About Our Practice
Ottawa Facial Plastic Surgeon Peter Brownrigg, M.D.
The face is not only the most visible area of the body, but also the most delicate to operate on. Thus, it takes a true expert like Ottawa, Ontario cosmetic plastic surgeon Peter Brownrigg, M.D. to achieve superior aesthetic results through facial surgery while minimizing scarring. By limiting his practice to facial cosmetic surgery, Peter Brownrigg, M.D. provides superior care to his patients.
Cosmetic plastic surgeon Peter Brownrigg, M.D. is active in a variety of medical societies in both the United States and Canada. These include the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, the Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, certified in otolaryngology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and the OMA (Ontario Medical Association). He is Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery and has acted as the Canadian Region Vice President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and the treasurer and president of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery.
Experience and Training
Dr. Brownrigg completed his undergraduate training at the University of Ottawa, where he earned his BSc (biology degree) in 1976. He went on to study medicine at the University of Ottawa, graduating in 1980.
He completed his internship at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., and went into general practice in Esquimalt, B.C. in 1981. In 1982, Dr. Brownrigg left his private practice to begin his general surgery residency at the University of Ottawa, which he completed in 1984.
At this point, his interest in becoming a facial cosmetic plastic surgeon began to crystallize. After his general surgery residency, he completed a three-year otolaryngology (face and neck surgery) residency at the University of Toronto. He left Ontario to further perfect his craft as a facial plastic surgeon, heading to the Oregon Health Sciences University for a Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship, which he concluded in 1988.
Currently, Dr. Brownrigg is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and a staff member at the Civic, Riverside, General Hospital. He is also a staff member at the Ottawa Surgicentre, a state-of-the-art accredited facility which offers general anesthesia and sedation.
At his Ottawa, Ontario center, cosmetic plastic surgeon Peter Brownrigg, M.D. offers a comprehensive range of facial cosmetic surgery procedures as well as non-surgical treatment options such as BOTOX® Cosmetic.
His successful facial plastic surgery practice is located at 1525 Carling Avenue in Ottawa, Ontario, where his support staff includes the friendly and knowledgeable, Shanna our Office/Surgical Coordinator.
Peter Brownrigg, M.D. draws patients from all over Ottawa, Ontario with his reputation as an impassioned, talented cosmetic plastic surgeon. To see what this premier specialist can do for you, please contact our cosmetic surgery center today!
Dr. Brownrigg featured in the Media
Ottawa Citizen Style Magazine
The Vancouver Sun
A Facial Plastic Surgeon Who Prioritizes Honesty and Empathy
Linda Brownrigg, RN - Office Manager & Cosmetic Surgical Nurse
Linda has managed this surgical office since it opened in 1988. Linda did her nursing surgical training while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, and has been assisting Dr Brownrigg in Facial Surgery procedure's at our private Surgical Clinic. Her experience in Facial Cosmetic Surgery is extensive and valued by our patients.
Shanna Wooster, Patient Coordinator
Shanna has an extensive and diverse background in customer service. She utilizes her extensive knowledge to coordinate and ensure a seamless and stress-free experience for patients. She is always happy to help you in any way she can, and encourages anyone who is considering surgery to pick up the phone and call her. No question is a silly question.
Sara Rushton, Office & Surgical Nurse
Sara is trained in the Operating Room and has extensive experience working in the Ottawa Hospital. She is Dr Brownrigg's trusted private surgical assistant.
She thrives as our Office & Surgical Nurse, providing our patients with personalized, professional and attentive care. Sara will provide reassurance from pre-op, throughout the post-op appointments, as well as assisting during the procedure. This continuous and personalized attention is of the most importance to Dr Brownrigg and so appreciated by our patients.
You will find Sara open, accessible, easy to talk with and committed to making your experience as pleasant and positive as possible.
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