At the Plastic and Cosmetic Laser Surgical Centre at Meadowlark, each doctor on staff is highly qualified. Their goal is to address your concerns and enhance your natural beauty. Our doctors are:
Dr. Brandon Ball (M.D., FRCSC)
Dr. Ball attended medical school and completed his plastic surgery residency training at the University of Alberta. He subsequently underwent advanced fellowship training at the University of Western Ontario’s Hand and Upper Limb Centre. Dr. Ball was then promptly recruited back to Edmonton where he is currently a Clinical Lecturer with the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Ball is a member of the Alberta Medical Association and the Albertan and Canadian Societies of Plastic Surgeons, and is board-certified as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Call 780-217-2250 or visit www.drbrandonball.com for an appointment.
401 Weiss Clinic, 316 Windermere Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6W 2Z8
Dr. David Edwards (M.D., FRCSC)
Dr. David Edwards attended medical school at the University of Alberta, graduating in 1983. He then did a rotating internship in Ohio at the St. Thomas Hospital Medical Center. Following this, he completed his training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Alberta, obtaining his fellowship (FRCSC) in 1988.
Dr. Edwards next undertook a cosmetic surgery fellowship at the Cosmetic Surgery Hospital in Woodbridge Ontario in 1989. He then returned to his hometown of Edmonton, where he began practice in 1989. He presently practices at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Misericordia Hospital, and the Plastic and Cosmetic Laser Surgical Centre. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery and serves as the Site Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Misericordia Hospital. He is also the Medical Director at PCLSC.
Dr. Edwards is a member of numerous societies, including the Alberta Medical Association, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and MANUS (The Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand), GAM (The Canadian Microsurgery Society), the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Call 780-483-6400 for an appointment.
174 Meadowlark Health Centre, Edmonton, AB T5R 5W9
Dr. Martin J. Giuffre (B.MS., M.D., F.R.C.S. (C))
Dr. Martin J Giuffre is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. He received a Bachelor of Medical Science in 1975, MD with Distinction in 1977 and a Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCS(C)) in 1981. He did a 6 month teaching 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 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 Royal Alexandra Hospital and the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton.
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 non surgical 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 Physician referral, are not covered under any Provincial health care plan in Canada. There may be circumstances where private insurance carriers will provide assistance.
Patients interested in financing surgery 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 an appointment.
176 Meadlowlark Health Centre, Edmonton, AB T5R 5W9
Dr. Lisa J. Korus (M.D., FRCSC)
Originally from Edmonton, Dr. Korus completed her plastic surgery residency training at the University of Alberta. Following this, she underwent sub-specialty training in hand and wrist surgery at the University of Western Ontario’s Hand and Upper Limb Centre and sub-specialty training in breast surgery at the University of Toronto. Throughout the course of her studies, Dr. Korus also completed a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, focusing on assessing and improving surgical outcomes. In 2014, Dr. Korus was happily recruited back to Edmonton where she is currently an assistant clinical professor with the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Alberta. She is also actively involved in training medical students and residents, and is involved in research looking at improving surgical outcomes and patient care.
Dr. Adil Ladak (M.D., FRCSC)
Dr. Adil Ladak graduated from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, in 2003 with a BSc in Medical Sciences. In 2005 he received his Doctor of Medicine from the same institution. Dr. Ladak then embarked on a seven year Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Alberta’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During this time he received his MSc in Experimental Surgery from the Department of Surgery at the University of Alberta and once his residency was complete, Dr. Ladak became a certified Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada by completing a board certification in Plastic Surgery.
Since he became a fully qualified Fellow of the RCSC, Dr. Ladak has also completed a fellowship in Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and a fellowship in Aesthetic and Comprehensive Breast Surgery at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Ladak is also a researcher with numerous published articles in his name, and he has presented on plastic and cosmetic Surgery in locations all over the world, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Germany.
If you’re interested in finding out more about Dr. Adil Ladak’s plastic and cosmetic surgery practice, call (780-407-6691) or submit an online request at www.albertaplasticsurgery.ca to schedule a consultation.
Dr. Gorman Louie (M.D., FRCSC)
Dr. Louie attended medical school at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, graduating with distinction in 1980. He did a rotating internship at the Edmonton General Hospital the following year. He completed his specialty training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Alberta and received his certification in plastic surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1987.
He was then awarded a McLaughlin Scholarship where he spent two years at the Hospital for Sick Children and Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, pursuing sub-specialty fellowship training in paediatric and adult craniomaxillofacial trauma. He also completed a fellowship in cosmetic surgery at the Cosmetic Surgery Hospital in Woodbridge, Ontario.
He returned to his native hometown of Edmonton to start clinical practice at the University and the Edmonton General Hospitals in 1991.
Dr. Louie serves on numerous committees and boards, locally and nationally. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Educational Foundation of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons since 2001, becoming president in 2011. He was a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Examination Board for Plastic Surgery from 2006-2010.
He presently serves as a nucleus member of the specialty Committee in Plastic Surgery for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is a member of the craniomaxillofacial teaching faculty for the AO North America. In this capacity, he has lectured throughout Canada, the United States, and internationally. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Canadian Society for Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgery.
He currently practices at the University of Alberta and Misericordia Hospitals and at the Plastic & Cosmetic Laser Surgical Centre. His area of expertise is paediatric and adult craniofacial surgery, and primary and secondary reconstruction of craniomaxillofacial trauma. He has a special interest in the application of advanced digital technologies to craniofacial surgery.
Call 780-433-4225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
#102, 6915-109 Street, Edmonton, AB T6H 3B7
Dr. Gordon Wilkes (M.D., FRCSC)
Dr. Wilkes received his M.D. with distinction from the University of Alberta. He completed his specialty training in plastic surgery at the University of Alberta and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He did further fellowship training in Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is currently a clinical professor of surgery at the University of Alberta and a co-founder of the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM) at the Misericordia Hospital. He was the divisional director of plastic surgery at the University of Alberta and is a past president of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He was the chief examiner in plastic and reconstructive surgery for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has lectured in six countries, co-authored 15 book chapters, and 26 publications. Dr. Wilkes has also performed surgery in Saudi Arabia, Chile, Guatemala and Cambodia. Dr. Wilkes has a particular interest in cosmetic surgery and pediatric plastic surgery. Dr. Wilkes recently received the Life Achievements-Medal of Service Award from the Edmonton Zone Regional Medical Staff Association.
Call 780-483-6400 for an appointment.
174 Meadowlark Health Centre, Edmonton, AB T5R 5W9
Dr. James Wolfli (M.D., FRCSC)
James Wolfli was born and raised in Alberta. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Calgary. Post-graduate training in plastic and reconstructive surgery then took him to Edmonton, and the University of Alberta. He successfully completed his training in 2005. His areas of interest continue to be reconstructive and aesthetic breast and eyelid surgery. He performs operations at the Grey Nuns, Misericordia, and University of Alberta Hospitals, and Meadowlark’s Plastic and Cosmetic Laser Surgical Centre.
Call 780-433-1393 or visit www.wolfli.ca for an appointment.
Suite 227-9148-23 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6N 1H9