Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr Douglas McKay

Dr Doug McKay, Plastic Surgeon Queen's University Kingston General HospitalUniversity Position:
Assistant Professor

Current Appointments:
Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital
Attending Staff, Hotel Dieu Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Cleft Lip and Palate, Oncological Reconstruction, Plastic Surgery

Areas of Research Interest:
Melanoma, Healthcare Economics



Contact Information:
Hotel Dieu Hospital
166 Brock Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 5G2
Tel: (613) 544-3400 ext 2494
Fax: (613) 544-3709



Fellowship:
• 2008-09     

Cleft and Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, Royal Children's Hospital,
Melbourne Australia
Residency:
• 2002-07         University of Toronto, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency         

Medical School Graduation:

• 2012 MBA, Queen's University
• 1998-2002 University of Toronto, MD (Honours)                                      
Schooling:

• 1996 BS, Yale Univerwsity                       


Certification:
• 2007 Independent License, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• 2007 FRCSC, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
• 2007 FACS Step 1, American Board of Plastic Surgery
• 2004 Principles of Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
• 2003 LMCC II, Medical Council of Canada
• 2003 USMLE III, Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States
• 2002 ACLS, American Heart Association
• 2002 ATLS, American College of Surgeons
• 2002 LMCC II, Medical Council of Canada
• 2002 USMLE I, Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States
• 2000 USME I, Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States
• 1999 International Space University, Strasbourg France

Awards and Honours:

• 2007 Hoyle Campbell, Best Clinical Research Award, Dept of Plastic Surgery, Toronto
• 2006 AO Group of North America Resident Research Grant
• 2005 Medical Student Teaching Recognition, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto
• 2002 Honours Standing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
• 2000 Summer Research Scholarship, Department of Cardiology, Univ of Toronto
• 1999 European Space Agency Scholarship, Paris, France
• 1999 International Space University Scholarship, ISU, Strasbourg, France
• 1996 Poet Laureate, Yale University
• 1996 Ellsworth Commencement Prize for Best Research in the Sciences, Yale Univ.
• 1996 McLeish Award for Leadership and Excellence in Sport, Swimming, Yale Univ.
• 1996 Gold "Y" Department of Athletics, Yale University
• 1996 Academic All-Ivy, Yale University
• 1996 Varsity Lettered, Swimming, Yale University
• 1994 Silver "Y", Department of Athletics, Yale University
• 1994 Burke Award for Outstanding Underclassman Athletics, Swimming, Yale Univ.
• 1994 International Rotary Youth Leadership Award
• 1993 Burke Award for Outstanding Underclassman Athletics, Swimming, Yale Univ.

Academic Appointments:
July 2010 to Present Assistant Professor, Departments of surgery and Oncology, Queen's University
July 2009 to July 2010 Clinical Associate, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

July 2007 to July 2008 Clinical Associate, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto











Hospital Appointments:
Aug 2010 to Present Attending Surgeon, Kingston General Hospital
Aug 2010 to Present Attending Surgeon, Hotel Dieu Hospital
July 2010 to Aug 2010 Locum Surgeon, Victoria General Hospital, Victoria BC
July 2009 to July 2010 Attending Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
July 2007 to July 2008 Attending Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON










Other Academic Positions:
September 2014 Research Committee Member
January 2013 to Present Melanoma Disease Site Co-Chair, CCSEO
January 2011 to Present Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery
July 2011 to Present Co-director, Melanoma Unit, Southeastern Ontario Cancer Centre









Professional Memberships:

• 2011 to present Canadian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
• 2002 to present College Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• 2002 to present Canadian Medical Association
• 2002 to present Ontario Medical Association
• 2002 to present Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Research Grants:

•2014



A Population Study of the Toxicity and Effectiveness of High Dose Interferon
for High-Risk Melanoma CIHR. 375K. Co-Investigator
E. Eisenhauer, C. Booth, T. Baetz, T. Petrella, D. McKay, T. Hanna.
•2014


Systems Leadership: Understanding the Value of Interactions in Healthcare. PHSI. MOHLTC Partnership Awarded, Co-Investigator
Monieson Centre, QSB
•2006 AO Group of North America Resident Research Grant. 10K.

