Jaggi Rao

Dr. Jaggi Rao is a double Board-Certified Dermatologist (Canada and USA) and a Certified Cosmetic Surgeon. Dr. Rao completed his 5-year dermatology training at the University of Alberta, followed by an accredited fellowship with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in Southern California. He is a full Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta, and has won several accolades for research and teaching, including the Canadian Dermatology Association’s Teacher of the Year Award. In 2011, Dr. Rao was the recipient of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 under 40 Award. He also has authored over 50 scientific papers and textbook chapters, and has been an invited speaker for over 500 lectures worldwide to physicians, other professionals, and the general public.

Dr. Rao continues to lend his expertise to various organizations, and sits on the Board Of Directors for Canadian Association of Aesthetics Medicine (CAAM), and acts as a consultant to the government (e.g., the Canadian Standards Association), laser and pharmaceutical industry, and professional sports teams.

Dr. Rao is the creator and visionary behind ConsultDERM™, Canada’s largest teledermatology service, which allows healthcare providers timely access to assistance for patients with skin-related problems. Due to his well known expertise in laser technologies, he is the co-founder of Aesthetics Medicine Training (AMT) Academy of Canada, which has hosted the only non-biased comprehensive course in the fundamentals of laser therapy. As he has luminary status in advanced injection techniques, Dr. Rao is an official trainer of injectables (Botox and fillers).

Susan Poelman

Dr. Susan Poelman is a Canadian and U.S. Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in medical and surgical care of the skin, hair, and nails. Dr. Poelman has a special interest in melanoma and other forms of skin cancer. Her other interests include acne, rosacea, and psoriasis.

Dr. Poelman is currently Clinical Lecturer in the Division of Dermatology at the University of Calgary in addition to her work as a general dermatologist at ENT Plus. She has numerous publications and has presented at National and International meetings.

Dr. Poelman is passionate about educating the public regarding the prevention of skin cancer and has given lectures to various groups including Canadian Postal Services on sun safety in outdoor workers, and has volunteered in the Canadian Dermatology Association’s annual sun awareness public screening campaigns in Ottawa, Vancouver, and Calgary. She helped develop the American Academy of Dermatology’s “skincancernet” website, and sits on various committees including the Women’s Dermatology International Affairs Committee and Young Physicians Task Force Committee.

Justin Chia

Dr. Justin Chia completed medical school at Western University and his dermatology residency at the University of Calgary, earning board-certification in Canada and the United States.

Dr. Chia is passionate about patient care, education, and clinical research. He has won major awards for his contributions to dermatology including the Canadian Dermatology Association Residents and Fellows Society Excellence in Resident Teaching Award, the Early Dermatology Researcher Scholarship, as well as the University of Calgary’s P. Regine Mydlarski Research Award. He has also published his research in top international dermatology journals.

Dr. Chia has spent time at both the National Institutes of Health in Maryland and the University of Pennsylvania studying complex and rare dermatologic diseases. He is currently a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary and enjoys all aspects of the dermatology field. He practices medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology.

Patrick Fleming

Dr. Patrick Fleming is a certified dermatologist with clinical interests in psoriasis and complex medical dermatology. He completed residency at the University of Toronto where he was Chief Dermatology Resident. He holds a Master’s degree in Community Health and a Graduate Certificate in Medical Education. He completed the Global Clinical Scholars program in Advanced Epidemiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fleming is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has held national research funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.

Dr. Fleming is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery and Board of Governors for the Canadian Dermatology Foundation.

John Kraft

Dr. John Kraft is a board-certified dermatologist who practises at Lynde Institute for Dermatology in Markham and part-time in Thunder Bay. He is a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association where he serves on the Membership and Awards Committee. Dr. Kraft is a Regional Representative for the Dermatology Association of Ontario. He is also a Dermatology Examiner for the Royal College.

Dr. Kraft completed his HBSc (0T2), Medical Degree (0T6) and Residency in Dermatology at the University of Toronto in 2011 where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Kraft acts as an investigator for many clinical trials including those for novel skin therapeutics at Lynderm Research and Probity Research. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals and has spoken at international and national dermatology scientific conferences.

Dr. Kraft enjoys teaching medical students and resident physicians from across Ontario and has won the Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014 and 2017.

Carrie Lynde

Dr. Carrie Lynde is a board-certified dermatologist who practises at Lynde Institute for Dermatology in Markham. She is a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Dr. Lynde completed her HBSc (0T2), LLB (UWO 2005), Medical Degree (0T9) and Residency in Dermatology at the University of Toronto in 2014. Dr Lynde completed a fellowship in Laser and Esthetic Medicine at the University of Toronto in 2015.

Dr. Lynde acts as an investigator for clinical trials including those for novel skin therapeutics at Lynderm Research and Probity Research.  She has published papers in peer-reviewed journals and has spoken at national dermatology scientific conferences.


Charles Lynde

Dr. Charles Lynde is an Associate Professor in the Department Of Medicine at the University of Toronto and holds a clinical teaching position at the University Health Network. He is also Medical Director of the Lynde Institute for Dermatology and Lynderm Research Inc. After receiving his BSc and Medical Degrees from the University of Toronto, Dr. Lynde studied dermatology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.

He is a principal investigator and conducts numerous research studies in the management of psoriasis, rosacea, onychomycosis, acne, and lupus, among other dermatologic conditions. Dr. Lynde has served in various roles for the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) and American Academy of Dermatology, including as President of the CDA. He has also been the recipient of the CDA Award of Merit. Dr. Lynde is the editor of the CDA Bulletin and sits on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals.

Brittany Waller

Dr. Brittany Waller is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the United States of America. Currently practicing in downtown Toronto, Dr. Waller is well-versed in pediatric, adult and cosmetic dermatology. After completing a 5-year dermatology residency, Dr. Waller obtained her subspecialty fellowship in Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology through the University of Toronto. She strives to deliver the newest, most up-to-date skin solutions for all her patients. Dr. Waller is a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, has experience in clinical trials and has given many presentations at scientific conferences both locally and abroad. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Waller is active in medical education and various research endeavors.



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