Experts in our field

An accomplished physician, Dr. Alibhai and his team are respected for their experience and expertise in aesthetic medicine and laser technologies. Recognized as some of BC’s best, the MD Cosmetic team welcomes every patient with a warmth and knowledge you’ll feel comfortable and confident in.

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Dr. Haneef Alibhai, MD

Medical Director

Dr Alibhai MD Cosmetic Laser Clinic Port Moody Coquitlam Abbotsford

Dr. Haneef Alibhai, MD

Medical Director

BSc, MD, CM, CCFP, FCFP

Dr. Haneef Alibhai graduated from McGill Medical School in Montreal, Canada. He is the medical director of  MD Cosmetic & laser clinic and the director of training of MD Cosmetic & laser training. His main interests lie in the fields of lasers, pulsed light devices, Botox Cosmetic and Therapeutic and Dermal Fillers.

Dr. Alibhai is the Past-President of the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine. He is a clinical instructor for the UBC Faculty of Medicine. He is a faculty member of the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians.

Dr. Alibhai has been a keynote speaker at conferences organized by the International Union of Aesthetic Medicine, the French Society of Aesthetic Medicine, the Italian Society of Aesthetic Medicine, the Argentinean Society of Aesthetic Medicine, the Mexican Society of Aesthetic Medicine, the Colombian Association of Aesthetic Medicine, the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, the Dubai Dermatology Association, the Asia Pacific Society of Aesthetic Medicine and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He has written articles for Aesthetic Trends & Technologies, Aesthetic Buyers Guide, Healthy Aging Magazine and several other aesthetic magazines and journals. He was the Section Editor for the Aesthetic Medicine Chapter in the 3rd Edition of “Procedures for Primary Care” published by Elsevier.

Dr. Alibhai has been training physicians and dentists on various applications in aesthetic medicine since 2002. He is a Certified Physician Trainer for Allergan (Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm). Since 2002, he has trained over 2500 doctors and dentists worldwide. He is an internationally recognized speaker and author in the field of aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Lindsey Jesswein, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Lindsey Jesswein, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Lindsey Jesswein is a licensed Naturopathic doctor who is passionate about helping her patients live, feel, and look their best.  Dr. Lindsey completed her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon.  She completed her Bachelor of Sciences degree in cell biology and genetics at the University of British Columbia.  She is a member of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors.

Trained by Dr. Alibhai, Dr. Lindsey holds advanced certifications in botox, therapeutic botox, dermal fillers, platelet rich plasma (PRP), and platet rich fibrin (PRF).  Dr. Lindsey is also a training instructor for aesthetic treatments with the International Institute of Aesthetic Medicine (IIAM).

Dr. Lawren Chan, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Lawren Chan, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Lawren is a licensed Naturopathic physician who understands the importance of balancing confidence and wellness both inside and out. She listens and connects with each patient to enhance natural and individual beauty.

Dr. Lawren received her Bachelor of Science in cell biology and physiology at Simon Fraser University and completed her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in 2017. Dr. Lawren received advanced aesthetic certifications in Botox and dermal fillers through training with Dr. Alibhai. She is also certified in platelet-rich plasma/fibrin therapy (PRP/PRF) for aesthetic purposes and intravenous (IV) therapy. She is a member of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and the Canadian Associations of Naturopathic Doctors.

When not at work, Dr. Lawren seeks out beauty in the natural world and is often in the forest, on a mountain, by a lake, or watching the sunset with her dog, Strider.

Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli is a licensed Naturopathic doctor. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a bachelor’s degree in science. She completed her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Kathrine believes in patient-centred and results-driven medical care, where beauty is a major component. She’s been actively practicing for over a decade.

Since graduation, she has spent most of her time pursuing the ideals of beauty and health as a combined panacea for all her patients. She has trained with Dr. Alibhai, and holds certificates in Cosmetic and Therapeutic Botox, Dermal Fillers, PRP, PRF and Advanced IV Therapy.

She’s been a member of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors. She currently lives on the North Shore with her husband and children. She enjoys the lush greens and nature trails that our wonderful province has to offer.

Dr. Jacqueline Hermanson, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Jacqueline Hermanson, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

BSc, MD, CM, CCFP, FCFP

Dr. Jacqueline Hermanson, ND, is a physician with training in optimal aging and aesthetic medicine. She loves working with both men and women to enhance their natural beauty and confidence, through naturopathic and aesthetic modalities.

She has ten years of post-secondary education, starting with her pre-medical studies at the University of Victoria and finishing with her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. In her post-secondary studies, Dr. Hermanson studied science, global health, politics, and applied ethics.

Dr. Hermanson, ND, received advanced aesthetic certifications in Botox and dermal fillers through training with Dr. Alibhai. She holds certifications in Intravenous (IV) Nutrient Therapy and pharmaceutical prescriptions. Dr. Hermanson is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC), British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA), and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).

In her spare time, Dr. Hermanson, ND, enjoys spending time with her friends and family, hiking with her bernedoodle Olive, and sailing the Gulf Islands.

Dr. Tara Fleming, MD

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Tara Fleming, MD

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Tara Fleming is a medical doctor with an active family practice. She attended Medical School at Loma Linda University in California and completed a three-year Family Medicine residency at Valley Family Medicine in Renton, Washington before returning home to the Fraser Valley to establish her career. She then pursued extensive training in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Fleming enjoys providing aesthetic services that make her patients feel good about showing a fresh face to the world.

Dr. Shabita Teja, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Shabita Teja, ND

Cosmetic Doctor

BSc, MD, CM, CCFP, FCFP

Dr. Shabita Teja is a licensed Naturopathic doctor who strives to bridge the gap between conventional naturopathic medicine to not only treat but support her patients wellbeing while helping them feel and look their best. Born and raised in the Lower Mainland, she completed her training at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Shabita also completed a Bachelor’s of Science in pharmaceutical sciences. She is a member in good standing with the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC and the Canadian Associations of Naturopathic Doctors as well as the BC Naturopathic Association. Dr. Shabita received advanced aesthetic certifications in Botox and dermal fillers through training with Dr. Alibhai. She is also certified in intravenous (IV) therapy. Having gone through her own health struggles, Dr. Shabita understands the importance of balancing health & wellness & allowing patients to feel beautiful inside and out. She listens and connects with each patient to enhance natural and individual beauty. While not at work, Dr. Shabita seeks a balance between body, mind & soul by
meditating, going to the gym or most importantly, spending quality time with her husband and 6 month old son, Elijah as well as their dog, Brulee.

Dr. Wiaan Bedeker, MD

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Wiaan Bedeker, MD

Cosmetic Doctor

Dr. Wiaan Bedeker is a physician with a keen interest in medical aesthetics. After receiving his Masters in Family Medicine in South Africa, he pursued his passion for dermatology by completing a postgraduate diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Cardiff. He is now a Canadian board-certified aesthetic physician with extensive experience in cosmetic procedures. His aim is to deliver natural results, tailored to each individual, for patients to look as good as they feel.

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Carrie Doucette

Cosmetic Nurse

Carrie Doucette MD Cosmetic laser clinic Port Moody Coquitlam Abbotsford

Carrie Doucette

Cosmetic Nurse

Carrie is a registered nurse at MD Cosmetic. Carrie graduated from Vancouver General Hospital School of Nursing in 1989. Carrie has 15 years of nursing experience focusing on acute medicine and specializing in Respiratory Sciences. She is a member of the Registered Nurses Association of BC. Carrie is an experienced injector of Botox and cosmetic fillers and was personally trained by Dr. Alibhai. Carrie is also trained in sclerotherapy and laser treatment of leg veins. Carrie is a warm and compassionate person who thoroughly enjoys her work..

Betty Lum

Registered Nurse

Betty Lum

Registered Nurse

Betty is a registered nurse with 20 years of experience in hospital-based critical care, focusing primarily on cardiovascular disease and endovascular therapies. She is a member of the Registered Nurses Association of BC. Her patient-centred approach and advocacy helps clients to navigate their therapeutic pathways. Betty is trained in sclerotherapy for spider veins and endovenous treatment of larger varicose leg veins.

Jen Reyes

Manager

Jen Reyes

Manager

Jen is the manager of both MD/cosmetic Port Moody and Abbotsford. She brings 10 years of management experience with her and has over 22 years of experience working in the cosmetic industry. Jen considers herself to be a leader in 5-star customer service and it is her mission to ensure you receive nothing less. Jen maintains a healthy work life balance and enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 children. Jen is a genuine and compassionate person and truly believes that no matter what “Good karma rules the world”. Jen greets our patients with a warm and friendly smile ensuring that you are truly comfortable with your treatment plans and arrangements. As our manager, Jen is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic and for ensuring that every patient receives outstanding care. She is passionate about the medical aesthetic industry and is very excited to be a part of the MD/cosmetic family.

Jordyn Henderson

Assistant Manager | Abbotsford

Jordyn Henderson

Assistant Manager | Abbotsford

Jordyn has been working in customer service for 10 years and strives to provide a memorable experience for every patient and sharing her fresh knowledge. Her outgoing personality gives her the ability to offer a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for all patients. In her spare time, Jordyn is either attending a spin class or hanging out with her beloved cat, Dave.

Colleen Dickinson

Senior Medical Aesthetician

Colleen Dickinson

Senior Medical Aesthetician

Colleen is a medical aesthetician at MD Cosmetic in the Port Moody location.  She received her diploma in medical aesthetics at All Body Laser Academy in 2011.  After working as an MOA then raising her children, Colleen has been able to fulfill her passions of helping people achieve their very best look in a safe and comfortable environment at MD Cosmetic. With her warm and caring personality, she makes patients feel relaxed and confident that with her up to date knowledge of lasers, skin care and coolsculpting, they will receive the best, most effective treatment that is suited for them.

