M.D., C.M., F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S.
Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery

Lloyd N. Carlsen, Medical Doctor, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Plastic Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Carlsen, shortly after he started his plastic surgery practice at the Scarborough General Hospital, it became apparent to him that public hospitals did not provide the appropriate setting and care for cosmetic patients. He therefore, established the first private hospital in Canada devoted exclusively to cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Carlsen is an extremely experienced, well respected plastic and cosmetic surgeon.

Dr. Carlsen has been an innovative surgeon. Dr. Carlsen pioneered a procedure to build up the underdeveloped inner calf (calf augmentation). This is performed for both cosmetic purposes as well as reconstructive purposes in people who have a deformity of the lower leg such as club foot or post polio. This has given him world wide acclaim. He developed a technique for a reduction mammoplasty. This increases the longevity of the lift. This technique has been utilized by plastic surgeons around the world. He has lectured extensive on techniques using deeper tissues to support and maintain a better contour of the neck and facelift procedures. In addition, he has also written and devised procedures for aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries of the breast.

Dr. Carlsen was the founding member of The Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery. This organization now numbers 160 members and is devoted to the education of all plastic surgeons with a significant interest in cosmetic procedures. Its membership is limited strictly to plastic surgeons.

Because Dr. Carlsen was concerned about safety standards in free ion for the safety of their patients. Dr. Carlsen has been an extremely prolific reconstructive surgeon as well. The first burn unit in Canada was organized by him at the Scarborough General Hospital. He is on staff at the Scarborough General Hospital. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Department of Surgery at McMaster University University and a Professor of International Postgraduate Education in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is internationally renowned and has been invited to lecture and demonstrate surgery in many countries of the world.

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