Plastic surgery does more than enhance your appearance – it changes the way you think and feel about yourself. Whether you are concerned about aging, body proportion or an unattractive feature, plastic or cosmetic surgery is safer and more common than you think.
Skinworks is a private cosmetic medical clinic centrally located on West 41st Avenue near Dunbar Street where patients receive high quality care in a safe, sophisticated and confidential setting from plastic surgeon Dr. Nick Carr. This experienced medical specialist is highly respected in the cosmetic field.
Dr. Carr practices the highest quality of surgical care in a private operating room that is fully accredited by The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. and is staffed by a fully trained, highly skilled and dedicated team of operating room professionals.
Over the years Dr. Carr has successfully treated thousands of patients.
After more than 25 years in practice, Dr. Carr is one of Vancouver’s most experienced cosmetic plastic surgeons, specializing in breast, tummy and advanced facial techniques.
He has performed hundreds of breast augmentations and is renowned for his pioneer work with endoscopic and minimal incision techniques. Dr. Carr combines his technical expertise and artistic vision to create a safe, natural-looking, aesthetically pleasing outcome for his patients.
After graduating from UBC with the highest honours in his medical school class, hecompleted a fellowship year at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carr’s commitment to teaching plastic surgery has paralleled his thriving clinical practice; beginning with his appointment as Director of Vancouver General Hospital Plastic Surgery Unit, followed by Program Director of the UBC Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program and finally, as the Head of Plastic Surgery at UBC; a position he has now held for more than a decade. Distinguished for his technical skills and problem-solving capabilities, he is often the “go-to” plastic surgeon in tertiary care and complex cosmetic cases.
Dr. Carr has been credited as one of Canada’s Top Cosmetic Surgeons, and he was peer chosen in 2007-2008 as one of “The Best Doctors in Canada.”
The cosmetic medical clinic has been voted Best in Cosmetic Surgery in Vancouver by The Georgia Straights’ readers ten times.
Skinwork’s most common surgeries include facelifts, breast augmentation and lifts, tummy tucks and rhinoplasty.
They also see a lot of male clients for surgeries such as gynecomastia, liposuction of tummy and hip rolls, facelifts, blepharoplasy and body lifts. The clinic performs many post-pregnancy “mommy makeovers” including tummy tucks, breast lifts and sometimes implants.
In addition to Dr. Carr, Skinworks has a team of 16 staff including Dr. Dick Lee (anesthesiologist), registered nurses, patient coordinator, and customer service assistants.
What can you expect during a consultation? Dr. Carr’s patient coordinator, Tammy, will obtain your medical history. During a consultation Dr. Carr will review your medical history and discuss your surgical goals. He will examine your areas of concern, discuss treatment options, offer his recommendations and answer any questions about possible procedures.
One happy client reports, “Dr. Carr is excellent. I had rhinoplasty with him and his judgment was excellent. My nose looks natural. His staff is excellent and his operating room is spotless and you actually feel at ease when you are waiting to be put under. I would definitely see him again!”
Another client comments, “Dr. Carr is an artist! My facelift looks completely natural – not tight. He listened to my concerns before surgery and the results are beautiful. I appreciated his patience during my consultation – I had endless questions and his staff were always supportive, enthusiastic and available.”
Dr. Carr says, “My approach is to treat each patient as an individual – just like a member of my own family – offering the best of plastic surgery technology combined with my own experience as to what really works and what is most appropriate for them. I take the time to make sure patients understand all surgical options, what to expect and how much “down time” they will have. Ultimately this ensures a rewarding experience – and the best possible aesthetic results – for all my patients.”
Outside of his practice Dr. Carr is actively involved in volunteering. He travels annually to Uganda to work for two weeks in hospitals with other Canadian surgeons. He feels privileged to offer his medical expertise. As well, Skinworks is pleased to sponsor medical students in Tanzania to help launch their careers.
Patients come from across Canada to have work done by Dr. Carr. If you are contemplating plastic or cosmetic surgery, visit Skinworks’ website and discover why this leading Vancouver specialist receives glowing testimonials.
3578 W 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6N 3E6