Dr. Nick Carr

Nick obtained a BSc in medical genetics from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He then taught school in Nigeria for 2 years before returning to medical school at UBC. He interned at the Toronto East General Hospital and then worked as a family doctor in Inuvik in the Canadian Arctic.  He returned to Vancouver completing his plastic surgery training at UBC in 1990 followed by a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Nick is a Clinical Professor in Surgery at UBC and has been on staff at Vancouver General Hospital since 1990. He served as residency program director and was chief of plastic surgery at UBC for over a decade. He is an active member in CSPS, CSAPS, ASPS and ASAPS and was the president of CSAPS in 2015. He is the current president of the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been the Canadian representative on the ASAPS and ASPS Ethics Committees. He is the medical director of Skinworks Surgery Centre, a private aesthetic surgery facility.

Nick is involved in UBC plastic surgery’s Uganda residency teaching program and works there regularly. His hobbies include skiing, biking, fly fishing, and guitar. His wife, Frances Jang is a dermatologist and his office partner. They have three children, Matthew, Michael, and Lauren, who are all studying medicine.