Our Team

Your Guides To Glowing Naturally

Our people are special. More than dedication, they bring a genuine passion for wellness to everything they do, and have an unrelenting desire to help people.

Once you walk through our doors, you’ll understand why we call them the dream team! They are Vancouver Laser, and we’re incredibly proud to have an amazing team who encompasses every age group, lifestyle, and skin concern to ensure we are reflective of our equally amazing clients.

Rick General Manager

Rick General Manager

As General Business Manager of Vancouver Laser & Skin Care Centre, Rick is responsible for the clinic operations and business development. His extensive experience makes him a wealth of knowledge, and his solution-focused approach means that he is always receptive to new ideas and strategies. He views our team as one of his most important resources and is passionate about cultivating a corporate culture that values a supportive environment with an emphasis on communication, relations, and inspiration.

Rick is a strong believer in being excited about everything you do, and while he genuinely loves being at work, he puts an emphasis on quality family time. He loves traveling with his family and being a father to his adorable daughter. They enjoy time outdoors exploring nature, but Rick’s guilty pleasure is fishing. If you want to get his attention, you need only spark up a conversation about fishing tips and hotspots, he’ll fall for it – hook, line, and sinker!

Helen Business Director

Helen Business Director

As our Business Director, Helen plans and oversees clinical operations, new marketing initiatives, emerging trends and treatments and also somehow finds the time to manage our online presence.

Helen works collaboratively with Rick to manage daily operations, develop and implement key strategies and proactively manages staff performances.

Helen is the mastermind behind our social media and website. She truly does it all! With her extensive knowledge in skin care products and the latest in laser procedures, she is always educating the staff on new information. Helen ensures that we are always up-to-date, there really isn’t anything she can’t do!

Although she works hard, she plays hard too! When she is not slaving away at the office, she will always find the time to enjoy a glass (or bottle) of wine and spend some quality time with her beautiful family and Hunter the shepherd!

Monika Laser Technician Manager

Monika Laser Technician Manager

Monika has been in the medical aesthetic field since 2002 and as the Laser Technician Manager at Vancouver Laser, she is truly an expert in her field.

She is a vital resource as a team leader and the brains behind new and better treatment protocols that ensure our patients see optimal results from all their skin procedures.

As a busy mother of 4, she makes the most of her time – so when she isn’t in the clinic, she follows a “work hard, play harder” philosophy. She loves spending quality time with her family going camping and boating every chance she gets!

Nicole Administrative Manager

Nicole Administrative Manager

Nicole is our administration manager and has been an integral part of Vancouver Laser family since 2008. She successfully manages the flow of patients to keep everything running smoothly while managing the reception team.

Customer service is of the utmost importance to Nicole and she strives to provide a level of excellence to all patients coming in each day. 

In her spare time Nicole loves camping in the West Coast wilderness, fitness training and dancing at music festivals!

Julie Manager of Medical Assistants

Julie Manager of Medical Assistants

As Dr. Rowthorn’s right hand woman, Julie leaves her left hand available for patients to hold during treatments. Julie is the warm and friendly face bringing you into the treatment room and whether it is your first time to the clinic or you are a long time patient, she is committed to making your experience as comfortable as possible.

With a strong passion in health and wellness, Julie joined the Vancouver Laser team in 2014 and feels fortunate to have created life long friendships here. “I firmly believe that the influence you have around you greatly molds/impacts your life and I feel so lucky for the women (and men) that work at Vancouver Laser. Working alongside Dr. Rowthorn has inherently taught me to value kindness above all else.” When she’s not working, Julie feels most alive making new recipes, hike camping, strength training, and laughing.

Amber Executive Assistant

Amber Executive Assistant

Amber is originally from Taiwan, and speaks three different languages fluently. Prior to joining Vancouver Laser, Amber worked at a dental implant office and also has experience in medical aesthetics. Amber is the executive assistant to our General Manager and is an integral part in ensuring that he remembers to attend all the meetings he has booked!

