor St., Room E3-117, London, ON, Canada, N6A 4V2, Phone: 519.663.3349  Fax:  519.646.6347, E-mail: Business Addresses: Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca; London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London Ontario, N6A 5W9 (posted September 4, 2017)

STRATFORD, ONTARIOLocum Required – beginning Nov/Dec 2017 for 6 months with the possibility of an extension to the end of December 2018.  This is a busy community plastic surgery practice in Southwestern Ontario based at the Stratford General Hospital. Call coverage is shared and includes an on-call stipend. Resources include a fully staffed turnkey private office with EMR, hospital based ambulatory clinic time as well as local and general anesthesia time. Please forward a letter of interest along with curriculum vitae and two references to: Dr. Brian Hasegawa at (Posted August 22, 2017)

SARNIA, ONTARIO:  Bluewater Health is accepting applications for a Plastic Surgeon to join the Surgery Department.  We are looking for a non-cosmetic, Plastic Surgeon to support the needs of the community and hospital.  Experience/training in post mastectomy breast reconstruction, management of hand injury and trauma is desirable.  Candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal & collaborative skills, be dedicated to service excellence, and a strong team player.  Participation in training of residents/medical students is also desirable.  Registration with the CPSO is required. Remuneration is fee for service.  Click for details..  To apply, please send CV and references to:  Dr. Mike Haddad, Chief of Professional Staff, Bluewater Health, , 519-464-4400 ext 4534. (posted August 1, 2017)

Kingston, Ontario:  Queen’s University Department of Surgery (www.surgery.queensu.ca) invites applications for a full-time academic Plastic Surgeon who has fellowship training in reconstructive micro surgery and hand/wrist surgery. An interest in peripheral nerve surgery would also be an asset. The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with Plastic and General Surgeons at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals as well as physicians in cognate departments, including the Division of Orthopedic surgery.  Candidates must have an excellent record of success working in multi-disciplinary clinical environments.  Click for further information.The review of applications will begin on July 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is flexible. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. John Rudan, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen’s University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email:  (posted June 30, 2017)

St-Jérôme, Québec: The Plastic Surgery service at St-Jerome Hospital is recruiting a full time clinical plastic and reconstructive surgeon to join our team of 4. Candidates interested in a busy trauma and reconstructive practice will find a great environment centered on patient care. Our new candidate plastic surgeon will cover all hand trauma, breast reconstruction, oncologic reconstruction and more. We do not cover facial fractures. Candidate must speak French.  St-Jerome Hospital is one of many installations of the CISSS des Laurentides. The population basin served by the CISSS is approximately 750 000. Call covers the entire CISSS (ST-Jerome, Ste-Agathe, Lachute and Mont-Laurier hospitals as well as numerous walk-in clinics). Our next team member will share 1 in 5 call.  Resources available to the plastic surgeon include ambulatory clinic space, OR for minor (local anaesthesia) as well as general anaesthesia cases.  Interested candidates should sent a letter of interest, C.V. as well as 3 letters of reference to Dr. Haitham Badran, Chief of plastic surgery service at St-Jerome Hospital, (posted March 30, 2017)

Sault Ste. Marie is seeking the services of a full-time Plastic Surgeon.  The successful candidate will be entitled to one day per week in the OR as well as one day per week in the outpatient clinic.  Call coverage is currently shared among a group of two plastic surgeons and the successful candidate will share these call responsibilities.  Candidates must possess an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Ontario with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and must hold certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Expertise in breast reconstruction is required.  The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or hold Canadian permanent residency status.  Sault Area Hospital has an affiliation with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and allows for the opportunity to teach residents and medical students.  The successful candidate would be expected to join the medical school faculty and participate in teaching and research activities.  This position is eligible for the Ontario Ministry of Health incentive offered through the Northern Rural Recruitment & Retention Initiative and the Northern Specialist Alternative Payment Plan (NS APP).  Interested applicants can contact:  Christine Pagnucco, Manager, Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention Program.  Phone: (705) 759-3720 E-mail: Click for more information or visit the website:   www.saultmed.com (re-posted  October 30, 2017)

Sudbury, Ontario – The Service of Plastic Surgery at Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN), in Sudbury, Ontario, is recruiting a full-time clinical surgeon to join its existing complement of 4 (3 full-time). Candidates who have an enthusiastic approach to quality patient care, undergraduate/postgraduate education and possibly active clinical research should apply. The new candidate will share one in four call responsibility, and ensure seamless coverage for the region. Locum opportunities are also available. As the tertiary care referral centre for the entire Northeastern Ontario region, HSN serves a catchment population of over 600,000 residents.  HSN occupied its one-site acute care hospital in March 2010, which boasts 17 ORs and state-of-the-art equipment throughout. All physicians are encouraged to seek academic appointment at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), and become involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Research opportunities are also available with HSN’s affiliated research institute, HSNRI. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain speciality qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Physicians who practice full-time in Sudbury are eligible for attractive financial incentives. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to the Medical and Academic Affairs Office, by e-mail to . HSN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews or to locum, will be contacted.  (posted February 2, 2017)