Frank R. Lista MD

Mississauga, ON, CA
Frank R. Lista MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

The Plastic Surgery Clinic is one of the most modern cosmetic surgical clinics in the Province of Ontario. We are dedicated to treating our patients with a professional and caring attitude. We know that our patients trust us with their appearance and their health. For this reason our staff has been carefully selected to meet our patients needs. Our nurses are specially trained in plastic surgery. Patients are always complementing us on our caring and considerate approach.

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Practice Specialization

Dr. Lista is a talented plastic surgeon that patients seek out for sophisticated facial, breast and body contouring treatments. Over the course of his career, Dr. Lista has become renowned as a talented breast augmentation , tummy tuck and liposuction . In addition, he performs various types of facelift surgery and is regarded as a leading facelift specialist.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

The American Board of Plastic Surgery
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Professional Background

Dr. Lista received his B.Sc and his M.D. from the University of Toronto. Dr. Lista remains on active staff at Trillium Health Centre, where he was the Chief of Plastic Surgery for over 10 years. He is one of very few plastic surgeons board certified in both Canada and the United States. At his Toronto based clinic, Dr. Lista performs more than 1200 surgeries a year. He is one of the busiest surgeons in Canada.

Publications and Presentations

Dr. Lista has published more than 15 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and textbooks, and is frequently invited to present papers at universities and Plastic Surgery meetings in the United States and internationally, including: the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, as well as Yale University, the University of North Carolina, the University of Toronto, and McMaster University. He has travelled to Kuwait, Istanbul, Raleigh, New York, Athens, Geneva, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Santa Fe to present his techniques and research. In 2012, Dr. Lista was named the Travelling Professor for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

2012
Visiting Professor, Plastic Surgery Program, University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill, NC

2011
Visiting Professor, New England Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Brewster, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Invited Faculty, Live Surgery Surgeon, Mastopexy, Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Calgary Alberta
Visiting Professor, North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Kiawah, South Carolina
Dr. Lista named National Travelling Professor, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 

December 2009
Invited Faculty, 15th World Congress International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

April 2009
Faculty Member, University of Toronto Aesthetic Symposium

October 2008
Lecturer, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Annual Meeting Teaching Course on Breast Reduction

October 2008
Invited Guest Lecturer, Australian Society of Plastic Surgery, Gold Coast Australia

October 2008
Invited Faculty, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Chicago
Breast Reduction, An Overview of Techniques, Teaching Course

*Lectures *

2012 Lectures *An Evidence Based Algorithm for the Selection of Breast Implants” & “Combined Breast Reduction/Mastopexy Surgical Video Presentation* as Invited Faculty Gordon Baker Symposium, Miami

Efficiency and Safety in the Operating Room, Annual Meeting Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons, Minneapolis

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction” Maintenance of Competence Course, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Vancouver

Breast Implant Selection: Current Clinical Evidence University of Toronto Aesthetic Symposium, Toronto

An Evidence Based Algorithm for the Selection of Breast Implants Invited Lecturer, Canadian Expert Series, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Toronto

2011 Lectures *Invited Lecturer*
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Instructional Course. Prague. October 2011

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction – Master Class
Invited Lecturer, International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Vancouver. May 2011

Abdominoplasty Faster, Safer and Drain Free
University of Toronto Aesthetic Symposium, Toronto, 2011

2010 Lectures *Safety and Efficiency in the Operating Room*
Body Contouring Instructional Course, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2010

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction
Advanced Instructional Course, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 2010

Mastopexy: Achieving Superior Fullness
Presentation, University of Toronto Aesthetic Symposium, Toronto, 2010

Breast Reduction and Mastopexy: Pearls and Pitfalls
Invited Panelist, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2010

Decision Making in Implant Surgery
Invited Lecturer, QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Chicago, 2010

2009 Lectures *Vertical Scar Breasts - The Essentials*
World Congress, International Confederation for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New Delhi, India, 2009

A New Approach to Breast Lifting
American Society Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Invited Lecturer, Las Vegas, May 2009

A New Treatment for Gynecomastia with Minimal Scar
The New York Academy of Medicine, Invited Lecturer, New York, April 2009

2008 Lectures
Visiting Professor, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Operating Room Efficiency The Key to Our Future
Grand Surgical Rounds, Invited Visiting Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Treatment of Gynecomastia With a New Technique Elimination a Peri-Areolar Scar

The Ten Rules for Successful Vertical Scar Breast Reduction
Invited Lecturer, Pan-Arabic Plastic Surgery Conference, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Breast Implant Position and Placement
Invited Panelist, Annual Meeting American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, San Diego

