Dr. Rai is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and has been B.C. Board Certified in Plastic Surgery since 1975. He has also been American Board Certified in Plastic Surgery since 1977.
Dr. Rai is a member of the following organizations:
From 1989 to 1999, Dr. Rai was Chief of Surgery for the Simon Fraser Health Region, as well as the Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery from 1983 to 1999.
Dr. Rai is also the past president of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons.
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Dr. Rai is frequently asked to speak at educational symposiums and his work has been published extensively. He is proud to be actively involved in Operation Rainbow Canada, which Dr. Rai founded in 1998 as a non-profit medical organization of physicians who donate their services to undeveloped third world countries. The organization has helped nearly 1,800 children in Cambodia, India, Lebanon, Mexico and the Philippines, providing them with reconstructive cleft-lip and cleft-palate surgery. Born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dr. Rai is married with two grown children and is an avid runner.
Dr. Ukani obtained a bachelor degree at Queen’s University in Life Sciences. He graduated from McGill University where he completed a 5 year residency training program in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Ukani is currently Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery and Vice President of the medical staff at the Royal Columbian Hospital and Eagle Ridge Hospital.