Richard WarrenMD, FRCSC
Dr. Richard Warren was born and raised in British Columbia and completed his basic medical training at the University of British Columbia. He interned in the San Francisco Bay area, and then returned to British Columbia to complete specialty training in plastic surgery. Following his residency, he pursued fellowship training in Los Angeles, California and Norfolk, Virginia before returning to Vancouver to join the Department of Surgery at the University of British Columbia.
He is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Professional memberships include numerous international, national and local plastic surgery organizations. He is a past president of the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons and past president of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
As Chairman of the Royal College Specialty Committee for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Warren is currently Chairman of the Canadian Board of Plastic Surgery – the organization responsible for the training and credentialing of plastic surgeons in Canada. He is the former Chief Examiner for Plastic Surgery in Canada, the former Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of British Columbia and the former Head of Plastic Surgery at the Vancouver General and the University of BC Hospitals. He remains on active staff at these hospitals and holds an appointment as Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia.