McMaster University

McMaster University


Achilleas Thoma

Clinical Professor
Plastic Surgery
Director of Surgical Outcomes Resource Centre
Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics


101-206 James Street South
Hamilton, ON
L8P 3A9

Administrative Support Staff:

Angela Barbas
Phone (905) 523-0019
Fax (905) 523-0229

Clinical Interests:

Trauma of the hand

Elective hand surgery

Microsurgical reconstruction of the head and neck area after cancer resection.

Aesthetic surgery

Research Interests:

Outcomes research in hand and breast reduction surgery

Utility measurement in surgery

Actively involved in publications of series of articles in Canadian Journal of Surgery on Evidence Based Surgery

Participating in workshops to disseminate evidence-based principles to surgeons

Educational Background:

B.Sc., McMaster University
M.Sc., McMaster University
M.D., McMaster University
General Surgery Residency, McMaster University
Plastic Surgery Residency, McMaster University

Head and Neck Surgery, McMaster University
McLaughlin Fellow in Reconstructive Microsurgery. University of Louisville (USA)
McLaughlin Fellow in Hand surgery, University of Louisville (USA)

Hospital Appointments:

Director of Teaching, Microsurgery Laboratory, St. Joseph's Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St. Joseph's Healthcare

Active Staff and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Active Appointment at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton with courtesy privileges in Civic Hamilton Hospitals and Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals

Selected Publications


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