Practice Opportunities

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HAMILTON, ON: McMaster University, in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences 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 surgical oncology, trauma, general surgery, and rehab services. The Hamilton General Site houses the Regional Burn Unit, and the Regional Trauma Centre. 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 the position is filled. 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 LSV IC3, (posted October 26, 2020)

WINDSOR, ON:  Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) is seeking Plastic Surgeons. It is a multi-faceted health services organization operating from two main sites, the Metropolitan Campus and the Ouellette Campus. Physicians at WRH have the opportunity to educate and mentor residents from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, with professional staff members eligible to hold a University appointment. Click here for full details. Candidates must be certified, or eligible for certification, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and hold, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Please forward a CV and cover letter in confidence to Robb Callaghan, by email to: or for information, call 289-238-9079 (posted October 23, 2020)

TORONTO, ON: The Division of Plastic Surgery at St. Michaels’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto is inviting applications for a Clinical Associate.  The anticipated start date of this appointment is January 4, 2021. Click her for further details. The successful candidate will be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and hold licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Applicants should submit a brief letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, and names of three  references by email to: Selena.Levine@unityhealth.to by November 15, 2020.  All candidates will be contacted, and those meeting selection criteria will be invited for an interview (posted October 23, 2020)

KELOWNA, BC: The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Kelowna, BC is inviting applications for a Locum position from April 2021 to May 2022. The position would be 50% shared practice and 50% Full time. During the shared component, there is opportunity to assist in microsurgical cases, take more call and run more clinics if desired. Start date is flexible and one could start as early as January 2021 in a shared practice to ease the transition. Click here for further details. The candidate must hold a fellowship in Plastic Surgery with the Royal College of  Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and must hold an independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to Dr. Sheena Sikora by email to: sheenasikora@gmail.com  (posted October 15, 2020)

VANCOUVER, BC: The Division of Plastic Surgery in conjunction with Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health in Vancouver is accepting applications for a full-time permanent Plastic Surgery position with sub-specialization in hand, wrist and microsurgery. Click here for further details. Applications must include current curriculum vitae, a description of previous academic experience and of training relevant to the position, as well as of additional specialty training, if any, and three personal references. Applications will be accepted until November 7,  2020. Please respond with cover letter and CV to: Dr. Peter Lennox, Head, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery; c/o Ms. Maureen Berard, Administrative Manager, by email: maureen.berard@vch.ca (posted October 10, 2020)

CAMBRIDGE, ON: The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Cambridge, Ontario is inviting applications for a full-time locum position from January 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021. The start date is flexible and could begin anytime in February 2021 instead. This opportunity includes an office with full-time administrative support and EMR/billing support, a large network of referring physicians, and an already established waitlist.  Monthly hospital resources include 4-5 main OR days, 2 minor surgery days, and 2-4 fracture clinic half-days.  The ideal candidate is fellowship-trained in breast reconstruction, though this is not essential, as the scope of practice is diverse and includes a wide spectrum of common elective surgical cases.  On-call duties are provided to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital (i.e. not regional call) with a frequency of 1 in 4, and the on-call stipend will be provided at 100% to the locum.  Click for further details. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference to Dr. Stephanie Ma by email: cmhplasticsurgerylocum@gmail.com (posted October 5, 2020)

BRAMPTON/ETOBICOKE, (West GTA) ON:   The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for William Osler Health System is inviting applications for a Full-Time Locum position.  Start time is October 2020 or as soon as available, with potential for a full-time permanent position. The candidate will support a team of seven plastic surgeons providing comprehensive care in Brampton and Etobicoke and will provide care primarily based out of Brampton Civic Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Center. Click for further details.. The candidate must hold a fellowship in Plastic Surgery with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must hold an independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  Fellowship training in Breast reconstruction and/or Microsurgery is an asset but not required. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to:  Dr. Joseph Baum, Division of Plastic Surgery Chief, by email: Dr. Jacqueline Makerewich, by email: (posted October 5, 2020)

TORONTO, ON: Downtown Plastic Surgery Practice available with fully accredited OHPIP and CAAASF, level 3.  Previous surgeon is retiring. No on call obligation with open and flexible operating times. Area can be shared with an ENT, Plastic surgeon for Breast correction or orthopaedic surgeon for face and hand surgery. Candidates must be eligible for CPSO license. Historically very strong reimbursement. If interested, please send a CV to Sneha Tyrewala by email: (posted Sept. 25, 2020)

BRAMPTON/ETOBICOKE, ON:  The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for William Osler Health System is inviting applications for a Full-Time Locum position from January 1st 2021 to July 31st 2021. The candidate will support a team of seven plastic surgeons providing comprehensive care in Brampton and Etobicoke and will provide care primarily based out of the new Peel Memorial Center (opened 2017) and Brampton Civic Hospital.   William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations delivering a wide spectrum of reconstructive, trauma, and elective surgical services.  The candidate will join a highly collegial team of surgeons with equitable division of on-call duties.  Regional On-call rotation is 1 in 7 with on-call stipend provided at 100% to the locum.   William Osler’s three sites are ideally located just west of Toronto.  Click for further details.. The candidate must hold a fellowship in Plastic Surgery with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and must hold an independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a CV and contact information for three referees to  Dr. Jacqueline Makerewich by email: drjrmakerewich@gmail.com, Dr. Joe Baum (Chief of Plastic Surgery) by email: jbbaum@rogers.com (posted September 21, 2020)

