Furthermore, Dr. Amanda Fanous understands her female patients’ feelings and concerns and can interpret them from a woman’s point of view. A male surgeon may never quite relate to the intricacies of the female mind or female habits such as wearing makeup. It is also reasonable to think that a female surgeon may have a bit more compassion when it comes to dealing with insecurities regarding appearance.
Dr. Amanda Fanous completed both her medical school and surgical residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGill University. She is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. This allowed her to have a full appreciation of the complex anatomy of the face and neck before fine-tuning her training in Paris, France. There, she was accepted for a highly competitive fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Amanda Fanous has written numerous publications and has presented at national and international conferences.
In France, Dr. Amanda Fanous received first hand training by top French surgeons. This extensive training allowed her to gain a vast experience while integrating the “French way” of a refined sense of esthetics and striving to achieve natural results.
To name a few, Dr. Amanda Fanous was trained by Dr. Françoise Firmin, the leading world expert in the field of ear reconstruction using rib cartilage and cosmetic ear surgery including otoplasty. She also completed a fellowship with the renowned Dr. Darina Krastinova, internationally recognized for her innovations in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive facial and orbitopalpebral surgery including blepharoplasty and facelift. Finally, she shaped her understanding of rhinoplasty under the guidance of Dr. Olivier Gerbault, one of the world pioneers in open rhinoplasty.