Dr. Teshima remains committed to resident education and training and is currently leading a collaborative effort with the plastic surgeons at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Odette Cancer Centre to publish a textbook and comprehensive web-based educational reference for facial surgery. Dr. Teshima’s excellent training, technical skills and aesthetic sense enable her to provide exemplary care for her patients and is attentive to the individual needs and concerns of her patients.
Awards & Certificates
Utilitas et forma sunt maximi – Membership Certificate, Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Fellowship Certificate – The Royal College of Physicians
Certificate of Appreciation – Invited Speaker, Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Craniofacial Fellowoship Certificate – University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Clinic Fellowship Certificate – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Prix F.M. Woolhouse Award – Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Shock Trauma Certificate – R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
Peer Review Publications
Justin Haas and Tara Lynn Teshima. Utilization of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) to Reconstruct Bilateral Mandibular Defects. FACE 2021; Vol.2(3) 295-299.
Felicia Tai, Vitor Mendes Pereira, Sam Babak, Ian Radovanovic, Shachar Sade, and Tara Lynn Teshima. Malignant Melanoma within a cellular blue nevi presenting as a vascular malformation and the connection to sporatic K-Ras mutations. Case Rep Dermatol. 2021; 13(2):310-316.
Kathryn V. Isaac, Tara L. Teshima, Richard I. Aviv, Oleh Antonyshyn. Intraosseious Vascular Anomalies of the Craniofacial Skeleton: A Review. J. Craniofacial Surg.2018;29(3)622-627
Tara L. Teshima, Homan Chang, Amir Pakdel, Harry Easton, Shachar Sade, Jeffrey Fialkov. Transverse Slicing of the Sixth-Seventh Costal Cartilaginous Junction: A Novel Technique To Prevent Warping in Nasal Surgery. J. Craniofacial Surg. 2016; 27(1):50-5.
Tara L. Teshima, Vaibhav Patel, James G. Mainprize, Glenn Edwards, Oleh M. Antonyshyn. A 3D statistical average skull: Application of biometric morphing in generating missing anatomy. J. Cranofacial Surg. 2014; 26(5):1634-8.
Ryan E. Austin, Tara L. Stewart, Oleh M. Antonyshyn. Intracranial pseduoaneurysm associated with Orbitozygomatic complex fractures. J. Cranofacial Surg. 2014; 25(4) 1410-1412.
Tara L. Stewart, Brandon Ball, Paul J. Schembri, Keijro Hori, Jie Ding, Heather A. Shankowsky, Edward E. Tredget. The use of laser Doppler imaging is an important diagnostic tool for assessing burn depth and a predictor of Hypertrophic scar in the management of burn patients. J Burn Care Res. 2012; 33(6):764-71.
Harshdeep Singh Mangat, Tara L. Stewart, Lionel Dibdon, Edward E. Tredget. Complications of Chlorine Inhalation in a Pediatric Chemical Burn Patient: A Case Report. J Burn Care Res. 2012;33(4):e216-21.
Tara L. Stewart and Amir H. Dorafshar. Supplementing Technique Training for the Learner Microsurgeon. J Reconstr Micorsurg. 2012; 28(6):431-432.
Tara L. Stewart, David M. Fisher, Jaret L. Olson. Modified Von Langenbeck repair using an anterior triangular flap: decreased incidence of oronasal fistulas. Cleft Palate Craniofac. J. 2009;46(3):299-304.
JianFei Wang, Haiyan Jiao, Tara L. Stewart, Heather S. Shankowsky, Paul G. Scott, Edward E. Tredget. Increased severity of bleomycin-induced skin fibrosis in mice with leukocyte specific protein 1 deficiency. J. Invest Dermatol. 2008;128(12):2767-76.
Logan Banadyga, Jenna Gerig, Tara L. Stewart, Michele Barry. Fowlpox virus encodes a Bcl-2 homologue that protects cells from apoptotic death through interaction with the pro-apoptotic protein Bak. J. Virology. 2007;81(20):11032-11045.
JianFei Wang, Haiyan Jiao, Tara L. Stewart, Heather A. Shankowsky, Paul G. Scott, Edward E. Tredget. Accelerated wound healing in leukocyte specific protein 1 deficient mouse is associated with increased infiltration of leukocytes and fibrocytes. J. Leukoc Biol. 2007;82:1-10.
JianFei Wang, Haiyan Jiao, Tara L. Stewart, Heather A. Shankowsky, Paul G. Scott, Edward E. Tredget. Improvements in hypertrophic scar after burn injury with interferon alpha 2b treatment is associated with decreased fibrocytes. J. Interferon Cytokine Res. 2007;27(11);921-30.
JianFei Wang, Haiyan Jiao, Tara L. Stewart, Heather A. Shankowsky, David Wu, Paul G. Scott, Edward E. Tredget. Increased TGF-beta producing CD4+ T lymphocytes in postburn patients and their potential interaction with dermal fibroblasts in hypertrophic scarring. Wound Repair Regen. 2007;15:530-539.
JianFei Wang, Haiyan Jiao, Tara L. Stewart, Heather A. Shankowsky, Paul G. Scott, Edward E. Tredget. Fibrocytes from burn patients regulate the activities of fibroblasts. Wound Repair Regen. 2007;15:113-121.
Tara L. Stewart, Shawn T. Wasilenko and Michele Barry. The Vaccinia Virus F1L protein is a tail-anchored protein that functions at the mitochondria to inhibit apoptosis. J. Virology. 2005;79(2):1084-1098.
Shawn T. Wasilenko, Tara L. Stewart, John M. Taylor, and Michele M. Barry. Apoptosis regulator genes encoded by poxviruses. Prog Mol Subcell Biol. 2004;36:19-37. Review.
Shawn T. Wasilenko, Tara L. Stewart, Adrienne F.A. Meyers, and Michele Barry. Vaccinia Virus encodes a previously uncharacterized mitochondrial-associated inhibitor of apoptosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.2003;100(24):14345-50.