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Nicholas Carr MD

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Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)

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3568-3578 West 41 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6N 3E6 - Canada

3568-3578 West 41 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6N 3E6 - Canada

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Dr. Nick Carr is a leading Vancouver specialist in cosmetic plastic surgery and has been certified as a plastic surgeon by the Fellow of the Royal College of Plastic Surgeons of Canada since 1990. After graduating from UBC with the highest honours in his medical school class, he completed a fellowship year at renowned Harvard Medical School. His commitment to teaching plastic surgery has paralleled his thriving clinical practice; beginning with his appointment as Director of Vancouver General Hospital Plastic Surgery Unit, followed by Program Director of the UBC Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program and finally, as the Head of Plastic Surgery at UBC; a position he has now held for close to a decade. Distinguished for his technical skills and problem-solving capabilities, Dr. Carr is often the “go-to” plastic surgeon in tertiary care and complex cosmetic cases.

After more than 20 years in practice, Dr. Carr is one of Vancouver’s most experienced cosmetic plastic surgeons, specializing in breast, tummy and advanced facial techniques. Dr. Carr has performed hundreds of breast augmentations in his career and is renowned for his pioneer work with endoscopic and minimal incision techniques. Dr. Carr uniquely combines his technical expertise developed over decades with artistic visions to create a safe, natural-looking, esthetically-pleasing outcome for his patients.

Dr. Carr has been credited as one of Canada’s Top Cosmetic Surgeons, and he was peer chosen in 2007-2008 as one of “The Best Doctors in Canada”.

Background & Certification

  • Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Northwest Society of Plastic Surgery
  • International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Awards & Honors

- Honours BSc in Biology, University of British Columbia - MD, University of British Columbia - Gold Medal for highest ranking at graduation - Post-Graduate Fellowship - Subspecialty training in hand and microsurgery at Harvard University - I.B. Holubitsky Memorial Award (1990) - for student with qualities of surgical excellence - Department of Surgery Post Graduate Training - Master Teacher Award in Surgery (1996-1997)