Research Grants (Applied):

•2014



Improving patient outcomes by reducing variation in practice: Determinants of care for early-stage prostate cancer with a focus on health system governance. Health Research Foundation. 200K requested, Co-Investigator
T. Hanna, C. Booth, D. McKay, J. Izard, M. Brundage
•2014

Systems Leadership: Understanding the Value of Interactions in Healthcare. CIHR. 500K requested. Project Leader, Co-Investigator. Monieson Centre, QSB.


Publications:

McKay, DR.  Fialkov, JA.  Autosomal dominant craniometaphyseal dysplasia with atypical features.  Br J Plast Surg. 2002 Mar; 55(2): 144-8.

Beausang ES, McKay D, Brown DH, Irish JC, Gilbert R, Gullane PJ, Lipa JE, Neligan PC.  Deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flaps in head and neck reconstruction.  Ann Plast Surg. 2003 Dec; 51(6):561-3.

McKay DR, Fawzy HL, McKay KM, Nitsch R, Mahoney JL.  Are chest compressions safe for the patient with sternal plates?  Evaluation using a humancadaveric model.  2010 Sept; J Cariothoracic Surg. 5: 64.

McKay DR, Davidge KM, Williams SK Ellis LA, Chong DK, Teixeira RP, Greensmith AL, Holmes AD. Measuring Cranial Vault Volume with 3D Photography: a method of measurement comparable to the gold standard.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.  2010 Sept; 21(5): 1419-22.

Li AL, Walsh S, McKay DR.  Surgical Management of a giant condyloma of Buschke-Lowenstein in a patient with Netherton Syndrome using the pedicled anterolateral thigh flap—a case report.  J Plast Reconstr Aestht Surg.  2011 Nov; 64(11): 1553-6.

Peters DA, McKay DR.  Are you Holt Renfrew or Walmart?  Applied Economics in Pricing Plastic Surgery.  Can Journal Plas Surg.  May 2012; 20(1):51-3.

McKay DR, Peters DA.  The Practical Benefits of Planning.  Can Journal of Plastic Surgery.  July 2012; 20(2): 107-8.

Peters DA, McKay DR.  Starting out or winding down:  How to value a Practice.  Can Journal Plas Surg.  Sept 2012; 20(3):201-3.

McKay DR, Peters DA.   Compensating a Plastic Surgeon:  What is the best way to reward quality while optimizing efficiency? Can Journal Plas Surg.  2012 Dec; 20(4). 

Peters DA, McKay DR. To CORP or not to CORP: strategic tax considerations for Investing.  Can Journal Plas Surg.  May 2013; 21(1): 62-3.

McKay DR, Peters DA.  You want me to write a business plan? Capital budgeting fundamentals for the plastic surgeon.  Can Journal Plas Surg.  July 2013; 21(2): 107-109.

Peters DA, Vale AZ, McKay DR. Where do I put my Money?  Mutual Funds versus Exchange Traded Funds. Can Journal Plas Surg.  Sept 2013; 21(3): 197-8.

McKay DR.  Costs of regional and general anesthesia:  What the plastic surgeon needs to know.  Clin Plast Surg Oct 2013: 40(4):529-35.

McKay DR, Peters DA.  Cost:  It’s all in the eyes of the beholder.  Can Journal Plas Surg.  21(4): 251-2. Dec 2013

Peters, DA, McKay DR.  Life Insurance:  Ownership and Investment Considerations.  Plastic Surgery, 22(1): 54-55. May 2014

Buchel E, Peters DA, McKay DR.  Back from the brink- a note of thanks.  Editorial.  Plastic Surgery, 22(2): 66.

