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.
Her passion for aesthetics medicine comes from her desire to promote a natural, unique, and refreshed look for her patients, while reinforcing essential skin health principles. Dr Pam is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Medical Association(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 study and research on various solutions to preserve the integrity and healthy appearance of my skin. My research led to a new passion and appreciation for skin care. With Glowderma, my goal is to care for patients work with all skins types and to offer efficient therapies in order to reflect their existing natural beauty. I am here to support you on your glowing skin journey, no matter where you are starting.
PHYSIOTHERAPIST & BEAUTY COACH
Nancy Ma is a women’s health physiotherapist, yoga teacher, and beauty coach. She draws her expertise from helping hundreds of women get fit and healthy over her 13+ years of clinical practice. She uses a combination of modalities to help her clients achieve their health and beauty goals, including yoga, acupuncture and exercise prescription. Most effectively, she educates her clients on how to have a long-lasting body transformation. The target areas she focuses on are the face, belly, and glutes. Nancy believes in incorporating both holistic and evidence-based techniques to achieve a truly beautiful glow from the inside out. Nancy graduated from McMaster University in 2008 with her Masters degree in physiotherapy (M.Sc.). Since then, she has become certified as a medical acupuncture practitioner, autoimmune-paleo health coach, yoga instructor (E-RYT & YACEP), and pelvic floor physiotherapy.
OUR NURSE INJECTOR
Larissa Fortin is our Registered Nurse(RN) injector. Larisa is registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and is an active Registered Nurses Association member. 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.
FRANCE DI PAOLA
France offers one-on-one care for people with beauty concerns in a Beauty Clinic setting. France is our Skincare Specialist and Laser Technician. She is an independent entrepreneur bringing to GlowDerma 16 years experience and knowledge on various modalities in the beauty industry. Her skillset began with Electrolysis; the theory of permanent hair removal and quickly progressed to achieving an honours diploma from Canadian Beauty College as Laser Technician and Skincare Theory at Niagara College.
She now specializes in skin analysis, therapeutic facials for skin conditions which include the removal of skin blemishes and benign lesions. She focuses on clients’ goals to improve and rejuvenate the skin to optimal health and radiance.
Her passion for skincareled her to becoming a partner and licensed AlumierMD Skincare Specialist with medical-grade products and treatments. She’s excited to be part of the GlowDerma team!
France instills confidence with her calm demeanor, as she consults and educates clients on their treatment plans. It’s important to her that people feel good about themselves. She believes that everyone has natural beauty and it’s her job to unveil that beauty outwards.