Olivia S. Ho, M.D., M.S.

  1. Plastic Surgeon

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Olivia Ho, M.D., FRCSC, MMSc, MPH, FACS, is a plastic surgeon with extensive training and experience in reconstructive surgery and microsurgery. Her dual board certifications in Canada and the United States, as well as her fellowships and advanced degrees, reflect her commitment to excellence in clinical practice as well as academic training and research.

Dr. Ho's practice focuses on complex reconstruction and microsurgery, including head and neck, breast, trunk, extremity, and lymphedema reconstruction, as well as gender-affirming surgery. Her research interests include outcomes research, health services research and quality improvement.

She graduated from the McMaster University School of Medicine and completed her Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ho completed Reconstructive Microsurgery fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School Plastic Surgery Program, with an emphasis on breast cancer and reconstruction, breast aesthetic surgery, and gender-affirming surgery. She then completed a second fellowship in Comprehensive Microsurgery including Oncologic, Traumatic and Lymphedema Reconstruction at the world-renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, where she trained with the fields' pioneers and leading experts.

  1. Breast cancer-related lymphedema
  2. Gender dysphoria
  3. Lymphedema
  1. Breast reconstruction
  2. Breast reconstruction with breast implants
  3. Breast reconstruction with flap surgery
  4. Breast reduction
  5. Breast surgery
  6. Buccal fat pad flap
  7. Cosmetic surgery
  8. Facial fracture repair
  9. Facial reconstruction
  10. Fat transfer
  11. Free flap
  12. Gender affirming surgery
  13. Gynecomastia surgery
  14. Hand surgery
  15. Head and neck reconstruction
  16. Image-guided surgery
  17. Microvascular reconstruction
  18. Microvascular surgery
  19. Skin cancer excision
  20. Skin cancer reconstruction
  • Breast reconstruction and restoration
  • Gender affirming surgery
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Extremity reconstruction
  • Skin cancer reconstruction
  • Lymphedema
  • Perforator flaps
  • Microsurgery
  • Health services research
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Quality improvement initiatives and research
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Jacksonville, Florida

  1. 2020
    MPHHarvard School of Public Health
  2. 2017
    Fellowship - Comprehensive Microsurgery & Oncology, Trauma, Lymphedema ReconstructionChang Gung Memorial Hospital
  3. 2017
    MMedSc - International Master of Science Program in Reconstructive MicrosurgeryChang Gung University
  4. 2015
    Diploma - Clinical EffectivenessHarvard School of Public Health
  5. 2015
    Fellowship - Microsurgery and Breast Reconstructive SurgeryHarvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  6. 2014
    Residency - Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of Toronto
  7. 2009
    MDMcMaster University
  8. 2006
    BHS - BHScMcMaster University

Certifications

  1. 2021
    Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic Surgery
  2. 2014
    Plastic SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Best Scientific Paper Award, Group for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM) Annual MeetingGroup for the Advancement of Microsurgery (GAM)
  2. 2013
    Best Clinical Paper Award, University of Toronto Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Resident Research DayUniversity of Toronto, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  3. 2007
    The McMaster Plaque AwardMcMaster University
  4. 2007
    Academic Achievement Award, Varsity FencingOntario University Athletics (OUA)
  5. 2007
    Marauders Scholar Award, Varsity FencingMcMaster University
  6. 2006
    Academic Achievement Award, Varsity FencingOntario University Athletics (OUA)
  7. 2006
    Marauders Scholar Award, Varsity FencingMcMaster University
  8. 2006
    Dean's Honour ListMcMaster University
  9. 2005
    The Yates ScholarshipMcMaster University
  10. 2005
    Chenille "M" AwardMcMaster University
  11. 2005
    Academic Achievement Award, Varsity FencingOntario University Athletics (OUA)
  12. 2005
    Marauders Scholar Award, Varsity FencingMcMaster University
  13. 2005
    Dean's Honour ListMcMaster University
  14. 2004
    Academic Achievement Award, Varsity FencingOntario University Athletics (OUA)
  15. 2004
    Marauders Scholar Award, Varsity FencingMcMaster University
  16. 2004
    Dean's Honour ListMcMaster University
  17. 2003
    Physics Book PrizeMcMaster University
  18. 2003
    Dean's Honour ListMcMaster University
  19. 2002
    McMaster Honours AwardMcMaster University
  20. 2002
    Gold Duke of Edinburgh's AwardThe Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  21. 2001
    Silver Duke of Edinburgh's AwardThe Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  22. 2000
    Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's AwardThe Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Commiittee MemberPSRC Plastic Surgery Research Council Bylaws Committee
  2. 2022 - present
    MemberDivision of Plastic Surgery Search Committee
  3. 2022 - present
    Committee MemberWSRM World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery - Nominations Committee
  4. 2021 - present
    MemberWorld Society For Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)
  5. 2021 - 2022
    MemberClinical Health Psychologist Search Committee for the Transgender & Intersex Specialty Care Clinic (TISCC)
  6. 2020 - present
    Peer Review CommitteeAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Evidence-Based Practice Center Program
  7. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  8. 2020 - present
    MemberAMWA American Medical Women's Association - Mayo Clinic Jacksonville Chapter
  9. 2020 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  10. 2020 - present
    MemberPlastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC)
  11. 2020 - present
    Active MemberWomen's Health Clinic Advisory Leadership Committee
  12. 2019 - present
    MemberJacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons
  13. 2017
    ExaminerObjective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), McMaster University
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberAutologous Breast Reconstruction Performance Measures Work Group, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  15. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  16. 2014 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Canada
  17. 2007 - 2008
    Co-ChairSurgery Interest Group (SIG), McMaster University
  18. 2006 - 2009
    MemberSurgery Interest Group (SIG), McMaster University
  19. 2006 - 2007
    Vice PresidentMedical Student Council, McMaster University
  20. 2006 - 2007
    Team CaptainVarsity Fencing, McMaster University
  21. 2006 - 2007
    Class RepresentativeMichael G. DeGroote Medical School, McMaster University
  22. 2005 - 2007
    MemberMcMaster Athletics Council, McMaster University
  23. 2005 - 2006
    EducatorHealth & Wellness Center, McMaster University
  24. 2005 - 2006
    Fundraising CoordinatorMcMaster University Chapter, Relay for Life, Canadian Cancer Society
  25. 2003 - 2007
    Team MemberVarsity Fencing, McMaster University