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The Truth About Plastic Surgery

Here’s a blog by our own Dr. Shenker, where he explores his early perceptions and the truth he knows now about plastic surgeons. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago as a medical student contemplating my future career, I thought plastic surgeons were the happiest of all the different subtypes of surgeons. Why did I think that?  Through the eyes of an aspiring medical student, plastic surgeons seemed to me to have a great thing going on: they didn’t have to operate in the middle of the night on stinky perforated bowels like the general surgeons. They didn’t … Continue reading »

Meet Ashley Mercer, our newest Beauty Nurse®

We’re pleased to welcome our newest Beauty Nurse® Ashley Mercer (RN). We’re highly selective about who we bring on board, but we knew right away that Ashley was a great fit for our team. Our Beauty Nurse team brings a wealth of experience to each cosmetic treatment –– to refresh, rejuvenate, and restore your natural beauty. Ashley brings a unique skill set with her clinical experience and incredible attention to detail. Ashley comes to us with a rich resume full of clinical experience and formative training. Ashley graduated from The University of Ottawa with her BScN in 2008 and started her career as a new graduate in … Continue reading »

Your Surgical Safety Comes First Every Time! Here’s How.

Here’s how we ensure your safety, every time, and why it matters so much to us. Blog by Dr. Robert Shenker As a plastic surgeon who operates in a certified out-of-hospital facility, patient safety remains the number one goal for me and my team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. Our mantra is “safety first, forever and always.” We use many obvious safety measures that our patients can observe for themselves. They see all of our top-of-the-line, modern surgical and anesthesia equipment. They read about our credentials and experience in the “About Us” section of our website, and they can see … Continue reading »

Avoid Bad Surgical Results and Highlight Your Natural Beauty

Dr. Shenker tells us the truth about natural, beautiful results Being an aesthetic physician and surgeon comes with responsibilities that I take seriously. As a physician and as a surgeon, I embrace the long list of responsibilities and duties I have to my patients. I have to actively listen. I have to examine my patient carefully and with a deep attention to detail. I have to make an accurate diagnosis. I have to formulate an effective treatment plan which I have to execute with speed, skill and compassion. I have to be respectful of the needs and worries of each … Continue reading »

Here’s How CoolSculpting® Really Works

How does CoolSculpting® work? Have you ever noticed how that little pocket of fat along your lower tummy won’t go away, even with exercise? Or maybe you enjoy a healthy lifestyle but find that you still have excess fat on your upper arms. It can be frustrating to have these persistent pockets of fat, and CoolSculpting can help you get rid of them. CoolSculpting uses innovative fat freezing technology to get rid of those bulges of fat that just won’t budge, even with exercise. Let’s explore how CoolSculpting works to promote a smoother silhouette with each non-invasive treatment. What does … 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
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