Beacon Dermatology

Our Team

With over 20 years of clinical experience and a state-of-the-art cosmetic center, we work together to create innovative and comprehensive procedure plans, natural-looking results, and outcomes that exceed each patient’s goals.

Dr. Andrei Metelitsa
Dr. Andrei Metelitsa, FRCPC, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and United States and is currently Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. He graduated from medical school at the University of Alberta, Canada at the age of 23. He further received a 5-year dermatology training at the University of Alberta. After completing his residency, Dr. Metelitsa pursued an additional 1-year fellowship training in Lasers and Cosmetic Surgery in Boston, Massachusetts at SkinCare Physicians under the direction of world-renowned faculty from Harvard and Yale. Dr Metelitsa’s Special Interests include: Botox and Dysport injections, Restylane and Juvederm Injections (filler), CO2 Laser Rejuvenation, Excel V Laser, Skin Cancer, Psoriasis
Dr. Andrei Metelitsa MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Dr. Susan Poelman
Dr. Poelman is a Canadian and U.S. board-certified Dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology of the skin, hair, and nails. She has a special interest in melanoma and other forms of skin cancer. She has established a women's health clinic which includes treatment for acne, rosacea, vulvar (female genital) skin conditions, hidradenitis suppurativa, and offers a unique scientific evidence-based approach to cosmetic procedures. She is also interested in psoriasis and eczema and has recently established a rapid-access clinic for psoriasis, eczema, and skin cancer (patients will be seen within 1 week with a physician referral).
Dr. Susan Poelman MSc., MD., FRCPC., FAAD
Dr. Elaine Dupuis
Dr. Elaine Dupuis is from the West Coast and graduated medical school from the University of British Columbia. She completed her five-year formal training in dermatology at the University of Calgary and is a board certified dermatologist in Canada and the U.S. She practices both medical and cosmetic dermatology with a patient-centered approach. She is on faculty with the University of Calgary as a clinical assistant professor and member of the Division of Dermatology. Dr. Dupuis has special interests in skin cancer and prevention, psoriasis, and pregnancy dermatoses with publication in the top journals in her specialty. When not in office, Dr. Dupuis enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter.
Dr. Elaine DupuisMD., FRCPC., FAAD
Dr. Danya Traboulsi
Dr. Danya Traboulsi is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the United States and is appointed as a Clinical Lecturer at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. She completed her Biological Sciences degree at the University of Calgary and medical school at Queen’s University where she was awarded the Franklin & Helene Bracken Scholarship in Medicine, granted to students with the highest academic standing. Dr Traboulsi completed her Dermatology residency at the University of Calgary where she acted as Chief Resident from 2017-2018. She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Resident and Fellows Society of the Canadian Dermatology Association in 2018. She has received scholarships to present at national and international conferences. Her interests include acne, skin cancer, and gyne-dermatology. When not practicing Dermatology she can be found spending time cross country skiing and hiking with her family.
Dr. Danya TraboulsiMD., FRCPC., FAAD
Dr. Lauren Lam
Dr. Lam is a Canadian & American board-certified dermatologist. She is a native Calgarian who completed her medical school training at the University of Calgary & her dermatology residency at the University of Alberta. Since graduating, Dr. Lam has become a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Alberta. Her particular passions in dermatology are acne & hidradenitis suppurativa deroofings. In addition to her regular practice, she volunteers on overseas medical trips. Her passion for providing care for under-served populations has taken her to Nunavut & rural Fiji. Outside of medicine, Dr. Lam is a proud aunt to 4 dogs, culinary enthusiast & international explorer.
Dr. Lauren LamMD., FRCPC., FAAD
With a professional, charismatic and over 15 years experience, Pam provides high-level care to patients through advanced knowledge of skincare products and confidence in laser treatments. As an Image Consultant for Beacon Dermatology, Pam conducts cosmetic consultations and cosmetic treatments, such as, Fraxel, Picosure,BBL/IPL, Q-Switch, Excel-V, Ultherapy Skin Tightening, CoolSculpting, TruSculpt Flex, Laser Hair Removal, Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion, Medical Facials, Spectra Carbon Peels, Infini Microneedling and assists the doctors with Ablative CO2 laser treatments. Pam strives to be a passionate and dedicated consultant. Through specialized educational training and completing a laser hair removal course in Florida, she has taken her theoretical knowledge and hands on training to provide the most advanced and up-to-date informative care to her patients. Previous to working in a dermatology office, she owned and operated her very own laser hair removal clinic out of Airdrie Alberta.
PamSenior Laser Technician/Skin Expert
Brittany is a Certified Medical Aesthetics Technician, gradating top in her class with a 98% grade. Joining the Beacon team has led her to continuously advance in dermatology, studying immaculate standards with 10+ lasers, skincare and peel protocols. Brittany also has advanced training in medical grade skincare, Coolsculpting and truSculpt Flex. Her education also includes Holistic Nutrition, which has brought her to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Brittany’s goal is to help patients feel amazing about themselves, to give them confidence and comfort. She strives to find a realistic solution for my patient’s skin concerns. Brittany is a true skin care expert and has extensive knowledge about combining prescriptions with medical grade skin care to achieve the best outcome possible.
BrittanyMedical Aesthetics Technician/Skin Expert
Karen has a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Human Ecology and has the Canadian Council of Pharmaceutical Education designation. She has previously worked as a high school science teacher and in medical sales for over 15 years. Karen manages the daily operations and the business at Beacon Dermatology but ultimately her goal is to ensure patients have a wonderful experience and receive exceptional care. Karen stives to create and maintain a work culture in which every person is treated with respect and fairness, while utilizing staff’s individual strengths and aptitudes. Her goal is to have Beacon Dermatology an exceptional place to work and visit.
KarenB.Ed., B.HEc., CCPE
Operations & Practice Development Manager