Category Archives: Reconstructive Surgery

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How to Plan and Prepare for Surgery

So you’re thinking about surgery? Congratulations!  Deciding on a surgical change is a big choice, and we’re here to help you choose wisely and build an effective surgical plan. A successful operation can transform your life and have positive repercussions on your confidence and outlook. Whether you’re dreaming of a new look or making changes for your own comfort or confidence, your surgical journey can be transforming in many ways. How can you make the process smoother? Keep reading to learn some of the tips we give our plastic surgery patients from the Waterloo-Kitchener area. How do you prepare your … Continue reading »

The Best Surgical Care Starts Here

The Best Surgical Care Starts Here Perioperative care is an essential part of a surgical patient’s experience. Before, during and after the time you spend under anesthesia on the operating table, your surgical experience should feel supportive, clear, and comfortable at every step of the journey.  At The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, we’re passionate about providing superior patient care at every step of your surgical journey. We’re obsessed with our perioperative patient care process; from the first time you contact us by phone, email or through social media, to the consultation, through to your surgery, and into the months that follow … Continue reading »

What makes TCSC so special? Part 2

Part 2 of our series dives deeper into what sets our clinic apart. Hi, I’m Dr. Robert Shenker! Welcome to Part 2 of a new series, in which we’ll be giving you an in-depth look at what sets The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic apart. Last time, we told you the story of how our clinic began more than 40 years ago, and outlined the importance of our in-house, full time team. Let’s take a look at some more unique qualifications and traits that we’re proud of  here at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. We are singularly qualified. Our team brings decades of … Continue reading »

Breast reconstruction – a matter of heart.

The road to reconstruction. When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, it is not just a series of words that are in some way connected to the body she calls hers; it is a journey. Unfortunately, it is a journey that she has not chosen, but that will subject her to appointments, to operations, to invasive questions, and to a complete change from the self she recognized. Our breast reconstruction team aims to change that experience. Our team has developed excellent relationships with general surgeons as part of our regional breast reconstruction program at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), so … Continue reading »

A few words from the desk of Dr. Shenker – Blurry lines.

My eyesight is perfect, but sometimes I see blurry lines. I don’t mean the lines of newsprint in my newspaper, or the lines in the plastic surgery journals that I read. I mean the lines between boundaries that separate the sub-disciplines of plastic surgery. I mean the lines between what we think we believe, to be true, and reality as others around us see it.

 Last week at the White Party, a fashion show fundraising event for my hospital’s breast reconstruction program, I ran into a former cosmetic breast augmentation patient of mine. She is a beautiful, talented, young and … 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.

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