Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr Kim Meathrel

Dr Kim Meathrel, Plastic SurgeonUniversity Position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery


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

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Breast Surgery, Burn Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery


Areas of Research Interest:
Ethics in Cosmetic Surgery
Public Health Impacts of Wind Turbines

Contact Information:
Hotel Dieu Hospital
166 Brock Street, Room 389D
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 5G2
Tel: (613)544-3400 ext 2393
Fax: (613)547-4182

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Fellowship
• August 2005 – June 2006: Clinical Fellow, Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Division of Plastic Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario

Residency
• July 2000 – June 2005: McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program

Medical School Graduation
• September 1996-May 2000: Queen’'s University, Kingston, Ontario
Doctor of Medicine

Certification:
• FRCSC, Certification in Plastic Surgery, 2000

Professional Memberships:
• Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
• Canadian Medical Association
• Ontario Medical Association
• American Burn Association
• Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
• Ontario Society of Plastic Surgeons
• Candidate for Membership American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• American Society of Plastic Surgeons (candidate)
• American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians

Publications and Presentations:

Meathrel, KE, Gabilondo, C The Relationship Between Wait List Times and Quality of Life in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Patients, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland, June 2008, Poster Presentation

Meathrel, KE, DalCin A. Galactorrhea Following Reduction Mammaplasty: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Nanaimo, BC, June 2005, Poster Presentation

Meathrel, KE, Thoma, A. Abductor Digiti Minimi Involvement in Dupuytren’s Contracture of the Small Finger.  Journal of Hand Surgery (American) 2004, 29:510-3.

Meathrel, KE, Hynes N. Use of Archimedes Principle to Predict Breast Reconstruction Volumes. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hamilton, Ontario, June 2004, Poster Presentation.

Meathrel, KE, Hynes N. Use of Archimedes Principle to Predict Breast Reconstruction Volumes. McMaster Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day, Podium Presentation, October 2003.

Meathrel, KE, Hynes N. Use of Archimedes Principle to Predict Breast Reconstruction Volumes. (manuscript in preparation)

Boyd, KU, Meathrel, KE and Bain, J. Free Flap Loss: Factor V Leiden and Cannabis Use. GAM Canada Annual Meeting, Hamilton, Ontario June 2004, Podium Presentation.

Boyd, KU, Meathrel, KE and Bain, J. Free Flap Loss: Factor V Leiden and Cannabis Use. (manuscript in preparation)

Meathrel, KE, DalCin, A and Alowami, S. Identification of Aggressive Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Trunk and Extremities. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hamilton, Ontario, June 2004, Podium Presentation.


Awards and Distinctions:
• Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award Phase 1, 2008
• Resident of the Year 2004


Academic and Teaching Contributions:
• Tutor Phase 2B Clinical Skills, Sept – Dec 2008

• Tutor Phase 2C Clinical Skills Jan-April 2008

• Examiner Phase 2C OSCE April 2008

• Surgery Clinical Skills 2008 Seminar Series: “Approach to the Burn Patient” February 04, March 26, May 07, July 08, September 08, November 03

• Principles of Surgery 2008 Seminar Series: Burns - January 29, December 02

• Combined Orthopedic/Plastic Surgery Hand Rounds: “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” January 31, 2008 – “Compressive Neuropathies of the Ulnar Nerve” May 29, 2008 – “Management of Traumatic Nerve Injury” December 11, 2008

• Clinical supervisor – Residents and clerks, Plastic Surgery

• Medical Student Observership Supervisor Lukas Kus January 21/08, Jonathan Lee February 04/08, Rohit Mohindra February 08/08, Sarah Shiga February 11/08, Ken Collins February 14/08, Cedrick Gabilondo April 03/08, Adrienne Li April 09/08, Vivek Singh, June 02/08, Waji Kahn July 07/08, Lulu Burstyn July 11, Meredith Radin August 11/08, Jonathan Lee October 07/08

• Invited Lecturer to the Kingston and District Dental Society, University Club, Queen's University September 2008

• Invited Lecturer to the KGH OR Nurses, Kingston General Hospital

• Invited Lecturer to SENORA Nursing Education Day, Portsmouth Olympic Harbor November 2008

• Research on A Prospective Study on the Long Term Health Impact of a Large Scale Wind Turbine Project on Wolfe Island, Ontario

Professional Services:
Peer reviewer for original scientific publications in the Journal of Trauma, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.