Amber is a people person and loves meeting and getting to know new personalities. One of our favourite qualities about Amber is how quick-witted and funny she is! 
On the weekends, Amber likes to try as many new restaurants as possible. She is also a bit of a homebody so you can usually find her at home watching a new TV series. 

Julian Guest Experience Manager

Julian Guest Experience Manager

With a sunny disposition and a luminous smile, Julian is always ready to welcome you into the clinic when you come in. His customer service skills come from years in retail management which is precisely why he fits into the role as Guest Experience Manager perfectly! Julian is a true problem solver and is always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it!

Julian’s favourite treatment is the Fotona Clear Glow – this has helped clear up his acne-prone skin. Because he is an actor as well, he has to keep his skin in tip-top shape and finds that the laser treatments have helped drastically.

During the weekends, he loves to celebrate a successful week by going out with friends for a delicious meal and dancing!

Rae Registered Nurse Manager

Rae Registered Nurse Manager

Rae started as an ER nurse in China before beginning her career in medical aesthetics when she moved to Canada.
Rae is one of our injectable nurses who performs both laser and injectable treatments. She loves treatments like Thermage and Ultherapy; “You gradually look more refreshed and the skin looks tighter but no one knows you had anything done!” Rae is equally as excited as her patients when they see their post treatment results. She loves helping them achieve their skin goals.

Rae spends her downtime with her daughter and husband – she says everyday is unpredictable but she reminds herself to appreciate every moment and enjoy all the stages of her daughter growing up.

MJ Front Desk Manager

MJ Front Desk Manager

MJ may be a familiar face to some of you – she started at Vancouver Laser in 2009 and left in 2015 to be a mother. Lucky for us, she rejoined our team in 2020 and we are so happy to have her back!

MJ has extensive experience in customer service, she has been a client care manager in real estate and also managed hair salons – which explains the amazing hair! For the busy mom on the go, MJ’s favourite treatment is the IPL. Tried and true, this treatment keeps her complexion bright and even.

MJ tries to balance work with downtime with her family and friends. She loves spending time with her friends, going shopping and eating at her favourite restaurants. One of MJ’s goals is to make sure her daughter travels and experiences different cultures and sees the world.

Lini Aesthetic Consultant

Lini Aesthetic Consultant

Lini has been in the customer service industry for over 12 years, with 5 of them providing aesthetic consult services. We swear she carries an encyclopedia around with her all the time because she knows EVERYTHING about medical aesthetics!

Lini is replying to your WeChat messages and works closely with each client to tailor an appropriate treatment plan to achieve the best results possible, and she is thrilled when they come back in to show her their results.

The best advice Lini can offer is “Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen – all the time!!!”

Though she is a little bit of a workaholic she truly loves spending time with her beautiful family, going on hikes and reading. Lini also loves bringing in home cooked meals to share with the staff!

Theresa Aesthetic Consultant

Theresa Aesthetic Consultant

Theresa is one of our Clinical Consultants with over 12 years experience working in the beauty industry. During this time she excelled in the positions of aesthetician, medical assistant and medical administration, ultimately leading Theresa into the natural transition to Clinical Consultant.

As a Clinical Consultant, Theresa listens and supports each client by building a customized treatment plan to address their desired goals. Theresa creates genuine connections with all her clients and continues the relationship throughout their Vancouver Laser journey!

Theresa works hard and values her downtime. On her days off you can usually find her either hiking, working out or working on a side project at home. The staff love getting ideas on home decor from Theresa.

Ivy Aesthetic Consultant

Ivy Aesthetic Consultant

Ivy is one of our talented bilingual consultants. With extensive knowledge in all things aesthetic, including medical grade skin care and laser procedures, she is perfectly equipped to build a customizable treatment plan to help achieve your desired results!

When Ivy isn’t giving skin care advice, she can be found spending time with her family or travelling. She loves spending time outdoors with her kids and husband and thanks to sunscreen – you will never be able to guess her age!

Kylie Aesthetic Consultant

Kylie Aesthetic Consultant

Kylie began her career with Vancouver Laser in 2009 as a clinical consultant and skin care expert. She has a passion for the science behind rejuvenation and a genuine interest in helping our clients achieve their skin goals.
She works with you to create a customized treatment plan that’s easy to understand and attainable.

Born and raised in Vancouver, Kylie loves being outdoors, rain or shine, exploring our many beautiful beaches, trails and biking.

Sherry Aesthetic Consultant

Sherry Aesthetic Consultant

Sherry is part of our aesthetic consultant team and is incredibly passionate about the beauty industry. She has worked with many different skin care brands and has vast knowledge on the various products and treatments. “Skin care has always been my passion and first priority”. You can tell she practices what she preaches because her skin is flawless!

Sherry uses her expertise and experience to help clients build an appropriate treatment plan, guiding them to the right skin care and laser procedures to achieve their skin goals.

During her free time, Sherry loves getting out and enjoying nature. Her favourite outdoor activites including hiking and skiing. She also loves reading and educating herself on new topics but is especially fascinated by human psychology.

Ale Aesthetic Consultant & Laser Technician

Ale Aesthetic Consultant & Laser Technician

Ale graduated from All Body Laser school where she received her diploma and a variety of certificates in medical aesthetics. Ale has a few years experience and has even travelled to California and Nashville to further her education and training. “The industry is always changing and I love that I am always learning something new!”

Ale’s favourite treatments to perform are the ones that show the biggest transformations. Although she truly believes in combination therapy; using lasers, skin care and injectables – she thoroughly enjoys helping clients to reach their skin care goals and maintain their results.

Ale has a daughter and when she is not busy driving her back and forth to school and gymnastics, they really enjoy baking together. They have recently started exercising together too!

Meagan Registered Nurse

Meagan Registered Nurse

Meagan grew up in Calgary and graduated from Mount Royal University in 2010. After almost 3 years as a registered nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, she decided to move to Vancouver on a solo venture to find her path. 8 years later she is now part of the Vancouver Laser team and she has quickly become our body contouring expert!

Meagan is our CoolSculpting™ Queen! She has 6 years of experience (and counting) and well over 10,000 Coolsculpting™ cycles under her belt. Meagan is also one of the first 400 Master CoolSculpting™ Artists in North America. As a Registered Nurse, Meagan is passionate about her craft as well as helping her clients achieve their goals and contributing to positive body-feels! “CoolSculpting™ allows me to fulfill my creative side, while also performing an array of wonderful nursing treatments we offer. With a background of hairstyling from Blanche MacDonald as well as being a Registered Nurse, I’ve been given a wonderful opportunity to blend both passions in aesthetics and medicine.”

When she is not busy freezing your fat cells, you can find Meagan in a hot yoga class or enjoying infrared saunas. She is an avid supporter of all things local and organic – some of her favourite things are bubble baths, reading, movies and enjoying a nice bottle of wine with family & friends!

Lily Registered Nurse

Lily Registered Nurse

Lily worked for many years as a registered nurse in the public health care system in both China and Canada. Then Botox came along! Needless to say, she never looked back. Lily is one of our top hyperhidrosis injectors and works hard to keep our clients sweat free!

When she is not at the clinic she spends her time with her husband and son. Lily values her time with her son and loves taking him to experience new adventures!

Lydia Registered Nurse

Lydia Registered Nurse

Lydia graduated from the University of Manitoba with her nursing degree. Her previous clinical experience includes Gynecology, Acute Medicine as well as Burns and Plastic surgery.

Although Lydia loves performing all the treatment we offer, one of her favourites is CoolSculpting. “I feel so good inside because my clients and I work together to achieve their goals.”

Lydia likes to relax and indulge in her creative side, she is a casual model so she loves getting in front of the camera. Of course, shopping with friends is high on the priority list when she has a day off too!

