Fellowship Details

McMaster University Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Carolyn Levis
St. Joseph's Healthcare
50 Charlton Ave. E. Room G820
Hamilton, Ontario,   L8N 4A6
Fellowship Type: Microsurgery
Fellowship Title: McMaster University Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship
Division of Plastic Surgery, Dept. of Surgery
McMaster University1280 Main St. West
Hamilton, Ontario  L8S4L8
Geographic Region:
Number of years this fellowship has existed: years
Fellowship Director: Dr. C. Levis
Additional Faculty: Dr. J. Bain; Dr. A. DalCin; Dr. R. Avram
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: July 1 to June 30
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 60
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 100
Nerve Repairs: 100
Replants: 20
Head and Neck: 30
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 50
Upper Extremity: 60
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 25
Trunk: 0
Specialty Cases: head and neck free flaps: approx. 30; free flap breast reconstruction: approx. 25
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): Fellow must be able to bill under Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) OR if non-Canadian resident, must be externally funded from a non-charitable institution i.e. foreign government, foreign university or foreign hospital.
Night and Weekend Call: Negotiable
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Required
Clinical Research Opportunities: Available
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Applicant must have completed training in plastic surgery.
Application Deadline: January 31
Interview Period: March 1 to March 31
Additional Program Information: Fellow is expected to publish at least one article in a peer-reviewed journal during the fellowship training program. Also fellow is expected to complete a basic lab project in the microsurgical laboratory.
Website Link: http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/surgery/divisions/postgrad/plastic.html
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.