Dr. Jennifer Prince is an accomplished board-certified plastic surgeon with extensive training in reconstructive cancer surgery, breast surgery, hand and peripheral nerve surgery, and cosmetic surgery. She is the lead microsurgeon in Fraser Health. In her reconstructive practice she is known for her expertise in breast surgery, skin cancer surgery and complex microsurgical reconstructive procedures. She performs cosmetic surgical procedures at Valley Surgery Centre and is a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia within the division of Plastic Surgery.
Born and raised in northern British Columbia, Dr. Prince obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia and then went on to complete medical school and residency training in Plastic Surgery. During her undergraduate and medical training at UBC, Dr. Prince received numerous awards, including the prestigious "Best Clinical Paper" at the Canadian Society for Plastic Surgeons annual meeting. Her training and expertise were further enhanced by the international work and research she has done in the United States, India, Japan, Brazil and Peru.
Following her plastic surgery certification as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Prince moved to San Francisco, where she completed a one-year fellowship at the prestigious Buncke Clinic, a world-renowned institute for plastic and reconstructive surgery. During her fellowship, Dr. Prince had the opportunity to enrich her skills and expertise by performing highly complex reconstructive procedures such as digit replantation and microsurgical tissue transplantation. Since completing her training in 2008, she has worked in Fraser Health, and enjoys an accomplished practice of both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. She feels privileged to use her skillset to contribute to her community and feels humbled to be a part of her patients' lives.
Dr. Prince grew up on a farm in a small town, where she spent a lot of her time figure skating, cross-country running and horseback riding. She is married with two children and enjoys a very active outdoor lifestyle with her family. She loves to read, travel and spend time with her family and close friends.