DR McKay, DA Peters.  The Instruments of Debt. Plastic Surgery, 22(2): 119-120.  July 2014.

Peters DA, McKay DR.  Why won’t my Financial Advisor beat the Market: The Black Swan Effect.  Plastic Surgery, 22(3): 213-5.

McKay, Peters DA. Plastic Surgery 22(4): 270-271. What's the difference between a Hedge Fund and a Mutual Fund? December 2014.


Non-Peer Reviewed Publications:

Bouvet IT, Guzzo AL, Machula MA, McKay DR, Rwat, NT.  Out of the Cradle:  A Strategy for Human Exploration Away from Earth.  “Medical and Physiological Barriers and Strategies for Long Duration Spaceflight.”  University Press, International Space University, Strasbourg France.  1999. 


Book Chapters:

Sved M, Hui D, McKay DR, Chin T.  “Gynecology.”  Toronto Notes 2001.  University of Toronto Press. 2001.

McKay DR.  Costs of regional and general anesthesia:  What the plastic surgeon needs to know.  Clin Plast Surg Oct 2013: 40(4):529-35.  


Meeting Abstracts:

McKay DR, Fisher D.  Planning for Comprehensive Cleft Care.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Nanaimo, British Columbia.  May 2005.  

McKay DR.  Levine RH.  Abdominoplasty:  does the number of drains placed influence the seroma rate?  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Quebec City.  June 2006. 

McKay DR, Fawzy H, McKay KM, Nitsch R, Mahoney JL.  Are chest compressions safe for the patient with sternal plates?  Evaluatio using a human cadaveric model.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Banff, Alberta, 2007. 

McKay DR, Davidge KM, Williams SK, Ellis LA, Chong DK, Teixeira RP, Greensmith AL, Holmes AD.  Measuring Cranial Vault Volume with 3D Photography:  an objective method for craniofacial patient and procedure assessment comparable to CT.  Oral presentation: International Craniofacial Surgeons Meeting, Oxford UK, September 2009.  

Steen, K. McKay DR. Malignant Lesions Biopsy Rates amongst Primary Care Physicians. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Montreal PQ, June 2014.


Invited Presentations

International:

McKay DR, Davidge KM, Williams SK, Ellis LA, Chong DK, Teixeira RP, Greensmith AL, Holmes AD.  Measuring Cranial Vault Volume with 3D Photography:  an objective method for craniofacial patient and procedure assessment comparable to CT.  Oral presentation: International Craniofacial Surgeons Meeting, Oxford UK, September 2009.  

National:

McKay DR, Fisher D.  Planning for Comprehensive Cleft Care.  Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons.  Nanaimo, British Columbia.  May 2005. 

McKay DR. Comprehensive Cleft Lip and Plate Patient Care.  National Resident Review Course, Ottawa.  March 2012.

Steen, K. McKay DR. Malignant Lesions Biopsy Rates amongst Primary Care Physicians. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. Montreal PQ, June 2014.

Regional: 

2011       3D Photography in Craniofacial Surgery.  Queen's University Faculty Research Day. 2012       Breast Reconstruction.  Queen’s University Multidisciplinary Oncology Retreat.
2013       Rosen Annual Ophthalmology Symposium.  Management of Orbital Floor Fractures.
2014       Kingston Dental and Oral Surgery Society. Cleft Lip and Palate
2015       New Advances in Plastic Surgery. Queen's University and Family Medicine Conference.

Other Scholarly Activities:

2011       Examiner.  National Resident Review Course, Ottawa. 
2012       Examiner.  National Resident Review Course, Ottawa.
2013       Lecturer and Examiner.  National Resident Review Course, Ottawa. 
2013       Co-chair, Scientific Program, Canadian Plastic Surgery Meeting, Calgary.
2014       Lecturer and Examiner. National Resident Review Course, Ottawa.

This webpage was last updated Feb 18, 2015