Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh

Dr. Yasser El Sheikh
Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh
BSc

BSc


Abbreviation
Bachelor of Science
MD

MD


Abbreviation
Doctor of Medicine
FRCS(C)

FRCS(C)


Abbreviation
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. This indicates the certification of the doctor in a particular medical or surgical specialty.
Specialization: 
Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery


Fellowship trained Board-Certified Specialist in Plastic Surgery
 
Hand Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery  

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#79 of 279 Surgeons (plastic surgery)

Languages: 
English
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Plastic surgery is about listening carefully to our patients, learning about their aesthetic goals, then using the techniques of our craft to make those goals a reality.
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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. El-Sheikh is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a full member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Association for Hand Surgery.  At Centric Health Surgical Centre in Toronto Dr. El-Sheikh specializes in providing beautiful results in a variety of breast surgeries, facial procedures and body contouring options for patients who appreciate the knowledge, skill, and reputation he brings as a highly trained aesthetic plastic surgeon with years of experience.After completing a B.Sc. in Kinesiology at The University of Waterloo, Dr. El-Sheikh went on to obtain his medical degree at The McMaster University School of Medicine. He was then accepted into The McMaster University Plastic Surgery Residency Program. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. El-Sheikh travelled to the world-renowned Buncke Clinic in San Francisco, where he trained for an additional year as Senior Clinical Fellow in Reconstructive Hand and Microsurgery. He is an active member of The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, The American Association for Hand Surgery and The American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. El-Sheikh has been involved in scientific research throughout his career, during which he has published work in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international plastic surgery conferences. He continues to be active in his research, clinical practice and in the teaching of surgical trainees in the Toronto area. In his free time Yasser is an avid, passionate Rock Climber with 24+ years of climbing experience. Through his love of climbing and his work as a hand surgeon he has built a substantial knowledge of climbing injuries and their treatment, evaluation and prevention.

PROCEDURES PERFORMED

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Canadian-Society-of-Plastic-Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
canadian society for aesthetic plastic surgery
  • Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

EDUCATION

  • B.Sc. in Kinesiology University of Waterloo Waterloo – Ontario 2000
McMaster University
  • MD – Medical Degree McMaster University Hamilton – Ontario 2004
McMaster University
  • Plastic Surgery Residency McMaster University Hamilton – Ontario 2009
  • Senior Clinical Fellow The Buncke Clinic, Stanford University Affiliated San Francisco – United States
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  • FRCSC – Fellow Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada Ottawa – Ontario
 

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

  • Scientific Researcher/Publisher
  • Presenter at International Plastic Surgery Conferences
  • Teacher of Surgical Trainees in Toronto
  • Member – Medical Commission of International Climbing & Mountaineering Federation
  • On Site Physician for Toronto Bouldering World Cup

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

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  • North York General Hospital Toronto – Ontario

Centric Health
  • Centric Health Surgical Centre Toronto Toronto – Ontario

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  • Albany Medical Clinic Toronto – Ontario

MEDIA

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

  • Avid Rock Climber

REVIEWS

Reviews updated via RateMDs on 06/25/2015. Average review is based on 3 reviews.
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full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted Dec. 19, 2014 I saw Dr. El-Sheikh this morning for a problem with my hand. I totally agree with the last person. He was very nice and extremely helpful. His assistant at the front desk was also very pleasant and helpful. I did not have a long wait, which was great.
full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted Nov. 11, 2014 He is one of THE nicest, kindest physician I have ever come across. Very patient with me and explained everything in a calm manner. All I can comment on is my experience though.
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Dr. Yasser El-Sheikh last modified: August 22nd, 2017 by Centric Health
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