Dr. John Toshihiko Seki

Originally from Toronto, Dr. Seki, a board certified plastic surgeon in Canada and in the U.S is now settled in Orillia, Ontario, where he enjoys cottage country in the summer and skiing in the winter. A dedicated father of two, Dr. Seki is known as a serious and down-to-earth physician focussed on both the creative and aesthetic aspects of his work. Charismatic, charming and outgoing, he is passionate about providing the best possible care, while maintaining a relationship with his patients and colleagues.

Believing that communication and patient education are key aspects of any procedure, regardless of its complexity, Dr. Seki provides a personal touch by connecting with his patients and taking the time to know and understand their needs and expected outcomes. 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. This personal touch continues in the recovery phase where he maintains contact with his patients responding to any questions or concerns they might have. As a former Chief of Surgery at the Orillia Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, he received a Physician Leadership Award for his leadership, compassion and willingness to provide knowledge and assistance where needed.

Dr. Seki graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from the University of Toronto in 1989. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine in 1993, Dr. Seki completed two years of residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Ottawa before entering a residency program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brown University in Rhode Island, U.S.A.

When not working, he spends time with his family, one son in University and one completing high school. He occasionally plays the cello, and loves to travel on family vacations. His wife, Neda Rowhani-Seki is a family physician

A Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada since 2002, he performs multiple surgeries a year and remains current with evolving techniques and technologies in order to offer his patients the most effective and proven services. Dr. Seki is interested in community outreach, and is a Peer Reviewer for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He is involved in the Plastic Surgery Service Project Steering Committee, and maintains membership with both the Canadian and American Society of Plastic Surgeons.