Top 3 Canadian destinations for cosmetic surgery

cosmetic surgery

Many people travel in order to find the best cosmetic surgery clinic. According to Healthline, “Medical tourism, which covers all types of procedures including elective plastic surgery, is growing worldwide at an estimated rate of 15 to 25 percent, according to Patients Beyond Borders, a respected research firm and clearinghouse for data and information on the health travel industry.” By these standards, patients consider plastic surgeons all around the world for their elective surgeries in order to find the best. If you’re looking to get cosmetic surgery in Canada, we’re going to cover the top three cities and their number one plastic surgeons.


Coming in at our number one spot is Dr. Laliberte of Radiance Plastic Surgery in Alberta. Dr. Laliberte is an MD, FRCSC, and Canadian Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Before coming to Alberta, Dr. Laliberte performed surgeries with several world-class surgeons in both North and South America, including Harvard. He also holds a subspecialty training in microsurgery, making him the best in all of Alberta. Dr. Laliberte’s extensive training background gives him an incredible advantage over the competition.

For out-of-town Patients:

  • Virtual and in-person consultations with Dr. Laliberte are possible
  • Surgery estimates are provided after the consultation
  • Hotel stays and post-operative accommodations will be recommended to you

Top Procedures Include:

  • Face
  • Body
  • Breast
  • Eyelash (non-invasive)
  • Injectables (non-invasive)
  • Skin Care (non-invasive)


  • Consultations are $125 GST
  • This will be applied towards your future surgery
  • Medicard financing is available for those who qualify


In second is Dr. Sheina Macadam, MD, MSc Epi, FRCSC and FACS. Dr. Macadam is board certified for plastic surgery in both Canada and the United States. She trained at Harvard for epidemiology and has received over $300,000 in grants from the Canada Research Alliance for her work. She has also been recognized as an expert in breast reconstructive surgery. Her techniques are aimed at creating new and innovative ways to perform cosmetic surgeries on women to achieve the most natural results possible.

For out-of-town Patients:

  • Consultations can be booked online, wait times can be as long as one year due to the growing popularity and demand for Dr. Macadam
  • The team will help you determine the best stays pre and post-operation for those traveling out of town

Top Procedures Include:

  • Breast
  • Body


  • Financing available by phone inquiry only, no information online


Our number three spot goes to Dr. Frederic Arsenault of Chirurgie Plastique in Quebec City. Dr. Arsenault is an MD and Canadian Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in microsurgery and facial surgery. All of his medical training was completed in Canada.

For out-of-town Patients:

  • Contact their center for help with accommodations and questions

Top Procedures Include:

  • Face
  • Body
  • Breast
  • Injectables (non-invasive)


  • Financing available by phone inquiry only, no information online


Choosing the right plastic surgeon is something that should be done with care, time, and research. We hope that our blog served as a helpful tool in your journey and we wish you a safe and successful cosmetic surgery in Canada.

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