Dr. Otto Weiglein's CV

Education

Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) 1972
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

Doctor of Medicine, 1975
University of Calgary, Alberta

Internship (Rotating) 1975 – 1976
University of Western Ontario Hospital
London, Ontario

L.M.C.C., 1976

Certification and Fellowship F.R.C.S.(C)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1980
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario

Scholarships and Awards

R. Samuel McLaughlin Fellowship 1981 – 1982

Post Certification Training

Visiting Fellow, 1981
University of Tokyo, Dr. Kiyonari Harii
Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital, Dr. Seichii Ohmri

Research Fellow and Clinical Assistant, February 1981 – April 1982
Microsurgery Research Unit, St. Vincent’s Hospital
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. B. McC. O’Brien, Dr. W. Morrison, Dr. A. McLeod, Dr. D. Jenner

Certification and Membership
Lipoplasty Society of North America, 1987
Atlanta, Georgia

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ASPRS)
In-Service Exam, March 1988

Research Projects 1981 – 1982

Microsurgical Segmental Pancreatic Allograft and Autograft Transfer for the treatment of canine diabetes.

Microsurgical lymphovenous anastomeses in the treatment of canine obstructive lymphoedema.

Microsurgical free lymphnode transfer in the treatment of canine obstructive lymphoedema.

Assessment of lymphovenous anastomeses in the treatment of human primary and secondary lymphoedema.

Visiting Fellow, April 1982
National Convention of German Surgeons
Munich, Germany

Microsurgery Research Fellow and Clinical Assistant, June 1982 – Sept 1982
University of Toronto Microvascular Laboratory, The Toronto General Hospital
The Hospital for Sick Children, Mount Sinai, Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Dr. R.T. Manktelow, Dr. N. McKee, Dr. R. Zuker, Dr. J. Mahoney

Long-term functional outcome of orthotopically replanted canine gracillis muscles exposed to varying periods of warm and cold ischemia

Effect of vasoactive agents on the neovascularization of the rat epigastric flap

Allergan Breast Implant Follow up Study B.I.F.S
2009 – Present

Hospital Surgical Staff Appointments (Plastic Surgery)

Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital (ACTIVE)
Burlington, Ontario
1981 – present

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Oakville, Ontario
1981 – 1994 (ACTIVE), 1994 – present (COURTESY)

Cosmedica (DIRECTOR)
Burlington, Ontario
1993 – present

Publications

The PneumaticTourniquet: A biomechanical and electophysiological study.
Hurst, L.N.: Weiglein, O. et al: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Vol 67, No. 5, May 1981.

Memberships

  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Independent Physicians Association (OMA)
  • Mensa Member (1963)
  • Lipoplasty Society of North America (Now part of ASP)
  • Treasurer – 1986 Halton Medical Society
  • President – 1987 to 1993 Halton Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the Pan American Doctor’s Club
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society for Plastic Surgeons

Symposia and Meetings

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
The Tourniquet: A Biomechanical Study, & The Granular Cell Myoblastoma
May 1980

Sixth Symposium of the International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Melbourne, Australia
February 1981

Replantation Surgery: The St. Vincent’s Experience
Frankston and District Medical Association
Melbourne, Australia August 1981

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity: The Scapular Flap
Toronto, Ontario
June 1982

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
VIII International Congress of Plastic Surgery
Montreal, Quebec July 1983

Liposuction Course
Dr. G. Illouz
Centro Medico Dalinde
Mexico D.F.
February 1984

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
38th Annual Meeting
Winnipeg, Manitoba
May 1984

American Society for Hand Surgery
Montreal, Quebec
October 1984

American Society for Hand Surgery
14th Annual Meeting
Acapulco, Mexico
November 1984

Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
12th Annual Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
September 1985

The American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Implant Surgery for The Hand and Upper Extremity
Grand Rapids, Michigan
September 1985

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
16th Annual Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
November 1985

University of Toronto
Reconstructive Microsurgery
Toronto, Ontario
February 1986

American Education Institute
Medical Malpractice
Dominican Republic
April 1986

Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
13th Annual Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
September 1986

Medical Society of Pan American Doctor’s Club
Annual Meeting
Huasca, Hildalgo, Mexico
February 1987

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
42nd Annual Meeting
San Antonio, Texas
September 1987

Lipoplasty Society of North America
Lipoplasty Symposium: Live Surgery
Atlanta, Georgia
November 1987

Academy for International Medical Studies Inc. (AIMS)
Orient/American Medical Conference
South East Asia
December 1987

