What We Treat

Face & Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Dr Basil Hassouneh


Face & Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Years of Experience


Languages Spoken


Doctor's Bio

Dr. Basil is a highly trained Canadian board-certified surgeon specialized in Nasal and Facial Plastic Surgery with over 23 years of experience. He completed his medical training at the University of McMaster, Canada with multiple distinctions and awards. He completed Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

Dr. Basil subsequently trained with world-class leaders in Facial Plastic Surgery in California, USA (With Dr. Paul Nasif). Following his training, he started building a practice in Dubai and Toronto focused on Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Basil has a special interest in rhinosinusitis and endoscopic nasal surgery, rhinoplasty, and redo-rhinoplasty operations, along with advanced techniques of eyebrow lift, Endo lift, and other outpatient procedures.

Dr. Basil attended many conferences and courses around the world, in addition to organizing and presenting annual meetings on many topics, such as otolaryngology, head, and neck surgery, facial plastic surgery, and aesthetic and anti-aging medicine. Moreover, he assisted in multiple academic, scholarly, and medical researches and has different publications related to Radiofrequency, Laser resurfacing, Nasal Valve Surgery, Otolaryngology, and facial plastic surgery.

Through his years of experience, Dr. Basil was awarded for his amazing work and dedication to provide the best results to his patients, and he holds many licenses and certificates from national and international boards and committees.

Dr. Basil is well-loved and respected by his clients. He is known for being deeply caring and warm-hearted. He is a careful listener and feels privileged to treat and care for each of his patients. He achieves the best results through meticulous attention to detail and a strong understanding of science and innovations.

Dr Basil has consistently achieved remarkable results through his meticulous attention to detail and his deep understanding of latest scientific innovations. He prides himself in being a great listener and feels privileged in treating and caring for each and every one of his patients.

Dr. Basil was awarded several awards from the University of Manitoba, as the overall Best in Show award, HSC Medical Staff Council Fellowship Award, and 1st Place Poster Award. In addition, he gained many awards from McMaster University, as the Heart and Stroke Award, and CIHR Professional Student Award.

On the academic level, he participated in many pieces of research regarding Radiofrequency Effects, Acute Skin Healing, Improvement in nasal obstruction, Respiratory Complications following Adeno-tonsillectomy, Characterization of Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Manitoba Children, and Codeine Safety in Postoperative Children.

Dr. Basil‘s work has also been published in several international specialized publications, covering important topics, such as Burnout among plastic surgery residents, Trimmed Lateral Crura of lower lateral cartilages, Outcome of Nasal Valve Obstruction After Functional and Aesthetic-Functional Rhinoplasty, Facial Plastic Surgery, Lip aesthetics and enhancement, Use of ultrasound to differentiate between thyroglossal duct cysts and dermoid cysts in children, Avoiding complications in the cosmetic facial practice, and pain management in post-craniotomy patients.

Professional membership and associations:

  • American Board for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada


Professional Associations

  • Modern Plastic Surgery – Editorial Board Member
  • Co-chair Facial Plastic Surgery Section/ Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • California Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Canadian Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Open & closed rhinoplasty
  • Ultrasonic rhinoplasty
  • Surgical face rejuventation
  • Bichectomy (Buccal fat removal)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthopexy
  • Chin augmentation
  • Dimple creation
  • Double chin treatment
  • Ear reshaping
  • Endoscopic browlift
  • Facelift
  • Mid facelift
  • Neck lift
  • Neck liposuction
  • Endolift
  • Face fat transfer
  • Lip reduction

Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib – Dubai, UAE and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Consultant Otolaryngology – Facial Plastic Surgery

Eye Face Institute at North York, Toronto
Otolaryngology – Facial Plastic Surgery

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Staff – University of Toronto, Toronto

2012 – 2015
Victoria Royal Hospital, Barrie
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Staff

Albany Medical Centre, Toronto
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Staff

2005 – 2006
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
Teaching Assistant and Instructor

QBM Cell Science, Ottawa
Research assistant

McMaster University, Ontario
MSc Program – Health Research Methodology

Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario
Doctor of Medicine

University of Ottawa, Ontario
BSc – Biochemistry (Summa Cum Laude)

Nottingham University, UK
Clinical Therapeutics – Summer Program