Plastic Surgery in Toronto
Dr. Stephen Mulholland has been practicing Plastic Surgery for over 20 years. He is one of Canada’s most renowned and best plastic surgeons in Toronto with his wealth of experience, artistry, and humbleness towards his patients.
Dr. Mulholland received his medical education from the University of Toronto Medical School, which was rated number one in 2017 by Maclean’s. The doctor excelled in his studies and was the recipient of Horner Silver Medalist. He completed his internship at St. Michael’s Hospital and performed his residency in the department of surgery at the University of Toronto.
The doctor studied under world-renowned ENT cancer surgeon Dr. Patrick Gullane and plastic surgeon Dr. Peter Nelligan. He completed a fellowship at the Sunnybrook Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn and Dr. Ralph Gilbert, reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Mulholland trained in the removal of advanced head and neck tumors, as well as reconstruction.
After completing his residency and fellowship, Dr. Mulholland opened up his SpaMedica clinic in Toronto in 1997.
20 Years as Cosmetic Surgeon in Toronto
Dr. Mulholland has specialized in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery for over 20 years. He is one of Canada’s most sought out plastic surgeons. Dr. Mulholland always treated the field as an art, providing patients the best aesthetic appearance with attention to details.
In his 20 years, the doctor has performed over 6000 surgical procedures. He has operated on multiple patients including cancer patients. The doctor is proficient and a perfectionist when it comes to delivering the best results to his patients. Dr. Mulholland performs procedures on the face, head, body, breasts, and buttocks.
Surgical procedures the doctor performs as a plastic surgeon are a liposuction, hair transplants, facial lifts, body contouring and skin tightening.
In the Media
Dr. Mulholland is the most-viewed plastic surgeon in Canada on YouTube. He has appeared on TV outlets and over 300 television shows including as a guest expert on Cityline, Etalk, Breakfast Television, CBC and CTV. He has been featured on the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and the National Post. He was named one of Canada’s top plastic surgeon by Fashion Magazine, Toronto Life, Flair, and Maclean’s.
Dr. Mulholland has authored chapters in two consumer books on plastic surgery, Later Diary and The Cougar, both authored by Valarie Gibson.
He has won the Gemini TV award in 2001 for his role as the Plastic Surgeon and Doctor in the live cosmetic surgery series, Skin Deep. The show featured in-depth stories of real women undergoing transformative changes. He is the only plastic surgeon to ever win a Gemini award.
- Cosmetic Dermatology
Dr. Mulholland has always offered patients with the best cosmetic dermatology treatments in Toronto. The SpaMedica clinic offers advanced laser removal of unwanted birthmarks, pigmented brown spots lesions, age spots, tattoo, wrinkle treatments and more. The marriage of cosmetic plastic surgery and dermatology, offers patients the best cosmetic enhancement opportunities.
- Cosmetic Surgery for Athletes
Dr. Mulholland understands the world of contact sports. He has an appreciation for the field of athletics and the competitors in their sport. His early interest in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine had grown into a passion for facial trauma, head and neck reconstruction.
The doctor attended Lake Superior State University on a hockey scholarship, where he specialized in Biology and Chemistry. He was the team’s captain and led his team in scoring all four years.
Dr. Mulholland also played for the Central Hockey League’s team Colorado Flames for a few games, a team that featured NHL player and Hall of Fame defenceman, Al MacInnis.
His love for sports in the competitive arena allows him to connect well with athletes. The doctor is easily relatable to all types of patients and has first-hand view of the world of injuries and cosmetic damages to athletes.
Common area Dr. Mulholland specializes as a plastic surgeon for athletes is rhinoplasty, a nose surgery to fix facial damages which is common in sports such as boxing, hockey, football and rugby.
- Dr. Mulholland as an Inventor
Prior to becoming a plastic surgeon, Dr. Mulholland specialized in Head and Neck Oncology. One of Dr. Mulholland’s many unique surgical inventions is the Osteocutaneous Shin Flap, an auto-transplant of part of the tibia leg bone and skin from the back of the foot to large defected areas of the jaw line, neck, tongue and throat.
Dr. Mulholland is at the forefront of new technologies and usage. He was one of the first surgeons to introduce the use of Botox Injectables and among the first to utilize less invasive hair transplant machines such as the NeoGraft and Artas.
Dr. Mulholland is highly regarded by his peers and patients. He is one of the highest rated plastic surgeons in Canada on RealSelf.com and RateMDs.
He has received positive reviews including talk show host Marilyn Denis, Lisa Rogers and Moe Kelso.
“For more than 12 years, Dr. Mulholland has helped me look as good as I feel. Even in this high definition era, he has continued to help me look fresh, natural and TV ready. His gentle, confident approach to cosmetic surgery and non-invasive aesthetics continues to make me feel safe and assured. I always receive the best of care with a positive, long term outcome.” – Marilyn Denis
Dr. Mulholland has lectured and taught well over 1000 workshops through the United States, Western and Easter Europe and Australia to plastic surgeons, dermatologists and aesthetic physicians on the art and practice of body contouring and facial rejuvenation.
- Personal Life
Dr. Mulholland was born in the beautiful city of Vancouver. He has a long-term marriage with Ann Kaplan Mulholland, the CEO and President of iFinance Canada Inc, the parent company to Medicard, Petcard and Dentalcard. Dr. Mulholland appeared alongside his wife on the Real Housewives of Toronto.
Dr. Mulholland currently resides in Toronto with his wife and eight children. Ann and Stephen enjoy an active and social life together. Both love being involved in philanthropy and advancing community initiatives.
Education and Certifications
Lake Superior State University, 1983 B.Sc, Summa Laude
University of Toronto Medical School, 1988
St. Michael’s Hospital, 1988-89
University of Toronto, 1989-1994
Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Toronto, 1994-1996
Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999-2010
American Joint Societies of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, 1996
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1994 (active)
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society
View Dr. Mulholland’s list of achievements and more in his curriculum vitae