The discipline of microsurgery at the University of Ottawa

Microsurgery is a field of surgery that utilizes specialized microscope technology and precision instrumentation to facilitate intricate operations on tiny structures. Innovations in microsurgery have had a major impact on the potential to restore form and function to patients impaired by disease, trauma and congenital abnormalities. Microsurgery is an important tool to resolve complex reconstructive surgery problems. The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Ottawa has a strong microsurgery program. Clinical care is provided to patients with tumors, trauma and complex defects. These include reconstructions of the face, breasts, head and neck and extremities. Patients under the care of our plastic surgeons are privy to the latest advancements and techniques in microsurgery for exceptional care and optimal outcomes.

The Faculty of Plastic Surgery at the University of Ottawa employs the latest advancements in microsurgery methods to ensure safety, optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.