Meet Dr. Thomas Constantine

Internationally trained Toronto Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon best known for his:

  • Safe, natural results while enhancing existing attributes
  • Both time-honoured and innovative state-of-the art plastic surgery techniques
  • Comprehensive and global approach balancing desired appearance with realistic expectations
  • Personal and thorough involvement in all the stages of planning, surgery, and follow up

Dr. Constantine is a board certified plastic surgeon practicing in Toronto, Canada. He is a graduate of both McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Plastic Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Constantine is also fellowship trained under other world-renowned surgeons. He completed a fellowship in breast and reconstructive microsurgery, a lymphatic and advanced microsurgery both in Taiwan and an aesthetic surgery fellowship in Paris.

Aside from his private practice, Dr. Constantine also leads the Breast Reconstruction Program at Humber River Hospital, where he reconstructs breast cancer patients and patients with congenital and acquired breast deformities of varying ages.

Dr. Constantine has learned from many different international plastic surgical approaches, including cultural preferences, and beauty ideals, above and beyond the North American brand of plastic surgery. His comprehensive and artistic approach leads to natural results and proportions. Dr. Constantine spends the time to understand the specific aesthetic desires of his patients, and sets a realistic surgical pathway to achieve them, while maintaining a close patient relationship throughout the plastic surgery journey.

