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Plastic Surgery Health Team


Dr. Alan Rogers, MBChB, FC Plast Surg (SA), MMed
Dr. Alan Rogers, MBChB, FC Plast Surg (SA), MMed

Assistant Professor; Burn Surgeon; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 3769
Fax: 416-480-4531

Administrative Assistant 
Anita Ledesma

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 3769
Fax: 416-480-4531

Dr. Rogers is a plastic surgeon at the Ross Tilley Burn Centre. His interests include acute and reconstructive burn surgery, and the management of complex wounds and scars of various aetiologies.


  • MBChB , 2002, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
  • FC Plast Surg (SA), 2013. Fellow of the College of Plastic Surgery of South Africa.
  • MMed, 2013, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Masters of Medicine in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Attending surgeon, Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Vice-President, South African Burn Society

Selected Publications:

  • Rogers AD, Karpelowsky J, Argent A, Millar AJW, Rode, H. Fluid Creep in Major Paediatric Burns. Euro J Ped Surg. 2010; 20(2): 133-8.
  • Rogers AD, Price CE, Wallis L, Rode H. Burns disasters - a plan for South Africa. S Afr Med J: 2011; 10 (1):16-17.
  • Rogers AD, Adams S, Rode H. The Introduction of a protocol for the use of Biobrane for facial burns in children. Plast Surg Int. 2011; 2011: 858093
  • Rogers AD, Allorto N, Wallis L, Rode H. The Emergency Management of Severe Burns Course in South Africa. S Afr J Surg; 2013 Feb: 51(1): 38-39.
  • Rogers AD, dos Passos G, Hudson DA. The Scope of Plastic Surgery. S Afr J Surg. 2013; 51(3): 106-109.
  • Rogers AD, Hudson DA. Ten principles of preventing biofilm in surgical practice. S Afr Med J. 2013 Oct;103 (10): 701.
  • Rogers AD, Allorto NL, Adams S, Adams K, Hudson DA, Rode H. Isn’t it time for a cadaver skin bank in South Africa? Ann Burns Fire Disasters. 2013 Sep 30; 26(3): 142-6.
  • Rogers AD, Deal C, Argent AC, Hudson DA, Rode H. Ventilator associated pneumonia in major paediatric burns. Burns. 2014 Sep; 40 (6): 1141-8
  • Rode H, Rogers AD, Cox S, Allorto NL, Greenhalgh. Burn Resuscitation on the African continent. Burns.2014 Nov; 40 (7): 1283-91
  • Rogers AD, dos Passos G. The propeller flap for lower limb reconstruction. S Afr J Surg. August 2014; 52 (4): 105-107.
  • Dos Passos G, Rogers AD, Price CE, Pienaar C, van Zyl HE, Hudson DA. Loupe Magnification for Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction in a Developing Country. Eur J Plast Surg May 2015. 10.1007/s00238-015-1108-z