Raising the Bar in Breast Reduction Surgery
Invited Panelist, Annual Meeting American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, San Diego

Nipple Position with the Use of Form Stable Cohesive Gel Breast Implants
Invited Lecturer, University of Toronto Aesthetic Symposium

A New Techqnique for the Treatment of Gynecomastia
Invited Lecturer, University of Toronto Breast Symposium

Allergan European Executive Advisory Council for the Use of Breast Implants
Invited Faculty, Zurich, Switzerland

Surgical Techniques for Body Contouring Plastic Surgery in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
Surgical Weight Loss Symposium, Mississauga

An Algorithm for the Treatment of Breast Ptosis

A New Technique for the Treatment of Gynecomastia
Invited Lecturer, The Pan Pacific Plastic Surgery Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii 

2007 Lectures
Vertical Scar Breast Reduction
An Algorithm for the Use of Breast Implants
A New Technique for the Treatment of Gynecomastia Without Per-Areolar Scar
Invited Faculty, Santa Fe Breast Symposium,

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction, Breast Reduction Panel
Annual Meeting American Society Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore

Gynecomastia, A New Approach Without Pere-Areolar Scar
Invited Faculty, Annual Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto. 

Mastopexy Limiting the Scars. An Algorithm
Invited Faculty,Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium, University of Toronto

Circumvertical Augmentation/Mastopexy
Invited Panel Discussant, Annual Meeting American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York 

2006 Lectures
Vertical Mammoplasty
Invited Lecturer, Breast and Body Contouring Symposium
Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, San Francisico

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction, The Ten Rules
Presentation to The Annual Meeting of The Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Toronto

Breast Lifting Techniques
Invited Panelist, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Orlando

Implant Selection in Aesthetic Breast Surgery
Invited Lecturer, 6th Annual Toronto Breast Surgery Symposium, University of Toronto 

2005 Lectures
Forum on Breast Implants
Presenter, Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction Panel
Invited Discussant, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New Orleans

Vertical Scar Breast Reduction, My Experience in 1700 Cases
Invited Lecturer, 35th Annual University of Toronto Symposium on Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Toronto 

2004 Lectures
Vertical Scar Reduction Mammaplasy: Technique and Results in 1501 Cases
Paper Presented at The 58th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Hamilton

Appearances

2012 Dr. Lista was featured on the The Marilyn Denis Show

2011New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Meeting, Invited Visiting Professor, Maine.

2007 Television appearances, Global Television News, Canada AM, CBC Newsworld

2007 Safety of Cosmetic Surgery in Private Surgical Facilities, Quoted in Toronto Sun, The Globe and Mail, The National Post

2006 The Politics of Breast Implants Guest Radio Appearance, CBC Radio One ˜The House™

2005 Appearance on CITY TV Breakfast Television, Surgical and Non-Surgical Techniques for improving appearance

2004 Television Appearance, Goldhawk Live, Cosmetic Plastic Surgey

Awards & Honors

In 2010 Dr. Lista received the Ontario Provincial Legislature Humanitarian Service Recognition Award for his surgical relief mission to Haiti, following that country’s devastating earthquake. Fashion Magazine has named Dr. Lista one of Toronto’s top cosmetic surgeons. In 2012, Dr. Lista was named co-chair for the University of Toronto’s Annual Aesthetic Symposium.

Affiliations & Memberships

Society Memberships

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Offices Held

Dr. Lista is a Founder and Past President of the Ontario Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Past President of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery.

Your Consultation

The Plastic Surgery Clinic is pleased to announce its new Yorkville Clinic (Now Open) at 67 Scollard Street. Our convenient downtown location will offer Toronto patients access to our extensive line of services in a calm oasis where their well-being and comfort is paramount. To celebrate this extraordinary event, we invite you to book a complimentary consultation with Dr. Lista or Dr. Ahmad at our Yorkville location.

For more information and inquiries, please call 1-866-803-6415 or email info@theplasticsurgeryclinic.com@theplasticsurgeryclinic.com .

Staff & Facilities

Skin Care Products

Experience one of the most extraordinary, rejuvenating facials you will ever have. We start with a highly effective and unique approach to exfoliation known as dermaplaning. Removes lifeless skin cells, leaving your skin smooth, supple and vibrant. Finish off your visit with a hydrating and soothing application of innovative facial treatments by Miracle10®. You will leave looking refreshed, youthful and radiant. Click HERE for more information. **

Frank R. Lista MD

1421 Hurontario Street,
Mississauga, ON, L5G 3H5, CA

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