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Dr. Jonathan Kanevsky

Dr. Jonathan Kanevsky graduated with top honors from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and is now a resident in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The McGill University Health Center. He was awarded The Charles E Frosst Medical Prize for research in scar therapy and wound healing. As a surgeon scientist his research interests include scar therapy, medical devices and big data in medicine. In his most recent venture he developed a device to decrease scar formation, which was licensed to Menodys Inc. He is currently developing technologies to facilitate breast cancer detection and monitoring of peripheral vascular disease. In 2014 he was the recipient of The Plastic Surgery Foundation Innovation Award. A native New Yorker, Dr. Kanevsky was drawn to Montreal for the opportunity to train at Canada’s top medical institution in a lively metropolitan city. As a Surgeon-Entrepreneur he plans to remain active in medical practice and entrepreneurship in the operating room. Outside of the hospital he is active in humanitarian work as founding member of the Saint Mary’s Young professional group and co-founder “Rally 4 The Kids” a charity organization that raises awareness about craniofacial diseases for the Montreal Children’s Hospital.