Dr. Martin J Giuffre is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. He received a Bachelor of Medical Science in 1975, an MD with Distinction in 1977 and a Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCS(C)) in 1981. He then completed a 6 month post fellowship at the University of Alberta Hospital. He began his practice in December 1981. He was appointed Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery in 1984 and Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery in 2013 at the University Hospital in the Division of Plastic Surgery. He was elected as the President of the Alberta Society of Plastic Surgeons in 1985 and served as President from 1985 until 2005. He has worked with the AMA (Alberta Medical Association) as the Plastic Surgery Provincial Fee Representative from 1983 until 2007, chaired the AMA negotiating committee with the WCB (Workman’s Compensation Board) and currently works with the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons and the WCB as a consultant.
Dr. Giuffre is a Plastic Surgeon in Edmonton, Alberta, a member in good standing of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Medical Counsel of Canada, the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He continues to teach medical students and residents as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta. His non cosmetic practice focuses on reconstruction following trauma (injury), post cancer reconstruction, congenital birth defects and general, breast and hand reconstruction. His reconstructive practice is done at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton. He also works at the Grey Nuns and Leduc Hospitals.
Dr. Giuffre’s Cosmetic Plastic Surgery practice is done at the Plastic & Cosmetic Laser Surgical Centre (PCLSC) in Edmonton (#178 Meadowlark Health Centre). The PCLSC is a Non-Hospital Surgical Facility (three full operating rooms) accredited by the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons.
A wide variety of cosmetic procedures are offered by Dr. Giuffre as day procedures (home the same day of surgery) either under local anaesthetic, local anaesthetic with conscious sedation or general anaesthetic (this is provided by a fully accredited hospital based anaesthetic specialist).
All medical staff at PCLSC are ACLS (acute cardiac life support) accredited.
In addition to cosmetic surgery procedures, other ancillary nonsurgical cosmetic treatments using Botox, Latisse, a variety of fillers, laser treatments and laser hair removal are offered at the facility.
More information on all surgical and nonsurgical procedures are found on the web site for PCLSC @ (http://www.pclsc.ca).
All patients are seen in consultation by Dr. Giuffre in his office prior to booking a surgical procedure. The office is adjacent to the surgical facility (#176 Meadowlark Health Centre, Edmonton; 780-428-7737). Patients do not require a physician referral to book a consultation. There is no fee charged for the consultation if the patient has Alberta Health Care coverage. Please note that cosmetic surgical procedures, even with a Family Physician or Specialist Physician referral, are not covered under any Provincial health care plan in Canada. There may be circumstances where private insurance carriers will provide assistance.
Dr. Giuffre’s office does not finance procedures that are not covered by Alberta Health Services. Patients that are interested in financing are directed to an independent cosmetic surgery financing company.
Examples are Medicard (http://www.medicard.com) or Credit Medical (http://www.creditmedical.com).
Call 780-428-7737 for appointment.
176 Meadowlark Health Centre, Edmonton, AB T5R 5W9