Vancouver Plastic Surgeon
Dr. David K. Ward – Now Retired
Dr. David K. Ward, MD, FRCS(C), is a former Vancouver plastic surgery specialist that gained certification in the specialty of plastic surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and co-founded the Valley Surgery Centre, serving as the centre’s medical director for 17 years.
After pre-medical education at McGill and Queen’s Universities, Dr. Ward attended Medical School at the University of Toronto, receiving his M.D. in 1980. He went on to complete his residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto, followed by a Fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Dr. Ward joined the medical staff at the Hamilton Civic Hospitals in 1989 where he was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery at McMaster University. While achieving an outstanding local reputation, Dr. Ward’s west coast family roots drew him towards the Vancouver area.
Dr. Ward established his practice in the lower mainland in 1992, when he was welcomed to the medical staff of Surrey Memorial, Royal Columbian and Peace Arch Hospitals. He served as Chair of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Surrey Memorial Hospital for twelve years and developed a reputation for excellent results in all areas of plastic surgery, including breast augmentation, face lift surgery, liposuction and tummy tuck. He is recognized by his peers as an expert in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, and has given presentations on these topics at plastic surgery meetings at both the local and national level
Dr. Ward was a longtime member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Ward is married and has three sons. He and his family enjoy the beautiful natural wonders of British Columbia and are avid skiers and cyclists.
A Message from Dr. Ward:
“Thank you so much for the trust you have placed in me by giving me the honour and privilege of providing you with plastic surgery service. After nearly three decades of practice, I have taken the decision to retire.
I would also like you to know that I have picked an excellent successor to take over your care. Dr. Adrian Lee, of The Plastic Surgery Group, has practiced in our community for 18 years, and has developed an outstanding reputation. I feel confident that he will provide compassionate and skilled care to your plastic surgery needs.
If you are new to our practice and have an interest in learning which plastic surgery option is best for you, I would strongly recommend a consultation with Dr. Lee. Please call 604-582-2792 or use the Contact page to send us an email.
Dr. David Ward”