FREDERICTON, NB:  Horizon Health Network seeks a Plastic Surgeon specialist for the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, NB. This is an opportunity requiring Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification (FRCSC) in plastic surgery. The position offers an opportunity for a busy surgical practice in general plastic surgery including hands, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery.  This is a fee for service opportunity with guaranteed weekly OR and ambulatory clinic time. The service is complemented by a high quality anesthesiology program and a day surgery unit at a second facility just 25 km away in Oromocto. The successful candidate will become a member of the Section of Plastic Surgery and is expected to work in a collaborative manner to advance patient care and provide all aspects of plastic surgery coverage for the hospital, including call coverage according to the needs of the site and the zone. Call is 1 in 4. Click for details.TO APPLY/INFORMATION:  Please submit a letter of interest and your CV along with names of three references to Denise Coulombe, Physician Recruitment Advisor: (posted Sept. 14, 2020)

BURLINGTON, ON: GraceMed is seeking an experienced and patient-focused Plastic Surgeon looking for a career in Cosmetic Surgery. The ideal candidate is in good standing with the Royal College, has experience in cosmetic surgery and has preferably completed fellowship training. Click here for details. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter by email to: . (Posted September 2, 2020)

EDMONTON, AB: The Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone is accepting applications for the position of locum Burn Surgeon.  The term will be one year. Click here for full details. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and names of three references forwarded to: Dr. J. Olson, Section Lead, Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services via email to . (Posted August 5, 2020)

GATINEAU, QC:  The Plastic Surgery service of the Centre Intégré de santé et de services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) is seeking a plastic surgeon to join its dynamic, bilingual team, 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa. The successful candidate will fill a vacancy in our group of 5 plastic surgeons.   The service provides full regional coverage of general plastic surgery with a large exposure to breast reconstruction and hand surgery.  There are 2 affiliate hospitals with operating room, minor surgery, and clinic opportunities at each site.The practice is currently community oriented; however, there is the possibility of future academic opportunities as McGill University will shortly be launching the Gatineau extension of their medical school.  A strong base in hand surgery is recommended. Qualifications: Independent license with the Collège des Médecins du Québec. Eligible to work in Canada without restrictions. Interested candidates are asked to contact Dr. Tracey Thompson at . (Posted July 9, 2020)

BARRIE, ON: SimcoDerm Medical and Surgical Dermatology Centre is looking to recruit a part-time Plastic Surgeon with expertise in facial skin cancer, especially in TZone, skin flaps and grafts. The candidate will join an experienced team of dermatologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons and nurses. The Centre has a state of the art operating unit with flexible OR times. Interested candidates should contact Ramin at 416-726-2466 or by email at for more information. (Posted June 3, 2020)

WINNIPEG CITY: Greenwoods Surgical Centre, a private fully licensed surgical facility in Winnipeg requires a Plastic Surgeon to perform Cosmetic Surgical procedures under GA. Please contact Dr. Mittal by text or phone at 204-297-5344 or email Web: www.GreenwoodsDental.com (Posted Feb. 10, 2020; Re-posted July 23, 2020)

WINDSOR, ON: The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Windsor Regional Hospital in Windsor is inviting applications for a full time plastic surgeon to join its team. The practice includes all aspects of plastic surgery, including hand surgery, breast surgery, skin cancers, cosmetic surgery, and wound care/burns. The position encompasses inpatient and ambulatory care responsibilities as well as on-call obligations for the entire catchment area for Windsor Regional Hospital. Access to weekly operating room resources, clinic time, and minor procedure time is also provided. Full details are available here. The ideal applicant will have certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and hold, or be able to obtain, an Ontario independent license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three referees with contact information (at least one should be Chief of Plastic Surgery or Program Director) to: Dr. Kristina Lutz, Division Head of Plastics, Windsor Regional Hospital c/o Jessica Bennett, Director, Medical Affairs at Email: . (Posted December 4, 2019; Re-posted June 26, 2020)

TORONTO, ON: Downtown Plastic Surgery Practice available with fully accredited OHPIP and CAAASF, level 2 with potential level 3.  Previous surgeon is retiring.  No on call obligation.  Operate as much as you want. Area can be shared with ENT or orthopaedic surgeon for face and hand surgery. Candidate must be eligible for CPSO license and become medical director. Historically very strong reimbursement. If interested, please send CV to Nasim Huq by email: . (Posted November 20, 2019; Re-posted July 24, 2020)

SUDBURY, ON: The Service of Plastic Surgery at Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé Nord (HSN), in Sudbury, Ontario, is recruiting three full-time plastic 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 Sept. 25, 2019; Re-posted July 22, 2020)