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Derek Ford BSc MD FRCSC - Plastic Surgeon

Practice Locations

Primary Office

199 Avenue Road – Suite 1A
Toronto, ON M5R 2J3
T 416.925.7337
F 416.928.0716
www.fordplasticsurgery.com

Secondary Office

419 King Street West
Oshawa Executive Centre – Suite 305
Oshawa, ON L1J 2K5

Clinical Privileges

Lakeridge Health Corporation – Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9
T 905.576.8711

Education

1998 - 2003

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada - FRCSC
Specialty: Plastic Surgery
Residency: University of Western Ontario - London, ON

1994 - 1998

Doctor of Medicine - MD
University of Western Ontario - London, ON

1991 - 1994

Bachelor of Science - BSc
University of Western Ontario - London, ON

Fellowship Training

Jan – Jun 2004

PACES Plastic Surgery and Recovery Center
Oculoplastic, Endoscopic and Aesthetic Surgery
Atlanta, GA
Fellowship Director: Mark A. Codner, MD
Surgeons: T. Roderick Hester, MD, Clinton McCord, MD, and Foad Nahai, MD

Jul – Dec 2003

Esthetique Internationale
Endoscopic and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Baltimore, MD
Fellowship Director: Oscar M. Ramirez, MD

Appointments

Chief - Division of Plastic Surgery

Lakeridge Health Corporation
1 Hospital Court
Oshawa, ON L1G 2B9

Program Director

Universiity of Toronto
Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Program

Lecturer

University of Toronto
Division of Plastic Surgery Faculty

Licensure

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Active: 72358

Maryland State Medical Board

Inactive: D0060174

Georgia State Medical Board

Inactive: 053813

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

DEA Controlled Substance Registration Number: BF8334613
State of Maryland Division of Drug Control Registration Number: M53711

Qualifying Examinations

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada – Plastic Surgery

Specialty examination in Plastic Surgery completed June 2003
ID Number: 0561413

Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE)

License Number: 88003
Part 1 completed May 1998
Part 2 completed October 2000

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

ID Number: 4-070-599-8
Step 1 completed October 1996
Step 2 completed August 1998
Step 3 completed March 2002

Professional Membership

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
Ontario Medical Association/Canadian Medical Association (OMA/CMA)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)

Research, Publications & Presentations

Please note the name Dariusz Brzozowski was legally changed to Derek Thomas Ford in 2001

Ford, D.T. A Versatile Approach to Lower Eyelid and Midfacial Rejuvenation. Invited speaker at the 38th Annual Symposium of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2009 in Toronto, ON

Ford, D.T. Endoscopic Facial Aesthetic Surgery. Invited speaker at the Annual Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – November 3, 2007 in Toronto, ON.

Codner, M.A. and Ford, D.T. Blepharoplasty. Chapter in Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery, 6th Edition. Aston, S.J. editor. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.

Nahai, F., Nahai, F.R. and Ford, D.T. Applied Anatomy of the Face and Neck. Chapter in The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. Nahai, F. editor. Quality Medical Publishing Inc, St. Louis, 2005.

McCord, C.D., and Ford, D.T. Ptosis Surgery in the Blepharoplasty Patient. Chapter in The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. Nahai, F. editor. Quality Medical Publishing Inc. Quality Medical Publishing Inc, St. Louis, 2005.

McCord, C.D., Ford, D.T., Hanna, M.K., Hester, T.R., Codner, M.A. and Nahai, F. Lateral canthal anchoring: special situations. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 116(4): 1149-1158, 2005.

Codner, M.A., Ford, D.T. and Hester, T.R. Central Mound Reduction Mammaplasty. Chapter in Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art, 2nd Edition. Spear, S.L. editor. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers. December 2005.

Ramirez, O.M. and Ford, D.T. Mentopexy: A treatment modality for chin ptosis and skeletal-soft tissue disproportion.

