Dr. Kirsty Boyd has clinical interests in peripheral nerve surgery and aesthetic surgery. After obtaining her medical degree in 2004 at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, she completed her residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University) in 2009.
She went on to do 3 subspecialty fellowships including the Mentor Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of Ottawa (2009), Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery at the University of Toronto (2010), and an ACGME-accredited Peripheral Nerve/Hand/Microsurgery fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (2011).
Dr. Boyd was recruited to the University of Ottawa in the Faculty of Medicine in 2011. She is co-founder of the Peripheral Nerve and Trauma Clinic. She is currently the Program Director for the Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Boyd serves as Direct at Large on the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Board. She is on the editorial board of Plastic Surgery, the Journal. She is the president of the Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM) Canada. She serves on the specialty committee for plastic surgery at the RCSPS as well as the Surgical Foundations and Plastic Surgery test committees. Within TOH, Dr. Boyd is on the Surgical Finance Committee, the Competence Committee for plastic surgery, the Postgraduate Medical Education Committee, and the Surgical Foundations Committee. She serves as the chair of the Residency Training Committee and the Residency Selection Committee for plastic surgery. She is the author of numerous publications including several book chapters and is the recipient of funding from several educational grants.