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Dr. Walter J. Peters

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Office Coordinator

Local Address: Orlando, Florida, United States
Health Central Hospital
10000 West Colonial Drive
Ocoee, Florida 34761
United States

Company Description: Health Central Foundation raised over $36,000 to benefit the Foundation's School Nurse Program and Health Central Park. Health Central, a staple of West Orange...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MD degree with Honors
    University of Toronto
  • PhD degree
    University of British Columbia
  • PhD
  • MD
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Web References
toronto breast augmentation, breast lift surgeons - dr. walter peters
www.canadaba.ca, 5 July 2007 [cached]
Dr. Walter Peters received his MD degree with Honors, and his Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCSC), both from the University of Toronto. He received his PhD from UBC. Subsequently, he was awarded a McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship for further training in Boston.
Dr. Peters has had a Plastic Surgery practice in Toronto for over 20 years . He is also Full Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital. However, since 2001, all of his surgery is done in his own surgical facility, at Bloor and Sherbourne, in downtown Toronto. Surgery is done under general anaesthetic, IV (twilight) sedation, and local anaesthetic . Patients can stay at the Clarion Hotel, which is located across the street from our surgical facility.
Dr. Walter Peters has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. He has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and has presented papers at over 300 national and international meetings.
Since 1990, Dr. Peters has been the Coordinator and Course Director of the largest annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium in Canada. Each year, over 250 plastic surgery professionals attend this University of Toronto meeting, from Canada, the United States, and abroad.
Dr. Walter Peters performs a wide variety of plastic surgery procedures. However, his main area of specialty is breast implants. He has performed breast augmentation surgery on over 4000 women . For the past 10 years, he has been the chief investigator and coordinator of a huge, $3.5 million, 3,000 patient research study, on the reaction of a woman's body to implanted material, particularly silicone gel breast implants. He has received numerous awards for this research , including the Lister Prize for surgical research at the international level, the Ralph Millard Prize, the Tiffany Prize, and the Mentor Prize.
Dr. Peters is considered by his peers to be an international authority on the topics of breast implants and breast augmentation surgery .
Dr. Peters is an advisor/consultant in the United States, to the FDA, the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine Committee on the "Safety of Breast Implants", and the FDA Public Health Project. He has also been a consultant to six major corporations concerning breast implants. In Canada, he is a member of Health Canada's Expert Panel on Breast Implants and the Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Peters is a member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons , Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, and International Society of Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr. Peters' credentials
www.drpeters.ca [cached]
Dr. Peters is full Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has been a consultant/expert witness for six major corporations in the U.S. regarding breast implants. He has also been a consultant/expert witness in over 35 breast implant litigation cases in Canada and the U.S. Dr. Walter Peters, PhD, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Peters has received numerous awards, both nationally and internationally. He was awarded the Mentor prize in 2000, for the most outstanding publication and presentation at the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting. This presentation was entitled “Management of the woman with silicone gel breast implants”. In 2003, he was again awarded the Mentor Prize for the most outstanding publication and presentation at the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting. This presentation was entitled “The evolution of breast implants”.
In 2008, Dr. Peters was again awarded the Mentor Prize for the most outstanding publication and presentation at the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting. This presentation was entitled "Autoinflation of saline-filled inflatable breast implants".
In 2010, Dr. Peters was again awarded the Mentor Prize for the most oustanding publication and presentation at the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery annual meeting. This presenation was entitled "Complications from injectable material used for breast augmentation"
Dr. Peters has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. He has published over 160 papers and book chapters, and has presented papers at over 300 national and international meetings.
He is a consultant/advisor to the FDA, the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Science, the National Cancer Institute, and the FDA Public Education Project in Washington, D.C. He is also a member of Health Canada's Expert Panel on Breast Implants and Health Canada's Scientific Advisory Board.
In 2010, he was awarded the University of Toronto Crystal Award, for being the Course Director and Coordinator of the University of Toronto Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, for the past 20 years.
