About Ronald G. Zelt


Royal College Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ronald G. Zelt is an award-winning, certified plastic surgeon with 25 years of expertise in the field of breast surgery and body contouring. His surgical talent is matched only by his kind, down-to-earth, and approachable personality. He listens carefully to understand each person’s needs, desires and concerns, thus helping his patients achieve their aesthetic goals with realistic expectations.

“Dr. Zelt, the gift you have created for me, with your hands goes beyond my words.”

Dr. Zelt has an extraordinary depth of skill and experience in plastic surgery that makes him highly sought after for breast and body surgery. He specializes in all forms of breast surgery including breast augmentation, breast lifting (mastopexy), breast reduction and breast reconstruction following cancer surgery.

In addition, gynecomastia (male breast reduction) comprises a substantial portion of his practice. His other primary focus is body contouring including such procedures as tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), arm and thigh lifts and body tailoring on patients who have lost a substantial amount of weight following bariatric surgery.

His experience and dedication in the field of plastic surgery have earned him an enviable reputation from thousands of satisfied patients over his 25-year career. His patients love him and often refer their friends and family.

“I could not believe the results! It’s only been 6 weeks since my surgery and I could not be happier! If you’re thinking about Gynecomastia surgery, this procedure has changed my life.”

A native of Ontario, Dr. Zelt has lived in the Montreal area now for 43 years. He graduated from medical school at McGill University in 1984 and completed his residency training in Plastic Surgery in 1990. He then completed a year’s fellowship training in Melbourne, Australia and another in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California. Dr. Zelt holds two Masters Degrees – one in Experimental Surgery and another in Medical Education. His practice in Plastic Surgery began in 1992 and he is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, with a specialty certificate in Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) and the Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CSAPS).
Dr. Zelt is currently the Division Chief of Plastic Surgery at the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal operating out of Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal and Hôpital Fleury.
He is also on staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal. His offices are located in the RocklandMD Medical Clinic Building in Mont-Royal, Quebec.

“Amazing! The results of my breast augmentation are more than I could have ever expected. I recommend him 100%.”

On a personal note, Dr. Zelt is the proud father of two boys Geoffrey and Stephen, headed towards careers in computer networking and computer gaming/art respectively. He has 2 dogs named Eileen and Molly. Dr. Zelt enjoys an active lifestyle with hobbies that include scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing, fishing as well as skiing, snowboarding and playing hockey. He also enjoys traveling, gardening and is a loyal Montreal Canadiens’ hockey fan!

“To say that my experience with Dr. Zelt and Natalie was a 5-star rating is an understatement… Dr. Zelt and Natalie are 2 rarities in today’s world and the genuine compassion and concern for their patients are overwhelming.”