International Confederation of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Symposium on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Rhinoplasty
Manzanillo, Mexico
February 1988

American Educational Institute
Professional Malpractice and Practice Management Seminar
Scottsdale, Arizona
March 1989

University of Toronto
19th Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
May 1989

Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Surgical Symposium, Live Surgery
Woodbridge, Ontario
June 1989

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
44th Annual Meeting
Seattle, Washington
September 1989

University of Toronto
20th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
May 1990

University of Toronto
21st Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1991

Lipolysis Society of North America
Basic and Advanced Symposium
New York, New York
April 1991

American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Marketing for the Plastic Surgeon
Newport Beach, California
May 1991

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation
In-Service Exam
January 1992

University of Toronto
22nd Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1992

Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
19th Annual Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia
November 1992

Canadian Health Educators
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Toronto, Ontario
November 1992

University of Toronto
23rd Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1993

Canadian Health Educators
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Toronto, Ontario
December 1993

University of Toronto
24th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
May 1994

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 1994

Canadian Health Educators
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Recertification
Toronto, Ontario
November 1994

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Annual Scientific Meeting
San Diego, California
September 1994

Lipolysis Society
12th Annual Scientific Meeting
San Diego, California
September 1994

State of the Art Skin Peeling
San Diego, California
September 1994

Surgimedic “SilkTouch” Laser Workshop
Toronto, Ontario
March 1995

25th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1995

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 1995

New Horizons in Aesthetic Laser Surgery
Jacksonville, Florida
June 1995

Controversies in Cutaneous Laser Surgery
Sonesta Beach, Bermuda
August 1995

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
October 1995
Burlington, Ontario

Stitches Medical Conference
Costa Rica
March 1996

ASAPS Annual Meeting
April 1996

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 1996

Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – The Cutting Edge
New York, New York
October 1996

Ultrasonic Assisted Lipoplasty Regional Course
Cleveland, Ohio
February 1997

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 1997

66th Annual Scientific Meeting – ASPRS
September 1997

28th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1998

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 1998

Spring Institute – ASPRS
Arlington, Virginia
April 1999

29th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 1999

New Frontiers in Aesthetic Surgery – ASPRS/ASAPS
May 1999

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
June 1999

68th Scientific Meeting – ASPRS
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 1999

Building for the Future – Spring Institute – ASPRS
Scottsdale, Arizona
March 2000

Technique to Aesthetics / Millenium Cosmetic Surgery
May 2000

30th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 2000

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 2000

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Canadian Health Educators
June 2000

Breast & Body Contouring Evolving Technology
Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 2000

Anti-Aging Course
Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 2000

In-service Training for Epidural Anaesthesia
Burlington, Ontario
October 2000

31st Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 2001

Aesthetic Surgery Education Symposium – CSPS
Toronto, Ontario
April 2001

The Aesthetic Meeting – ASPRS
May 2001

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 2001

Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium
Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 2001

Spring Institute: Business Strategies for the Future – ASPRS
Chicago, Illinois
April 2002

32nd Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 2002

Advances in Breast Augmentation
Sweden
June 2002

29th Annual Meeting for Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
October 2002

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery – PSEF
Miami, Florida
February 2003

Annual Meeting – ASAPS
Boston, Maryland
May 2003

FACE Program – Allergan
Banff, Alberta
May 2003

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 2003

Karen Zupko Assoc – Marketing Meeting
Orange County, California
October 2003

Workshop – Breast Augmentation utilizing McGhan Breast Implants
Toronto, Ontario
February 2004

34th Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Toronto, Ontario
April 2004

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 2004

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
June 2004

Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society Educational Symposium
Toronto, Ontario
November 2004

FACE Program (Allergan)
Scottsdale, Arizona
January 2005

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Miami, Florida,
February 2005

Dermik Laboratories Canada Inc.
Sculptra
Toronto, Ontario
April 2005

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
May 2005

ASAPS Breast Surgery & Body Contouring Symposium
Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 2005

The New You Anti-Aging Trade Show
Toronto, Ontario,
January 2006

Allergan – FACE Program
Arizona
January 2006

Acute Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
April 2006

ASAPS Annual Symposium
April 20 – 22, 2006

Dermik Laboratories
Sculptra Training
Toronto, Ontario
September, 2006

Canadian Association for the Accreditation of Surgical Facilities
Board Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
September 2006

Canadian Association for the Accreditation of Surgical Facilities
Office Inspection
Burlington, Ontario
September 2006

