Stefan O.p. HoferMD, PhD, FRCSC
Dr. Hofer is the chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at University Health Network. He is also the Wharton Chair of Head and Neck Reconstruction. Dr. Hofer obtained his medical degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1992. He then completed his PhD studying tissue oxygen tension as an indicator of tissue perfusion in the Department of Surgical Research, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam.
He obtained his board certification in Plastic Surgery from the Netherlands in 2000 and became the first Plastic Surgeon to be awarded the highly prestigious Dutch Cancer Society clinical fellowship, which funded his one-year Microsurgery Research fellowship at the Bernard O?Brien Institute of Microsurgery at St. Vincent?s Hospital and the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia.