Voted one of the top surgeons in the City of Toronto, Dr Francis Beninger is personable with a ‘down-to-earth’ and easy-going demeanour. His international travel and experience provide him with a breadth of practical knowledge, and a desire to provide the most dedicated and personal service possible. A professional with a broad range of interests, Dr. Beninger specializes in helping people look and feel their best (both inside and out). He loves to travel and is a passionate gardener and hobby farmer.
Believing that communication and patient education are key aspects of any procedure, regardless of its complexity, Dr. Beninger provides a personal touch by taking the time to know and understand his patient’s needs and the results they anticipate. His approach is to ensure that patients are well informed, thoroughly understand the procedure, and are able to make an informed decision that best suits their needs.
A Fellow with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada since 1995, and a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Beninger specializes in cosmetic surgery and the surgical management of skin cancer. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (1986) and a Medical Degree (1990) from the University of Western Ontario.
Following his residency at the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Beninger moved to Ingersol Ontario, where he spent two years working as a surgeon with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Alexandria Hospital. In 1996, he was a recipient of a coveted fellowship in plastic surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he received hands-on training and worked with some of the best practitioners in the world. Considered one of the top training centres in North America, this Hospital handles over 4000 cases a year.
In 2002, Dr. Beninger accepted an appointment as an Associate Lecturer at the University of Toronto, where he taught and trained residents in the latest techniques and treatments available in cosmetic surgery. He currently maintains hospital privileges at the Grey Bruce Hospital in Owen Sound where he assists and supports Doctors with their surgeries. Dr. Beninger performs multiple surgeries a year and remains concurrent with evolving techniques and technologies in order to offer his clients the most effective and proven services, including the latest advancements in techniques and treatments.