Dr. Walter Peters
www.drpeters.ca, 1 Dec 2006 [cached]
About Dr. Peters
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About Dr. Peters
Dr. Walter Peters specializes in breast enhancement surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
Breast enhancement surgery includes: breast augmentation with cohesive gel implants and breast lifting (mastopexy).
Facial cosmetic surgery includes: facelift, eyelids (blepharoplasty), and nasal surgery (rhinoplasty).
Dr. Walter Peters received his MD degree with Honors, and his Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCSC), both from the University of Toronto. He received his PhD degree from the University of British Columbia. Subsequently, he was awarded a McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship for further training in Boston.
Dr. Peters has had a Plastic Surgery practice in Toronto for over 20 years. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital. However, his surgery is now done in his own surgical facility - The Rosedale Centre for Plastic Surgery, at Bloor and Sherbourne, in Toronto. Dr. Peters opened this facility in 2001. It is unique, because it has a hospital license. Surgery is done under general anaesthetic, intravenous (twilight) sedation, and local anaesthetic. Patients from across Canada, The Bahamas, and elsewhere, may choose to stay at the Clarion Hotel, which is located across the street from our clinic. Canadian plastic surgeons are not permitted to operate on patients from the United States, unless they are Canadian citizens.
For 15 years, from 1984 to 2000, Dr. Peters was the Director of the University of Toronto's Adult Regional Burn Centre, at the Wellesley Hospital, where he coordinated the treatment of over 2,000 patients with major burns. The University of Toronto has recently named the Annual Walter Peters Burn Symposium Lecture in his honor. From 1984-2000, he was also the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Wellesley Hospital.
Since 1990, Dr. Peters has been the Course Director and Coordinator of the largest aesthetic plastic surgery symposium in Canada - the University of Toronto Annual Symposium for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Each year, over 250 plastic surgery professionals, from Canada, the United States, and abroad attend this meeting.
Dr. Peters has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. He has published over 160 papers and book chapters, and has presented papers at over 300 national and international meetings.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Peters has been the Coordinator of an international research study involving 3,000 women who have received silicone gel breast implants. In Washington, D.C., he is a consultant/advisor to the FDA, the National Academy of Science, the National Cancer Institute, the Institute of Medicine Study on the Safety of Breast Implants, and the FDA Public Health Project. He is also a member of Health Canada's Expert Panel on Breast Implants and Health Canada's Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Peters is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Task Force, to define the guidelines for Plastic Surgery Independent Health Facilities. He is also a Facility Inspector for Surgical Facilities in Ontario.
Dr. Peters is Full Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has supervised the training of 11 Clinical Fellows, 28 Plastic Surgery Residents. He has received many research awards, including the prestigious "Lister Award", for the top surgical scientist at the University of Toronto, performing long-term research at the international level. He has been a consultant/expert witness in over 35 breast implant cases.
dr. walter peters plastic surgeon toronto ontario
www.plasticsurgeryinfo.ca, 4 Sept 2006 [cached]
Dr. Walter Peters
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Dr. Walter Peters received his MD degree with Honors, and his Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCSC), both from the University of Toronto. He received his PhD from UBC. Subsequently, he was awarded a McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship for further training in Boston.
Dr. Peters has had a Plastic Surgery practice in Toronto for over 20 years. He is also Full Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital. However, all of his surgery is now done in his own surgical facility, at Bloor and Sherbourne, in downtown Toronto. Surgery is done under general anaesthetic, IV (twilight) sedation, and local anaesthetic. Patients can stay at the Clarion Hotel, which is located across the street from our surgical facility.
Dr. Walter Peters has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. He has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and has presented papers at over 300 national and international meetings.
Since 1990, Dr. Peters has been the Coordinator and Course Director of the largest Annual Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium in Canada . Each year, over 250 plastic surgery professionals attend this University of Toronto meeting, from Canada, the United States, and abroad.
