Martin R. LeBlanc

Assistant professor


Phone: 902-473-6487
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax Infirmary
4437-1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3M 0E9
Research Topics:
  • Plastic surgery
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Hand surgery
  • Skin cancer


Hospital affiliations

  • Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia


  • BSc (Saint Mary’s University)
  • MD (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency (Dalhousie University)
  • Clinical fellowship (The Buncke Clinic, hand and microsurgery fellowship, San Francisco, California)

Clinical interests

Dr. LeBlanc’s clinical interests include most aspects within plastic surgery with a focus in hand surgery, skin cancer care and reconstructive microsurgery including breast reconstruction.

Research interests

Dr. LeBlanc's research interests include applying a two-team approach to microsurgical reconstruction and its impact on clinical outcomes.  

Selected publications

  • LeBlanc M, El-Sheikh Y, Brooks D. Pediatric Microvascular Experience at The Buncke Clinic (2002-2010) Abstract.
  • LeBlanc M, Lalonde D, Thoma A, Bell M, Wells N, Allen M, Chang P, McKee D, Lalonde J. Is main operating room sterility really necessary
in carpal tunnel surgery? A multicenter prospective study of minor procedure room field sterility surgery. HAND 2011; 6: 60-63.
  • Wheelock ME, LeBlanc M, Chung B, Williams J, Lalonde D. Is It True That Injecting Palmar Finger Skin Hurts More Than Dorsal Skin? New Level 1 Evidence. 2011 Mar, 6(1): 47-9. Epub 2010 Sep.
  • LeBlanc M, Lalonde J, Lalonde D. A detailed cost and efficiency analysis of performing carpal tunnel surgery in the main operating room versus the ambulatory setting in Canada. HAND 2007 Dec; 4(2): 173-8.