null Mirko Gilardino, MD, M.Sc., FRCSC, FACS

Associate Investigator, RI-MUHC

Surgical and Interventional Sciences Program

Professor, Departments of Surgery and Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, MUHC



plastic surgery • craniofacial surgery • surgical safety • cleft lip/palate • competency-based education • surgical education

Research Focus

My research interests include safety measures in craniofacial surgery, optimizing clinical outcomes in cleft lip/palate surgery and in Pierre Robin sequence, craniofacial distraction, surgical simulation and education, and bone engineering for cranial defects.

Selected Publications

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  • Ouhaddi Y, Charbonnier B, Porge J, Zhang Y, Garcia I, Gbureck U, Grover L, Gilardino MS, Harvey E, Makhoul M, Barralet J. Development of Neovasculature in Axially Vascularised Calcium Phosphate Cement Scaffolds. J Funct Biomater, 14(2):105 2023, 2023.

  • Chocron Y, Abdulkarim A, Gilardino MS. The Use of Patient Specific Implants and Fat Grafting for Contour Deformities Post-Craniosynostosis Reconstruction: A Retrospective Review and Therapeutic Approach. J Craniofac Surg 2023 1;34(3), 959-963.

  • Normandin S, Safran T, Mitchell R, Davison P, Winocour S, Reece E, Xu L, Gilardino MS, Vorstenbosch J. Body Contouring Screening Questionnaire: A Simple Quality Improvement Measure to Improve Clinical Resource Utilization. Plast Reconstr Surg 151(1):175e-177e, 2023.

  • Chocron Y, Cote A, Abdulkarim A, Barrone N, Gilardino MS. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Experience Managing the Robin Sequence Population: An Analysis of Outcomes and Algorithmic Approach for Surgical Technique Selection. Plast Reconstr Surg 2023 Apr 27. Doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000010587. Online ahead of print.

  • Abi-Rafeh J, Jaberi M, Cattelan L, Aljerian A, Gilardino MS. Soft Tissue Reconstruction in Progressive Hemifacial Atrophy: Current Evidence and Future Directions. Plast Reconstr Surg 150(3):607-17, 2022.