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
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Saline breast implants contain germ-free saltwater. In case the shell of the implant ruptures, the saline implant collapses. Then the body absorbs the salty water and excretes it naturally. Women who are at least 18 years of age can have this FDA-accepted breast augmentation method. Women who...
- How Long Will I Not Be Able to See After Undergoing Blepharoplasty?
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery as it's commonly known, is performed to correct droopy upper and/or lower eyelids and under-eye bags. The surgery may be performed for functional or medical reasons. Functional blepharoplasty corrects problems related to upper eyelids that sag or droop enough to...
- 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...
- Considering Blephoplasty...Here's What You Need to Know
Blepharoplasty also known as eye lid surgery is a surgical procedure carried out in patients to enhance the appearance of eye lids. It can be performed in the upper eye lid, the lower eye lid or both.Why is blepharoplasty done?Blepharoplasty is done for people who need to enhance the appearance of...
- What You Need to Know About Liposuction
What is it?Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery done to remove the excess fat in specific areas of the body. It is a common and well known surgery which had been done throughout the world for decades.This surgery can be done in both males and females. Liposuction removes excess fat over the thighs,...
- 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...