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About Dr. Peters
Credentials
Papers/Research
Patient Remarks
Our Facility
Our Location
Procedures
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Credentials

Professional Qualifications
  • PhD University of British Columbia

  • MD (Honors) University of Toronto

  • FRCSC, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Plastic Surgery)

  • Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • International Society of Aesthetic Surgery

  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons


Professional Appointments
  • Professor of Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

  • Hospital privileges Mount Sinai and St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

  • Medical Director, Rosedale Centre for Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery Experience
  • 1984-2000 Director, Toronto Adult Burn Centre, Wellesley Hospital. Supervised the treatment of over 2,000 patients with major burns

  • 1984-2000 Chief of Plastic Surgery, Wellesley Hospital

  • 1990-1994 Co-Director, Plastic Surgery Linkage Project, Ganzu Provincial People's Hospital, China

Honors and Awards
  • McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship (Boston)

  • Award for Excellence, Scholarly Presentations, University of Toronto

  • Visiting Professor, Surgeon General’s Conference, Ottawa, Ontario

  • CIDA Visiting Professor, Gansu Provincial People's Hospital, Lanzhou, China

  • Ralph Millard Award for the most outstanding presentation, Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • Tiffany Award of Excellence for the most outstanding presentation, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Boston

  • Expert Witness breast implant litigation, representing 6 major U.S. Corporations

  • Legislative Conference on Breast Implants, Washington, D.C.

  • FDA Closed Session on Breast Implants, Washington, D.C.

  • National Institutes of Health Workshop on the Immunology of Silicones, Bethesda, Maryland

  • Visiting Professor, Atlantic Plastic Surgery Society, Fredericton, New Brunswick

  • Visiting Professor, Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, Whistler, B.C.

  • Expert Panel, Public Health Issues of Breast Implants, Washington, D.C.

  • Lister Prize, University of Toronto, for research of international status

  • Chair, Ethics Committee, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • Advisor, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

  • Institute of Medicine, Safety Breast implants, Washington, D.C. Advisory Board and Reviewer

  • Award for Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • 2000 Mentor Prize, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, for the most outstanding presentation: "Management of the woman with silicone gel breast implants"

  • 2000 Co-chair, Sixth World Biomaterials Congress, Kamuela, Hawaii

  • 2000 Visiting Professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • 2000-2003 Breast Committee, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • 2001 Health Canada, Expert Panel on Breast Implants Health Canada

  • 2002 Health Canada Scientific Advisory Board, Ottawa, Ontario

  • 2002 Consultant for the Canadian Department of Justice, Ottawa

  • 2003 Mentor Prize, for the most outstanding presentation, Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons – "The evolution of breast implants"

  • 2007 Facility Inspector, for Accreditation of Ambulatory Care Facilities

  • 2008 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Task Force, Plastic Surgery IHF Guidelines

  • 2008 Mentor Prize for the most outstanding presentation, Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, "Autoinflation of saline-filled inflatable breast implants"

  • 2010 Mentor Prize for the most oustanding presentation, Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, "Complications from injectable material used for breast augmentation"

  • 2010 University of Toronto Crystal Award, Course Director and Coordinator, University of Toronto Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (The largest aesthetic plastic surgery symposium in Canada)

  • 2010 Awarded the University of Toronto Annual Dr. Walter Peters Visiting Professor Lecture, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

  • 2010 Invited Visiting Professor, 20th Biennial Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, "The history of breast augmentation during the past century"

  • 2012 Awarded the University of Toronto Annual Walter Peters Burn Symposium Lecture

  • 2015 - Awarded the Mentor Prize for the most outstanding presentation and publication, Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: Update on anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in women with breast implants.

 
Rosedale Centre for Plastic Surgery
Suite 802, 600 Sherbourne St.,
Toronto, Ontario M4X 1W4,
Canada
Phone: 416-926-7790 | Email: walter.peters@utoronto.ca

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