Mirko Gilardino, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Current Appointments:

Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery,

Director, H.B. Williams Craniofacial

and Cleft Surgery Unit,

Associate Professor of Surgery

and Pediatric Surgery


Medical School:

McGill Medical School 1997-2001


McGill Plastic Surgery Residency Program 2001 – 2007


Master of Science (Experimental Surgery),

McGill University (2003-2004)


Craniofacial Fellowship University of

Pennsylvania 2007-2008

Research Interest:

Craniofacial Surgery, Surgical Education

Recent Special Distinctions:

2019 - Awarded a highly competitive CIHR Research Grant (five-year funding period). Co-applicant with Dr. J. Barralet for research titled "Autosynthetics: Cranial Regeneration", January 2019

2018 - Appointed to the "Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence" in recognition of exceptional contributions to education in the McGill University Faculty of Medicine, April 6, 2019

Current Address:

McGill University Health Centre
Montreal General Hospital
1650 Cedar Avenue,

Montreal QC H3G 1A4

514-934-1934 ext: 43044

Fax: 514-934-8203


Dr. Mirko S. Gilardino is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon recognized by both the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He received his MD from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine, and completed his six years of Plastic Surgery training at McGill University. In addition to obtaining a Masters Degree in Experimental Surgical Research, Dr. Gilardino completed a year of subspecialty training at the prestigious Ivy League University of Pennsylvania and the No.1 ranked Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in Complex Craniofacial Surgery. 

Dr. Gilardino is currently the Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Director of the H. B. Williams Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery Unit at the Montreal Children's Hospital. In addition, he is Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Program and Associate Professor of Surgery at the McGill Faculty of Medicine and McGill University Health Centre.

Dr. Gilardino specializes in Pediatric Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery, and Adult Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.  

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