Valerie Lemaine, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Plastic Surgeon
  1. Breast lift
  2. Breast reconstruction
  3. Chest surgery
  4. Flap surgery
  5. Head surgery
  6. Liposuction
  7. Neck surgery
  8. Reconstructive surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Perforator flap surgery
  • Breast and body contouring
  • Abdominal and chest wall reconstruction
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Vaginal reconstruction
  • Health economics
  • Patient-reported outcomes, health-related quality of life
  1. 2010
    Masters - Public HealthColumbia University
  2. 2010
    Clinical Research Fellowship - Department of SurgeryMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  3. 2009
    Clinical Fellowship - Reconstructive Microsurgery Program Director: Dr. Peter CordeiroMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  4. 2008
    Chief Resident - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program Director: Dr. Patrick HarrisUniversity of Montreal
  5. 2007
    Resident - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program Director: Dr. Patrick HarrisUniversity of Montreal
  6. 2005
    Resident - Department of Surgery Program Director: Dr. Edwin LafontaineUniversity of Montreal
  7. 2003
    DMUniversity of Montreal
  8. 1999
    BS - NutritionUniversity of Montreal
  9. 1995
    BMusUniversity of Montreal

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic Surgery
  2. 2008
    Plastic SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Minnesota Monthly's Top Doctors for 2017Minnesota Monthly's Top Doctors for 2017
  2. 2016
    2016 America's Top Breast Surgeons AwardAmerican Institute of Plastic Surgeons
  3. 2016
    Minnesota Monthly 2016 Best DoctorsMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  4. 2015
    Article featureMayo Alumni Magazine
  5. 2015
    Best Doctor for WomenMinnesota Monthly
  6. 2015
    10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Plastic Surgeons
  7. 2014
    Minneosta Monthly 2014 Top DoctorMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  8. 2014
    Article featurePlastic Surgery Practice
  9. 2013
    AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development SeminarAssociation of American Medical Colleges
  10. 2012
    Best Research PresentationMinnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons
  11. 2012
    Best Scientific Paper AwardMinnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons
  12. 2007
    Humanitarian Volunteer Work-Award from the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons for Humanitarian Volunteer WorkOperation Rainbow Canada
  13. 2006
    Best Oral Presentation, Resident's CornerAssociation of Specialists in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
  14. 1998
    Best Academic ResultsNutrition Programs of Canada
  15. 1997
    Best Academic Results in NutritionNutrition Programs of Canada
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - 2017
    Resident Applicant Reviewerclinical competency committee, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  2. 2016 - present
    RepresentativeGodina Fellowship Selection, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  3. 2016 - present
    ChairYoung Microsurgeon's Group, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberProgram Committee, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  5. 2015
    RepresentativeAssociation for Academic Surgery
  6. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  7. 2015 - present
    RepresentativeMicrosurgery Fellowship Match, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberPSEN Editorial Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberThe Plastic Surgery Foundation
  10. 2015 - present
    Member2016 Clinical Trials Network Committee, The Plastic Surgery Foundation
  11. 2014 - 2015
    MemberYoung Microsurgeon's Group, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  12. 2014 - 2015
    MemberNominating Committee, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  13. 2014 - 2015
    Committee MemberAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  14. 2014
    MemberPSEN Editorial Committee, Breast Subcommittee
  15. 2014
    MemberClinical Guidelines & Outcomes, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  16. 2014
    Subcommittee ChairEditorial Breast Subcommittee, Plastic Surgery Education Network
  17. 2014 - present
    MemberWomen's Microsurgery Group Committee, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  18. 2013
    Active MemberEducation Committee, Department of Surgery
  19. 2013
    MemberClinical Trials Network Committee, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  20. 2013 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons
  21. 2012 - 2015
    Active MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  22. 2012
    Physician ReviewerMayoClinic.com
  23. 2012
    Active MemberHealth Outcomes Committee, Department of Surgery
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberDIEP Enhanced Recovery Pathway, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  25. 2012 - present
    MemberImplant Reconstruction Enhanced Recovery Pathway, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
  26. 2012 - present
    MemberScientific Committee, Plastic Surgery Research Council
  27. 2011 - 2012
    Health Care ProviderHealth Policy Committee-Breast Reconstruction Guideline Work Group, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  28. 2011
    Active MemberAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  29. 2011
    Active MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  30. 2011
    Active MemberAmerican Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  31. 2011 - present
    Active MemberPlastic Surgery Research Council
  32. 2010 - present
    Patient Education, Physician LiaisonPatient Education Liaison, Breast Reconstruction
  33. 2009
    Affiliate MemberAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  34. 2008 - 2010
    InstructorDivision of Plastic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  35. 2008
    Fellow MemberCanadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  36. 2005
    Junior MemberAssociation des specialistes en Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique de Quebec
  37. 2005 - present
    Fellow MemberRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Publications

Research activities

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