The largest aesthetic plastic surgery meeting in Canada


The symposium is Canada’s most significant aesthetic plastic surgery meeting and is sponsored by the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

This two-day symposium will offer participants the latest aesthetic plastic surgery techniques and developments.

Learners are exposed to globally renowned aesthetic plastic surgeons in the tradition of a didactic, highly interactive, congenial atmosphere. This year’s symposium object will highlight the best in aesthetic surgery, celebrating the meeting’s long tradition of excellence. Topics will include:

  • Facial rejuvenation surgery and finesse in nonsurgical procedures
  • Modern approaches to rhinoplasty for long-lasting results
  • Nuances in breast surgery: breast augmentation, mastopexy, breast augmentation-mastopexy, and revision breast surgery
  • Hot topics in breast implants: new devices, soft tissue support, breast implant illness
  • Comprehensive body contouring: dynamic definition liposuction, fat transfer, and buttock augmentation
  • Female genital aesthetic plastic surgery

Each year, the U of T Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium concentrates on areas of current interest where advances have been made. In addition to the Canadian faculty, five visiting professors have been invited to present lectures in these areas.

We look forward to welcoming you to Toronto this spring.
Drs. Jamil Ahmad, Ryan Austin and Frank Lista


In this two-day symposium, participants will learn about the latest techniques and developments in aesthetic plastic surgery through a combination of didactic and interactive discussions. Participants will be exposed to various aesthetic and nonsurgical surgical procedures. Patient selection, techniques and outcomes, and patient safety are emphasized.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the two-day symposium, participants will be able to:

  • Engage actively in discussing and evaluating important perioperative considerations in patients undergoing a facelift and neck lift surgery, enabling them to select appropriate techniques to maximize results and minimize complications in this patient population.
  • Classify common issues following aesthetic breast surgery and actively develop a treatment plan for problems implant-related in revision breast surgery.
  • Define the role of high-definition liposuction in body contouring procedures and actively explore how this can safely be combined with excisional body contouring to maximize aesthetic results.
  • Understand the concepts and techniques in preservation rhinoplasty and actively identify patients who may be candidates and benefit from this technique.


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 14.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

American Medical Association – AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Designation
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at:

European Union for Medical Specialists (UEMS)
Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC®.

Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium

This year we will continue to cover current concepts and new innovation in the field of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.

Thursday, April 4, 2024

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Endorsed by

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery