Dr. Michael Bezuhly is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University and his medical degree at the University of Toronto. He received his residency training in plastic surgery at Dalhousie. He also completed the Royal College Clinician-Investigator Program, obtaining graduate degrees in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Dalhousie University and Epidemiology from Harvard University. After completing residency training at Dalhousie University, Dr. Bezuhly received additional subspecialty training in pediatric plastic surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada and in craniofacial surgery at the Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades in Paris, France.
Dr. Bezuhly returned to Dalhousie and the IWK in January 2012 as an attending plastic surgeon. His principal clinical and research interests include craniofacial remodeling, cleft lip and palate repair, microtia and burn care. He is the Plastic Surgery Division Head, a member of the Cleft Palate Team, and the Team Lead of the multidisciplinary Craniofacial Clinic at the IWK Health Centre, Maritime Canada’s tertiary pediatric health centre. He is a member of the American Cleft Palate Association, International Society for Craniofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery Research Council, the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American A