Get to Know Our Experienced Plastic Surgeons

At The Landings Surgical Centre, we are dedicated to producing the most natural-looking, beautiful results through advanced surgical and non-surgical procedures. We serve patients coming from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland at our office in Halifax. Cosmetic surgeons Dr. Richard Bendor-Samuel and his partner, Dr. Louis Boileau, have helped countless patients achieve the elegant look they desire. Their meticulous attention to detail combined with an aesthetic flair has helped them earn the trust of many individuals seeking cosmetic surgery services in the area.

Meet Dr. Richard Bendor-Samuel

Dr. Richard Bendor-Samuel is the Past President of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery a position that he held from 2018 until 2019. He is the first physician in Atlantic Canada to be elected to this important and prestigious position. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon bringing 25 years of experience to the Maritimes. The President and Director of the Landings Surgery Centre since its inception, he has a vision for change and keen eye for the enhancement of the human form. Dr. Bendor-Samuel’s practices in Halifax and his work is exclusively in the field of cosmetic and aesthetic plastic surgery. He is a longstanding member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a member of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, CSAPS, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, ISAPS.

He is a faculty member of the Dalhousie Universities, Division of Plastic Surgery, and is an active scholar and teacher whose specialties include cosmetic surgery and craniofacial surgery. He is a Philanthropist, has provided significant support to numerous initiatives at home and abroad. A library is named after him in Bondo, Kenya. He continues to support this initiative to this day along with other important local, national, and international charities.

Dr. Bendor-Samuel is the co-founder of the Landings Surgery Centre established in 2005 and has 25 years of experience in cosmetic surgery. He is a respected cosmetic surgeon known for his empathy toward his patients. He treats patients from all over Canada although his practice is located in Halifax. He is frequently asked to be a national and international consultant to industry.

Dr. Bendor-Samuel completed Medical school in Manitoba and then completed his internship and Plastic Surgery Residency in Winnipeg, Manitoba before embarking on a Craniofacial fellowship in Taiwan. He has added training and experience in Cosmetic Surgery and in Neurosurgery. He has more than 20 surgical peer-reviewed publications in plastic surgery literature and has presented at numerous national and international meetings. Dr. Bendor-Samuel will always offer you an honest assessment and deal with your concerns in a warm and professional matter. He looks forward to meeting with you to help address your aesthetic concerns.

Membership's and Organizations

  • Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Surgery, Past President
  • The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Atlantic Plastic Surgery Society, Past President (twice)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Doctors Nova Scotia

Dr. Bendor-Samuel's Affiliations

Meet Dr. Louis Boileau

Dr. Louis Boileau is a cosmetic surgeon who brings over 25 years of clinical experience to The Landings Surgical Centre. Upon graduating with a Medical Degree from the University of Alberta, he completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery through the University of British Columbia. He then traveled to Switzerland, where he trained in cosmetic surgery at one of the few key clinics involved in the study and introduction of liposuction to the medical community. Since then he has been a key contributor to the advancement of the science and art of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Louis Boileau then opened his own plastic & reconstructive surgery practice in Prince George, British Columbia. He was instrumental in establishing the first private surgical facility in the province’s central interior and also served as a consultant surgeon at the False Creek Surgical Centre in Vancouver.

In 2004, Dr. Louis Boileau moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he now offers his wide breadth of surgical expertise to clients at The Landings Surgical Centre (the first free standing private surgical facility in Atlantic Canada). Licensed in Nova Scotia and board-certified with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Louis Boileau is dedicated to furthering education and expertise in the practice of plastic surgery. He has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters dealing with various aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery.

Memberships and Organizations

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Doctors Nova Scotia
  • Atlantic Plastic Surgery Society
  • Canadian Medical Association

Dr. Boileau's Affiliation

Meet Tricia Dauphinee-Bishop

The moment you meet Tricia Dauphinee-Bishop at the Landings Surgical Centre, you will come face to face with her passion: your skin.

As a Clinical Skin Care Therapist since 1999, Tricia has exceptional training and knowledge in the most current medically proven skin treatments.

But what makes Tricia truly stand out as one of the region’s leading skin care experts is the unique combination of her advanced clinical knowledge and her decidedly holistic approach.

"Absolutely everything a person does affects their skin. A successful program for healthy skin must consider all aspects of a person’s lifestyle,” she says. “And with recent breakthroughs in skin care technology, a youthful radiant complexion is now within everyone’s reach."

Known for her warmth and her commitment to her clients, Tricia cites collaboration as the key to her success. "When my client becomes my partner in their skin care, I know we are going to achieve the best results possible. My job is to provide the tools and knowledge while my clients commit to a daily practice. When this happens, we consistently see astounding results."

Tricia looks forward to welcoming you to the Landings Surgical Centre to talk about how you can achieve your most youthful and radiant glow.

Administrative Staff

Frances is the voice of our Clinic. Born in Mabou, Nova Scotia she has been the pillar of our clinic for over ten years. Frances is the Administrative Assistant for the Landings Surgical Centre. With her warm heart and great knowledge she acts as a key liaison between patients and staff

Kelly has been working at the Landings Surgical Centre for about three years. With a history in social planning and medical administration, Kelly has been a real asset to our team. She is one of the kind people that will greet you or speak with you when you contact our clinic

Nicole Is the youngest member of our team but don't let that fool you. She is hardworking and kind. Her rapport with patients and clients is wonderful. Nicole started working at the landings Surgical Centre immediately following her training in Medical Office Administration. She is a fabulous addition to our team

Our office is designed to feel warm and welcoming

The Landings Surgical Centre

Our surgeons have the training and expertise to provide the beautiful results you deserve. Drs. Bendor-Samuel and Boileau are members of several esteemed organizations, such as:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Medical Association

Schedule a consultation online or call us at (902) 492-2007 to learn more. Our Halifax practice provides convenient care for patients from Prince Edward Island and nearby areas.

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"Our doctors and staff are professional, friendly, calm and courteous. They have an excellent rapport with each other and work very much as a team." Beth Macourt

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