Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Humber River Health division of Plastic Surgery provides care to patients within our community and throughout Southern Ontario. Our team of experienced healthcare professionals and surgeons performs a variety of surgeries including breast reconstruction and lymphedema surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, microsurgery, skin cancer reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.

The Plastic Surgeons at Humber River Health work in collaboration with our colleagues in general surgery and oncology to provide the best care possible for our patients.

Our team consists of seven surgeons along with other healthcare professionals that are constantly working to care for our patients. Our team provides a variety of surgeries including immediate and delayed breast reconstruction to patients using implant or pedicle flap techniques.

Our centre is one of the few that offers lymphedema surgery. This microsurgical program continues to grow and we treat patients both locally and from across the country.

Our hand and upper extremity surgeons treat patients with arthritic conditions, traumatic injuries, sport-related injuries, peripheral nerve problems and soft tissue tumours. We perform wrist surgery, including arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction and we provide a high-volume clinic dedicated to treating patients using the WALANT technique (Wide Awake Local Anesthetic No Tourniquet). We collaborate with on-site hand therapists to provide the best follow-up care for our patients.

Our division treats a high volume of patients with skin cancer. Most skin cancer excision and reconstructions are performed in minor surgery under local anesthetic. We use a variety of reconstructive techniques including local flaps or skin grafts for the best recovery possible.

Benefits

  • We perform clinic-based wide-awake, local anesthetic hand surgery, minor surgery including biopsies and skin grafts provide rapid care in an ambulatory setting
  • We have a dedicated staff of hand-therapists within the clinic to provide excellent patient recovery
  • We collaborate with our general surgery and oncology colleagues to provide seamless reconstruction for breast cancer patients, including immediate reconstruction.
  • We offer Lymphedema surgery to patients from across the country
  • We perform aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and other body areas. This expertise includes post-bariatric skin reduction surgery

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Dr. Olivier Heimrath

Dr. Olivier Heimrath

Urology


Dr. Livia Kit-Ying Lee

Dr. Livia Kit-Ying Lee

Urology

English


Dr. Romy Ahluwalia

Dr. Romy Ahluwalia

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Steve Arshinoff

Dr. Steve Arshinoff

Ophthalmology

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Dr. Jamil Asaria

Dr. Jamil Asaria

Otolaryngology

English


Dr. Jason Atlas

Dr. Jason Atlas

Otolaryngology

English


Dr. Olubukunola Ayeni

Dr. Olubukunola Ayeni

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Minoo Azadeh

Dr. Minoo Azadeh

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Jack Barkin

Dr. Jack Barkin

Urology

English


Dr. Aaron Beder

Dr. Aaron Beder

Vascular Surgery

English


Dr. Graham Belovay

Dr. Graham Belovay

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Andres Boszko

Dr. Andres Boszko

General Surgery

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Division Head, Oral Surgery
Dr. Marco Caminiti

Dr. Marco Caminiti

Oral Surgery

English


Dr. Kathy Cao

Dr. Kathy Cao

Ophthalmology

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Dr. Barry Cayen

Dr. Barry Cayen

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Roman Chaban

Dr. Roman Chaban

Otolaryngology

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Dr. Tommy Chan

Dr. Tommy Chan

Orthopaedic Surgery

CantoneseChineseEnglish


Dr. Justin Chang

Dr. Justin Chang

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Victoria Cheung

Dr. Victoria Cheung

Thoracic Surgery

English


Dr. Priscilla Chiu

Dr. Priscilla Chiu

General Surgery

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Urologist
Dr. Michael Chua

Dr. Michael Chua

Urology


Dr. Thomas Constantine

Dr. Thomas Constantine

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr. Karl Cuddy

Dr. Karl Cuddy

Oral Surgery

English


Dr. Sagar Desai

Dr. Sagar Desai

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Jerome Edelstein

Dr. Jerome Edelstein

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Head, Urology
Dr. Luke Fazio

Dr. Luke Fazio

Urology

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Dr. Annie Fecteau

Dr. Annie Fecteau

General Surgery

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Dr. Luis Figueroa

Dr. Luis Figueroa

Vascular Surgery

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Dr. Marshall Freilich

Dr. Marshall Freilich

Oral Surgery

English


Dr. Dexter Furlonge

Dr. Dexter Furlonge

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Ephrem Gebrechristos

Dr. Ephrem Gebrechristos

General Surgery

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Dr. Alexander Golger

Dr. Alexander Golger

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

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Head, Vascular Surgery
Dr. Kerry Graybiel

