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Nicolas Hynes


  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    Plastic Surgery


  • Courtesy Medical Staff, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Medical Staff, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Featured Publications

  • Coceani F, Bishai I, Hynes N, Lees J, Sirko S. Prostaglandin E2 as a central messenger of fever: mechanism of formation. In: Leukotrienes and Prostanoids in Health and Disease. New Trends in Lipid Mediators Research, vol. 3 (Zor U, Naor Z, Danon A, eds.), Basel:Karger, 1989, pp. 183-6.
  • Coceani F, Bishai I, Lees J, Hynes N. Leukotrienes in cerebrospinal fluid of the conscious cat: effect of platelet-activating factor and pyrogens. In: Advances in Prostaglandin, Thromboxane, and Leukotriene Research, vol. 21 (Samuelsson B, Paoletti R, Ramwell PW, eds.), New York:Raven Press, 1990, pp. 480a-d.
  • Hynes N, Bishai I, Lees J, Coceani F. Leukotrienes in brain: natural occurrence and induced changes. Brain Research 553:4-13, 1991.
  • Hynes N, Bain J, Thoma A, Veltri K, Maguire J. Preservation of denervated muscle by sensory protection in rats. J Reconstr Microsurg 13(5):337-43, 1997.
  • Dempsey J, Hynes N, Smith T, Sproat JE. Cost-effectiveness analysis of hyperbaric therapy in osteoradionecrosis. Can J Plast Surg 5(4):221-9, 1997.
  • Avram R, Hynes N. Posterior interosseous nerve compression secondary to a parosteal lipoma: case report and literature review. Can J Plast Surg 12(2):69-72, 2004.
  • Levis C, Hynes N, Archibald S. Through and through defects of the lower face. Clin Plast Surg 32(3):327-37, 2005.
  • El-Sheikh Y, Tutino R, Knight C, Farrokhyar F, Hynes N. Incidence of capsular contracture in silicone versus saline cosmetic augmentation mammoplasty: A meta-analysis. Can J Plast Surg 16(4):211-15, 2008


  • B.Sc. (Honours), University of Toronto
  • M.Sc., University of Toronto
  • M.D., McMaster University
  • General Surgery Residency, McMaster University
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, McMaster University
  • F.R.C.S.(C)
  • Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship, University of Utah (USA)



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