Leadership & Members

Ottawa’s Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology prides itself on its outstanding leadership. Our leadership team delivers a compelling combination of vision, collaboration and support.  Our approach creates an environment that inspires and encourages individuals to be the best in the field of dermatology and ensures that we are working together to meet the goals of our organization, our partners and the broader health care community.


Dr. Steven Glassman completed his dermatology training at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa, and also spent a year of residency at New York University Medical Center under the late Dr. Irwin M. Freedberg. Read more…

Dr. Mark Kirchhof, MD, PhD, FRCPC obtained his Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from McMaster University before joining the MD/PhD program at Western University.  Read more…


Dermatology Staff and Their Subspecialty Areas:

  • Dr Jennifer Beecker (dermatology clinical research, melanoma/pigmented lesions, psoriasis)
  • Dr. Jean Pierre DesGroseilliers (econsults, teledermatology)
  • Dr Simone Fahim (general dermatology, rheumatology/dermatology, residency and medical school education)
  • Dr Harvey Finkelstein (cancer, general dermatology, morphology)
  • Dr. Genevieve Gavigan (general dermatology)
  • Dr Steven Glassman (psoriasis, vitiligo, general dermatology, teledermatology, clinical trials, residency education)
  • Dr John C. Goodall (general dermatology consultant at Canadian Forces HSC)
  • Dr Robert Jackson (morphology)
  • Dr Nordau Kanigsberg (paediatric dermatology, general dermatology)
  • Dr Mark Kirchhof (general dermatology)
  • Dr. Carly Kirshen (general dermatology)
  • Dr. Lauren LaBerge (general dermatology)
  • Dr. Julie Lacroix (general dermatology, surgical dermatology, cutaneous cancer, cosmetic dermatology)
  • Dr. Jennifer Lipson (general dermatology)
  • Dr. Sharyn Laughlin (laser and cosmetic dermatology)
  • Dr. Jillian Macdonald (cutaneous oncology, surgery/procedural dermatology, Mohs Surgery)
  • Dr. Jennifer MacIsaac (laser and cosmetic dermatology)
  • Dr. Dalia Mikhael (general dermatology, therapeutics)
  • Dr Tad A. Pierscianowski (general medical dermatology, therapeutics)
  • Dr. Melanie Pratt (contact dermatitis, research, general dermatology)
  • Dr Pierre Jacques Ringwald (general dermatology)
  • Dr Michael Robern (wound care, drug trials, general dermatology)
  • Dr. Jacqueline Schukle (general dermatology)
  • Dr. Shanna Spring (general dermatology, paediatric dermatology)
  • Dr James Walker (econsults)
  • Dr Louis Weatherhead (Pre-malignant and malignant skin disease, surgical and cosmetic dermatology)