Dr. Kimit Rai – Vancouver Plastic Surgeon


Dr. Kimit Rai




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Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. This indicates the certification of the doctor in a particular medical or surgical specialty.


Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Fellowship trained Board-Certified Specialist in plastic surgery.
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#1 of 12 Plastic Surgeons in New Westminster, British Columbia


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Dr. Rai has over 25 years of experience in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. A graduate of the University of British Columbia, he became a Board Certified plastic surgeon in Canada in 1975, and in the US in 1977.

Dr. Rai was Chief of Surgery for the Simon Fraser Health Region from 1989 – 1999 and Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery from 1983 – 1999. Dr. Rai is a past president of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and a surgical team member at False Creek Healthcare Centre.

Dr. Rai was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is married with two grown children. He is an avid runner. Dr. Rai is actively involved in Operation Rainbow, a non-profit organization of physicians who donate their services in underdeveloped Third world countries. His expertise in cleft lip and palate repair has benefited people in the Philippines and Mexico.


British Columbia Medical Association
  • Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery
British Columbia Medical Association
  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
British Columbia Medical Association
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
British Columbia Medical Association
  • Operation Rainbow


  • Clinical Fellow

    University of British Columbia

    Vancouver, British Columbia



    • CSPS Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Community Service Award
    • Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award


    • False Creek Healthcare
      Vancouver, British Columbia



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    Reviews updated via RateMDs on 4/7/2016. Average review is based on 51 reviews.

    full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted June 2, 2016
    I had rhinoplasty with dr. Rai on May 14 to try and correct breathing problems and a bump on my nose. Right from the beginning he was honest with me about the fact that the surgery may not correct my breathing problem as I had surgery in 2009 with another doctor and it did not work. As soon as I had the packing removed I could already feel my breathing was better. He was so gentle with my surgery that after two weeks my bruising and swelling was almost nonexistent and my nose was beautiful. I told him I didn’t want a very obvious nose change and he made it perfect. I would 100 percent recommend dr. Rai for rhinoplasty but hurry up because he is set to retire next year.

    full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted January 19, 2016
    Dr Rai is simply amazing! highly recommend for any breast procedure and face! he is an artist and is really talented. Not to mention he is super kind and listens to all your needs and questions, great doctor.

    full_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-smallfull_star-small Submitted July 5, 2015
    plastic surgeons are not magicians. sadly, i learned this the difficult way. i underwent a procedure by Dr. Rai & had some imperfections that I later went to correct by a different surgeon. I very much regret my later decision. Dr. Rai was very knowledgeable and realistic about what I could expect. He might not give you what you want to hear, but he is an artist and can give you as close a look to natural as possible.

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