About Dr. Kenneth Dickie, M.D., F.R.C.S. [C]

Dr. Kenneth Dickie, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C) - Director of the Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Kenneth Dickie, Director of the Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery, received his medical degree from the University of Alberta, Canada and completed his post-graduate specialty training in Plastic Surgery at University of Western Ontario and Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.

During the past 20 years, Dr. Dickie has developed a specialty in Cosmetic Surgery, incorporating procedures for facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, abdominal surgery, liposuction, laser surgery and other techniques which may include both surgical and non-surgical treatments.

As director of Southwestern Plastic Surgery Centre, Dr. Dickie developed a dedicated patient base in Ontario and Michigan – a patient base which continues to follow Dr. Dickie to Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery as well as to his practice in the Bahamas, Bahamas Institute of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Dickie stays current on the latest techniques through membership and/or certification through the following associations:

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  • The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • The Canadian Medical Association
  • Royal Victoria Hospital — Barrie, Ontario
  • Member of the teaching faculty at University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
  • Chief of Department of Plastic Surgery at RVH

EDUCATION

Elementary, Secondary, and Post Secondary

  • Edmonton, Alberta

University Undergraduate Education

  • University of Alberta 1971 – 1974
  • Graduated 1974: B.Sc. (with distinction)

Medical School

  • University of Alberta 1974 – 1978
  • Graduated 1978: M.D.

Rotating Internship

  • Edmonton General Hospital 1978 – 1979

Residency Training

  • RI: University of Alberta 1979 – 1980
    Department of General Surgery
    Rotations:
    General Surgery: 6 months
    Plastic Surgery: 6 weeks
    Neurosurgery: 6 weeks
    Cardio – Thoracic: 6 weeks
    Urology: 6 weeks
  • RII: University of Western Ontario 1980 – 1981
    Department of Plastic Surgery
    Rotations:
    General Surgery: 6 months
    Orthopedic Surgery: 3 months
    Critical Care Trauma Unit: 3 months
  • RIII: University of Western Ontario 1981 – 1982
    Department of Plastic Surgery
    Rotations:
    Plastic Surgery: 12 months
  • RIII: University of Western Ontario 1982 – 1983
    Department of Plastic Surgery
    Rotations:
    Plastic Surgery: 12 months

Fellowship:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada): November 1983
  • Specialist Certificate in Plastic Surgery

Fellowship Training:

  • University of Toronto 1983 – 1984
  • Clinical Fellow in Hand Surgery
  • Sunnybrook Hospital
    Preceptor: Dr. J. F. Murray
    During Fellowship Year at Sunnybrook Hospital, surgical cases were also performed with Dr. Joe Gruss (maxillofacial trauma) and Dr. Susan McKinnon (peripheral nerve surgery)

Research Fellow:

  • Hand Injuries Clinic 1983 – 1984
  • Workers Compensation Board of Ontario
    Preceptor: Dr. J. F. Murray, Dr. J. K. McKenzie

APPOINTMENTS

Sunnybrook Medical Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery 1983 – 1984

North York General Hospital

Toronto, Ontario
Surgical Staff-Locum Tenans 1984

Sarnia General Hospital

Sarnia, Ontario
Active Staff 1984

St. Joseph’s Hospital

Sarnia, Ontario
Active Staff 1984

Sunrise Medical Centre

Freeport, Grand Bahama
Active Staff 2002

Royal Victoria Hospital

Barrie, Ontario
Active Staff 2009

POSITIONS

Vice-President

  • Grand Bahamas Medical/Dental Association 2005 – Present

Chief of Surgery

  • Sarnia General Hospital 1987 – 1991

Vice-President of Medical Staff

  • Sarnia General Hospital 1987 – 1988

President of Medical Staff

  • Sarnia General Hospital 1988 – 1989

DIRECTORS

  • Southwestern Plastic Surgery Centre 1995 – 2002
  • Bahamas Institute of Plastic Surgery 2002 – present
  • Chief of Surgery – Sarnia General Hospital 1987 – 1991

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

“The Huber Procedure: Restoration of Thumb Opposition with Transposition of the Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle”

  • Presented at University of Western Ontario
  • Resident’s Day: February, 1981

“Fibrous Hisiocytoma: Current Management”

  • Presented at University of Western Ontario
  • Resident’s Day: February, 1982

“Radionucleotide Scanning in Burns”

  • Presented at University of Western Ontario
  • Resident’s Day: February, 1983

“Interposition Arthroplasty of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint”

  • Presented at the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Meeting: May, 1984

“Care of the Thermally Injured Patient”

  • Presented at the Bluewater Emergency Care Conference
  • Conference: May, 1986, 1988

“Cosmetic Surgery – New Directions”

  • Presented at Holiday Inn, Sarnia: 1989

“Hand Injuries – Management of the Acute Injury”

  • Presented at the Bluewater Emergency Care Conference
  • Conference: May, 1990

“Post-mastectomy Breast Reconstruction”

  • Presented to Ladies Auxiliary, Sarnia: 1991

“Cosmetic Surgery of the 90’s”

  • Presented at the Holiday Inn, Sarnia: May, 1995

MEMBERSHIPS

Curriculum Advisory Committee, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine 1975 – 1978
Executive of the Curriculum Advisory Committee, University of Alberta 1976 – 1978
Phase II Medical Education Committee, University of Alberta 1978
Admissions Committee, University of Alberta 1978
Member of the Canadian Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons, 1983 (ongoing)
Member of American Society of Plastic Surgery, 1987 (ongoing)
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 1983 (ongoing)
Canadian Medical Association, 1983 (ongoing)
Registered with the Medical Council of Canada, Registration Number: 46,804 (L.M.C.C.) 1979
Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1987 (ongoing)
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 1996 (ongoing)
Ontario Medical Association, 1984 (ongoing)
Lambton County Medical Society, 1984 (ongoing)
Canadian Medical Protective Association, 1980 (ongoing)
Lipoplasty Society of North America, 1987 (ongoing)
Canadian Sail & Power Squadron, 1990

LICENSES

The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario – General Licence (No. 50432), 1983 (ongoing)
The Royal College of Surgeons – Fellowship in Plastic Surgery, 1983
Medical Council of Canada – L.M.C.C. #46,804, 1979
Bahamas Medical Council – Registration #1255, 2002