Our Team

We deliver great skin. Natural, beautiful and healthy - without surgery.

Our highly qualified and experienced team is dedicated to working with you to deliver dramatic results. All services are directed by Dr. Taraska, Winnipeg's best dermatologist. She has treated even the most severe skin conditions for more than 25 years. No matter what your skin concern, you can rely on us to improve, restore and rejuvenate your skin through minimally invasive, quick and easy treatments that are safe and clinically effective for women and men of all ages, skin types and tones.

We provide free, no pressure sale cosmetic consultations to understand your skin concerns. Then we develop the treatment plan that meets your needs and budget not ours. At every appointment, you can expect compassionate and personalized service using the most innovative and effective skin treatments and products available today.

Book a free cosmetic consultation today online or by calling 204-474-1221.

Our Physicians

Dr. Victoria Taraska, MD, FRCP

Dr. Victoria Taraska, MD, FRCP
Cosmetic and Medical Dermatologist

Dr. Taraska has been evaluating and rejuvenating damaged skin for 20+ years. She has injected thousands of neuromodulators such as Botox® and Dysport®, and dermal fillers, like Juvederm® and Restylane®. Patients love their natural fresh results, and she is one of the best cosmetic dermatologists in Canada. Experienced, Trusted knowledge, integrity and a caring attitude are her strengths. She would rather be honest than flashy or trendy so you can achieve elegant, natural results.

Learn more about Dr. Taraska.

Dr. Pamela Glover, MD

Dr. Glover is a general practitioner with 24 years experience. Her specialty practice area is treating medical skin conditions such as Acne, Warts, Skin Tags and Mollescum Contagiosum. Dr. Glover develops customized and clinically effective treatment plans to achieve the best results for her patients at The Derm Centre.

Dr Glover is not accepting new patients at this time.

Our Nurses & Skin Professionals

Amy, LPN
LPN, Medical and Cosmetic Consultant / Treatment Provider

  • 18 years experience in clinical nursing and 12 years in medical aesthetics
  • Specialized training courses with Allergan, Galderma, Clarion for Botox and fillers
  • PHIA Certified

Amy is an excellent cosmetic consultant and injector of botox/dyport and dermal fillers. She does most of the staff injections at The Derm Centre. Amy is well-known in Winnipeg for injecting dermal fillers and is passionate about helping our clients at The Derm Centre look as young as they feel. She assists Dr. Taraska in the care of patients with medical dermatology issues as well as performing cosmetic services.

"We all want to put our best face forward and I am lucky to have the ability to help our patients achieve their skin goals. Having Dr. Taraska as a teacher and mentor is one of the biggest perks of my job, along with working with a great staff at The Derm Centre."

RN, Cosmetic Consultant / Treatment Provider

  • 10+ years clinical nursing experience, with over 6 years of dermatology experience and an experienced cosmetic injector and laser technician
  • 20 years of customer, client relations and human resource experience
  • PHIA & CPR certified
  • Allergan & Galderma Training for facial injectables completed
  • Business Administration Diploma, Medical Transcription Certificate, Nursing Diploma

Lorelei has worked with Dr. Taraska for over 6 years. She provides cosmetic treatments and advice, about different lasers, injectables, and skin care, for new and current clients. She has been trained by Dr. Taraska and regularly attends specialty training courses to learn from lead doctors and injectors in Canada and the USA. Lorelei is a trained injector of neuromodulators and dermal fillers, and specializes in a refreshed, youthful looking appearance. She has a passion for skin care products and injectables that allow a person to age gracefully. She fosters healthy and nurturing relationships with patients, building trust at every experience.

"I also want clients to know that they can rely on me to be honest and transparent about any treatments or services recommended and provided for them".

Bonnie, LPN
Medical Dermatology Nurse

  • 2 years experience in clinical nursing
  • Graduated from Assiniboine Community College with honors in 2019
  • 2 years experience as a long term care nurse at Misericordia Health Centre
  • PHIA certified

Bonnie has been working in LTC since graduating and has been with the Derm Centre team since May as one of the medical nurses. Bonnie is working hands on with Amy and Dr Taraska in building her knowledge in the practice of dermatology.

"I am so lucky to have these wonderful ladies surrounding me with their knowledge and expertise. Their guidance is invaluable and I look forward to learning more and more each day. The entire team have been so gracious and have welcomed with with open arms."