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Dr. Thomas Constantine

Resume & Experience

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
  • 2015 - 2015 Breast and Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship Clinique Nescens Paris Spontini, Paris, France Fellowship Director: Dr. Éric Auclair
  • 2014 - 2015 Advanced Microsurgery and Lymphatic Surgery Fellowship China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan Fellowship Director: Professor Hung-Chi Chen
  • 2013 - 2014 Microsurgery Fellowship Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Fellowship Director: Professor Fu-Chan Wei
  • 2008 - 2013 Plastic Surgery Residency McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2004 - 2008 MD, CM McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2001 - 2003 Marianopolis College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
  • 2016 College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Medical License Province of Ontario
  • 2013 Collège des médecins du Québec, Medical Licence Province of Quebec
  • 2013 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • 2013 Certified Specialist in Plastic Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • 2008 - 2013 Collège des médecins du Québec
  • 2010 Medical Council of Canada
ACADEMIC AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
  • 2007 - 2008 Osler Fellow
  • 2003 - 2004 J.W. McConnell Award for GPA in top 5% of Faculty of Medicine
  • 2003 Valedictorian
  • 2001 - 2003 Marianopolis Scholar
  • 2001 - 2003 Dean’s List
  • 2001 - 2003 Life Award Recipient
  • 2001 Valedictorian
SCIENTIFIC PODIUM PRESENTATIONS
  • 2015 Ensuring Survivability of the Skin Island of the Free Iliac Osteocutaneous Flap with Double Arterial Inflow Techniques
  • 2015 Pedicle Lengthening Technique Utilizing Retrograde Inflow for the Groin Lymph Node Flap.
  • 2015 Supraclavicular Lymph Node Flap for Lymphedema: Early Experience and Technical Refinements.
  • 2015 Single- Stage, Dual Gastroepiploic Lymph Node Flaps for the Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema.
  • 2015 The Groin vs. Submental Vascularized Lymph Node Flaps: A Head-To-Head Comparison of Surgical Outcomes Following Treatment for Upper Limb Lymphedema.
  • 2014 Comprehensive analysis of recipient site vessels for distal vascularized lymph node transfers
  • 2014 Perfusion-Related Complications and Strategies for Success Following Distal Vascularized Lymph Node Transfers.
  • 2014 From Theory to Evidence: Long-Term Evaluation of the Mechanism of Action and Flap Integration of Distal Vascularized Lymph Node Transfers
  • 2013 Segmental Mandibulectomy and Free Osteoseptocutaneous Fibula Flap for Primary, Recurrent, and Complicated Ameloblastoma: An Ideal Treatment Modality.
  • 2012 Surgical Site Infection Control Using Both Open and Suction Drains in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Receiving Soft Tissue Reconstruction.
  • 2012 Flexor Tenosynovitis-Mimicking Infection in a Scleroderma Patient.
PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS
  • 2017 Margallo L, Ortiz de Zárate E, Franco M, Garcia-Iruretagoyena M, Cherro R, Barbier L, Mendiola J, Constantine T. Lingual Artery Pseudoaneurysm after Severe Facial Trauma. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstruction 2017. In print.
  • 2017 Ciudad P, Maruccia M, Socas J, Lee MH, Chung KP, Constantine T, Kiranantawat K, Nicoli F, Sapountzis S, Yeo MS, Chen HC. The laparoscopic right gastroepiploic lymph node flap transfer for upper and lower limb lymphedema: Technique and outcomes. Microsurgery. 2017 Mar;37(3):197- 205.
  • 2017 Visconti G, Constantine T, Araki J, Salgarello M, Chen HC. The venous lymph node flap for the treatment of peripheral lymphedema: Preliminary evidence. Microsurgery. 2017 Jan;37(1):86-87.
  • 2016 Visconti G, Constantine T, Chen PY, Salgarello M, Franceschini G, Masetti R, Chen HC. The Venous Lymph Node Flap: Concepts, Experimental Evidence, and Potential Clinical Implications. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Oct;32(8):625- 31.
  • 2016 Visconti G, Constantine T, Chen HC. The venous lymph-node flap. Microsurgery. 2016 Sep;36(6):527-8.
  • 2016 Brunso J, Franco M, Constantine T, Barbier L, Santamaría JA, Alvarez J. Custom-Machined Miniplates and Bone-Supported Guides for Orthognathic Surgery: A New Surgical Procedure. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 May;74(5):1061.e1-1061.e12.
  • 2016 Ciudad P, Dower R, Nicoli F, Orfaniotis G, Maruccia M, Constantine T, Lin SP, Wang GJ, Chen HC. Pelvic-perineal reconstruction with the combined transverse upper gracilis and profunda artery perforator (TUG-PAP) flap. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2016 Apr;69(4):573-5.
  • 2015 Constantine T, Patel KM, Visconti G, Ciudad P, Nicoli F, Chen HC. Single- Stage, Dual Gastroepiploic Lymph Node Flaps for the Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4 Suppl):136-7.
  • 2015 Constantine T, Patel KM, Visconti G, Ciudad P, Nicoli F, Chen HC. Supraclavicular Lymph Node Flap for Lymphedema: Early Experience and Technical Refinements. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4 Suppl):108.
  • 2015 Constantine T, Patel KM, Visconti G, Ciudad P, Nicoli F, Chen HC. Pedicle Lengthening Technique Utilizing Retrograde Inflow for the Groin Lymph Node Flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4 Suppl):107-8.
  • 2015 Leland HA, Alluri RK, Iorio ML, Carey JN, Constantine T, Patel KM. Complex Hand and Wrist Reconstruction Using Free Vascularized Bone Grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4 Suppl):25-6.
  • 2015 Constantine T, Patel KM, Visconti G, Ciudad P, Nicoli F, Chen HC. Ensuring Survivability of the Skin Island of the Free Iliac Osteocutaneous Flap with Double Arterial Inflow Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct;136(4 Suppl):16.
  • 2015 Ciudad P, Maruccia M, Orfaniotis G, Weng HC, Constantine T, Nicoli F, Cigna E, Socas J, Sirimahachaiyakul P, Sapountzis S, Kiranantawat K, Lin SP, Wang GJ, Chen HC. The combined transverse upper gracilis and profunda artery perforator (TUGPAP) flap for breast reconstruction. Microsurgery. 2015 Aug 20.
  • 2014 Patel KM, Constantine T, Lin CY, Cheng MH. Comprehensive analysis of recipient site vessels for distal vascularized lymph node transfers. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct;134(4 Suppl 1):145-6.
  • 2014 Patel KM, Sosin M, Constantine T, Lin CY, Cheng MH. Perfusion-related complications and strategies for success following distal vascularized lymph node transfers. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct;134(4 Suppl 1):144-5.
  • 2014 Patel KM, Constantine T, Lin CY, Cheng MH. From theory to evidence: long-term evaluation of the mechanism of action and flap integration of distal vascularized lymph node transfers. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct;134(4 Suppl 1):32.
  • 2014 Yang SY, Yang JY, Chuang SS, Hsiao YC, Chang SY, Chen HC, Constantine T. Bismuth Subgallate/Borneol(SuileTM) Versus Silver Sulfadiazine for Burns wounds: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of Taiwan Society of Plast Surg. 2014 Vol.23, No.4.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Fellow
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Resident Member
  • Collège des médecins du Québec
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Osler Society, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Quebec Medical Association
LEADERSHIP
  • 2012 - 2013 Chief Administrative Resident, Plastic Surgery
  • 2012 - 2013 R5 Representative, Plastic Surgery Training Committee
  • 2010 - 2011 R3 Representative, Plastic Surgery Training Committee
  • 2008 - 2009 R1 Representative, Plastic Surgery Training Committee
  • 2007 - 2008 Class Representative, Surgical Undergraduate Education Committee
  • 2003 - 2004 Class Representative, Medical Students’ Society
  • 2002 - 2003 President of the Marianopolis Student Union
  • 2002 - 2003 Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
  • 2001 - 2002 Member of Senate
TEACHING AND CREDENTIALING
  • 2015 - present Reviewer, Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • 2010 - present Examiner, Medical Council of Canada Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination Part II, MCCQE-II Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
  • 2010 - present Examiner, Medical Council of Canada National Assessment Collaboration, NAC Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
  • 2009 Instructor, Emergency Medical Procedures Workshop Centre for Continuing Medical Education, Université de Sherbrooke
  • 2008 - present Instructor and Examiner, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Advanced Trauma Life Support Course, ATLS Centre for Continuing Medical Education, Université de Sherbrooke
  • 2008 - present Instructor, Society of Critical Care Medicine Fundamental Critical Care Support Course, FCCS Centre for Continuing Medical Education, Université de Sherbrooke

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