Practice Opportunities

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TORONTO, ON:  The Division of Plastic Surgery in the Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network and the University of Toronto is inviting applications for the position of an Academic Hand Surgeon. This appointment is for a full-time faculty position in the Hand Program within the Schroeder Arthritis Institute and the Surgery & Critical Care Program at University Health Network.  The effective date of this appointment is June 1, 2023, but can be flexible depending on the candidate.  Click for details. Please submit a letter of interest along with the names of three referees, and curriculum vitae by February 28th, 2023 to: Dr. Heather Baltzer, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, 2 East Wing, Room 425, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8, Email:

BELGIQUE – REGION WALLONNE : Un des plus grands hôpitaux francophones de Belgique recherche un Chirurgien de la main. Le chirurgien de la main est intégré au service et au pool de chirurgie de la main. Il a un statut d’indépendant. Il a une activité opératoire, de consultation, de surveillance des patients hospitalisés et de liaison interne dans l’hôpital et externe dans le cadre du réseau hospitalier. Il assure avec les urgences de la main en collaboration avec le service des urgences. MISSION Le chirurgien de la main est responsable de l’organisation, de la continuité et de la qualité de l’activité de chirurgie de la main dans le cadre de ses compétences. Les différents domaines d’activité La chirurgie de la main s’occupe des pathologies tel le syndrome du canal carpien, le doigt à ressaut, la rhizarthrose du pouce, la maladie de Dupuytren…. L’équipe participe à l’activité du service des urgences pour assurer la réimplantation des zones amputées et l’implantation de prothèses. Contact : (Posted January 26, 2023)

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster University, in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking 2 academic Plastic Surgeons to join our Level 1 trauma hospital to contribute to the reconstructive needs at this site. The academic plastic surgery group is one of the best in the country and McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences are committed to strengthening our Division by offering these 2 positions together to allow unique recruitment. Our vision includes adding 2 excellent Plastic Surgeons with expertise in either craniomaxillofacial trauma or microsurgical reconstruction. A Fellowship in either would be preferred. Of course, solid basic reconstructive skills are required to support our cardiac, vascular, neurosurgical, general surgery and orthopedic programs. This busy service is supported by 6 other diversely skilled surgeons for a planned 1/8 call roster.  Appropriate access to elective main OR, minor OR and ambulatory clinic space are available. Click for details. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2023. Submissions may be made to: Dr. Mohit Bhandari, Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, 711 Concession Street, Hamilton ON L8V 1C3, Email: (Posted January 23, 2023)

HAMILTON, ON: Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking two Locum Burn Surgeons. The HNHB LHIN (4) Burn Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.5 million residents. The service provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients within the catchment area. The Hamilton General Site houses the Regional Burn Unit, and the Regional Trauma Centre. The successful applicant’s clinical skill set must include the full spectrum of acute burn care and burn reconstruction. A Fellowship training in Burns is required. The successful applicant will be expected to show evidence of interpersonal and collaborative skills and initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity of the Burn Program.  Click for details.. Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2023. Submissions may be made to: Dr. Stephen Kelly, Surgeon In Chief, Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences, Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, 711 Concession Street, Hamilton ON L8V 1C3; Email: (Posted January 23, 2023)

SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY – Regina: Locum. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is seeking a team-oriented and professional Plastic Surgeon to be part of our dynamic and expanding division in Regina, Saskatchewan. The specialist will join us in an independent locum position from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024 on a fee-for-service basis in a community based Plastic Surgery practice with a possibility of the position becoming permanent. The successful candidate will join the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery in Regina, Saskatchewan, covering on call duties, operating room time and clinic duties.  Additional Information: Opportunity Detail – saskdocs.ca .The start date for this position is July 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For Information or to submit curriculum vitae, please contact: Charissa Amyotte, Physician Recruitment & Retention Specialist, Saskatchewan Health Authority – Regina Area, Phone: 306-766-0742| Fax: 306-766-3459, Email: (Posted January 19, 2023)

CANMORE, AB: Radiance Plastic Surgery, Proposed Dates: July 3, 2023 – September 30, 2023 (3 months) with long term potential. Qualifications:  Eligible candidates will hold an MD, have completed an accredited plastic surgery residency and hold a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery. Fellowship training in hand/wrist surgery or breast surgery are an asset. The successful candidate will also be required to have active CMPA coverage and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and EMR/Connect Care training on arrival. Click for details.. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Radiance Plastic Surgery is committed to employment equity and respect, appreciate, and encourage diversity. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2023, or until the position is filled via email only to: Dr. Michael Laliberte, MD FRCSC, c/o Danielle Doll, Chief Operating Officer, Radiance Plastic Surgery, 104, 1120 Railway Avenue, Canmore, AB T1W 1P4; (Posted January 19, 2023)

