Dr. Graham Heaton grew up in Southwestern Ontario in Sarnia and completed his undergraduate honours Biochemistry degree at Western University after being awarded a President’s Scholarship out of high school. He then went on to complete medical school at the University of Toronto before returning to Western University to complete his plastic surgery training. Returning to his family roots, Dr. Heaton moved to Wales for a fellowship at the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Swansea, with a focus in cosmetic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Heaton is now an Adjunct Professor for Western University, involved in educating medical students and residents on community rotations. A surgeon with hospital privileges at Huron Perth Health Alliance, Listowel Wingham Hospital Alliance, and Goderich Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, he and his family are very involved in their community, establishing a life in Stratford and Huron Perth.

AWARDS

  • Dean’s Honours List, University of Toronto Medical School
  • Cyril F. Duke Flad Award – Most Outstanding International Member, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
  • Award of Merit – Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student, University of Western Ontario
  • Future of Western Award – Most Outstanding First Year Student, University of Western Ontario
  • Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarship, awarded to 100 students entering university in Ontario
  • National Faculty of Science Scholarship, awarded to 20 students entering studies at UWO
  • Dean’s Honours List, University of Western Ontario undergraduate
  • Francis Shaw Educational Foundation Scholarship – Awarded to highest academic average from Lambton County
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Life Saving Award – Awarded for first aid efforts resulting in saving a life

MEMBERSHIP, COMMITTEES, AND ACTIVITIES

ontario Medical Association (OMA)   Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)   Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

Medical

  • Stratford General Hospital – President of Medical Staff
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) – Fellow
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) – Student Member
  • General Medical Council, United Kingdom (GMC) – Past Member
  • Toronto Notes MCCQE, Plastic Surgery Chapter 2005 – Chapter Co-Editor

Community

  • Stratford Tennis Club – Board of Directors
  • Stratford Festival – Benefactor
  • Stratford Country Club – Member
  • Daffydil Cancer Fundraiser – Singer, Competed on Canadian Idol
  • University of Western Ontario Campus Emergency Response Team (SERT) – Past Trainer

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