Dr. Léonard Bergeron is a certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon who has been practising in Montreal for 12 years. Because of his unique expertise and personal approach, he is widely recognized and valued as a surgeon.
After graduating from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, where he was awarded the Robert Forsyth Prize, the top award in surgery given to a graduating student, Dr. Bergeron continued his studies in plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Montreal.
He also completed a Master in Biomedical Science with a focus on innovative reconstruction techniques at the University of Montreal and Dalhousie University. He then earned a subspeciality degree in cranio-maxillofacial surgery at the esteemed Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, one of the world’s largest facial surgery centres.
Dr. Bergeron has authored many scientific articles on plastic and cosmetic surgery. He was notably the guest co-editor of an entire issue of the journal Seminars in Plastic Surgery, entitled “Aesthetic Surgery in Asians”, which is a compilation of articles by world-renowned surgeons dealing with the latest cosmetic surgery techniques used in Asia. He has also delivered lectures at many national and international conferences and has won numerous awards.
In addition to working at his clinic, Dr. Bergeron works at Montreal’s Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur (a university hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal). He teaches at the University of Montreal where, since the beginning of his career, he has taught plastic surgery techniques to more than forty plastic surgeons in training.
Dr. Bergeron is a plastic and cosmetic surgeon recognized by the Collège des Médecins du Québec (Quebec College of Physicians) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is a member of the ASCPEQ (Association des spécialistes en chirurgie plastique et esthétique du Québec/Quebec Association of Specialists in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery), of the CSPS (Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons) and an active member of the ASPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons). He is also the founding President of FACE Canada (Forum for the Advancement of Craniofacial Expertise) and organizes the annual scientific meeting of FACE since 2016. In addition, he was a medical expert for the CNESST from 2013-2018.