We missed you! As of June 1 2020, we will be reopening the doors of the CCCPB surgical center and the MedicSPA.




Dr. Berbari and her team prioritize patient and staff safety. Please familiarize yourself with these new procedures:


          Services will gradually resume from June 1 2020, respecting the social distancing guidelines issued by Public Health.


          Long-term follow-ups will resume as of June 22 2020 and will be carried out by telemedicine. Appointments will be given after July 6 2020 as needed.





           We have extended the time slots (fewer appointments per day) to give our employees time to disinfect the rooms between each patient.

           According to the above policies and dates, the contactless payment method will be favoured when making an appointment. Our staff will take your credit card number and the receipt will be emailed to you.

           You will then be invited to answer a COVID-19 questionnaire when booking the appointment (whether it is by email or by phone).

           N.B. follow-up appointments: we will contact you for follow-ups, as visits are now restricted to avoid contamination.



           Please show up on time out of respect for other patients.

           Once you arrive in the clinic parking lot, please announce your arrival by phone (819-243-7667).

           A member of our team will welcome you in the doorway for an evaluation (questionnaire, temperature, mask, hydro alcoholic gel).

           N.B .: Only patients will have access to the clinic, anyone else must remain in the parking lot.



          You will be taken directly to the treatment room.

          We opened door A for the aesthetic care (laser, radiofrequency, PRP etc.) of the MedicSPA and door B for surgery appointments and injections.

          After the appointment, you will be accompanied to the exit by a member of the team.


An explanatory video will be available on social media (@medicspa.gatineau on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM) and the website (drpatriciaberbari.com) on May 29 2020, to summarize these new procedures.


When interacting with our staff, understand that they have received strict directives, we ask you to respect them for your safety.

Types of Chin Surgery By Patricia Berbari on January 06, 2013

Types of Chin SurgeryAppealing faces are all about symmetry and proportion. If you think of some of the most enduring beauties in art and popular culture, their faces are so even and perfect. Every facial feature can alter the harmony of a face, and you’d actually be surprised just how much the chin can affect your appearance. There are many different surgeries that an Ottawa plastic surgeon can perform in order to address the overall appearance of the chin. We’d like to look at these surgeries in brief right now.

Why People Undergo Chin Surgery

The chin can help complement other facial features in unexpected ways. A chin that is weak or not particularly prominent may make other facial features seem larger, especially the nose. A chin that is too prominent can elongate the appearance of the face. If you have lots of fat or suffer from loose/sagging skin under the chin and along the neckline, this can make you look overweight and much older.

Different Solutions for Different Needs

There are facial plastic surgery options that are able to address all of the situations listed above. Let’s cover these surgeries in basic terms right now. During your consultation, you will be able to learn which is right for you and what to expect during the treatment process.

About Chin Augmentation Surgery

A chin augmentation surgery is performed in order to increase the prominence of the chin. It can also be performed in order to improve the contour and symmetry of the chin. It will involve the placement of facial implants, which come in many different shapes in order to meet the needs of the patient.

Best Candidates for Chin Augmentation

The ideal candidates for chin augmentation surgery are people who have weak chin or chins that are poorly shaped. These candidates should be in generally good health and not suffer from any sort of condition that would make surgery a risky endeavour. It’s also important that candidates for surgery have realistic expectations about what the surgery can achieve.

About Chin Reduction Surgery

A chin reduction surgery is performed in order to reduce the size or prominence of the chin, or to improve the symmetry of the chin. Whereas the chin augmentation will involve the use of facial implants, the chin reduction will involve the careful removal of bone and other hard tissues in the chin area.

Best Candidates for Chin Reduction

The best candidates for chin reduction surgery are people who have very prominent chins or chins that are noticeably asymmetrical. As with chin augmentation, the health of the patient is an important consideration, as are the patient’s expectations of the surgical outcome.

About Neck Lift Surgery

Neck lift surgery is more akin to an Ottawa face lift than the previously mentioned surgeries. A neck lift will involve the removal of excess skin and fat around the neckline. By removing excess tissue and tightening the remaining skin, patients will have a much improve appearance to their neck and the lower portions of their face.

Best Candidates for Neck Lift Surgery

Ideal candidates for neck lift surgery are people who have loose skin under their necks or double chins. These may originate from weight gain, weight loss, or the natural aging process. As with the other two surgeries previously discussed, health and expectation concerns are important to keep in mind for candidacy.

Learn More About Facial Rejuvenation

If you would like to learn more about the various treatments available for facial rejuvenation and enhancement, be sure to contact our Gatineau cosmetic plastic surgery centre today. Our entire team is eager to meet you in person to discuss all of your treatment options.

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Dr. Patricia Berbari offers plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures to treat a variety of conditions. Our board-certified plastic surgeon is affiliated with a number of medical societies including:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Laser and Aesthetic Specialists Society
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

To schedule a consultation, call us at (819) 243-7667 or contact us online today!

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