Orangeville, Ontario: The Division of Plastic Surgery at Headwaters Hospital in Orangeville, Ontario is seeking a LOCUM to begin August 2023 through August 2024, with possible extension. Some flexibility of start and end dates. Orangeville is a busy midsize community less than 1 hour north of Toronto. The locum will have access to hospital based OR, procedures and trauma clinic, as well as private community office. Details to be discussed with qualified candidate. HOCC stipend available. Applicants must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic surgery, and hold a license to practice in Ontario. Interested applicants please respond by email with a letter of interest and CV to: (Posted January 19, 2023)

LOWER MAINLAND, BC: Full-time Plastic Surgeon Locums are available beginning March/April 2023 – duration is flexible and may be extended. More than one locum position may be available. Click for details.. Qualifications: Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCS(C), and obtain licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Applicants: Please forward your Letter of Interest, CV, and a list of three (3) referees (at least one should be Chief of Surgery or Program Director) To: Dr. Amera Murabit, Subject heading ‘Locum’, (Posted January 19, 2023)

TORONTO, ON:  The Division of Plastic Surgery at St. Michaels’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto is inviting applications for up to two permanent full-time positions for Academic Plastic Surgeons. The anticipated start date is flexible, with a target start date of summer or fall 2023. The successful candidate must hold a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery recognized by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and hold, or be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate will be a Plastic Surgeon with recognized subspecialty fellowship training that will supplement and enhance expertise already held within the Division. CLICK FOR DETAILS.  Applications including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees should sent by March 01, 2023 via email to  Dr. Najma Ahmed, Professor of Surgery, Surgeon-In-Chief, St. Michael’s Hospital, ; AND Dr. Blake Murphy, Division Head (Interim), Division of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital, ; CC:   Executive Assistant to the Surgeon-in-Chief. (posted January 13, 2023)

TORONTO, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at North York General Hospital in Toronto, ON is seeking a Full-Time Plastic Surgeon to join a collegial multidisciplinary team of six Plastic Surgeons, servicing a large metropolitan community, within a University of Toronto-affiliated hospital. The position will commence in the summer of 2023. The candidate must hold an MD, a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and advanced subspecialty training in Hand Surgery. Expertise in microsurgery is an asset. CLICK FOR DETAILS.. We encourage all qualified applicants to forward a cover letter, your CV, and the names and contact information of three references by February 15th, 2023 to: Dr. Mary-Helen Mahoney, Interim Head, Division of Plastic Surgery, 211-1333 Sheppard Ave East, North York ON M2J 1V1, (posted December 23, 2022)

WINNIPEG, MB: The University of Manitoba, Department of Surgery, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health Manitoba invite applications for a full-time academic General Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon to commence on August 1, 2023 (or on a date mutually agreed upon).  This is a geographical full-time, contingent position and the successful candidate will be eligible for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (or higher depending on current academic rank) in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba.  Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. CLICK FOR DETAILS. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Preference will be given to Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellows.  Applicants who have specialty qualifications in Plastic Surgery in their country of current practice and hold eligibility for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for certification may also be considered. Applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae, a list of publications and the names of three referees should be sent to Dr. Ed Buchel, Head, Department of Surgery and Dr. Jennifer Giuffre, Section Head, Plastic Surgery, University of Manitoba via email to . Closing date:  January 31, 2023  (posted December 22, 2022)

NANAIMO, BC: The Island Health Division of Plastic Surgery has two positions to join a group 5 surgeons at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. These positions have regular access to surgical time in the main operating room and minor procedure room, often with additional resources to pick-up.  Eligible candidates will hold FRCSC in Plastic Surgery and have full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.  The successful candidate will be required to provide the full spectrum of community plastic surgery care including breast surgery and reconstruction, hand surgery, microvascular reconstruction and wound care.  The ideal candidate will have fellowship training in breast reconstruction.  On call responsibilities are approximately 1 in 7 and includes MOCAP compensation.  The successful candidate must possess exemplary clinical skills in plastic surgery as well as professionalism, with evidence of excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.  Click for details. Qualified candidates please forward your CV, cover letter and names of three references (including Residency Program Director or current Division Head) to: Melissa Allen, Medical Staff Recruiter:

