Dr. Kimit Rai MBBS MD FRCS(C)
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Rai joins The Coliseum MediSpa as a highly skilled and experienced medical cosmetic treatment provider. The following treatments are available from Dr. Rai:
Dr. Rai is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and certified in Plastic Surgery in 1975, and subsequently gaining American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) certification in 1977. Dr. Rai served as Chief of Surgery at the Simon Fraser Health Region from 1989 to 1999, as well as Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery from 1983 to 1999. Dr. Rai remains on staff as a Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon at the Simon Fraser Health Region.
Dr. Rai’s unique teaching style and vast experience in dermal filler has made him a sought after international speaker and trainer. His work is published extensively.
Dr. Rai is actively involved in Operation Rainbow Canada, a non-profit medical organization founded by Dr. Rai in 1998. (A group of physicians who donate their services to undeveloped third world countries). The organization has helped nearly 2000 children in Cambodia, India, Lebanon, Mexico and the Philippines, providing them with reconstructive cleft-lip and cleft-palate surgery. Dr. Rai is an inspirational leader whose work has improved the lives of thousands of underprivileged children and provided invaluable training for Canadian health professionals and those in host countries who will carry on the work.
In 2013 Dr. Rai was the recipient of a Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award and In 2015 Dr. Rai and was presented with the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an established plastic surgeon who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession and to the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. In June 2019, Dr. Rai received the Order of British Columbia in Victoria.
Dr. Rai is accredited by the following institutions:
Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
International Society of Plastic Surgeons
OPERATION RAINBOW CANADA