RN BN, Cosmetic Consultant / Treatment Provider

  • Registered nurse RN BN and certified esthetician
  • +17 years in the medical aesthetic industry
  • PHIA & CPR certified
  • Allergan & Galderma Training for facial injectables completed
  • Various certifications in Advanced Laser training

Lena has experience working alongside Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons where she gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in medical aesthetics. Lena is known for building honest and trusting relationships with her clients. She has a passion for life-long learning and loves to keep up to date with this ever evolving and growing industry. She has received training from Dr. Taraska and continues to expand her skills by attending seminars and other specialty training courses lead by world-renowned expert injectors. Lena has many years of customer service experience with a focus on client-centred care. She believes in the importance of helping clients reach their goals by providing the necessary information to make informed decisions.

"I believe that beauty comes from within, but I also believe that looking good on the outside can enhance an overall feeling of well-being. I like to take a holistic approach in my practice in order to help clients reach their goals by providing individualized consultations and treatment plans".

Cosmetic Consultant / Laser Technician / Treatment Provider

  • 8 years working in the medical cosmetic industry
  • 10 years as a License Esthetician
  • 25 years of customer service experience in various professional settings
  • PHIA certified
  • Various certification in Advanced Laser Training
  • Esthetics and Business Admin. Diplomas

Carla believes in feeling and looking the best you can as you age. Aging can be a difficult thing for most women and at the Derm Centre we strive to recommend the best treatments to achieve your goals. Carla will first listen to your concerns and put together a cosmetic plan to suit your individual needs and wants. She is very experienced and well trained in all cosmetic treatments at the Derm Centre and how they might benefit you.

"I want to build an honest relationship with you so I can help you achieve your goals and help you feel your best."

Cosmetic Consultant / Laser Technician / Treatment Provider

  • 24 years as a Licensed Esthetician
  • 6 years Certified Laser Technician
  • PHIA Certified
  • Medical Terminology and Health Unit Clerk Certificate

With over 20 years in aesthetics, Michelle brings a wealth of experience to the Derm Centre. She has a passion for serving our patients and providing expertise in skin care and skin health. Michelle is a certified laser technician and is skilled on a wide range of lasers and laser treatments. She is an expert cosmetic consultant and understands the benefits of injectables such as botox and dermal fillers. Michelle does her very best to ensure our patients receive the best advice and treatments to meet our clients goals.

"I enjoy using my years of experience in skin care, and sharing that knowledge with clients to help with their skin care needs."

Manager - Client Service and Administration

  • 10 years customer service/medical admin
  • PHIA certified
  • Team Leader JM Certified
  • Health Unit Clerk Certificate

Walking into The Derm Centre, you will be greeted by Cassy's warm smile. She believes this is the universal language of kindness and the best beginning for warm and friendly service.

"I'm passionate about helping people, and my father's melanoma inspired me to a career in dermatology."

Doctor's Assistant / Cosmetic Consultant / Laser Technician / Treatment Provider

  • Laser Technician Diploma
  • 9 years customer service experience
  • 6 years experience in medical aesthetics
  • PHIA certified
  • Medical Office Administration Diplomas

With previous experience in a physician/cosmetic practice in Saskatchewan, Cody has excelled in skin care sales and adapted her customer service experience to relate with medical patients. She enjoys answering any questions regarding cosmetic treatments and helping clients determine which treatment would be best for them.

"Every day is different at The Derm Centre, but one thing stays the same... our clients leave happy and confident!"

Doctors Assistant / Patient Service Coordinator / Lead Marketing Coordinator

  • 10 years customer service
  • 4 years office administration
  • 2 years medical aesthetics experience
  • PHIA certified
  • Marketing and Communications courses completed

Carly is passionate about cosmetics, patient service, marketing, and making people feel confident in their own skin. She believes it is extremely important to welcome everyone into a warm and positive atmosphere every day.

"Being a woman of integrity and making people feel good about themselves is something I always strive to deliver to our patients at The Derm Centre."

Doctor's Assistant / Patient Service Coordinator

  • 9 years customer service
  • PHIA/FIPPA certified
  • Bachelor's of Science Major (U of M)

In addition to Nicole's experience at The Derm Centre, her education has provided her with the skills needed to provide excellent care and service to both medical and cosmetic clients. She has a passion for skin care, and her knowledge of the cosmetic industry allows her to help client's look and feel their best.

"I'm happy to be able to help people achieve the confidence they have within. Our goal is to make everyone feel the best they possibly can!"

Doctor's Assistant / Patient Service Coordinator

  • 10 years customer service
  • PHIA Certified
  • 5 years in the Beauty Industry
  • Red Seal Licensed Cosmetician

Mande's past education and time in the world of cosmetics has led to her being passionate and highly knowledgeable about all things beauty, with a particular love for skin care. She loves discussing cosmetic treatments and skin care routines with patients and believes that kindness and transparency are key.

"I love sharing my knowledge with the world and want patients to feel like they can ask me anything and get an honest answer. Helping people feel good about themselves is what I love most about this industry and I am always eager to do just that."

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