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About Dr. Cory Torgerson

Dr. Cory Torgerson is one of Canada’s most talented and prominent facial plastic surgeons, focusing on head & neck facial surgery.

Dr. Torgerson has been frequently invited to teach and lecture on these topics across North America. His entire medical education and surgical training was completed at the prestigious University of Toronto, within their Toronto hospitals and the University Health Network. Dr. Torgerson has received national recognition from his patients and colleagues for his incredible surgical skills. He is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in head, neck, facial surgery. In order to obtain this certification, Dr. Torgerson was required to complete additional years of training. Dr. Torgerson’s skills have been showcased on Global News, 16×9, The Marilyn Denis Show, The Morning Show, City News, and E! Beauty Channel Beauty News.

We invite you to experience the rewards of a welcoming environment where you can expect to be listened to, understood, and delighted with the outcome. Dr. Torgerson is here to help empower you to make the changes you desire to lead a truly beautiful life.

Considered a leading facial plastic surgeon in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Torgerson is able to provide his patients with a completely fresh and artistic approach to plastic surgery. With a finely honed gift for pinpointing specific areas that need to be treated, Dr. Torgerson is able to creatively and successfully provide the highest level of facial and nasal plastic surgery.

Surgical Precision & Artistic Approach

Dr. Cory Torgerson: Training and Credentials

The surgical precision and artistic approach of Dr. Torgerson has solidified his reputation as a leader in the plastic surgery field. He has completed 18 years of post-secondary education; one of only a few in his field to achieve this. He received his medical degree from the University of Toronto, which is widely acclaimed as one of the best medical schools in North America. During medical school, Dr. Torgerson stood out for his commitment and dedication to the practice of medicine and research.

Among his many awards were scholarships for outstanding academic achievement in otolaryngology and awards for outstanding research and contribution to the medical society. He went on to complete a surgical residency in otolaryngology surgery at the University of Toronto and then a fellowship in cosmetic facial surgery, also completed through the University of Toronto.

Individual Who Consistently Excels

Awards, Scholarships, and Honours

Dr. Torgerson is an individual who has consistently excelled at all his academic and professional endeavours. As an undergraduate, Dr. Torgerson received the Alberta Alexander Rutherford Scholarship for Academic Excellence from the Province of Alberta. Graduate awards received by Dr. Torgerson include receiving the Graduate Travel Assistantship Award in 2 separate years from the Faculty of Medicine at Calgary University and the Graduate Assistantship Award for Academic Distinction from the same. For three consecutive years, Dr. Torgerson was awarded the Graduate Fee Scholarship for Academic Distinction by Calgary University’s Faculty of Medicine, who also awarded him the Thesis Research Grant for Distinction in Graduate Research.

Dr. Torgerson was also awarded the American Physiological Society Graduate Award for Outstanding Research Presentation at the Neural Control of Respiration Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Later on, he was awarded both the University of Calgary’s Graduate Research Scholarship and the Alberta Heritage for Medical Research Studentship from the Province of Alberta. Medical school faculty, departmental and recognition rewards received by Dr. Torgerson include the Alex G. Climans Scholarship from the University of Toronto and the Mary L. Cassidy Award from the University of Toronto (2 years in a row). Dr. Torgerson also received the Exodus Scholarship, the Medical Society Honour Award, and the Hugh Barber Scholarship in Otolaryngology, all from the University of Toronto Medical School. He also was presented with the Best Presentation Award for Outstanding Research of a PGY-2 Resident.

Education and Formal Training

Bachelor of Science: Zoology

  • University of Calgary, Calgary
  • Alberta, Canada

Doctor of Philosophy: Neuroscience

  • University of Calgary, Calgary
  • Alberta, Canada

Doctor of Medicine

  • University of Toronto, Toronto
  • Toronto, Canada

Professional Practice History

Private Practice: Facial Cosmetic Surgery

  • Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
  • Yorkville, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon

  • OHIP patients
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life-Support)

  • Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Fellow of Facial Plastic Surgery

  • University of Toronto, Toronto
  • Toronto, Canada


Fellow of the Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • University of Toronto, Toronto
  • Toronto, Canada

Dr. Torgerson: His Surgical Philosophy

Physician’s Interpersonal Manners

A physician’s interpersonal and bedside manners are just as important as their surgical skills. Dr. Torgerson tailors his treatment plans to the unique needs and desires of each patient, while keeping their health and overall best interest in mind. Dr. Torgerson’s philosophy is simply more than just adjusting a particular aesthetic problem. His desire is to use his training, skills, talent, and passion for the best of his patients in any and every situation. Located in the heart of Yorkville, his clinic provides the highest level of comfort and a relaxing environment. His professional staff ensures that all patients’ surgical needs are taken care of.

