Dr. Mulholland

Founder of Toronto Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Mulholland is one of Canada’s most sought-after plastic surgeons, helping define and shape the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery, from his SpaMedica Surgery Center, at Avenue Road and Yorkville for over 20 years.

Dr. Mulholland always treated the field as an art, providing patients with the best aesthetic appearance with attention to detail.

Dr. Stephen Mulholland has been practicing the art and science of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery for over 20 years. He is one of Canada’s best and most renowned plastic surgeons, with 2 decades of being Toronto’s most recognized plastic surgeon, with a wealth of experience, artistry, and humbleness towards his patients.

Dr. Mulholland received his medical degree from the prestigious University of Toronto Medical School, excelling in his Plastic Surgery training and residency in Plastic at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Mulholland followed up his training in Plastic Surgery, with an advanced fellowship with world-renowned ENT Head and Neck Oncology cancer surgeon Dr. Patrick Gullane at the Toronto General Hospital, where he became certified in the oncologic removal of advanced head and neck cancers. He also completed a fellowship at the Sunnybrook Hospital, training with Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn and Dr. Ralph Gilbert, in craniofacial trauma and reconstructive head and neck microsurgery.

After completing his dual certification in Plastic Surgery and ENT – Head and Neck Oncology, Dr. Mulholland was appointed consultant at the Hamilton Regional Cancer Center, treating, removing and reconstructing advanced cancers of the head, neck and oral cavity, as well as craniofacial fracture and trauma reconstruction at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Mulholland developed and published his own free tissue microvascular transplantation used to reconstruct the jaw bone and tongue after they were removed for advanced cancer, an operation called the Osteocutaneous Skin Flap.

In 1997, Dr. Mulholland opened up the SpaMedica Cosmetic Plastic Center and Medical Spa.

Since the clinic’s launch, Dr. Mulholland has performed over 6000 cosmetic surgical procedures, delivering expert results to numerous patients. Whether it be a procedure on the face, head, body, breasts, or buttocks, Dr. Mulholland is a perfectionist when it comes to delivering the best results. SpaMedica has grown to become Canada’s largest private Laser Skin Center, with well over 50 innovative, non-invasive laser and energy-based devices.

Plastic Surgery procedures Dr. Mulholland performs include liposuction, breast augments, tummy tuckshair transplants, facial lifts, eyelids surgery, rhinoplasty, body contouring and skin tightening. Dr. Mulholland also offers the best cosmetic plastic surgery and dermatology treatments in Toronto.

Dr. Mulholland’s unmatched attention to detail and pioneering techniques have made him highly regarded amongst both peers and patients. He is one of the highest-rated plastic surgeons in Canada on RealSelf and RateMDs, with many positive reviews including those from talk show hosts Marilyn Denis, Lisa Rogers and Moe Kelso.

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999-2010

American Joint Societies of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, 1996

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Plastic Surgery 1994 (active)

Lake Superior State University (Undergraduate)
1983 B.Sc, Summa Laude

University of Toronto Medical School (Medical School)
1988

St. Michael’s Hospital (Internship)
1988-89

University of Toronto (Residency)
1989-1994

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Oncology (Fellowship)
University of Toronto, 1994-1996

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Oncology
Toronto General Hospital and CranioFacial Surgery Sunnybrook, 1994

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1999-2010

American Joint Societies of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, 1996-Present

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Plastic Surgery 1994 – Present

Medical Doctor, University of Toronto, 1988-present

1995-1998:  Consultant and attending surgeon in advanced head and neck tumor surgery and   reconstruction, and craniofacial trauma. 

– A consultant at St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Hamilton regional cancer center, where he operated on complex defects and cancers of the oral cavity, face, head and neck, both removing life threatening cancers and reconstructing them.  

1995: Distinguished Young Alumnus Award Lake Superior State University Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA

1994: Fellowship: Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Oncology Toronto General Hospital and CranioFacial surgery Sunnybrook 

1992: Resident Research Award 1st Prize Clinical Research Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting London, Ontario

1989-93: Residency; Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery 

1988: -Frank W. Horner Silver Medal presented in recognition of Highest academic standing in the fourth year

– Jeanie Johnson Award in recognition of high academic standing and need for financial assistance

1987: Bristol Laboratories of Canada Book Award for Academic Excellence in the third medical year

1986: -Honorable Mention and Book Award in the 10th Annual Medical Residents Research Competition

– Dr. C.S. Wainwright Scholarship in recognition of high academic Standing

1984: -University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine Summer Scholarship

– Dr. and Mrs. M.A. Pollock Award in recognition of high academic standing and need for financial assistance

– Dr. C.S. Wainwright Scholarship in recognition of high academic Standing

1983: -Included in Who’s Who in American Colleges

– Rotarian Society’s Outstanding Senior Collegian

– Michigan Kiwanis Club Academic Excellence Award

– Inducted into the American Universities Alpha Lambda and Alpha Chi Honor Societies

– Gold Medalist, Lake Superior State University Biological & Chemical Sciences, GPA 3.97

– Graduated Summa Cum Laude (GPA>3.90) from Lake Superior State University

1982:  – Lake Superior State University

1978:  – Honor Roll in Secondary School

Dr. Mulholland has been the sole guest Plastic Surgeon on Cityline for 22 years and is the most-viewed plastic surgeon in Canada on YouTube, with over one million views. Dr. Mulholland has been educating Canadian consumers on plastic surgery and cosmetic enhancement options for over 2 decades and has appeared on every national TV show and network, with over 300 television appearances including a guest expert on Cityline, Etalk, Breakfast Television, Entertainment Tonight Canada, CBC and CTV. He has been featured in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and the National Post. He was named one of Canada’s top plastic surgeons by Fashion Magazine, Toronto Life, Flair, and Maclean’s. Dr. Mulholland is a regular guest expert on Talk 1010, The Night Side, with host Barb Digiulio.

Dr. Mulholland has authored chapters in two consumer books on plastic surgery, “Later Diary” and “The Cougar”, both authored by news veteran and columnist, Valarie Gibson.

He has won the Gemini TV award in 2001 for his role as the plastic surgeon and doctor in the first make-over cosmetic surgery series, Skin Deep. The show featured in-depth stories of real women undergoing transformative changes. He is the only plastic surgeon to ever win a Gemini award.

You can hear Dr. Stephen Mulholland on his weekly podcasts at Plastic Surgery Talk and find him on YouTube on our SpaMedica Channel.

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