Clarissa Registered Nurse

Clarissa Registered Nurse

Clarissa started her nursing career in Victoria BC where she was working in IV therapy. She decided to take a leap of faith and follow her heart to pursue a career in aesthetics and joined the amazing team at Vancouver Laser. Clarissa has always been passionate about aesthetics and deeply enjoys working with clients to achieve their health and beauty goals.

When Clarissa isn’t working she’s enjoying an energizing spin class, spending time with her dog, Honey, or trying to find the perfect beach.

Bryan Registered Nurse

Bryan Registered Nurse

Bryan graduates from Langara College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Having 8 years of experience working in a medical setting in various hospitals around Vancouver, Bryan is always seeking for a new experiences. Through his pursuit, he found the growing world of aesthetics with Vancouver Laser, allowing him to step into a different field in health. He is very passionate about advancing his education and yearns to learn something new in hopes he can part that knowledge to someone else one day. Bryan makes a wonderful addition to the team with his positive attitude and ability to keep an open mind regardless of the situation.

During his spare time, Bryan enjoys reading, watching movies, playing board games, and learning how to cook. He also takes joy in watching and playing sports like basketball and hockey.

Anita Registered Nurse

Anita Registered Nurse

After completing her Bachelor of Science in Biology from UBC, Anita then went on to complete another Bachelor of Science in Nursing from BCIT, graduating with Honours. Her clinical experiences include Cardiac, Trauma, Orthopedics, and Neurology. Anita has also worked in the frontlines caring for Covid patients and performing Covid testings and blood draws. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Vancouver, Anita can speak 3 languages: English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

During her free time, Anita likes to cook and explore different restaurants and cuisines. If she is not exploring restaurants, she is spending her time relaxing and watching Netflix.

Julie Registered Nurse

Julie Registered Nurse

Julie is originally from Korea where she gained an interest in medical aesthetics. She started her nursing career in an acute surgical ward in Vancouver, where she then decided to follow her heart to pursue medical aesthetics and joined the team at Vancouver Laser. Julie takes pride in her attention to detail and ability to go above and beyond to ensure that her patients achieve the best results possible.

During Julie’s free time, she enjoys cooking and trying different cuisines. She loves to take on new skills and is currently learning how to play the violin and horseback riding. If she not challenging herself with new activities you can find her making custom cakes or decorating her home.

Jennifer Registered Nurse

Jennifer Registered Nurse

Kayla Laser Technician Trainer

Kayla Laser Technician Trainer

With more than 10 years in the skincare industry and 8 of them as a laser technician, Kayla has a true passion for helping her clients achieve the best results possible.

As our lead clinical laser trainer, Kayla ensures our laser technicians operate with the highest safety standards while achieving the best results for our clients. With her advanced technical abilities and desire for continual education, Kayla always has something to teach both the clients and the staff!

Though she sounds like a workaholic she still knows how to unwind at the end of a busy week. She usually spends her personal time with family and friends, enjoying everything our beautiful city has to offer.

Mandy Laser Technician

Mandy Laser Technician

Mandy is a seasoned laser technician and has been in this industry for over 10 years. She speaks three different languages; English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Mandy performs all different types of laser treatments including Thermage and Ultherapy.

Mandy loves helping clients achieve their skin goals and feels the most excited when she can help patients feel more confident in their skin.
Mandy’s favorite combination is pairing the skin tightening treatment like Thermage/Ultherapy with injectable treatments – “You can achieve great results without surgery!”

When she isn’t at work, Mandy is with her 3 year old daughter who keeps her active with outdoor activities and sports.

Renee Laser Technician

Renee Laser Technician

Renee began her aesthetic career at the age of 18 and worked in the spa industry for a few years before she followed her true passion into medical aesthetics. Renee’s favourite treatments are the HydraFacial and IPL – she loves seeing that post-treatment glow!

Renee spends her weekends with her husband and two sons, going on new adventures and creating memories together. During her holidays Renee visits her family and friends in Ontario. Renee says she loves coming into work because it feels like a ‘day off’ and she can socialize with her clients/friends and help people feel more confident in their skin!

Adelyn Laser Technician

Adelyn Laser Technician

Adelyn established her career at Vancouver Laser in 2016. She began as one of Dr. Brock’s assistants but quickly showed an interest in becoming a laser technician.
With her passion for medical aesthetics and patient care she is a very attentive and caring laser technician – always making sure the client is as comfortable as possible during their treatments.

Adelyn loves spending time with her husband and son, she loves dogs, cosplay, cooking and has a new found passion for skiing!

Janelle Laser Technician

Janelle Laser Technician

Janelle initially attended Blanche MacDonald in 2009 but decided to further her education in aesthetics. It was after completing the laser technician course at All Body Laser school when she truly developed a passion for medical grade aesthetics. “I am passionate and love helping people look and feel their best with lasers and medical grade skin care. It amazes me with all the new technology that keeps coming out.” Janelle has been in the aesthetics industry for 10 years and has been a laser technician for the past 6 years.

In her free time she enjoys food, painting, spending time with her boyfriend and their french bulldog Nacho.

Benita Medical Assistant & Laser Technician

Benita Medical Assistant & Laser Technician

As a medical assistant, Benita works hard to ensure the smooth and efficient handling of Dr. Braun’s schedule, patients and daily tasks. Benita has has dedicated her career to keeping Dr. Braun organized, prioritized and less stressed. Benita joined Vancouver Laser in 2016, starting at reception and then was ultimately brought on to help assist Dr. Braun. If that wasn’t enough, Benita is also one of our experienced Laser Technicians, offering services that help patients feel more confident in their skin.

Benita’s goal when assisting patients is to support and make each individual feel comfortable and at ease. Benita is a huge animal lover and a fitness enthusiast. Benita strives to have a growth mindset and to always be continuously improving; as an employee, coworker and as a friend! She spends her weekends on adventures with her dogs, working out or trying out a new recipe. She dreams to one day own property on a local island, build a cabin and have a hobby farm!

Delia Post Care Clinical Lead

Delia Post Care Clinical Lead

Delia graduated from Blanche Macdonald and has a true passion for the beauty industry which has, (lucky for us) led her to join our team. Delia is our Post Care Clinical Lead, she is here to ensure you have a relaxing post care treatment after your laser procedure. Delia is always researching and learning new techniques to help make your post-laser face heal quicker with less downtime!

Delia loves to travel and enjoys trying out new restaurants. If you ask her what her dream is – to explore the world and capture its beauty through her camera lens.

Malvina Post Care Technician

Malvina Post Care Technician

Malvina has been at Vancouver Laser since 2015 and has 10 years of experience in this field.

With her flawless skin, you can see that she is well-versed when it comes to medical aesthetics. From a consultant, medical assistant to laser technician, Malvina is capable of anything! She has a “can do” attitude and is always happy to help out anyone who needs an extra hand!

On the weekends Malvina loves to ride her bike around the seawall, go shopping or meet friends and family over a delicious meal!

Sharmy Post Care Technician

Sharmy Post Care Technician

Sharmy has worked in the skin care industry for over 10 years. As our post care specialist, Sharmy loves to share her extensive knowledge of various treatments and skin care tips and tricks! Sharmy loves to provide patients a relaxing and comfortable environment for a soothing post care treatment. She is happy to let you relax and take a nap, or if you have any questions, she is happy to share and teach what she knows!

In Sharmy’s spare time she likes to get outside for a run or join her husband for a motorcycle ride. Sharmy also loves Yoga and will try to fit in a session any chance she gets!

Angel Post Care & Laser Technician

Angel Post Care & Laser Technician

Zicar Medical Assistant

Zicar Medical Assistant

Zicar was born and raised in Hong Kong, came to Vancouver to study and work and fell in love with our beautiful city.

As one of Dr. Braun assistants, one of her primary roles is ensuring his schedule runs smoothly. If you have met Dr. Braun you will know what a difficult job that is.

