- Location: Prince George
- Practicing since 2015: began offering gender-affirming procedures in 2018
Dr. Anastassi Halka is a Plastic Surgeon who was awarded his medical degree in 1997 by the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He then completed extensive surgical training in England before commencing his Residency in Plastic Surgery from 2008 to 2014. He undertook a fellowship in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery in Nottingham, England, followed by a fellowship in Reconstructive Microsurgery in Toronto. Here, he worked in Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Care Centre and Mt Sinai Hospital. Dr Halka's professional interests include caring for breast and skin cancer patients and those affected by complex wounds and trauma. During his Residency, Dr Halka was moved to assist patients requiring gender reaffirming surgery. In February 2018, Dr. Halka attended training with a group of BC-based surgeons to offer gender-affirming chest and breast construction procedures. His training in gender reaffirming surgery was enhanced by working with Dr. Jennifer Robinson and Dr. Chris Taylor. Dr Halka is pleased to be attending to the community of Northern BC and is looking forward to being of service to you.