Message from the Chief


Welcome to the McGill Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery website. Our division strives to provide state-of-the-art surgical care to our patients, combined with cutting edge research and innovation that continues to keep McGill Plastic Surgery as a leader in the field. We have a diverse faculty and provide Plastic Surgery expertise in all of the subspecialty areas including breast and oncologic reconstruction, burn surgery, pediatric and craniofacial surgery, hand and microsurgery, maxillofacial surgery and facial trauma, general plastic surgery and aesthetic surgery. As a leader in surgical education, our residency training program attracts the finest trainees from across the country that participate in the complex, tertiary cases referred to our centre. Our division is proud to graduate three to four highly trained Plastic Surgeons per year along with one Craniofacial Surgery subspecialty fellow. Combined with a highly productive and dedicated, full-time research team and infrastructure, McGill Plastic Surgery oversees numerous MSc and PhD students annually and continues to produce a high volume of peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Taken as a whole, McGill Plastic Surgery embodies the true nature of a high-level academic surgery program, encompassing innovative patient care, surgical education and training of future plastic surgeons and leading edge research.

I hope that this site provides you with useful information about our team and services, as well as contact information should you be interested in consultation with one of our expert Plastic Surgeons. We would be pleased to provide you with innovative and patient-centred care for your Plastic and Reconstructive surgical needs.



Mirko S. Gilardino, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Chief, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

McGill University Health Centre and Montreal Children’s Hospital

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