Profile of Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn is an internationally renowned plastic surgeon, specializing in both cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery. Certified in Plastic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Antonyshyn has been in clinical practice since 1989. He earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto and completed his surgical residency at the University of Western Ontario in 1985. He then pursued an additional 4 years of subspecialty fellowship training in Facial Plastic Surgery, including a travelling fellowship in Europe and Mexico City. Dr. Antonyshyn’s clinical practice is focused in all aspects of facial surgery, including facial cosmetic surgery, facial reconstruction and craniomaxillofacial surgery. Currently, Dr. Antonyshyn is an Associate Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto. He established the Adult Craniofacial Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in 1996 to address the specific needs of adult patients with craniofacial deformities, and is currently the Head of the Program.




Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn

Professional Affiliations

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Ontario Society of Plastic Surgeons


Dr. Antonyshyn has published over 58 articles in peer-reviewed surgical journals, 33 bookchapters and 107 abstracts. A detailed list of publications is available here.


A former member of the Examination Board in Plastic Surgery for the Royal College, Dr.Antonyshyn remains active in the education of residents and practicing surgeons, and was awarded the A. Freiberg Plastic Surgery Resident Teaching Award in 2008. He established a Clinical Fellowship in Adult Craniofacial Surgery in 1993, providing post-residency specialized training in adult craniofacial surgery to candidates from Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. He has served on the Education Committees of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Global Advisory Board of the Advanced Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Forum. Dr. Antonyshyn has been invited to lecture at over 90 national and international symposia, and has presented 75 peer- reviewed papers at various scientific meetings.