Dr. Kerry Graybiel

Vascular Surgery

English


Dr. David Hacker

Dr. David Hacker

Otolaryngology

English


Dr. John Hagen

Dr. John Hagen

General Surgery

English


Chief of Department of Surgery; Medical director of Surgical Services Program
Dr. Stephen Halman

Dr. Stephen Halman

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Surgical Lead-Operating room
Dr. Martin Heller

Dr. Martin Heller

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Head, General Surgery
Dr. Quoc Huynh

Dr. Quoc Huynh

General Surgery

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Dr. Alexander Iskander

Dr. Alexander Iskander

General Surgery

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Dr. Rawle Jibodh

Dr. Rawle Jibodh

OR Assists

English


Dr. Mara Jones

Dr. Mara Jones

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Martin Jugenburg

Dr. Martin Jugenburg

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Nolan Kane

Dr. Nolan Kane

Otolaryngology

English


Division Head, Otolaryngology/head and Neck surgery
Dr. Anil Katyal

Dr. Anil Katyal

Otolaryngology

English


Dr. Lazar Klein

Dr. Lazar Klein

General Surgery

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Dr. Michael Ko

Dr. Michael Ko

Thoracic Surgery

English


Dr. Peter (Young-soo) Kong

Dr. Peter (Young-soo) Kong

Urology

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Dr. Lukas Kus

Dr. Lukas Kus

Otolaryngology

EnglishFrenchPolish


Dr. Harold Kwok

Dr. Harold Kwok

Urology

English


Dr. Joseph Kwok

Dr. Joseph Kwok

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Jacob Langer

Dr. Jacob Langer

General Surgery

English


Dr. Kevin Leung

Dr. Kevin Leung

Urology

English


Urologist
Dr. Armando Lorenzo

Dr. Armando Lorenzo

Urology


Dr. Stephanie Low

Dr. Stephanie Low

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Steven MacLellan

Dr. Steven MacLellan

General Surgery

English


Dr. Melinda Maggisano

Dr. Melinda Maggisano

General Surgery

English


Dr. Rajiv Maini

Dr. Rajiv Maini

Ophthalmology

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Head, Plastics &
Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Daniel Martin

Dr. Daniel Martin

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Chloe McAlister

Dr. Chloe McAlister

General Surgery

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Dr. Zale Mednick

Dr. Zale Mednick

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Amir Mousavifar

Dr. Amir Mousavifar

Oral Surgery

English


Dr. Toylin Musewe

Dr. Toylin Musewe

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Fariba Nazemi

Dr. Fariba Nazemi

Ophthalmology

EnglishFarsi


Dr. Alfred Oh

Dr. Alfred Oh

Otolaryngology

EnglishKorean


Dr. Agostino Pierro

Dr. Agostino Pierro

General Surgery

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Dr. Jennica Platt

Dr. Jennica Platt

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Ted Rabinovitch

Dr. Ted Rabinovitch

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Charles Radzinski

Dr. Charles Radzinski

Urology

English


Dr. Raj Rathee

Dr. Raj Rathee

Ophthalmology

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Dr. Stephen Reed

Dr. Stephen Reed

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Eddie Reinish

Dr. Eddie Reinish

Oral Surgery

English


Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez-Elizalde

Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez-Elizalde

Orthopaedic Surgery

EnglishFrenchSpanish


Acute Care Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Sadek

Dr. Joseph Sadek

General Surgery


Dr. Asem Saleh

Dr. Asem Saleh

Vascular Surgery

English


Dr. Steve Samuel

Dr. Steve Samuel

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

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Dr. Raewyn Seaberg

Dr. Raewyn Seaberg

Otolaryngology

English


Dr. James Seligman

Dr. James Seligman

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Sharon Sharir

Dr. Sharon Sharir

Urology

EnglishHebrew


Dr. David Smith

Dr. David Smith

Ophthalmology

English


Dr. Herpreet Sohi

Dr. Herpreet Sohi

General Surgery

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Dr. Sohel Somani

Dr. Sohel Somani

Ophthalmology

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Dr. David Starr

Dr. David Starr

General Surgery

English


Dr. Peter Stotland

Dr. Peter Stotland

General Surgery

English


Dr. Jensen Tan

Dr. Jensen Tan

General Surgery

CantoneseEnglish


Dr. Patrick Tansey

Dr. Patrick Tansey

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Apostolos Tountas

Dr. Apostolos Tountas

Orthopaedic Surgery

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Head, Division of Orthopaedics
Dr. John Townley