Quote from Zicar – “I have always believed the most simple things bring the most happiness. So I love great food, lovely animals and beautiful nature. Also, seeing people stand out confidently with happy smiles satisfies me. Keep on smiling :)”

Jenny Medical Assistant

Jenny Medical Assistant

As Dr. Brock’s medical assistant, Jenny strives to keep him on schedule while making sure patients are comfortable during their treatments. Jenny truly has a special skill and always finds a way to make us laugh!

She completed the nursing program at the University of Ottawa but before starting her practicum she decided to enter the world of Aesthetics and we were very pleased to have her!

When she isn’t babysitting her little brother, Jenny loves to stay active by going to the gym or getting outdoors for a hike – her favourite is The Chief!

Lauren Medical Assistant

Lauren Medical Assistant

Over the last 4 years, Lauren has made a career as a flight attendant travelling within Canada and destinations such as Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. Prior to being a flight attendant, her career focus was in the beauty industry, specifically cosmetics. After attending Blanche MacDonald Centre with a diploma in makeup artistry, Lauren spent 9 years working for MAC Cosmetics fine tuning her artistry and skillset. She has completed a full circle now being back in the beauty industry as part of our team of medical assistants.

During Lauren’s spare time, she enjoys traveling, exploring new hikes and getting a good sweat in with hot yoga.

Perry Medical Assistant

Perry Medical Assistant

Perry is a certified facialist and has an abundance of skin care and makeup knowledge. She completed the makeup and film program at Blanche Macdonald and also received esthetician training in 2015.
Perry has always had an interest in medical aesthetics and it was a natural next step for her to join the Vancouver Laser team. Perry applies her expertise and experience in the treatment rooms with clients as one of our medical assistants.

Perry is an animal lover; she has two cats and rushes home everyday to spend time with them. Perry describes her lifestyle as “very chill, I enjoy good food, love exploring nature and I always make time to cuddle my cats”.

Sandy Medical Assistant

Sandy Medical Assistant

Sandy is originally from Taiwan but has lived most of her life in beautiful British Columbia. Sandy has a variety of work experience from fashion to beauty as well as customer service. Sandy has a passion for wellness, healthy living, and fitness. She loves to exercise daily and enjoys cooking to ensure she fuels her body with healthy, whole foods but don’t worry – she loves her cheat meals too! “I can stack a squat rack and bake a banana bread, all without chipping my nail polish.”

Sandy is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking in both the workplace and personal space, and always strives to become the best version of herself while helping others to do the same. “There’s always room for improvement in our lives and the challenge will make our journey that much more memorable and fulfilling.”

Vancie Medical Assistant

Vancie Medical Assistant

Arizona Nurse Assistant

Arizona Nurse Assistant

As our Nurse Assistant, Arizona ensures our incredible team of Nurses are always running on schedule and organized for their day. Acting as an extra set of hands for anything and everything they may need throughout their day. With 10 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, she has a wealth of knowledge to share and is passionate about helping everyone achieve their skin goals.

Arizona loves to spend her free time seeing the latest movie releases, catching one of her favourite bands at a live show or shopping for new additions to her ever-growing collection of house plants.

Megan Technical Assistant

Megan Technical Assistant

Megan is our one and only technical assistant. She works hard to ensure that the technical team’s schedule runs smoothly and all machines are working at all times. She has been in the industry for a few years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge on skin care as well as the different treatments we offer. Her favourite treatment at the clinic is the BBL, as it targets pigmentation to reveal brighter and younger skin.

On Megan’s days off she enjoys weight training at the gym, catching up with her friends and spending time with her two adorable dogs. She also enjoys travelling, her favourite places she’s been to are Korea, Japan and Palawan

Sabrina Patient Coordinator

Sabrina Patient Coordinator

With over 15 years of exceptional customer care under her belt, it’s no wonder that Sabrina fits in perfectly within the reception team at Vancouver Laser. She has been a receptionist since 2016 and takes great pride in delivering 5 star service to all our valued patients.

