Damir B. Matic, MD MSc FRCSC
Year of graduation from residency: 2000
Fellowship: Craniofacial surgery (Baltimore)
Areas of clinical interest: Cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, craniofacial anomalies, adult cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, general and facial cosmetic surgery
Research interests: facial growth, craniosynostosis, cleft lip and palate
Academic rank: Associate Professor
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LHSC - Victoria Hospital, Room E2-646
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario N6A 4G5
Administrative assistant: Maria Bettencourt
Short personal bio: Dr. Matic finished both his medical school and residency training in Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and at the University of Maryland. After working at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto for a year he moved to London in 2002. In his first three years in London he also completed a Master’s of Science at UWO in the Department of Medical Biophysics.
His primary clinical interests are cleft lip and palate as well as all aspects of paediatric craniofacial surgery. Dr. Matic also has expertise in all forms of aesthetic surgery with a special interest in facial rejuvenation procedures including facelift, browlift, blepharoplasty (eyelids), rhinoplasty (nose job), and chin, jaw, and cheek enhancements. Other commonly performed procedures include breast surgery such as mastopexy (breast lift) and augmentation (enhancement) and body contouring and sculpting procedures such as abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and liposuction. Scar revisions and cosmetic mole removals are also performed.
Dr. Matic's current research interests include facial growth, the effects of botulinum toxin on nerve regeneration, and long term analysis of cleft lip repair and orbicularis oris muscle motion. Dr. Matic directs the Synthes craniofacial fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.
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