Dr. Douglas Ross

Dr. Doug Ross grew up in the Ottawa Valley and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (BSc, MD).  After a rotating internship at Toronto East General Hospital, he completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Toronto. This was followed by two years of fellowship training in Toronto (Hand & Microsurgery) and Louisville, Kentucky (Hand Surgery). He has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario since 1992 where he holds the rank of Professor.  He is past Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at UWO, a staff member at the Roth|McFarlane Hand & Upper Limb Centre at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, and Co-director of the Peripheral Nerve Clinic in London. 

He has a strong interest in surgical education and is the former Director of Education for the Department of Surgery at the University of Western Ontario.  He has served as Chief Examiner for the Royal College in Plastic Surgery and is currently, Chair of the Specialty Committee in Plastic Surgery for the Royal College.  He has been active in other Royal College activities and has served on the Assessment Committee and the Examination Committee of the College.  In addition, he has served as President of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and Chair of the Educational Foundation of the CSPS.  He also holds a Masters of Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.  His clinical interests include upper extremity surgery, reconstructive microsurgery, breast reconstruction and peripheral nerve surgery.