“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.”
Dr. Akerke Baibergenova
MD, FRCPC, DABP, PhD, MPH
Dr. A. Baibergenova is a Board-Certified Dermatologist (University of Toronto) and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She also has a Master’s degree in Public Health (Albany University’s School of Public Health, NY, USA) and a 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 has made substantial research contributions, 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 have 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. Michael Corbo
BHSc, MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Dr. Michael Corbo completed his undergraduate degree at McMaster University in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program, finishing it in three years instead of four. He received his medical degree at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University as well. His dermatological training was completed at the University of Toronto, where he spent 5 years doing his residency.
Dr. Corbo is currently a member of the:
Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA)
Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC)
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
Dr. Corbo teaches other doctors and professionals about dermatological conditions to broaden their knowledge and understanding of issues they may see in their own private practices. He has an extensive research background and has received many awards for his teaching and research endeavors, including:
Residency Administration Award
Collin A. Ramsay Teaching Award
Special Presentation Award – World Medical Football Congress
University of Toronto Research Paper of the Year Award
Paro Resident Trust Fund Award
Paro Trust Fund Citizen’s Award
OMA Student Achievement Award
CMA Leadership Innovation Award
Dr. Paul Rabinowitz Fund
Provost Award Winner
Golden Key International Honour Society Member (Ranking in the top 15% of faculty)
Dr. Corbo is proficient in both medical and cosmetic dermatology and is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Nina Jindal
MD, FRCPC, ABIM, ABAI
Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Dr. Jindal completed her Internal Medicine training at Queen’s University and pursued further sub-specialty training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at the University of Toronto. She also works at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto.
Dr. Shima Kassirian
MSc, MD, FRCS(C), FACS
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 at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and University of Toronto.
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. Tan Rajakulendran
BSc(Hons), MD, PhD, FRCPC
Education & Training:
Dr. Rajakulendran is a dermatologist and scientist from the University of Toronto. He grew up in Scarborough graduating as the top student from Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute earning him the Governor General’s Academic Medal of Excellence. He subsequently went on to complete his undergraduate, graduate, and medical degree at the University of Toronto where he won numerous awards and accolades. He also completed his 5-year dermatology residency at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Rajakulendran is a consultant dermatologist. He also leads several high impact research programs related to melanoma – a potentially deadly form of skin cancer. In 2019, he was selected to the ESDR Academy for Future Leaders in Dermatology.
Practice scope & Interest:
Practice comprises all aspects of dermatology. His clinical interests include skin cancers and pigmented lesions.
English & Tamil.
Dr. Seema Rathee
Family Doctor with interest in Dermatology
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.
Esthetician and Laser Professional
Lida brings more than a decade of solid experience in the aesthetic industry to Oak Ridges Dermatology Centre. She is recognized as one of Toronto’s top skincare and laser estheticians. Skin care and lasers are her passion.
Lida has a unique, customized VIP approach to every patient; she is always at the forefront of the latest skin treatment techniques and laser & light technologies. She has a reputation for being compassionate, comprehensive, safe, and meticulous. She combines all of her extensive knowledge of advanced skin care and the latest laser technologies to create a treatment program for a lifestyle of healthy and radiant skin.
Dr. Roland Sing
Dr. Sing’s focus at Oak Ridges is adult circumcision. He has been practising Urology for 20 years. He completed his specialty training at Queens University. Prior to that, he obtained his Medical Degree at the University of Calgary.
Dr. Sing is currently a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons with a subspecialty in Endourology. He is member of the Canadian Urological Association. He is currently the owner/operator of Gentle Procedures Clinic Toronto and Gentle Procedures Clinic West GTA. His clinics focus on infant circumcision using the Pollock Technique (TM) and vasectomy, performing over 2000 procedures per year. Before transitioning into his current role, Dr. Sing had a private practice where he participated in clinical research and teaching.
Dr. Martin Stewart
Dr. Stewart is a General Surgeon with 25 years of clinical experience treating venous disorders. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. His expertise ranges from sclerotherapy for spider veins to "no surgery - no scar" Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT) of varicose veins. "Our centre will apply the latest and most sophisticated technical expertise to maximize your treatment outcome. Legs are worth celebrating - Love your shorts again!
Dr. Daniel Wong
Dr. Daniel Wong is a board-certified dermatologist in Canada. He earned a gold medal while completing a Bachelor of Medical Science in Honours Clinical Biochemistry at Western University. Dr. Wong then went on to obtain his Medical Doctorate from Western University. He completed his 5-year dermatology residency at the University of Toronto. His interests include skin cancer, psoriasis, pigmented lesions, and medical education.