Ronald M. Zuker, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP
Dr. Zuker was selected by the AAPPS Executive Committee to receive the inaugural Clinician of the Year Award from the Association. Dr. Zuker is a paediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon. His primary interest is in facial reanimation and is the recognized worldwide authority. Dr. Zuker is currently co-director of the Facial Paralysis Programme at Sickkids. He also has a major interest in the management of cleft lip and palate, and serves on the Plastic Surgery Council of the International Volunteer Organization “Operation Smile.” He was medical director of SickKids Cleft Lip and Palate Programme for over a decade. Dr. Zuker is the past Chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Plastic Surgery, past Chair of the American Association of Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, and past President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. He is very active in teaching and in the training of future reconstructive surgeons.