TORONTO, ON:  The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Humber River Hospital is currently seeking a full-time Plastic Surgeon to join a collegial group of eight plastic surgeons who provide a range of services including breast reconstruction and lymphedema surgery, hand and upper extremity care, skin cancer reconstruction, and aesthetic surgery including post-bariatric body contouring. Click for details. Interested Applicants: We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Stephen Halman, Chief of Surgery, Humber River Hospital, 1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, ON M3M 0B2, Send via E-mail:   Application Deadline: February 28, 2023 (Posted December 1, 2022)

CALGARY, AB: The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services–Calgary Zone and the University of Calgary invite applications for the position of Plastic Surgeon with expertise in acute burn care and burn reconstruction to work at the Foothills Medical Centre (FMC). Click for details. Qualifications include an MD, a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery, fellowship training in burn care and reconstruction, and a proven record of academic productivity. Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. The position will commence in the spring or summer of 2023. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary are committed to employment equity and respect, appreciate, and encourage diversity. Please submit a letter of application, your curriculum vitae and three letters of reference by December 31, 2022 to:  Dr. A. Robertson Harrop, Section Chief Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Calgary c/o Nicole Amor, Room 382, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2T9; (posted November 30, 2022)

TORONTO, ON: The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), is inviting applications for a Locum Surgeon with a focus on pediatric hand, peripheral nerve, and microsurgery. This locum is for a one-year contract and the effective start date is to be decided based on candidate availability. Primary Description: The candidate must hold an MD and advanced subspecialty training in pediatric plastic surgery and/or hand and microsurgery and must be able to function proficiently in English. The candidate will work within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and participate in the care of pediatric patients with hand trauma, basic congenital hand conditions, facial nerve palsy, peripheral nerve injuries, and microsurgical needs, in addition to providing general care to the pediatric plastic surgery patient population. Other clinical duties include participation in the Plastic Surgery call schedule at SickKids.  Click for more details. Application Instructions: Applications will be accepted until position filled.  Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest (which  includes  the  names  and  contact  information  for  3  referees)  and  curriculum  vitae, in PDF format, via email to:  Dr. John Phillips, Division Head, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8; (posted October 18, 2022)

VICTORIA, BC:  The Island Health, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, has a position for a plastic surgeon to join a group of eight in Victoria, BC. Eligible applicants will hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Plastic Surgery and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.  Successful candidates will have a strong history of success in all domains of the CanMeds roles as outlined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Fellowship training in microvascular reconstruction, breast reconstruction, or peripheral nerve would all be assets. Participation in the on-call rota, the skin cancer central referral line and teaching is a requirement of this position. Ample OR resources are provided in both hospital and non-hospital facilities. There is also access to minor procedure time. Position closes November 15, 2022. Click here for further details. Or visit our website HERE. Please send questions or your application to (posted October 17, 2022)

SASKATOON, SK: The Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University of Saskatchewan, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery seek two Plastic Surgeons with clinical and academic interests. Plastic Surgeons with a Craniofacial Fellowship or added training in Hand and Micro Surgery and an interest in general reconstruction are considered assets. Collective responsibilities include clinical care of inpatients and outpatients and education of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees.Click for further details(note new hyperlink added). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to: Jennifer Grunert, Specialist Recruitment and Retention, Saskatoon Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 – Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8, . Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posting Revised October 12, 2022)

MILTON, ON: Halton Healthcare – Milton District Hospital is currently seeking a PLASTIC SURGEON to join a dynamic surgical team in Milton. CLICK FOR DETAILS. Expressions of interest must include up-to-date curriculum vitae, a description of previous specialty and subspecialty training and previous working experience and should be received by October 30, 2022. Interested individuals should submit inquiries or a covering letter and current curriculum vitae to the attention of: Dr. Kevin Kwan, Chief of Surgery . (Posting October 6, 2022)

RICHMOND HILL, ONForever Hair corp a medical aesthetics clinic that provides various medical hair treatment and hair transplant procedures is seeking a dedicated, caring plastic surgeon to work alongside their committed and professional team to take over some of the hair transplant procedures and start his or her own practice in the location. Interested candidates should contact Matt Lotfi at for more information. (posted September 28, 2022)

ORANGEVILLE, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at Headwaters Hospital is seeking a locum to begin August 2023 through August 2024, with possible extension.  Some flexibility of start and end dates. Orangeville is a busy midsize community less than 1 hour north of Toronto.  The locum will have access to hospital based OR, procedures and trauma clinic, as well as private community office. Details to be discussed with qualified candidate.  HOCC stipend available. Applicants must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic surgery, and hold a license to practice in Ontario. Interested applicants please respond by email with a letter of interest and CV to: (posted September 28, 2022)

