Dr. N. S. Huq – Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon in Niagara Falls

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 the Niagara Institute of Cosmetic Enhancement.

Well known for the compassion and extraordinary care he extends to his patients, Dr. Huq performs all surgical procedures at the Niagara Plastic Surgery Centre. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. As a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, 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. Dr. Huq is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

He has often been featured on television, most recently on the Life Network’s “Skin Deep” series on which he performed a facelift for a Niagara resident. 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, ON. 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 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 diplomat 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 and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. To this day, Dr. Huq trains medical students, residents, fellows and practicing physicians.


Case Study

Transformation of Merkel cell carcinoma to ganglioneuroblastoma in intracranial metastasis

Author and Guest Editor of Clinics in Plastic Surgery

Local Anesthetics in Plastic Surgery

Recent Research Publication

Nail Hooks and Elastic Bands External Dynamic Traction for Fractures of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint

Dr. Huq’s Hospital Appointments

November 2001 – Present
Active Staff, Plastic Surgery, Niagara Health System – Greater Niagara General Site, Niagara Falls, Ontario

January 2002 – Present

  • Courtesy Staff, Division of Plastic Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Huq's Academic Awards
International Who's Who of Professionals – Honored Member for Professional, Academic and Civic Achievement


  • National Graduate Student Research Competition, Winnipeg, Manitoba, First Place: "Neural Precursor Transplants in the Severed Peripheral Nerve"
  • Southern Ontario Neuroscience Association, London, Ontario, First Place: "Neural Precursors in the Severed Peripheral Nerve"

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario: Resident Research Day, Third Place: "Precursor Neuronal Cell Transplants in the Rat Severed Peripheral Nerve: A Muscular Analysis"

  • Regional Medical Associates Scholarship (Grant)
  • Precursor Neuron Cell Transplants in the Severed Rat Peripheral Nerve

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

Professional Memberships

Curriculum Vitae

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) McMaster University
  • Doctoral training at the University of Western Ontario
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCSC) in the Specialty of Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, McMaster University
  • Noted speaker and author of national and international publications on plastic surgery trends and techniques
  • Certified with Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand

Volunteer Work & Contributions to Society


  • Volunteer surgical mission Yerevan, Armenia in 2000


  • Significant contributions to:

- 2004 South Asia tsunami 
- 2005 Kashmir earthquake 
- 2007 Bangladesh flood 
- 2008 Sichuan earthquake 
- 2010 Haiti earthquake 
- 2011 East African drought 
- 2012 Philippines typhoon 
- 2014 Ebola virus outbreak

  • 2007 Dr. Huq and Dr. Danial endowment fund at Nova House of South Niagara, for battered women and children
  • 2013 Dr. Huq Family branch of the St. Catharines public library

Helping patients in:

St. Catharines
Niagara Falls
Niagara on the Lake



Fort Erie
Port Colborne



Niagara Plastic Surgery Centre

5668 Main Street

Niagara Falls, ON L2G 5Z4

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