Dr Mark McRae is a rhinoplasty specialist that is a board certified plastic surgeon in both Canada and the United States.
He is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at McMaster University, and his clinical practice is based out of St Joseph’s Healthcare. He is the program lead at McMaster for competency based medical education for the Division of Plastic Surgery.
As a plastic surgeon it is his mission to help restore form and function to the human body.
Dr. Mark McRae completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University where he was recruited to play hockey. On the ice he was a starting defenseman and helped bring the “Big Red” to the #1 ranking in US College Hockey. He was drafted to the Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL. Among his accomplishments he was a 2 time academic All American. While playing professional hockey, he was nominated as a Rhodes Scholarship finalist.
His hockey career was cut short by his decision to pursue medicine at Yale University. He credits the faculty at Yale as playing a critical role in inspiring him to become a plastic surgeon. Upon graduation he matched to the NYU Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, one of the best training programs in the world. He excelled during his training and scored in the 99th percentile on the plastic surgery training exam.
Following graduation he returned home to Canada to complete an additional fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto. He would stay on as clinical faculty, and complete a Master’s Degree in medical education prior to his move to the Division of Plastic Surgery at McMaster University.