Dr. Walter Peters performs a wide variety of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. A major area of specialty is breast implants. He has performed breast augmentation surgery on over 4000 women. For the past 10 years, he has been the chief investigator and coordinator of a huge, $3.5 million, 3,000 patient research study, on the reaction of a woman's body to implanted materials, particularly silicone gel breast implants. Dr. Peters has received numerous awards for his research studies , including the Lister Prize for surgical research at the international level, the Ralph Millard Prize, the Tiffany Prize, and the Mentor Prize.
Dr. Peters is an advisor/consultant in the United States, to the FDA, the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine Committee on the "Safety of Breast Implants", and the FDA Public Health Project. He has also been a consultant to six major corporations concerning breast implants. In Canada, he is a member of Health Canada's Expert Panel on Breast Implants and the Scientific Advisory Board.
About Dr. Peters
www.drpeters.ca, 1 Dec 2006 [cached]
Dr. Walter Peters specializes in breast enhancement surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
Breast enhancement surgery includes: breast augmentation with cohesive gel implants and saline implants, and breast lifting (mastopexy).
Facial cosmetic surgery includes: facelift, eyelids (blepharoplasty), and nasal surgery (rhinoplasty).
Dr. Walter Peters received his MD degree with Honors, and his Plastic Surgery Fellowship (FRCSC), both from the University of Toronto. He received his PhD degree from the University of British Columbia. Subsequently, he was awarded a McLaughlin Traveling Fellowship for further training in Boston.
Dr. Peters has had a Plastic Surgery practice in Toronto for over 20 years. He is currently on staff at Mount Sinai Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital. However, his surgery is now done in his own surgical facility - The Rosedale Centre for Plastic Surgery, at Bloor and Sherbourne, in Toronto. Dr. Peters opened this facility in 2001. It is unique, because it has a hospital license. Surgery is done under general anaesthetic, intravenous (twilight) sedation, and local anaesthetic. Patients from across Canada, The Bahamas, Dubai, and elsewhere, may choose to stay at the Clarion Hotel, which is located across the street from our clinic. Canadian plastic surgeons are not permitted to operate on patients from the United States, unless they are Canadian citizens.
From 1984 to 1996, Dr. Peters was the Director of the University of Toronto's Adult Regional Burn Centre, at the Wellesley Hospital, where he coordinated the treatment of over 2,000 patients with major burns. The University of Toronto has recently named the Annual Walter Peters Burn Symposium Lecture in his honor. From 1984-2000, he was also the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Wellesley Hospital.
Since 1990, Dr. Peters has been the Course Director and Coordinator of the largest aesthetic plastic surgery symposium in Canada – the University of Toronto Annual Symposium for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Each year, over 250 plastic surgery professionals, from Canada, the United States, and abroad attend this meeting. Presentations are given by the top plastic surgeons in North America.
Dr. Peters has been awarded over $5 million in research funding. He has published over 160 papers and book chapters, and has presented papers at over 300 national and international meetings.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Peters has been the Coordinator of an international research study involving 3,000 women who have received silicone gel breast implants. In Washington, D.C., he is a consultant/advisor to the FDA, the National Academy of Science, the National Cancer Institute, the Institute of Medicine Study on the Safety of Breast Implants, and the FDA Public Health Project. He is also a member of Health Canada's Expert Panel on Breast Implants and Health Canada's Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Peters is a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Task Force, to define the guidelines for Plastic Surgery Independent Health Facilities. He is also a Facility Inspector for the Canadian Association for Accreditation of Surgical Facilities.
Dr. Peters is currently Full Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He has supervised the training of 11 Clinical Fellows, 28 Plastic Surgery Residents, and over 50 elective medical students at the University of Toronto. He has received many research awards, including the prestigious "Lister Award", for the top surgical scientist at the University of Toronto, performing long-term research at the international level.
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