Dr. Sheina Macadam

Dr. Sheina Macadam

Dr Macadam is currently a Clinical Associate Professor with the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of British Columbia. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University and a Medical Doctorate degree from the University of British Columbia.


Upon completion of her Plastic Surgery residency at the University of British Columbia, Dr Macadam pursued specialized training in breast reconstruction in Baltimore, Maryland and at the University of Manitoba. During her residency at UBC, she was awarded "Highest Achieving Resident in a Surgical Specialty" and was the recipient of "Best Clinical Paper" at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. 


In 2008, Dr Macadam founded her practice; Dr Sheina Macadam Inc. The practice is located in central Vancouver, British Columbia. She is active in both clinical and research-oriented work within the Division of Plastic Surgery. In addition, she is involved in training UBC plastic surgery residents and medical fellows. Clinically, she spends approximately 80% of her time performing immediate and delayed breast reconstruction surgery and consultations. 20% of Dr Macadam's time is spent performing cosmetic surgery and trauma surgery.


Dr Macadam has completed a Masters of Science in Epidemiology and Research Design at the Harvard School of Public Health and most recently won a UBC Concept Award to fund a study examining patient satisfaction following saline versus silicone implant breast reconstruction. She has authored numerous papers and continues to conduct outcomes research as part of her practice.

Scientific articles:


Patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life following breast reconstruction: patient-reported outcomes among saline and silicone implant recipients.
Authors: Macadam SA. Ho AL. Cook EF Jr. Lennox PA. Pusic AL.
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The Surgical Management of Granulomatous Mastitis
Authors: Farrah M. Yau, MD, Sheina A Macadam, MD, FRCSC, Urve Kuusk, MD, FRCSC, Michael Nimmo, MD, FRCPC, and Nancy Van Laeken, MD, FRCSC
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The Canadian plastic surgery workforce survey: interpretation and implications.
Authors: Macadam SA. Kennedy S. Lalonde D. Anzarut A. Clarke HM. Brown EE.
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Nontuberculous mycobacterial breast implant infections.
Authors: Macadam SA. Mehling BM. Fanning A. Dufton JA. Kowalewska-Grochowska KT. Lennox P. Anzarut A. Rodrigues M.
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Retrospective case review of capsular contracture after two-stage breast reconstruction: is colonization of the tissue expander pocket associated with subsequent implant capsular contracture?
Authors: Macadam SA. Clugston PA. Germann ET.
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