Dr. Ian MacArthur is a Canadian Plastic Surgeon and is board certified with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. MacArthur joined the Kanata Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery team in 2016 and has since built a busy aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery practice.
Originally from Winnipeg, Dr. MacArthur studied at the University of Manitoba where he received two Bachelor of Science degrees in both genetics and medicine, as well as the Hogg Centennial Entrance Scholarship. During this time Dr. MacArthur also worked at the National Microbiology Laboratory studying molecular genetics. In 2005 he was accepted to medical school at the University of Manitoba. Upon entry he received the Dr. Edward John Bennett Scholarship, which is given to the top applicants for the medical school class. Before graduating, Dr. MacArthur was also awarded the Merck Sharp and Dhome Scholarship which recognizes excellence in basic science research.
Dr. MacArthur then successfully completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the U of M where he served as chief resident in 2013. The plastic surgery residency program in Winnipeg is well known for its rigorous training requirements as well as its strong emphasis on breast reconstruction surgery. In 2014 Dr. MacArthur was awarded the “Best Resident Clinical Paper” award at the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.
After residency, Dr. MacArthur then relocated to Miami, Florida where he completed additional fellowship training in Craniofacial Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. During this fellowship, he was honoured to have the opportunity to help treat children and adults afflicted with both congenital and acquired facial anomalies and injuries. Working in Miami also afforded Dr. MacArthur the chance to work with world experts in the field of cosmetic surgery, experience which he draws upon to deliver excellent, natural and personal results for his patients.
In addition to his clinical training, Dr. MacArthur is a published author and has been invited to speak throughout Canada, the United States and Japan at numerous plastic surgery conferences. These include the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the International Society for Craniofacial Surgery, and the Rhinoplasty Society.
Working at Kanata Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. MacArthur has become known in Ottawa for his ability to deliver natural results for his cosmetic surgery patients, as well as for his caring attitude outside of the operating room. If you are considering cosmetic surgery, Dr. MacArthur would be pleased to speak with you in consultation and help you achieve your goals.