Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Division of Plastic Surgery
2075 Bayview Avenue M-Wing First Floor
Toronto, ON Canada
Dr. Paul A. Binhammer MSc, MD, FRCS(C)
Sunnybrook Plastic Surgery Associates
Hand Wrist and Microvascular Surgery
Dr. Binhammer is involved in the daily teaching of residents and medical students at the University of Toronto. Dr. Binhammer has teaching rounds every Tuesday morning, there are other teaching sessions for the residents including journal club, seminars and courses.
Dr. Binhammer's clinical interest is in hand, wrist and microvascular surgery. His interest in hand and wrist surgery includes patients with arthritis, congenital differences, cerebral palsy, Dupuytren's, spinal cord injuries, traumatic injuries, tumours etc.
Dr. Binhammer completed his training as a plastic surgery resident at the University of Toronto. He then spent a further year and a half training in hand surgery studying in Strasbourg, France with Dr. Guy Foucher and Salt Lake City with Dr. Graham Lister both international experts in hand surgery.
Dr. Binhammer's research interest is in outcome studies. Simply put, he is interested in determining how patients perceive the problems with their hands. He is actively developing simple methods to measure patients' concerns and to determine the impact of treatment. Dr. Binhammer collaborates with other researchers to develop questionnaires to investigate patients concerns with regards to injuires and treatment. In particular he is involved in studies related to craniofacial injuries with Dr. Antonyshyn and Dr. Fialkov.
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that treats patients to try and correct form and function. Our clinic includes the fields of burn surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, reconstructive surgery, breast surgery, oncology (cancer) surgery and aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery.
Sunnybrook’s Division of Plastic Surgery is part of the University Of Toronto Division Of Plastic Surgery and provides excellence and international leadership. Our Doctor’s provide exceptional teaching to medical students, residents and fellows and continue to be actively involved at the international level with continuing medical education. Our research interests also cross the spectrum of Plastic Surgery with national and international funding.