• Bristol, Sean


    Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia

    Degrees / Designations


    Primary Area of Research
    Childhood Diseases
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    Lab Phone
    Rhonda Finkbeiner
    Assistant Phone
    Mailing Address

    BC Children’s Hospital
    Division of Plastic Surgery
    Room K3-131
    4480 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC  V6H 3V4

    Affiliate Websites
    Research Areas
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Pediatric plastic surgery
    • Brachial plexus
    • Hand and nerve reconstruction

    I am a clinical researcher conducting research related to my plastic surgery clinical practice. I have a particular interest in the areas of brachial plexus, and hand and nerve reconstruction.

    Current Projects
    • Nerve Transfer Reconstruction in the Tetraplegic Upper Extremity
    • Management of Metacarpal Fractures
    • Use of Short Vs. Long-Acting Local Anesthetic in Hand Surgery
    • Randomized double-blinded trial comparing electorcautery versus scalpel for skin incisions: Is there a difference in cosmetic outcome?
    Selected Publications

    Bristol SG, Lennox PA, Clugston PA.  A Comparison of Ipsilateral Pedicled TRAM Flaps with and without Previous Irradiation.  Annals of Plastic Surgery.  2006 Jun; 56(6): 589-92.

    Bristol SG, Verchere CG.  The transverse figure-of-eight suture for securing the nail.  Journal of Hand Surgery (American).  2007 Jan; 32(1): 124-5.

    Honours & Awards
    Research Group Members

    Dr. Marija Bucevska, Research Coordinator