Ontario Plastic Surgeon
110 Copper Creek Drive, Suite 300
Markham, Ontario L6B 0P9 CA
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"Made sure I was comfortable, informed and pain was tolerable." "Good bedside manner and willing to answer any questions and concerns." "Friendly, courteous, knowledgeable, listens to your concerns"

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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

26 Year Old Female. Lipo on Abdomen, Flanks, Inner and Backs of Thighs - Markham, ON

Dr Kao was very kind and empathetic. I appreciated his lack of judgement considering I am young and in relatively good shape and took my specific concerns seriously. His nurses were like guardian angels pre and post op. Made sure I was comfortable, informed and pain was tolerable.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

42 Yrs Old. 36E to a 36B - Markham, Ontario, Canada

Friendly, courteous, knowledgeable, listens to your concerns

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

31 Years Old, 2 Kids, Lost 60lbs, Breast Reduction and Lift - Markham, ON

He was fantastic! I feel he listened to all my concerns and understood the end result I was hoping to get. I didn't want to be super small. Good bedside manner and willing to answer any questions and concerns.

3 out of 5 stars Arm Lift

Arm Lift, 25 Year Old, 100lb Weight Loss. Markham, ON

Dr.Kao was such a professional and caring doctor throughout consultation meetings and day of surgery. The aftercare was the part that I am and will always be very unhappy about. At my one week checkup post surgery i expressed my concerns with the incision line. (The suture had come apart, causing the scar to look wider then need be) Dr.Kao seemed to rushed and busy to care about my concern and told me it would heal nicely on it's own. The surgery was to reward myself for losing over 100 lbs and I would do it again, it's changed my life 100% for the better!! Although if I could go back I would either research more drs, or in hindsight put my foot down and not have tolerated his lack of concern towards the post op results with the healing sight!! His receptionist at the time also lacked client care!! Attitude was given each time I visited the clinic.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

21yr Old 34EE to 34C - Markham, ON

Dr Kao was absolutely wonderful, carefully listed all the steps of the procedure and we discussed sizing/any possible complications. He checked up on my before and after the surgery. Everyone at the hospital was pretty wonderful, and I had a great experience over all.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

30 Years Old. Tummy Tuck, Breast Lift, Augment & Flank Lipo - Markham, ON

I have had (and continue to have!) a fantastic experience with Dr. Kao. I first saw him 2 years ago for a tummy tuck consult. I still had weight to lose. When I mentioned that, most Dr's would pass you off as a waste of their time, but Dr. Kao was so helpful informative. He took the time to explain the procedures to me and answered any questions I had. I lost the weight and was able to have my...

5 out of 5 stars Lipoma Removal

Elbow Lipoma - Markham, ON

The best! Dr Kao is not only excellent at what he does, he has great "bedside manner"..He is always compassionate, thorough and friendly and never makes you feel your questions are uneccessary...A real professional and highly recommended !

4 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

8 weeks PO new pics

Dr.kao is a very nice PS. He was confident with what he did and was very clean. My scars turned out great. I had a tummy tuck and a breast reduction by him. I'm happy with most of it. The only complaints I'd have is that I had asked that he make my aerolas much smaller. I don't find they are much smaller at all. I had told him about my disappointment and he did try to have the cost covered through the government but was denied. I feel like he should have fixed them from his own pocket. Especially because the last thing I said to him before the anastetic kicked in was to make sure he made my aerolas MUCH smaller and he acknowledged it. The other thing I don't like is my bellybutton. I've had a revision and it's still not great. I'm going to have it tattooed soon so hopefully it will hide the scars and fake look of it. I would choose him again if I had to do it all over again but I'd be very specific and I'd make sure we were on the same page.

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Plastic Surgery


Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CSAPS)
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Wellesley Hospital at the University of Toronto

    Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto

Treatments offered at Markham Institute of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

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*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.