Kirsty Boyd


Dr. Boyd has been a member of the Division of Plastic Surgery since 2011.  Her primary interests include peripheral nerve surgery, which she performs at the Ottawa Hospital.  She performs aesthetic surgery at Ottawa Plastic Surgery, where she has expertise in breast surgery, body contouring, and labiaplasty.  She is the author of numerous publications including several book chapters and is the recipient of funding from several educational grants. She has presented her research and been invited to speak at multiple national and international conferences.

  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Aesthetic Surgery

2011 – current: The Ottawa Hospital, Associate Professor – University of Ottawa

  • 2004 – Doctor of Medicine, Queens University
  • 2009 – Plastic Surgery Residency, Western University
  • 2009 – Mentor Microsurgery Breast Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Ottawa
  • 2010 – Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Fellowship, University of Toronto
  • 2011 – ACGME-accredited Peripheral Nerve/Hand/Microsurgery Fellowship, Washington University
  • The Ottawa Hospital
  • Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
  • Ottawa Plastic Surgery
  • Almonte General Hospital
  • Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital
  • 2019 – 2021: President, Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery in Canada (GAM Canada)
  • 2017-2022: Program Director, Plastic Surgery Training Program – University of Ottawa
  • 2015 – 2018: President, Young Plastic Surgeons Committee
  • 2015 – current: Assessor, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • 2015 – 2023: Board, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (Various roles including YPS representative, GAM Canada representative, Director of the Board, Media Relations)
  • 2013 -2017: Undergraduate Director, Plastic Surgery Training Program – University of Ottawa
  • 2012 – 2017: Co-Chair, Canadian National Chief Resident Review Course in Plastic Surgery
  • 2011 – current: Co-Founder and Co-Director Peripheral Nerve Trauma Clinic, The Ottawa Hospital