Our Doctors

Dr. Akerke Baibergenova

Medical Director, MD, FRCPC, DABP, PhD, MPH

Dr. Akerke Baibergenova

About Dr. Akerke Baibergenova

Dr. A. Baibergenova is a Board-Certified Dermatologist (University of Toronto) and the Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She also has Master’s degree in Public Health (Albany University’s School of Public Health, NY, USA) and PhD in Clinical Epidemiology (McMaster University, Hamilton).

Dr. A. Baibergenova has extensive training in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. In addition to her clinical work she made substantial research contribution particularly in medical dermatology and dermatoepidemiology. During her Dermatology residency training she received the prestigious Everett C. Fox award by the American Academy of Dermatology and several awards by the Canadian Society for Investigative Dermatology for her research projects. Her original research manuscripts has been published in peer-reviewed dermatology journals and presented at national and international meetings.

Dr. Baibergenova’s professional affiliations include the Canadian Dermatology Association, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the Society for Investigative Dermatology. She is fluent in English and Russian languages.

 

Dr. Ali Adibfar

MD, DDS, FRCS(C), FRCD(C)

Dr. Ali Adibfar

About Dr. Ali Adibfar

“My approach is simple, yet thorough. I need to assess and analyze the patient’s physical attributes (both body and face) in order to address their concerns and needs. Achieving facial or body harmony is significant in obtaining one’s desired look and feel.”

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Dr. Shima Kassirian

Dr. Shima Kassirian

About Dr. Shima Kassirian

Dr. Shima Kassirian is a general surgeon with over ten years of experience. In addition to her surgical training at the University of Toronto; she has also obtained a Masters of Pharmacology and a MD degree from the same institution. She is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American College of Surgery. She started her clinical practice at North York General Hospital with a focus on oncological, acute care, and minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Kassirian has a University of Toronto teaching appointment through which she is actively engaged in teaching medical students, residents, and curriculum development.

Over the last five years, her clinical practice has become increasingly focused on the surgical treatment of dermal lesions, both malignant and for curative intent, as well as  benign for cosmetic purposes.
Through performing a very high volume of procedures, she has become one of very few surgeons with an extensive experience in the field of surgical treatment of skin lesions in the province of Ontario.

Dr. Ian Forrest

Medical school in Dalhousie University

About Dr. Ian Forrest

Post graduate training General surgery Dalhousie University Vascular fellowship University of Toronto Areas of interest. The entire spectrum of vascular services including endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms. Diseases of the carotids, aorta, Infrainguinal occlusive disease and venous pathology including EVLT. Video-assisted cervical sympathectomy and most surgical services including laparoscopic
hernia repair.

Dr. Seema Rathee

Dr. Seema Rathee

About Dr. Seema Rathee

Dr. Seema Rathee graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in Nova Scotia in 1990. She completed her internship training at the University of Toronto and was awarded a fellowship in family medicine by the College of Family Physicians in 2008 for her dedication to continuing education. Although trained as a family physician, Dr. Rathee worked in the field of dermatology in tandem with a successful family practice for the first 15 years of her career. As her passion for medical and cosmetic dermatology grew, she decided to leave family practice in 2006 to focus her entire energy toward skin and skin diseases. She received a Diploma in Practical Dermatology with distinction from Cardiff University in Wales in 2014 and has worked as a tutor in the program since graduating. Dr Rathee is a member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Canada and the Canadian Association of Aesthetics Medicine.

Dr. Rathee joined Oak Ridges Dermatology Centre in February 2016. She is trained in both Botox and Hyaluronic Acid Fillers and strives to create a youthful but natural look for her patients using these non-invasive techniques. Her compassionate and caring nature, along with her dedication to continuing education gives her patients both comfort in her approach and confidence in her expertise.