Andrea Gilfoy

Senior Medical Aesthetician

Andrea Gilfoy

Senior Medical Aesthetician

Andrea is a medical aesthetician at MD Cosmetic.  She received her diploma in Advanced Dermal Skincare and Laser Technology at All Body Laser Corp. in Port Coquitlam, BC.  Andrea strived to work in a medical environment that provided professional and comprehensive treatments.  This led her to MD Cosmetic where she enjoys providing the high level of service. She is passionate about helping patients achieve the results that give them a new sense of confidence. Andrea also loves talking to patients and building long lasting relationships with them. In her time away from work, Andrea likes to camp with family and friends, go dirt biking or settle in with a good book.

Tessa Hartley

Medical Aesthetician

Tessa Hartley

Medical Aesthetician

Tessa is a medical aesthetician at MD/cosmetic in Port Moody. She received her diploma at VCC after completing the Skin & Body Therapy program. While working as a medical aesthetician, she has continuously expanded her knowledge in lasers, micro-needling and other non-invasive aesthetic medical procedures. Tessa’s goal is to ensure optimum results with her patients. She believes in beauty from within while finding the core problem behind any skin issue. With her gentle touch, she makes sure her patients are as comfortable and confident as possible. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, staying active by going on walks, going to the gym and snowboarding!

Jackie Fahr

Medical Aesthetician

Jackie Fahr

Medical Aesthetician

Jackie is a medical Aesthetician at MD Cosmetic. She received her diploma in Advanced Dermal Skincare and Laser Technology at All Body Laser Corp. In Port Coquitlam, BC. She enjoys working with clients, educating them and making them feel great about their skin! Outside of work, Jackie is a busy mom to two little ones and can be found in the mountains exploring, camping or at the river

Kristi Marsh

Medical Aesthetician

Kristi Marsh

Medical Aesthetician

Stacey Marchewka

Patient Care Coordinator

Stacey Marchewka

Patient Care Coordinator

Stacey Marchewka has over 16 years of experience in customer service and 14 years in the beauty industry predominately as a hairdresser. Stacey is a Licensed Aesthetician and Makeup Artist. She attended school at a US Junior College where she received her Cosmetology License. She trained with some of the top hairdressers in the world and worked at the most prestigious salon in Denver, Colorado. Her portfolio of hair, makeup, and weddings earned her invaluable experience in the beauty industry. Stacey has a bubbly and energetic personality and will always greet you with an infectious smile and a plethora of knowledge of MD/cosmetic’s products and services.

Moreen Nandan

Patient Care Coordinator

Moreen Nandan

Patient Care Coordinator

Moreen is a patient care coordinator at MD Cosmetic in Abbotsford. With over 10 years of customer service experience and working as a Medical Office Assistant, she is passionate about providing patients with a professional and friendly experience. She has a love for the outdoors and is always looking for a new hiking trail to explore.

Niki Ahmadi

Patient Care Coordinator

Niki Ahmadi

Patient Care Coordinator

Niki has 8 years of customer service experience and takes pride in providing a warm & positive experience for every patient. Striving to have the most possible knowledge about the industry, she goes above and beyond to help everyone in any way she can. Outside of work, Niki enjoys spending time with friends, learning new recipes & staying active.

Shannon Bowling

Patient Care Coordinator

Shannon Bowling

Patient Care Coordinator

Shannon grew up in Port Moody. She has over 16 years of customer service experience in the tri-city area. She enjoys welcoming patients into the clinic, and getting to know them personally. Shannon is excited by the medical aesthetics world and hopes to expand her knowledge of the industry. In her time away from the clinic Shannon lives a crazy busy life at home with her husband, two sons, and black lab. She loves watching her sons play on their hockey and football teams, as well as competing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Taylor Martens

Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor Martens

Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor has been working in customer service for 8 years and loves to build relationships with clients. She has always been interested in the medical cosmetic industry and excited to use her knowledge gained since graduating from the University of the Fraser Valley with a diploma in Business Administration. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends, going to the gym, and exploring new hobbies. 

Brittany Smith

Patient Care Coordinator

Brittany Smith

Patient Care Coordinator

Brittany has 14 years of customer service experience and strives to create a positive, welcoming experience for every patient. Her calm and compassionate personality creates a relaxed atmosphere for others. Brittany aspires to deepen her knowledge in the cosmetic industry and is excited for her future endeavors. Outside of work, she is busy adventuring with her daughter and spending time outdoors with friends and family.

Mattea Siaus

Patient Care Coordinator

Mattea Siaus

Patient Care Coordinator

Mattea has over 6 years of customer service experience and strives to create an extremely positive, fun and friendly environment. Her outgoing and caring personality creates a welcoming environment for our patients. Mattea aspires to expand her knowledge in the medical aesthetic industry and evolve as a human being. Outside of work, Mattea studies at UFV for her Bachelor of Kinesiology degree, spends time with friends and loves to read.