Practice Opportunities

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

Please also consult the following website: CMA Careers: Connecting health care professionals with employment opportunities.

Burlington, Ontario:  Plastics Position at Joseph Brant Hospital.  Join the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastics as a member of the Associate Staff, at Joseph Brant Hospital. Joseph Brant Hospital is a busy community hospital servicing the city of Burlington with a population of 175,000. The Hospital is currently undergoing a significant redevelopment with the building of a new patient tower with nine new operating rooms, Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care including Fracture Clinic and ICU scheduled to open on August 21st. The Surgery Program performs approximately11,000 surgical operations each year. Plastics is one component of our comprehensive surgical program including vascular, gynaecology, orthopaedics, urology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, general surgery and dental. Click for details. Applications will be accepted through the Chief of Staff Office at or (fax) 905-336-6480 or 1230 North Shore Blvd, Burlington, ON, L7S 1W7. Please submit a CV and letter of interest by June 30, 2017 (posted June 15, 2017)

Halifax, NS:  Dalhousie University, in conjunction with the IWK Health Centre is seeking a full time academic plastic surgeon. The IWK Health Centre is the largest women’s health centre and sole tertiary care pediatric hospital in the Maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, serving a catchment area of more than 1.8 million people. The Plastic Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program with full involvement in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education programs. Click for details..    Applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty training. Applications will be accepted until September 15, 2017. Submissions may be made to: Dr. Michael Bezuhly, Division of Plastic Surgery, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3J 3G9, Phone: (902) 470 8168, Fax: (902) 470 7939, .  (posted June 7, 2017)

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON: Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener-Waterloo are jointly recruiting for Locum Tenens Plastic Surgeon to assist with on-call coverage.  Click for details..  The candidate must hold an independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and hold certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Plastic Surgery.  Interested candidates are invited to inquire about this opportunity by sending their curriculum vitae by email to the attention of Tanja Cvijetic, Medical Affairs Coordinator, (posted June 1, 2017)

Fort McMurray, AB:  Timberlea Services Centre is seeking a Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon to complement our team and offer facial plastic surgery services. We are a private Non-Hospital Surgical Facility located in Fort McMurray. We are currently offering Blepharoplasty, Ptosis Repair, Browlifts, Rhinoplasty and Facelifts and would like someone to join our team with experience in Facial Plastic Surgery. In the future we will look at adding below the neck surgeries as well. We are looking for someone to fly in and fly out 1 day a month for an OR day and for consults same day. Flight & accommodation is compensated. Candidates must possess a license to practice in Alberta and hold certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful candidate must be a Canadian citizen or hold Canadian permanent residency status. Interested applicants can email .  (posted May 29, 2017)

Prince George, BC:  Northern Health is conducting a search for a permanent full-time plastic and reconstructive surgeon, located in Prince George, BC.  Click for further details.  The starting date for this position is summer 2017.  Interested candidates should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three referees (at least one should be Chief of Surgery or Program Director) addressed to:  Dr. Christine J. Kurz, 707 Canada Games Way, Suite 101, Prince George, BC, V2L 0C5, e-mail: .  (posted May 8, 2017)

Humber River Hospital, Toronto, Ontario is seeking Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons:  We are looking to recruit two full time Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons to join a collegial team of 7 surgeons. One position will involve a broad clinical practice and the candidate should be comfortable with all areas of general plastic surgery. The other position will focus on hand and upper extremity surgery and the candidate should have additional training in this area. Resources available for both positions include regular ambulatory clinic, minor surgery and main OR time.  In addition to demonstrated clinical excellence, you require relevant certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and are a member of, or eligible for membership with, the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a letter and detailed CV by Friday, May 26, 2017 to:  Dr. Narendra Singh, Chief of Staff, Humber River Hospital, 1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M3M 0B2 E-mail: .  Interested candidates who qualify will be contacted and may be asked to attend a pre-application interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for these positions. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to these positions. www.hrh.ca (posted May 2, 2017)

McMaster University, in conjunction with St. Joseph’s Healthcare is seeking a full time academic Plastic Surgeon. The HNHB LHIN (4) Plastic Surgery 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 and plays an essential role in the support of other programs including head and neck surgery and surgical oncology. The Plastic Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in Plastic Surgery with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.  Click for details.  Applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty training. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2017. Submissions may be made to:  Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University B3-155 Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, 711 Concession Street, Hamilton ON L8V 1C3, Email:   (posted April 27, 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)

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  (posted March 13, 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 (posted February 8, 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)

Lower Mainland, BC: A full-time Plastic Surgeon Locum is available July through September, 2017 (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 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, phone: 604-931-3312, fax: 604-931-1894; e-mail: (posted January 19, 2017)