SUDBURY, ON: The Service of Plastic Surgery at Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) is recruiting full or part time clinical surgeons to join its existing complement of 4 surgeons. The team is searching for candidates who have an enthusiastic approach to quality patient care, undergraduate/postgraduate education, and possibly active clinical research. The new candidates will share call responsibility and ensure seamless coverage for the region. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have obtained or be eligible to obtain specialty qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Click for details.. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and CV to the Medical Affairs Office by e-mail to   HSN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews or to locum, will be contacted. (posted September 27, 2022)

BRANTFORD, ON: The Best You, a medical aesthetics clinic that provides various medical and cosmetic services to Brantford and the surrounding areas, is seeking a dedicated, caring plastic surgeon to work alongside their committed and professional team. CLICK FOR DETAILS. Interested candidates should contact Sebastien Charles at for more information. (posted September 21, 2022)

WINNIPEG, MB: The University of Manitoba, Department of Surgery, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health Manitoba invite applications for a full-time academic Pediatric Plastic Surgeon to join a broad practice of pediatric plastic surgery/cleft-craniofacial surgery commencing on January 4, 2023 (or on a date mutually agreed upon). CLICK FOR DETAILS. Applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae, a list of publications and the names of three referees should be sent to Dr. Ed Buchel, Head, Department of Surgery and Dr. Jennifer Giuffre, Section Head, Plastic Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada via email to . Closing date:  November 30, 2022 (posted September 16, 2022)

KAMLOOPS, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery at Royal Inland Hospital, is seeking a long-term locum beginning January 1, 2023 to May/June, 2023, with some flexibility in start and end dates. CLICK FOR DETAILS. Applicants must have a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, FRCS(C), and obtain licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Interested applicants may forward their CV and other inquiries to (posted September 7, 2022)

CAMBRIDGE, ON: Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is seeking a Plastics Hand surgeon for a locum position to provide on-call duties.  The applicant would join a team of three Hand surgeons.  On-call responsibilities will be 1 in 4, with opportunity for additional days of on-call coverage.  CLICK FOR DETAILS.. Contact: Stephanie Evans, Medical Administration, Cambridge Memorial Hospital; Tel: 519-621-2333, ext. 2370; Fax: 519-740-4934; . (posted August 30, 2022)

CAMBRIDGE, ON: Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) is seeking a full-time Plastic Surgeon.  The successful candidate must be a RCPSC certified Plastic Surgeon, licensed to practice in Ontario.  Fellowship training is preferred, with Hand Surgery being identified as a local need.  Operating Room and Minor Procedures time is shared equally amongst the group.  Each surgeon provides at least 8 on-call days per month, which includes hand on call coverage.  CLICK FOR DETAILS..  Contact: Stephanie Evans, Medical Administration, Cambridge Memorial Hospital; Tel: 519-621-2333, ext. 2370; Fax: 519-740-4934; . (posted August 30, 2022)

CHEO LOCUM: The CHEO Department of Surgery is offering a 6-month locum position for a plastic surgeon commencing around January 1, 2023.  CLICK FOR DETAILS..  Contact: Yvonne Ying, Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, CHEO, Ottawa, ON, Canada; . (posted August 30, 2022)

ANTIGONISH, NS:  St. Martha’s Regional Hospital is seeking a full-time plastic surgeon to join the surgical team. CLICK for details. Applications may be sent by email to   or visit: Plastic Surgery – Antigonish (Posted August 12; revised Aug. 22, 2022)

ABBOTSFORD, BC:  A general community plastic surgeon is required for the Fraser Health Authority (Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre). The ideal applicant will have at least one year of post-graduate training in fellowship.  CLICK for details. Applicants should forward letters of interest, a copy of their CV and three letters of reference to . These must include letters from residency and fellowship program directors. Applicants who have been in practice for at least four years, require a letter from their chief of surgery in lieu of their program supervisor’s letter. Application deadline EXTENDED: October 28, 2022. The anticipated starting date for this position is November 1, 2022 or earlier. (Re-Posted August 30, 2022)

NEWMARKET (North of Greater Toronto Area), ON: The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario is inviting applications for a Full-Time Locum position starting as soon as possible and running to March 2023 (Flexible start and end dates). Click here for details. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to Dr. Victoria Hayward, Email: (posted June 2, 2022, updated August 18).