Jaggi Rao MD, FRCPC

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).