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The opioid crisis is a huge problem in Canada. So what are we doing about it at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic?

By now, everyone knows that opioids like fentanyl, hydromorphone and Percocet, among other drugs, are a big problem in Canada. How big? Sixteen Canadians are hospitalized every day with opioid related overdoses. In the year 2016, 2861 Canadians died of an opioid overdose. That’s eight people, every single day of the year. That is more than the number of people killed in all the car accidents on all the highways in Canada. What does this have to do with Canadian doctors in general and the team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in particular? One common pathway into the world of … Continue reading »

A few words from the desk of Dr. Shenker – What’s up with the long wait times?

November 1st, 2017 will mark the 10 year anniversary of the day I took over the Cosmetic Surgery Clinic from the great Dr. Peter Wyshynski. My goal since that day has been to continue to provide the outstanding service and excellent care that Dr. Wyshynski always provided his patients. The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic has been blessed with great success and rapid growth over these last 10 years. The diversity of services we offer is vastly greater than ever before. The number of staff we employ at the clinic is much greater than ever before. I have been blessed with the … Continue reading »

An Important Message About Breast Implants

You may have read or heard recent news about the safety of certain types of breast implants. My partners and I perform numerous breast surgery procedures, including breast reconstruction and breast augmentation, for patients who travel from as far as Sarnia to our Waterloo, Ontario practice and Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Because of that, I wanted to address the news reports and clearly explain the facts involved. First, it’s important to know that breast augmentation with silicone gel breast implants is generally an extremely safe and predictable operation that produces results the overwhelming majority of patients find very satisfying, without complications. … Continue reading »

Don’t miss our Spring Open House!

Join us on May 11th, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for our Spring Open House. Take advantage of our best savings and packages from non-surgical and surgical treatments, to skincare and beauty. Learn more from our esteemed surgeons and enjoy some delicious hors d’oeuvres from Wildcraft Grill. The evening. 6:00pm – Hear Dr. Shenker speak about his experiences working in Cosmetic Surgery – the myths, the facts and the fears. 7:00pm – The WORLD PREMIERE of The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Short Film: Behind the Curtain of Cosmetic Surgery – Jill’s Journey. “Our team works hard every single day to support the needs and the dreams of our … Continue reading »

Save the Date!

The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic is excited to announce that the 8th Annual Fashion for Life will take place on Thursday April 27th 2017!   The Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation is very pleased to announce that Fashion for Life has chosen the hospital’s Breast Reconstruction Program as its beneficiary for their upcoming 2017 ‘White Party’ fashion event. Fashion for Life Chair, Audrey Wilson, commented “We are very proud and grateful of our success having raised over $300,000 for The Canadian Cancer Society since 2010. As a committee, we review annually where our time and fundraising efforts are best spent and this year we’ve … Continue reading »

Meet Our Surgeons

The talented, experienced plastic surgeons at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic have the advanced training to create exceptional, natural-looking results that meet the individual needs of our patients. The collaborative nature of our practice benefits patients in many ways.

Dr. Robert Shenker Dr. Stephanie Ma
The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic