Medical Director & Dermatologist
Dr. Michael Samycia
Dr. Michael Samycia specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology with board certification in both Canada and the United States. His comprehensive knowledge and passion for dermatology enables him to recommend and provide the best possible treatment and solutions for his patients.
He completed his residency at the University of British Columbia and is a Clinical Instructor with the UBC Department of Dermatology. With a Bachelor's Degree of Science and MD from the University of Alberta, his residency at UBC included numerous surgical and cosmetic electives at the University of Southern California, University of Toronto, Boston and Vermont. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and an active member of the medical community through various organizations including the American Board of Dermatologists (ABD), Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) and the European Academy of Dermatology (EADV).
He values attending and presenting at national and international conferences, and his work has been published in the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine as well as the Canadian Medical Association Journal. He is committed to teaching and training medical students and residents with an interest in dermatology and provides continuing medical education to family physicians in his community. Outside of work, his interests include traveling, health and fitness, live music and skiing.