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Board certified Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic surgeon. Currently practicing at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

My clinical area of expertise is in burns, complex wounds, and the diabetic lower extremity.

“My philosophy as a surgeon is to treat my patients as a whole, not just as an individual surgery”
- Karen Cross -

I completed my B.Sc. in Biochemistry/ Nutrition in 1997, and M.D. program in 2001 from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

In 2010, I graduated from the University of Toronto Surgeon-Scientist Program with my Ph.D. in burns and optical imaging.

I became a board certified plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic Surgeon in 2013, and have been working as a staff Surgeon and Scientist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. I am also cross-appointed at Women's College Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. 



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My primary practise at St. Michael's Hospital focuses on complex tissue injuries such as:

“There is no greater thing you can do with your life and your work than follow your passions – in a way that serves the world and you.”

- Richard Branson -