Practice Opportunities

Practice Opportunities are published here. We welcome information about any openings that may become available.

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THORNHILL, ONTARIO: I am seeking locum coverage of my office based practice in Thornhill, Ontario for a year starting from April 1, 2018 (length and start date flexible, may have potential to become permanent). This is a flexible community practice with a wide variety of referrals. It can be used as a standalone office based practice or as a referral base for hospital-based and cosmetic procedures as well. Currently this is a weekly Tuesday afternoon clinic but can be expanded if you wish (or moved to a more convenient day of the week). It offers good revenue at a relatively relaxed pace but you can gear it however you wish. Resources include a fully staffed office with EMR/billing support, a large network of referring physicians/existing referral base, in-office minor procedures with dedicated nurse. Applicants must have a Royal College fellowship in Plastic Surgery and must be eligible for a license to practice in Ontario. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV to Dr. Mathew Plant. Email: Tel: 416-907-4704. Email communication strongly preferred. (posted January 16, 2018)

CAMPBELL RIVER, BC:  Seeking a locum surgeon in Campbell River on Vancouver Island from July 2018 to December 2018.  Can be extended. This is a busy community practice with a wide variety of referrals. Resources include a fully staffed office with EMR/billing support, office minor procedures, hospital ambulatory clinic time, and excellent access to the OR. Call coverage is shared and includes an on-call stipend.  Wonderful place to live and work! Please forward letter of intent to Dr. Robin Evans at (posted January 9, 2018)

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON is seeking the services of a Plastic Surgery locum(s) during the following times to cover call, clinics and occasional OR: March 5 – 11; March 17 – 25; April and throughout the summer months. There is opportunity to provide services in office at no expense to the locum physician. Click for further information. For more information including remuneration for this locum, please contact:  Christine Pagnucco, Manager, Sault Ste. Marie Physician Recruitment & Retention Program.  Phone: (705) 759-3720 E-mail: . (posted January 9, 2018)

ABBOTSFORD, BC: Locum Opportunity Available.  From June 20th until August 19, 2018. The opportunity comes with a fully staffed office and a completely booked schedule ensuring a profitable two months. The split will be 75:25 with 100% of your on call stipend going to you. Do as much or as little call as you want. Please contact Dr. Aaron Brown at to discuss further. (posted January 9, 2018)

LOWER MAINLAND, BC:  A full-time Plastic Surgeon Locum is available June 14 through September, 2018 (duration may be extended beyond the summer months).  The position comes with staffed offices in Surrey, New Westminster, and Port Moody, as well as main OR, ambulatory care & cast clinic time at Eagle Ridge, Royal Columbian Hospitals, and the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre.  Plastic surgery call responsibilities are approximately 1 in 4 with the potential to increase if available, and include MOCAP compensation.  Eligible candidates who have/will have achieved the FRCSC designation, or equivalent, should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three referees (at least one should be Chief of Surgery or Program Director) to: Dr. Dao Nguyen, 201-2502 St Johns St, Port Moody, V3H 2B4, phone: 604-931-3312, fax: 604-931-1894, e-mail: (posted January 8, 2018)

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO: The Division of Plastic Surgery at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is seeking locum coverage from May 2018 to November 2018. This community practice includes hand, breast and skin cancer surgery as well as shared call coverage. Resources include access to staffed office with established EMR, office procedure room, main OR and local OR time at PRHC, and hospital outpatient clinic access. Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is required. To apply, please forward a letter of interest, CV, and names of three references to: Julie Tataryn, Medical Affairs, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, 1 Hospital Drive, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7C6, 705-743-2121 ext 4180, (posted January 5, 2018)

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO (full time position): The Division of Plastic Surgery at Southlake is seeking a full-time plastic and reconstructive surgeon to join an existing group of 3 surgeons and have the opportunity to work in a dynamic leading-edge facility consisting of 50 full-time surgeons. The successful candidate will be a team-focused, collegial individual and will have equal access to Divisional resources including operative, ambulatory/minor procedure and hospital-based clinic time (with full-time hand therapy support).  Candidates must hold, or be eligible to hold, an Independent licence with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and be Royal College certified in Plastic Surgery. Click for details.. To join our dedicated team, please forward a letter of interest, along with your curriculum vitae, to:  Michele Skerratt, Medical Staff Affairs Specialist, Southlake Regional Health Centre, 596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2P9; (posted January 5, 2018)

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA:  The Department of Surgery and the Section of Plastic Surgery at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg Canada, invite applications for a Locum Surgeon in the Section of Plastic Surgery. The term of this Locum is June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019. There is a potential for permanent employment but this is not at the present time guaranteed.  Click for details.. The University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Please email and send a CV and 2 letters of reference to: Dr Edward Buchel, Head Section of Plastic Surgery, GC-413 -820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA, R3A 1R9, CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 28, 2018 (posted January 5, 2018)

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO:  Dr. William Andrade seeking full-time locum coverage of my clinic and hospital-based practice in Newmarket, Ontario from May 1 – July 31, 2018. The position includes access to hand clinic (with therapist support), main OR resources and minor surgery ambulatory clinic at Southlake Regional Health Centre. Call coverage is typically 1:4 weekdays and 1:8 weekends. This is a broad practice in a community-based hospital that includes hand and breast surgery, skin malignancies, and management of inpatient consultations. Occasionally there is mentorship of medical residents who attend the clinics and/or ORs. Clinic space and administrative support will be provided. Applicants must have a Royal College fellowship in Plastic Surgery and must be eligible for a license to practice in Ontario. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and the names two referees to Dr. William Andrade. Email: .  Tel. 905-898-2619.  Fax: 905-898-7239. (posted January 5, 2018)

NEWMARKET, ONTARIO:  Locum needed.  Dr. Bimpe Ayeni looking for a full-time locum to cover my practice at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario from May 1 to November 30, 2018.  This position includes hospital clinic time (with hand therapy), ambulatory/minor surgery and main OR resources. On-call requirements include one weeknight per week and one weekend every 7-8 weeks. Administrative support will be provided.  Applicants must be eligible for a license to practice in Ontario and hold a fellowship in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. An interest in Breast Reconstruction is preferred. Please forward your CV and the names of 2 references to Dr. Bimpe Ayeni. Email: Phone: 905-853-6644 Fax: 905-853-1898. (posted January 4, 2018)

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 full-time surgeons. 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 five 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 November 23, 2017)

NORTH YORK, ONTARIO:  PLASTIC SURGEON REQUIRED  to join a very busy, fully managed, upscale walk-in clinic, located on Bathurst Avenue (near Wilson Ave), in North York, directly opposite Baycrest Hospital. Up-market clinic space and pharmacy.  All support and overhead services included such as EMR, dictation, reception, nurse, paperless office, electronic faxes, billing, clinic manager, etc, etc. We will market you to the family physicians in the surrounding areas in addition to the support you will receive from the doctors already working out of the clinic. Contact: Ryan,  Tel 905-764-0005 or (posted November 23, 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)