Board Members

Dr. J. Rivers
MD, FRCPC, FAAD
President

Dr. Rivers’ experience in aesthetic medicine spans more than 22 years and he has been invited as a key speaker to present on both medical and cosmetic dermatology topics at national and international symposia. He is currently the President of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery, an organization comprised of dermatologists with expertise in skin disorders and medicine.

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Dr. R. Hayes
MD, FRCPC
Vice President

Robert Hayes MD, FRCPC, is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the United States who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology. He also has a busy practice in adult and pediatric general dermatology, including phototherapy. Dr. Hayes works at the Saint John Regional Hospital in Saint John, and in private practice in Quispamsis, New Brunswick.

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Dr. M. Sapijaszko
MD FRCPC FAAD
Secretary-Treasurer

Dr. Mariusz Sapijaszko is a nationally and internationally trained Dermatologist, Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Surgery Expert. He is a Medical Director of the Western Canada Dermatology Institute Surgical Unit, a Non-Hospital Surgical Center. He is a lecturer at national and international events presenting topics in the fields of skin cancer as well as cosmetic surgery.

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Dr. C. Murray
MD, FRCPC
Past President (2011-13)

Dr Murray specializes in the treatment of complex skin cancers. He is board certified in Dermatology and is the Director of the ACMS-accredited Mohs Surgery Fellowship at the University of Toronto. He works at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and is the Program Director for Dermatology Fellowships at the University.

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Dr. M. Kalisiak
MD, FAAD
Board Member

Dr. Kalisiak is a dermatologist board-certified in both Canada and the United States. He practices in South Calgary and is also a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Calgary. His main interest is skin cancer prevention, early diagnosis and treatment. In addition to being a dermatologist, he is an active advocate for patients and colleague physicians.

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Dr. A. Metelitsa
MD FRCPC FAAD
Board Member

Andrei Metelitsa is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and United States. He completed his dermatology training at the University of Alberta, followed by 1 year fellowship training in Lasers and Cosmetic Surgery in Boston under the direction of world-renowned faculty from Harvard University and Yale University.

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Dr. M. Gidon
MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Board Member

Dr. Martie Gidon is a board certified Dermatologist in both Canada and the US. a lecturer at the University of Toronto and Past-President of the Toronto Dermatological Society. She specializes in Cosmetic Dermatology and is a leader in non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation.

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Dr. A. Mamelak
MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Board Member

Dr. Adam J. Mamelak is dual board-certified in dermatology; he holds certification in both America and Canada. He was the founder of the first-ever Mohs Micrographic surgery practice in the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario. He treated such prestigious clients as dignitaries and political leaders. He remains at the forefront of new discoveries, often conducting clinical and laboratory research.

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