Dr. Buchel joined the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery in 2004 as Associate Professor and Section Head.
Dr. Buchel completed his medical training at the University of Manitoba and his Residency in General Surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan New York. Dr. Buchel then went on to complete a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. Further training in reconstructive microsurgery was completed in Taipei Taiwan. Dr. Buchel remained on Staff and was the Program Director of the Microsurgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona until returning to Winnipeg in 2004.
On returning to Winnipeg, he became the Head of the Section of Plastic Surgery and was the Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency until 2009.
Dr. Buchel is Deputy Head of Surgery for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Head Surgery Site for the Health Sciences Centre. In 2006, Dr. Buchel developed and became the Director of Microvascular and Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of Manitoba. Since 2011, he has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery (now called PLASTIC SURGERY).
Dr. Buchel is currently focusing his clinical practice on reconstructive microsurgery for cancer and trauma patients, as well as general reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery.
If you would like to reach Dr. Buchel, please contact his office at the numbers below:
Administrative and Clinical Appointments
GC413-820 Sherbrook Street
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9
Telephone: (204) 787-7224 and Fax: (204) 787-5064