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A Legacy of Surgical Excellence: 45 Years in Waterloo

Part 1: Choosing a surgeon This new blog series celebrates a special milestone for us at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic; our heritage building has been home to beautiful surgical outcomes for over four decades! Last November also marked 15 years of Dr. Shenker’s surgical work, caring for patients and offering surgical solutions that change lives.  Albert Einstein famously said “Experience is knowledge. Everything else is information.” When our surgeons Dr. Shenker and Dr. Ma started their journey as surgeons, they came equipped with information and expertise. But an essential part of what makes them great surgeons is the experience they … Continue reading »

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 »

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