Presented at the 17th Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, on August 28- 31, 2004 in Houston, TX

Ford, D., Gan, B.S. Review of chronic wound treatment using split thickness skin grafting with vacuum assisted closure.
Presented at the Annual Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day – May 2003 in London, ON

Ford, D., Richards, R. Clinical outcome of ultrasonic subdermal undermining in the treatment of post liposuction contour irregularities.
Presented at the Annual Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day – May 2002 in London, ON

Ford, D., Richards, R. Clinical outcome of abdominal liposuction as an adjunct to full abdominoplasty in the morbidly obese.
Presented at the Annual Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day – May 2001 in London, ON

Brzozowski, D., Pellizzari, J., Chandarana, P. and Colcleugh, R.G. Patient body image perception before and after reduction mammaplasty.
Presented at the Annual Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day - May 2000 in London, ON

Brzozowski, D., Sanders, D.W., Johnson, J.A., Dunning, C., and Ross, D.C. The effect of wrist position on extensor tendon load and excursion during simulated active motion: an in vitro biomechanical study
Poster presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, on October 4-7, 2000 in Seattle, WA
Presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, June 2000 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Abstract in the Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 8(3), 2000.

Brzozowski, D., Niessen M., Evans, H.B., and Hurst, L.N. Breast feeding after inferior pedicle reduction mammaplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 105(2): 530-534, 2000.
Presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, on May 21-24, 1997 in Calgary, Alberta. Abstract in the Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 5(1), 56, 1997.

Brzozowski, D., and Ross, D.C. Upper limb Escherichia coli cellulitis in the immunocompromised. Journal of Hand Surgery (British and European Volume), 22B(5): 679-680, 1997.

Leung, L.S., Brzozowski, D., and Shen, B. Partial hippocampal kindling affects retention but not acquisition and place but not cue task on the radial arm maze. Behavioral Neuroscience, 110(5), 1017-1024, 1996.

Courses & Conferences

26th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons – September 2009 in Charleston, SC

38th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2009 in Toronto, ON

ASAPS Annual Meeting – May 2008 in San Diego, CA

37th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2008 in Toronto, ON

CAFPRS Annual Meeting – November 2007 in Toronto, ON

36th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – May 2007 in Toronto, ON

ASAPS Annual Meeting – April 2007 in New York, NY

33rd Annual Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – September 2006 in Toronto, ON

60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons – June 2006 in Quebec City, PQ

ASAPS Annual Meeting – April 2006 in Orlando, FL

36th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2006 in Toronto, ON

Faculty Member at 9th Annual International Baltimore Workshop of Facial Rejuvenation June 2005 in Baltimore, MD

35th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2005 in Toronto, ON

17th Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – August 2004 in Houston, TX

Faculty Member at 8th Annual International Baltimore Workshop on Facial Rejuvenation
May 2004 in Baltimore, MD

20th Annual Breast Surgery Symposium – January 2004 in Atlanta, GA

Lipostructure – Instructional Course on Structural Fat Grafting by Sydney Coleman
November 2003 in New York, NY

7th Annual International Baltimore Workshop on Facial Rejuvenation – March 2003 in Baltimore, MD

Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children – February 2003 in Phoenix, AZ

29th Annual Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – October 2002 in Toronto, ON

32nd Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 2002 in Toronto, ON

6th Annual Dallas Aesthetic Surgery Symposium – March 2002 in Dallas, TX

19th Annual Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium – March 2002 in Dallas, TX

AO-ASIF Course in Maxillofacial Surgery – October 2001 in Ypsilanti, MI

1st Annual Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium – April 2001 in Toronto, ON

Craniofacial Skills Lab Hosted by the Toronto Adult Craniofacial Program - Jan. 2001 in Toronto, ON

Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Core Curriculum Course In Plastic Surgery
July 2000 in Chicago, IL

54th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
June 2000 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Basic Maxillofacial Principles and Techniques for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons - Jan 20-22, 2000 in San Francisco, CA

29th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – April 1999 in Toronto, ON

51st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons – May 1997 in Calgary, AB

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