Dr. Robert Lindsay completed his medical degree (M.B., Ch.B.) at Scotland’s Aberdeen University in 1971, after which he received his residency training in Calgary, Alberta.

He earned his Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Plastic Surgery in 1979, and completed his Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California in 1981.

Currently he has been a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Foothills Medical Centre and Alberta Children’s Hospital since 1981.

Memberships include:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Alberta Society of Plastic Surgeons

Other professional achievements include:

  • Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services 2006 – 2012
  • Plastic Surgery Division Chief, Foothills Medical Centre 2001 – 2006
  • Deputy Director Department of Surgery, Calgary Health Region 1994 – 2004
  • Medical Director Calgary Firefighters’ Burn Treatment Centre 1989 – 2007