What Dr. Torgerson and his team of professionals can offer you

Dr. Cory Torgerson is dedicated to head and neck procedures, specifically facial plastic surgery. His keen, aesthetic eye coupled with his impeccable surgical skills ensures a result that is both youthful and natural. Dr. Torgerson’s safety record, innovative techniques and customized approach to each patient makes him a leader in his field when it comes to facial cosmetic surgery procedures. The priority for Dr. Torgerson is his patients’ comfort and outcome. Dr. Torgerson listens carefully to the vision, desires, and apprehensions of his patients; only then does he recommend the best course of action. Whether it’s an invasive or non-invasive procedure, Dr. Torgerson’s team will tailor a treatment plan for each patient, to achieve the best results. It is because of this that Dr. Cory Torgerson is far more than a “run-of-the-mill” plastic surgeon; he has committed himself to ensure that patients receive the right care and treatment.

Dr. Cory Torgerson is a dedicated and compassionate facial plastic surgeon who strives to ensure the comfort and care of each of his patients. Please contact the office to make an appointment and to see for yourself why Dr. Torgerson is considered to be one of the leading cosmetic surgeons in Toronto.

Procedures offered by Dr. Torgerson

Submental Lipectomy

Submental Lipectomy Also referred to as a “neck liposuction”, this procedure removes excess fatty deposits, which have settled into the area, as well as tightens and tones the skin. Dr. Torgerson has performed several necklifts.

Eyebrow Lift

Eyebrow Lift A brow lift is a procedure that provides a lift to the brow-line, reducing wrinkles and the “hood effect” over the eyes, giving the patient a much more youthful appearance around the forehead.

Primary and Revision Rhinoplasty Procedures

Primary and Revision Rhinoplasty Procedures Dr. Torgerson provides the latest rhinoplasty surgery available, improving the proportions and profile of the face. Many patients wish to have rhinoplasty for aesthetic purposes, but there are some that need to correct anatomical difficulties with breathing, like a deviated septum. Whether you have chosen to undergo a first time or revision rhinoplasty, Dr. Torgerson will skillfully perform the procedure. As one of the most popular procedures, Dr. Torgerson has performed numerous rhinoplasty procedures and continues to on a weekly schedule.


Blepharoplasty Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a procedure that reduces the drooping and sagging of the upper and lower eyelid. This procedure can result in a more youthful and alert appearance. Dr. Torgerson performs eyelid surgeries on a regular basis.

Face lift

Face lift A facelift is also known as a rhytidectomy. It is a surgical procedure that removes and tightens the sagging and drooping skin around the face due to aging. This is also one of the most common and highly requested procedures that Dr. Torgerson performs regularly in his surgical centre.


Otoplasty Otoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects abnormalities and/or deformities which are in or around the ear. Dr. Torgerson has extensive education, training, and experience in this area of focus, and has a solid reputation for his ability, compassion, and success in otoplasty procedures.

Non Surgical Procedures provided by Dr. Torgerson

Injectable Treatment Options

Injectable Treatment Options Some of the injectable treatment options available to you by Dr. Torgerson include use of the following: – Vobella – Dysport and Botox – VolumaLift – Juvederm products – Teosyal Redensity I & Redensity II – Lip augmentation – Teosyal products – PRP Therapy and Selphyl – Perlane – Restylane – Radiesse – Volift Dr. Torgerson and his caring, professional staff are highly trained and proficient in the use of all injectable products and their accompanying techniques, ensuring that you receive the treatment and results you desire in the best, most effective fashion.

Laser Treatment Options

Laser Treatment Options Dr. Torgerson also provides laser treatment services to his patients. Patients will have the opportunity to view the extensive laser surgery gallery provided by Dr. Torgerson, and any questions you may have regarding the procedures will be answered by him and his qualified staff. Included in your laser treatment options are: – Vein treatments – AFT – IPL (effectively treats and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles) – Ulthera– Clearlift skin tightening procedures – Tattoo removal – CO2 – Silk Peel Facial – Laser 360 – Scar removal – Removal of spots, moles, and lesions – iPixel skin resurfacing

3D Vectra Imaging

3D VECTRA Imaging This method of imaging uses 3D technology to successfully show the patient what the potential results of their procedure will look like when complete and fully healed. This eliminates a major amount of guesswork and fear on the part of the patient. It helps solidify beforehand that the surgeon and the patient are both envisioning the same final result prior to surgery and have the same aesthetic goals.

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