Howard J. Silverman, MD, FRCS(C), practices at Ottawa Plastic Surgery in Ontario, Canada. Since the inception of this private practice in 1999, Dr. Silverman has performed over 5,000 surgical procedures. He has special interest in breast enhancement surgery and body contouring. When he is not at his practice, he can be found at Queensway-Carleton Hospital and Almonte General Hospital. Dr. Silverman also serves as the community representative for plastic surgery, and lectures to residents at the University of Ottawa. In addition to plastic surgery treatments on the breasts, body, and face, Dr. Silverman offers spa services such as laser hair removal and fillers that do not require surgery.
Howard J. Silverman's Videos
Education and Training
University of Toronto
American Board of Plastic Surgeons- Plastic Surgery
Howard J. Silverman's Expert Contributions
Hi, Yes, you would have to see a plastic surgeon who specializes in burns. Warmly, READ MORE
Hi there, You can increase the volume of your lips with a dermal filler. READ MORE
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. We do have a laser that helps correct textural concerns (acne scarring). The number of treatments needed will depend on the severity of the acne scars. There is minimal discomfort during the treatment. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Community representative for plastic surgery, University of Ottawa -
- The Toronto Hospital (Surgery)
Professional Society Memberships
- Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons
What do you attribute your success to?
Meticulous attention to detail and patient care
Howard J. Silverman's Practice location
- What to Expect After Having a Breast Augmentation
Patients usually have breast augmentation from a surgical center or hospital as an outpatient, since hospital admission is rarely required.Breast augmentation is commonly carried out under general anesthesia or, in some rare cases, local anesthesia.The steps of the surgical operation...
- The Most Common Misconceptions About Breast Cancer
There is so much information you can read online about breast cancer. Some information may be acquired in the community, friends, or family that is totally misleading or incorrect. Although not backed up with solid evidence, such information can cause a lot of media attention, which can further...
- What Are the Risks of Breast Augmentation?
A majority of women do not have any severe complications after having breast implants or undergoing a breast augmentation surgery, although some do. An understanding of the possible risks and how to care for your implants is therefore very crucial.Since the decision on having a plastic surgery is...
- Recovery from Blepharoplasty
Eyelid incisions normally take 5 to 7 days to heal and become ready for the removal of sutures. The patient can start doing usual activities again within 7 to 10 days and wear contact lenses within 14 days.Redness and bruising around the eyes can be concealed with cosmetics. It is important for...
- What Are the Risks of Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)One of the most carried out cosmetic surgery today is blepharoplasty. Sometimes, it is also performed for medical reasons. If your field of vision is blocked due to a sagging eyelid skin, then you might need an eyelid surgery. The primary goal of the surgery is to...
- Is a Tummy Tuck a Good Idea?
Tummy tucks, or abdominoplasty, are a very popular option for many who have tried to drop those sagging excess skin on the abdomen. For some, the fat deposits on the skin is an inherited condition. For some others the skin become flaccid with a sudden weight loss leading to odd looks. Abdominoplasty...