Dermik Laboratories
Sculptra Board Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
October 2006

Allergan Laboratories
Face Program
January 2007

Dermik Laboratories
Sculpta Study
April 2007

ASPS
Aesthetic Surgery on the Baltic
July 2007

ASPS
Annual Meeting – Baltimore
October 2007

Web Surveys
HEAD Media
November 2007

Acute Cardiac Life Support
Burlington, Ontario
Fall 2008

Allergan
Breast Implant Follow-up Study (BIFS)
Fall 2008

Mentor Solutions
2008 Creating Irresistible Patient Relationships
Orlando, Florida
November 2008

Burlington Chamber of Commerce
Finalist for the Burlington Chamber Commerce Business Awards
Burlington, Ontario
May 2009

ASAPS
Annual Meeting – Las Vegas
May 2009

ASPS
Seattle
October 2009

Allergan
Allergan Academy Canadian FACE Symposium
Toronto, Ontario
September 2009

23rd Annual Virgin Islands Workshop
In Plastic Surgery
St. Thomas
January 2009

ASPS/ASAPS
Breast and Body Contouring
Santa Fe
August 2009

Medicis
Liposonix Seminar Dinner Meeting
Toronto
October 2009

Medicis
In Service Liposonix Seminar
The Centre for Personal Surgery
Burlington
November 2009

Canderm
Selphyl Launch
September 2010

Medicis
Restylane Training Program
November 2010

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Burlington
November 2010

Acute Cardiac Life Support
Burlington
November 2010

41st Annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
April 2011

The Aesthetic Meeting 2011
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Boston, MA
May 2011

The 7th Annual Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2011
The Multi-Specialty Foundation
Las Vegas, NV
June 2011

Medicis Compliance Training
Restalyne
Toronto, ON
December 2011

Obagi Medical Products Conference
Toronto, ON
November 14, 2011

Presentations

January 1983 – Burlington Medical Secretaries Association
“Microsurgery”
Burlington, Ontario

January 1984 – Physiotherapists of Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital
“Hand Treatment”
Burlington, Ontario

January & February 1984 – 2 East Conference4 of JBMH Nurses
“Treatment of Burns”
Burlington, Ontario

March 1984 – E.R. Rounds, JBMH
“Treatment of Burns”
Burlington, Ontario

March 1984 – Grand Rounds, JBMH
“Liposuction”
Burlington, Ontario

April 1984 – Medical Education Meeting – OTMH
“Microsurgery”
Oakville, Ontario

May 1984 – Aestheticians at Sheridan College
“Zyderm & Other Aesthetic Procedures
Oakville, Ontario

June 1984 – Aestheticians of Hamilton
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Hamilton, Ontario

September 1984 – Burlington Public Library Forum
“What is New in Plastic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

February 1985 – Dr. J.M. Drever
Etobicoke General Hospital
Surgical Assist in two cases
“Tram Flap” for post mastectomy reconstruction
Toronto, Ontario

May 1985 – Aestheticians at Sheridan College
“Cosmetic Surgery and Procedures”
Oakville, Ontario

May 1985 – Canadian Cancer Foundation
“Post Mastectomy Reconstruction”
Burlington, Ontario

April 1986 – Emergency Clinic Day – OTMH
“Hand Fracture Care”
Oakville, Ontario

July 1986 – Hamilton Rotary Club
“After Bill 94”
Hamilton, Ontario

January 1987 – Chamber of Commerce
“After Bill 94”
Milton, Ontario

March 1988 – Zonta Club Annual Dinner
Oakville, Ontario

April 1988 – The Hamilton Academy of Medicine
“Advanced Wound Repair”
Hamilton, Ontario

January 1989 – Ontario Dental Nurses & Assistants Association
Burlington, Ontario

October 1989 – Clinic Day – JBMH
New Techniques in Plastic Surgery
Burlington, Ontario

May 1990 – Advances in Family Medicine – MUMC
“Cosmetic Plastic Surgery”
Hamilton, Ontario

January 1992 – CHCH Television Interview
Hamilton, Ontario

January 1992 – Ontario Dental Nurses & Assistants Association
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

June 1992 – Newcomers Alumni Club of Burlington
“Updates in Plastic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

November 1993 – Burlington, Public Library Forum
“Cosmetic Surgery Procedures”
Burlington, Ontario

October 1994 – Burlington Medical Secretaries Association
“Centre for Personal Surgery Tour & Info Night”
Burlington, Ontario

