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As sincere practitioners with a sense of warmth and fun, Dr. Martin Braun, Dr. Jonathan Brock and Susan Braun have made an exceptional and unique team. They enjoy sharing their success with others and offer comprehensive personalized workshops for physicians and their staff.

About Martin Braun, MD

Dr Martin BraunDr Martin Braun

Dr. Martin Braun is one of the most accomplished and respected cosmetic rejuvenation physicians practicing in the Vancouver area. His goal is to help everyone achieve beautiful skin for life, beginning at any age.

As a pioneer in laser medicine, Dr. Braun has the distinction of being the first doctor in Canada to perform laser hair removal over 16 years ago. He currently injects more Botox® than any other practitioner in Canada!

After receiving his M.D. from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 1984, Dr. Braun completed his core surgical training at Vancouver General Hospital. He subsequently became certified to practice both Family and Emergency Medicine. He worked extensively in both areas since 1996, but in response to rising demand, Dr. Braun has devoted his practice exclusively to cosmetic rejuvenation procedures at his private medical clinic.

A Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Braun has trained with physicians at the forefront of cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic laser medicine. He has made many educational visits to medical laser clinics throughout North America, Europe, and most recently, Asia.

Dr. Braun is particularly creative in finding innovative solutions to treat a variety of aesthetic conditions. Celebrated for his humorous lectures and manner, Dr. Braun is a featured guest on many radio and television stations. He is also a sought-after speaker for medical conferences as well as consumer and informational seminars.

He has presented papers recently at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Canadian Society of Phlebology, the Aesthetic Show, Orlando Dermatology and Aesthetic Conference, and the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

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About Jonathan Brock, MD

Susan BraunSusan BraunJonathan Brock BA, MD, CCFP(EM) has joined our clinic.

Dr. Brock was born in Winnipeg in 1965 and was raised in Toronto. His education credits include:

University of Toronto 1984-88 BA International Relations, McMaster University 1988-90 Microbiology, Queens University 1993-97 (MD), University of British Columbia 1997-99 Family Medicine (CCFP), Dalhousie University 1999-00 Emergency Medicine (EM).

His generous volunteer work involved working for many years with Doctors Without Borders including sitting on their Board of Directors from 1998 to 2001… 1993 in Somalia, 1994 in Rwanda, 1995 in Afghanistan, 1997 in Sierra Leone and 1999 in Kosovo/Macedonia.

Dr. Brock is a Clinical Instructor in the Dept of Emergency Medicine at UBC. He and Dr Martin Braun have been friends and colleagues for 20 years, including working together at Surrey Memorial where Dr. Brock was the ER Head for 7 years. In addition Dr. Brock helped pioneer the use of ultrasound in the ER.

Dr. Brock’s interests include travel, international politics, alpine and nordic skiing, mountain and road riding, trail running, boating, and curling up with a good book. He’s also a bit of a foodie and enjoys good food, good wine, and good friends.

He has been married to his lovely wife since 2000. Together they have two girls, Maggie and Kate, and a Labradoodle (Coco – also a girl!). Being surrounded by females has well prepared him for his role at Vancouver Laser.

About Susan Braun, DMD

Susan BraunSusan BraunSusan Braun is an energetic entrepreneur, who is committed to providing the highest levels of care and service in aesthetic medicine. For five years she worked as a Registered Nurse in the operating room then graduated from UBC with a DMD in 1986 and for the next 10 years she built her solo private practice.

With her strong entrepreneurial instincts and finely tuned sense of timing, Susan Braun stopped practicing and turned her attention to laser hair removal, a brand new cosmetic treatment. In June 1996, the Brauns opened Vancouver Laser and Skin Care Centre, the first clinic for laser hair removal in Canada!

Capitalizing on her extensive knowledge base and skill sets she performs most of the filler injections at the clinic as well as a few other treatments. Susan Braun’s full time involvement also means that she continues to direct all of the administration, marketing, and business development of the practice. Together with her husband, Dr. Martin Braun, she hosts workshops for doctors who are interested in learning about Botox and also how to inject fillers.

With her unique perspective and experience from a clinical and management consultant standpoint, Susan Braun educates physicians on patient experience and the concierge way of doing medical aesthetic business. At the physician workshops she demonstrates her expertise and the art of filler injections and offers tips and techniques for improving a medical office’s structure, efficiency and profits. Susan Braun also recommends strategies for entering and remaining competitive in the continually evolving cosmetic rejuvenation world.

As a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, with her strong commitment to achieving excellence, she continually inspires staff, patients and other doctors.

Member of College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC, American College of Phlebology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and Canadian Medical Association

Our Team

Our TeamOur TeamAt the Vancouver Laser and Skin Care Centre, warm and friendly staff work with the doctors to provide the individual attention, instruction and follow up that are essential to achieving results. As an integral part of a diverse group, each member is a highly trained professional in his/her respective area of expertise. The vast amount of knowledge, and experience is complemented by a caring, patient-centered approach to daily activity.

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