Dr. Skotnicki received her undergraduate degree in microbiology and immunology from the University of Toronto. She completed medical school at the same institution, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha. She went on to complete her dermatology training at the University of Ottawa, and was awarded her fellowship in Dermatology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in June 1997. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Medicine in the Divisions of Dermatology and Occupational Health. Her memberships include the Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Dermatology Association, American Dermatology Association and American Contact Dermatitis Society. She is a Board member of the Canadian Dermatology Association and an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in the speciality Dermatology.

Dr. Skotnicki has been practising in the Toronto area since 1997. She is currently on staff at both Women's College Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital as a Consultant Dermatologist. At St. Michael's she is a member of the Occupational Disease Specialty Program ODSP, and is responsible for seeing complex Allergic and Occupational skin diseases. A leading expert in Allergic Skin Disease, she is one of a handful of dermatologists in Canada with a sub-specialty interest in Allergic Contact Dermatitis and Patch or Allergy Skin Testing. She is an also a consultant for the Workplace Safety Insurance Board.

Active in research and education, Dr. Skotnicki has been teaching University of Toronto Dermatology, Allergy and Family Medicine residents at her St. Michael's Hospital clinic since 1999. She is also a member of CREOD, the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease, and has published articles on different aspects of Allergic Skin Disease.

Quoted in Flare, Glow, Elle Canada, Toronto Life Fashion, Zoomer, Chatelaine, Toronto Star, and The Globe and Mail Dr. Skotnicki is a contributing writer for Allergic Living Magazine, where she answers patients' questions quarterly. Her radio and televisions appearances include Breakfast TV, ET Canada, CTV, City TV, Global News, Shop Toronto and CBC Radio. She has also been a consultant for Oil of Olay, Neutrogena and Lubriderm, is an active member of the Dove Advisory Board and has been the spokesperson for KAO, a company that represents Jergens, Bioré & Curél since 2006.

Dr. Skotnicki is also an active member of the Art community in Toronto and Canada. Active member of the Canadian Art Foundation, Partners in Art -a non-profit group of Toronto art supporters with an interest in promoting the visual arts in Canada and active Board member of the Institute of Contemporary Culture, Royal Ontario Museum.

Dr. Skotnicki started the Bay Dermatology Centre in 2006 in an effort to provide a full-service dermatology centre that focuses on the patient, not procedures.

Curriculum Vitae: Sandy Skotnicki (pdf)


Jennifer Salsberg

Dr. Salsberg graduated with honours from the University of Ottawa faculty of Medicine and completed her dermatology residency at the University of Toronto where she served as Chief Dermatology Resident during her final year. She is a board certified dermatologist in both Canada (fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada) and the United States (diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology) and remains active in many organizations including the Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto Dermatologic Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Salsberg is active in research and education and is completing a Masters of Science with a focus on medical education at the University of Toronto. She has authored a number of research articles published in dermatology journals as a well as a chapter appearing in the online resource Decision Support in Medicine.

Dr. Salsberg has strong interests in both medical and cosmetic dermatology and is currently completing a Fellowship in dermatologic laser surgery and aesthetic medicine at the University of Toronto.


Renée A. Beach

Renée A. Beach, MD, FRCPC – Dr. Beach graduated from McMaster University’s School of Medicine where she was one of 5 medical students province-wide to be awarded the PAIRO Citizenship Award for excellence in clinical medicine and academic performance.

She subsequently completed her dermatology residency at the University of Ottawa. During residency, she served as Chief Dermatology Resident and was the only resident to be awarded the D.C. Montgomery Award for Best Resident Research twice. She has completed electives and preceptorships at Duke University, Wake Forest University and the University of Cape Town in medical, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology and has a specific interest in treating dermatologic disease in a broad range of ethnic skin.

Dr. Beach has collaborated both locally and internationally on research endeavours with publications in the Archives of Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Clinical Pediatrics and other peer-reviewed journals. Her research has also been recognized with international awards from the Skin of Colour Society, the Women`s Dermatologic Society and the North American Hair Research Society.

Dr. Beach has obtained dermatology board-certification in Canada and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. A member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, the Ontario Medical Association, the Skin of Colour Society, and the North American Hair Research Society, she also practices at Women's College Hospital where she supervises and teaches medical students and residents.


Ashley James

Bay Dermatology Centre is pleased to welcome our new associate, Dr. Ashley James. Dr. James is a board certified naturopathic doctor. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) and York University (BA). Dr. James also completed advanced training in acupuncture and botanical medicine at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College in Whenzhou, China. As a result of a special interest in detoxification, Dr. James has completed additional studies in biotherapeutic drainage and detoxification. Dr. James spends a large portion of her time as the team nutritionist and naturopathic doctor for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Marlies.In addition, Dr. James is a teaching assistant at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of health care that addresses the root cause of illness and promotes health and healing using natural therapies. It supports the body's own healing ability using an integrated approach to disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention that includes: clinical nutrition, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, botanical medicine and homeopathic medicine. In increasing numbers, patients are looking to ND’s for answers to chronic medical problems, strategies for improved wellness or relief from acute medical symptoms. As Dr. James works long term with patients to alleviate the causes of disease, she has observed that a healthy glow in the skin is one of the first signs that the body is beginning to heal.

The Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program is a full time 4 year post-graduate professional program that incorporates more than 1,500 hours of clinical experience and upwards of 4,500 hours of classroom training in basic medical sciences, clinical sciences and naturopathic therapies. Upon graduation, prospective ND’s must successfully complete North American Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examinations as well as specific Ontario Board Exams. Dr. James is a member of both the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and is registered in Ontario with the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapies - Naturopathy (BDDT-N).

Please note that naturopathic medicine is not covered by OHIP, but is covered in part or in full by most comprehensive insurance programs.


Kristy Bailey

FRCPC (Dermatology) - Dr. Kristy Bailey is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the U.S., and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She completed her residency training in dermatology at the University of Toronto, where she served as chief resident and was recognized for her research and clinical performance. Dr. Bailey has also actively participated in surgical and cosmetic dermatology clinics in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Cleveland, and Dallas.

Dr. Bailey earned her medical degree from the University of Ottawa, receiving various scholarships and awards. She also attained a Master of Science degree in Cancer Research at the University of Toronto and was awarded an Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund, an Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and a CIHR Scholarship for Excellence in Radiation Research. Prior to her Master’s Degree, she completed an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry at McMaster University.

Dr. Bailey is also a published author with numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals such as The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Brain Tumour Pathology, The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, and The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. She has given presentations at national and international conferences.

Dr. Bailey is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPC), a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (DABD), a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto Dermatologic Society, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology.


Jane Wu

Dr. Jane Wu is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the U.S specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Wu completed her undergraduate training in Health Sciences at McMaster University, followed by medical school at the same institution. She subsequently went on to pursue her residency training in dermatology at the University of Toronto, where she served as chief resident in her final year and was recognized for her research and patient care.

Dr. Wu is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents at the University of Toronto. She has a wide scope of clinical practice including treatment of skin cancer, inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, acne, and pigmentary disorders. She has a special interest in medical and cosmetic treatments of Asian skin types.

Dr. Wu is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (DABD). She is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto Dermatologic Society, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

Bay Dermatology Centre offers a full range of cosmetic procedures. Referral from another doctor is not necessary to see a dermatologist at the centre for more information on one of our services. Patients can also request to meet with our laser technician who runs the laser area of the clinic to discuss any of the various cosmetic procedures offered at the Bay Dermatolgoy Centre.



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