About Dr. Schlagintweit

Dr. Stefan Schlagintweit is the Fraser Valley’s most Experienced Plastic Surgeon. In 1990 Dr Schlagintweit moved his Vancouver practice to Abbotsford, to become the Fraser Valley’s first Plastic Surgeon. At this time, his practice consisted of General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  It included performing elective and cosmetic surgery as well as providing emergency coverage for victims of facial and hand trauma.


Since January 1, 2008, Dr Schlagintweit has been specializing solely in Cosmetic Surgery.  These surgeries are performed at South Fraser Surgical Center, which is a fully accredited Level 3  anaesthesia clinic that is conveniently located adjacent to his office in Abbotsford, BC.

Dr Stefan Schlagintweit is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who received his undergraduate training and medical school education at the University of British Columbia between 1974 and 1981.  He completed a five year specialist program in Plastic Surgery at Vancouver General Hospital between 1982 and 1987.

Dr Schlagintweit was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Plastic Surgeons of Canada in 1988 after successfully completing the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons examinations in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Schlagintweit is a member, in good standing, of the:

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Medical Association, and the
  • British Columbia Medical Association