June 1995 – Oakville Public Library
“Special Presentation – All About Cosmetic Surgery”
Oakville, Ontario

November 1996 – Burlington Art Centre
“Special Presentation – All About Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

June 1997 – Burlington Art Centre
“Special Presentation – All About Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

October 1997 – Oakville Library
“Special Presentation – All About Cosmetic Surgery”
Oakville, Ontario

May 1998 – Burlington Newcomers Club
“What’s New in Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

June 1999 – Continuing Education McMaster University
“Cosmetic Surgery for the Man of a Certain Age”
Hamilton, Ontario

November 1999 – Burlington Dental Assistants Association
“What’s New in Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

Winter 2000-Spring 2001 – Cosmedica Professional Skin Care Centres Inc
In House Services Seminars
Burlington, Ontario

March 2001 – Television Interview – CTS
“Frequently Asked Cosmetic Surgery Questions”
Burlington, Ontario

November 2001 – Television Interview – CHCH
“Botox”
Hamilton, Ontario

April 2002 – Television Interview – Wellness Television
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Toronto, Ontario

Fall 2002 – Cosmedica Professional Skin Care Centres Inc
“Advances in Non Surgical Services”
Burlington, Ontario

January 2003 – Elevate Magazine Interview
“Breast Augmentation”
Toronto, Ontario

January 2003 – Television Interview – CHCH television
“Botox”
Hamilton, Ontario

February 2003 – Cosmedical Professional Skin Care Centres Inc
“Advances in Non Surgical Services”
Hamilton, Ontario

March 2003 – New You Cosmetic Surgery and Anti Aging Show
“Breast Augmentation”
“Botox Cosmetic”
“Hylaform Soft Tissue Injectable”
Toronto, Ontario

April 2003 – Hamilton Magazine Interview
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Hamilton, Ontario

May 2003 – Television Interview – On The Line
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Toronto, Ontario

July 2003 – Preceptorship
Allergan – Botox Cosmetic
Burlington, Ontario

August 2003 – Preceptorship
Allergan – Botox Cosmetic
Burlington, Ontario

February 2004 – Burlington Art Centre
“Special Presentation – All About Cosmetic Surgery”
Burlington, Ontario

May 2004 – New You Cosmetic Surgery and Anti Aging Show
“Breast Augmentation”
“Botox Cosmetic”

May 2004 – Plastic Surgical Nurses Seminar
“What’s New in Cosmetic Surgery”
Oakville, Ontario

June 2004 – Preceptorship
Allergan – Botox Cosmetic
Oakville, Ontario

June 2004 – Newspaper Interview – Hamilton Spectator
“Cosmetic Surgery”
Hamilton, Ontario

June 2004 – Television Interview – CTS
“Frequently Asked Cosmetic Surgery Questions”
Burlington, Ontario

July 2004 – Television Interview – CITY TV
“Laser Hair Removal”
Burlington, Ontario

January 2006 – New You Cosmetic & Anti-Aging Show
“Mummy Tummy & More: Cosmetic Surgery of the
Abdomen & Breast Following Pregnancy”
“Botox”
Toronto, Ontario

May 2006 – “Bring A Friend” Informational Evening
Advances in Anti Aging & Cosmetic Surgery Techniques
Burlington, Ontario

September 2006 – “Mummy Tummy & Breasts Following Childbirth”
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

October 2006 – “Show The World a Younger Looking You”
Rejuvenation of the Experienced Face
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

February 2007 – Cosmetic Surgery Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

April 2007 – Cosmetic Surgery Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

May 2007 – Non Surgical Cosmetic Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

October 2007 – Cosmetic Surgery Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

November 2007 – Non Surgical Cosmetic Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

February 2008 – FAVORLIFT & Non Surgical Seminar
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

April 2008 – Body & Face Cosmetic Surgery
Travelodge Hotel
Burlington, Ontario

October 2008 – Face/FAVORLIFT Cosmetic Seminar
Burlington Golf & Country Club
Burlington, Ontario

February 2009 – Facial Aging Seminar
Burlington Golf and Country Club
Burlington

October 2009 – Body Seminar
Burlington Golf and Country Club
Burlington

January – December 2009 – Daily Web TV Information Sessions
17 Segments

December 2009 – Medicis Preceptor Seminar

February 2011 – Facial and Body Seminar
Burlington Golf and Country Club
Burlington, ON

April, 2011 – Facial and Body Seminar
Casablanca Winery Hotel
Grimsby, ON

October, 2011 – Toronto Women’s Show
Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON

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