Toronto facial surgeon Dr. Richard Rival graduated with honours from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1989. He then completed a six-year surgical training program in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery – at the University of California in Los Angeles and the University of Toronto. These centers are considered to be among the best in the world for Head and Neck Surgery as well as Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. During this time he was trained by experts in the fields of rhinology (nasal surgery), general plastic surgery and facial plastic surgery.
Dr. Rival also completed a year of research in Craniofacial Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children. He then traveled internationally to gain further expertise in rhinoplasty, nasal and facial plastic surgery.
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Dr. Rival's Toronto cosmetic surgery practise is limited exclusively to the face and neck. He is well known for his expertise in rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty and offers computer imaging to help visualize the potential of these surgeries. Dr. Rival has lectured nationally and internationally on rhinoplasty. Since 2006 he has been Co-director of an annual instructional course in Toronto for other surgeons with a focus on rhinoplasty. This has attracted surgeons from across Canada and the United States. His philosophy is always to create natural results without leaving signs of surgery.
Dr. Rival trains residents and fellows in rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery as part of the teaching faculty at the University of Toronto. He also holds staff positions at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket.Toronto facial surgeon Dr. Richard Rival graduated with honours from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1989. He then completed a six-year su... read more...