Dr. John Townley

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Dr. Miliana Vojvodic

Dr. Miliana Vojvodic

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. David Weinstock

Dr. David Weinstock

Ophthalmology

English


Head, Ophthalmology
Dr. Brent Weiser

Dr. Brent Weiser

Ophthalmology

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Dr. Laura Whiteacre

Dr. Laura Whiteacre

General Surgery

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Dr. Chadwick Wu

Dr. Chadwick Wu

Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

English


Dr. Augusto Zani

Dr. Augusto Zani

General Surgery

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Dr. Rick Zarnett

Dr. Rick Zarnett

Orthopaedic Surgery

English


Acute pain service

This service is a specialized inter-professional team that provides evidence-based pain and symptom management to post-operative inpatients. The team collaborates with surgical services to maximize patient’s comfort, satisfaction and recovery.


Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD) machine

Medical Imaging BMD is the use of x-rays to measure bone mineral density.


Computed Tomography (CT) scans

Medical Imaging CT scanners use x-rays to produce 2D or 3D images of parts of your body. Our new machines are bariatric-friendly and are quieter than standard units.


Critical Care Response Team

Our CCRT helps enhance patient safety by increasing access to critical care across the hospital. Comprised of specially trained physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists, the CCRT exports the skills of the ICU to empower healthcare professionals to act when they feel that a patient has the potential to become critically ill.


Foot and Ankle Surgery

The foot and ankle program at Humber River Health is one of the largest programs in Canada which provides a wide variety of treatment modalities for both common and complex foot and ankle conditions. Surgical treatment involves the use of modern surgical techniques, such as minimally invasive surgery, as well as the latest technology in […]


General radiography

Medical Imaging General radiography includes radiography and fluoroscopy. Radiography is the use of x-rays to acquire 2D images of the body. Fluoroscopy is the use of x-rays for real-time visualization of body structures.


Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Hip and Knee replacements are among the most common orthopaedic procedures done to help with arthritic pain.  While joint replacement surgery had been associated with the elderly as a “last resort” for pain; today, patients are younger, more physically demanding and want an early return to function. The Hip and Knee program at Humber River […]


Interventional radiology

Medical Imaging Interventional radiology uses sophisticated technology to provide minimally invasive procedures that, in the past, required open surgery and lengthy hospital stays.


Laboratory medicine

Humber River Health’s laboratory provides service throughout the hospital.


Laboratory services

Laboratory services assists every department in the hospital. Our dedicated team, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment assists health providers to diagnose diseases in blood, tissues and fluids. Our laboratory staff work collaboratively throughout our hospital to ensure timely and accurate results and diagnosis.


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Medical Imaging An MRI a strong magnetic field to generate images of your body. It takes pictures of parts of the body that don’t show up well in x-rays, CT scans or ultrasounds. Our MRI units are bariatric-friendly and quieter than most machines.


Medical day care

Patients can receive tests and treatments prior to their surgery.


Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine takes images of many parts of the body, including the lungs, heart and skeletal system.


Sports Medicine

The sports medicine program at Humber River Health treats a wide variety of sports related conditions. Surgical treatment involves the use of modern surgical techniques including arthroscopy and open surgery as well as the latest technology in orthopaedic implants.  Most surgeries are done as outpatients. In addition to surgery, the program offers non-operative treatment for […]


Ultrasound

Medical Imaging An ultrasound uses high-frequency waves to take images of the inside of your body.


Upper Extremity Surgery

The upper extremity program at Humber River Health provides comprehensive care of shoulder, elbow, and wrist disorders, for management of arthritis, instability, tendon & ligament tears, as well as fractures. Complementary surgical and anesthetic procedures including minimally invasive and bone preserving techniques, coupled with regional nerve blocks allow for same-day and short-stay care.  Humber River […]