An honours graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Swift completed his board certification in Plastic Surgery in 1986, and has served on the executive of several elite plastic surgical societies and international committees. He is a clinical investigator and sits on the global advisory board for many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies in the cosmetic industry.
Dr. Swift is world-renowned as an expert and trendsetter in both the surgical and non-invasive fields of cosmetic enhancement, embracing new technologies and creating innovating methods to better serve his patients. A mathematical analysis of beauty and an unrivalled passion for his craft have made him one of the most sought after mentors on the global aesthetic circuit – he has held over 200 Masterclasses for cosmetic physicians in 38 countries over 6 continents. The repeated invitations from major conferences have garnered him numerous awards and honorary aesthetic society memberships in Asia, South Africa, Australia, Europe, the United States and England. A frequent author and reviewer of articles in aesthetic journals, Dr. Swift is the co-editor of a landmark textbook to be published on non-surgical facial contouring.
Furthering his commitment to remain on the cutting edge of progressive technology, Dr. Swift heads a highly trained staff of administrators and nurses dedicated to research and advancement of the medical aesthetic arts. In 2008, he developed a revolutionary approach to facial enhancement called BeautiPHIcation™, and became the recipient of the Cosmetic Industry Award, given to the Canadian physician whose visionary work and innovative techniques have kept Canada at the forefront of aesthetic medicine.
Dr. Swift is presently in private practice in Montreal; he is co-director of the Westmount Institute of Plastic Surgery and Victoria Park Spa, and maintains an active academic position with the Plastic Surgery Divisions of both McGill University and University of Montreal.