Meet Our Team

DR. PAM KAPEND

FOUNDER & OWNER

Dr Pam Kapend, MD is the founder and Medical Director at GlowDerma Medical Aesthetics.  She is a graduate of McMaster University School of Medicine who specializes in Emergency Medicine.  She is certified in Medical Aesthetics in providing non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments such as botulinum toxin, dermal filler injections, body contouring and more.  

Dr Pam is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Medical Associations(CMA, OMA), the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario(CPSO), the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine(CAAM) and the Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine(CBAM).

My passion for Aesthetics Medicine comes from my desire to promote a natural and refreshed look for my patients while reinforcing basic skin health principles.  As I became more curious about my own skin, I began to research on various solutions to preserve the integrity and healthy appearance of my skin.  My researches led to a new passion and appreciation for skin care. 

At Glowderma, my goal is work with patients of all skins types and to offer efficient therapies in order to reflect their existing beauty.  

I am here to support you with your skin journey, no matter where you are starting. 

CLAIRE WANG

AESTHETICIAN AND LASER TECHNICIAN

Claire is our fabulous aesthetician and laser technician.  She is also an instructor with the Chelsey Institute of beauty and health.  Over the past 15 years, Claire has perfected her craft as an educator and a beauty consultant.

She is currently completing her bachelor in nursing to further increase her skills in aesthetic medicine.  Her skills include Microblading, PRP treatments, Microneedling, Facial rejuvenation and laser hair removal

DR. ANJALI KUNDI

MD INJECTOR

Dr. Anjali Kundi, MD is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and has been practicing family medicine in the Niagara region for 12 years.Dr Anjali is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Medical Association(CMA, OMA) and  the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario(CPSO).

Her interest in aesthetic procedures came from the sense of fulfilment in creating beautiful, natural looking changes to peoples lives. She is interested in treating all skin types and helping you bring your personal glow inside out.

LARISSA FORTIN

OUR NURSE INJECTOR

Larissa Fortin  is our Registered Nurse(RN) injector.  Larisa is registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and an active member of Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.  She has a skillful and artistic eye to medical aesthetics and treats every patient with great caution and care. Larisa has over 15 years experience in nursing where she has shown competency, professionalism and care for her patients.  She extends those qualities to her aesthetic practice and her beautiful and natural results truly speak of her workmanship and attention to detail.

DR. SHANNON SMITH

MD INJECTOR

Dr. Shannon Smith MD graduated from the University of Ottawa. She has worked locally for 16 years in her family practice as well as at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
 
Her passion for Botox started as she wanted to help people improve their self esteem.  Since then she has branched out to using Botox to help migraine sufferers and those with excessive sweating.
Dr.Smith has completed numerous certified cosmetic courses and continues to expand her knowledge through ongoing courses.
Creating a natural appearance is Dr.Smith’s goal when it comes to cosmetics. Her desire is to make people feel comfortable with themselves and to improve their self esteem.

LAETITIA BADIBANGA

OMBRE BROWS SPECIALIST

Laetitia is our Ombre Brow Specialist.  She is an independent entrepreneur and owner of Kitoko Beauty who has joined the GlowDerma team to offer a unique semi-permanent brow service.  During her journey,  Laetitia came across several people who had trouble applying makeup, mainly brows for several reasons ranging from lack of skills to medical conditions prohibiting hand precision.  

As I pursue my career in the Permanent Make Up industry, nothing brings me more joy than to see my clients leave my table happy, satisfied and most importantly, confident!

 

OUR MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY

EXPRESS YOUR INNER BEAUTY OUTWARD