Dr. N. S. Huq was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, and now resides with his wife and three children in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, where he practices plastic and cosmetic surgery at Niagara Plastic Surgery & Laser Centre.
Well-known for the compassion and extraordinary care he extends to his patients, Dr. Huq performs many surgical procedures at the Niagara Plastic Surgery & Laser Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. As a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, whose membership is reserved for doctors who are certified in the specialty of plastic surgery and are dedicated to the highest standards of patient welfare and surgical excellence, he is committed to providing the highest quality of care possible to his patients.
He has been featured on television, on the Life Network’s “Skin Deep” series on which he performed a live facelift and a tummy tuck for two Niagara residents. Dr. Huq is highly skilled in a broad range of leading-edge techniques in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, specializing in those for the face, neck, eyelids, breasts, hands and body.
Dr. Huq’s Education — Training in Hand and Microsurgery
Immediately after high school, Dr. Huq completed two years of undergraduate studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he was recognized on the Dean’s Honor Roll. Upon completing his term in Dalhousie, he continued on to medical school at Western University in London, Ontario. In 1998, Dr. Huq completed his studies in general and plastic surgery at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Huq also went on to the world-renowned Kleinert Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, to complete one year of sub-specialty training in hand and microsurgery. And he helped with the world's first successful hand transplant.
Upon returning to Canada, he worked as a trauma surgeon while earning his Master's of Science Degree in Neuroscience and Behavioural Science. In 2000, Dr. Huq became a diplomate in the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Since then, he has been practicing in Niagara Falls, Ontario, specializing in all areas of plastic surgery.
Dr. Huq continues to practice plastic and cosmetic surgery, as well as hand and microsurgery from his clinic, the Niagara Institute of Cosmetic Enhancement in Niagara Falls. He also continues his work on a variety of regional health-, community- and charity-related projects. To this day, Dr. Huq trains medical students, residents, fellows and practicing physicians.
“Transformation of Merkel cell carcinoma to ganglioneuroblastoma in intracranial metastasis”
Author and Guest Editor of “Clinics in Plastic Surgery”
Dr. Huq’s Hospital Appointments
November 2001 – Present
January 2002 – Present
Dr. Huq's Academic Awards
International Who's Who of Professionals — Honored Member for Professional, Academic and Civic Achievement
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: Resident Research Day, Third Place: "Precursor Neuronal Cell Transplants in the Rat Severed Peripheral Nerve: A Muscular Analysis"
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: Program Nomination for Physician Services Incorporated Resident Research Award for Oral Presentation of "Fetal Adrenal-Derived Neuron Transplants in the Severed Peripheral Nerve"
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: The Rowntree Prize in Medical History
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario: Dr. Glen S. Wither Award for Research Training
1988 – 1989
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia: Dean's Honour Roll
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia: Entrance Scholarship
2002 - Canadian Intensive Care Foundation
2002 - Great Lakes Hand Society
2001 - International Who's Who of Professionals – Honored Member
2001 - American Society for Peripheral Nerve
2001 - Greater Niagara Medical Society
1999 - Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM – Canada)
1999 - The Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery
1996 - Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
1995 - American Society of Plastic Surgeons
1993 - Canadian Medical Protective Association
1989 - Canadian Medical Association
1989 - Ontario Medical Association
Volunteer Work & Contributions to Society