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Shehla Ebrahim, MD

dr-shehla-ebrahimDr. Ebrahim is a family physician with a focused dermatology practice who has been practicing in medicine since 1992. As she helped patients achieve healthier, happier lives, she developed a special interest in the unique challenges and rewarding experiences that come with cosmetic and general dermatologic care. She believes that, in addition to safety and efficacy, the patient experience should always be one of the highest priorities, and she strives to provide exceptional results with a personal touch for every individual. An advocate of continued education, she is currently pursuing board certification in aesthetic medicine to help ensure patients receive the utmost care in every treatment.

Dr. Ebrahim earned her medical degree from the University of British Columbia. She then received additional training and certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP), where she also completed a fellowship. After discovering her passion for skincare, Dr. Ebrahim studied practical dermatology at the University of Cardiff in Wales. She also trained in numerous laser and light-based therapies to develop a proficiency in the most advanced skincare techniques available. An advocate of natural-looking, non-surgical aesthetic enhancement, she utilizes a comprehensive selection of cosmetic treatments to create individualized treatment plans tailored to suit the unique goals of each patient.

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Cindy Huang, MD

As a family physician with an interest in aesthetic skincare treatment, Dr. Cindy Huang helps people age with confidence and enjoy the healthiest, most beautiful skin possible. At the core of her philosophy is an appreciation for everyone’s unique features, needs, and goals, particularly regarding their appearance as they age. Dr. Huang listens attentively to each patient, learning about their stories and concerns. She then takes this information and develops a personalised program designed to optimise the outcome.

Dr. Huang emphasizes a personal touch and a gentle approach. She combines multiple skills to rejuvenate each person’s appearance, focusing on natural-looking results to ensure patients can feel more beautiful and confident at any age.

Dr. Huang is a Vancouver local. She earned her first degree in Community and Pharmacy, followed by her medical degree, which she received at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Huang then completed additional training in cosmetic dermatology with Dr. Ebrahim and in Toronto. In addition to her aesthetic treatments, Dr. Huang runs a successful family practice in Oakridge.

 

Marouska Smith

Marouska SmithMarouska has been working with Dr. Ebrahim since 2013. She originally joined Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics, Dr. Ebrahim’s other skincare practice in Vancouver, as a Client Coordinator, and then she moved over to Ambleside Dermedics to provide CoolSculpting treatments as a certified specialist. She returned to the workforce after taking an eight-year break to stay home with her children, and she is the proud mother of two boys and one stepdaughter. An outdoor enthusiast and a Certified Ski Instructor, she can be found practicing yoga, swimming, and training with her boys’ ski racing club.

Raj Kang

Raj KangRaj Kang is one of our medical assistants/nurse and laser practitioners. Raj received her nursing degree in India and her Cosmetic Laser and Advanced Aesthetic Skin Care certificate from British Columbia Academy of Medical Aesthetics and Skin Care. Raj enjoys providing exceptional care to the clients.
For more information about our skincare team, or if you would like to schedule a consultation with one of our doctors, please contact us today.

Tara Nemeth

Tara NemethAs a laser technician, Tara works at both our West Vancouver Ambleside Dermedics practice and the North Vancouver Afterglow Skincare location. She has spent many years working as a surgical and medical assistant in the cosmetic, dermatological, and family care fields, helping patients remain calm and comfortable while receiving treatment. Tara makes every effort to put each person at ease for the best possible experience. Tara is a proud mother of two energetic sons who keep her active outside of work.

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