Sabrina loves living by the beach, she goes for sunset walks any chance she gets and loves trying new restaurants! With a big beautiful smile on her face, she is happy to help with any information or bookings you may need – if you’re lucky she may even serenade you with her beautiful voice!

Kiki Patient Coordinator

Kiki Patient Coordinator

Kiki has been the face of the reception team since 2014, she is the rock that we all depend on! With her impressive organizational skills and her ability to speak 3 different languages, Kiki has been the “go to” person for clients and staff alike. Her flawless complexion and long lashes (thanks to Latisse) tends to draw people in! 

Prior to joining our family, Kiki owned a fashion boutique for 6 years. Since she sold her business, Kiki has stayed busy – she just had baby number two! We already can’t wait until she’s back with us again! 

Kiki loves spending time with her family and taking her kids out to explore new parks. Kiki says the most important part of her skin care regimen is sunscreen; for her AND her kids! 

Aeron Patient Coordinator

Aeron Patient Coordinator

Aeron’s favourite part of her role at Vancouver Laser is welcoming new clients to the clinic. She loves sharing her knowledge of our services, products and all the benefits our clients receive.

Aeron has a son and an adorable rescue dog that she reserves her downtime for. Aeron grew up figure skating so she finds time on the ice when possible, she also loves getting outside for golfing and tennis!

Julia Patient Coordinator

Julia Patient Coordinator

Jeannie Patient Coordinator

Jeannie Patient Coordinator

Jeannie, also known as “JJ”,  is one of our bilingual receptionists. With a permanent smile on her face and a can do attitude, JJ is a key member of the team.

JJ has the most beautiful complexion – part genetics, part Picosure and part ZO Skin Health! If you would like education about skin brightening products and treatments JJ is the one to ask!

JJ loves to workout and also loves to eat – the perfect balance in our opinion!

Michelle Patient Coordinator

Michelle Patient Coordinator

Beauty and skin care has always been a mysterious yet alluring industry to Michelle. She has always been interested in understanding and learning the vast benefits that skin care technologies and products can bring for an individual and she feels lucky to be able to work alongside such a professional and knowledgeable team.

During her free time, Michelle enjoys baking and bringing her dog out for a relaxing walk along the beach.

Andrea Patient Coordinator

Andrea Patient Coordinator

Born and raised in Vancouver, Andrea graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology. Skin care has always been a passion of Andrea’s; “I am amazed at the ever changing industry combining skin care, science and technology”.

Andrea is part of our reception team and has vast knowledge in our skin care as well as treatments and she would be happy to work out a treatment plan with you.

During Andrea’s free time, she likes to cook and experiment with different cuisines. She loves seeings friends and family and trying out new restaurants. Andrea is very active and also loves getting outside and enjoying the outdoors.

Mokka Patient Coordinator

Mokka Patient Coordinator

Janice Childminding Coordinator

Janice Childminding Coordinator

Janice joins the team as the Childminding Coordinator at Vancouver Laser and Skin Care Centre. She is certified in the Business of Family Childcare and knowledgeable in BC’s food safety guidelines, as well as trained in Emergency Childcare First Aid and CPR Level C. Through her experiences, Janice felt that she always gravitated towards a career in child care because of the rewarding feeling it offered. Her favourite part about her role is being able to spend time with kids who allow her to explore her imaginations and see life in a different perspective. Janice has a fun and joyful presence to her that will make any child feel at home in our kids centre space. 

In her spare time you’ll find Janice reading anything she can get her hands on, baking nutritious treats, travelling the world and gardening in her urban jungle. 

Alice Patient Coordinator

Alice Patient Coordinator

Alice brings to our team over 8 years of experience working in the cosmetic industry. She is fluent in English, Mandarin as well as Cantonese. Alice’s experience in customer service has given her the skills to respond to customers’ inquiries, give them honest, tactful feedback and guidance on beauty products and treatments. Alice’s motto is “Stay humble. Be kind. Work hard.”

Outside of the clinic, Alice’s loves staying active and riding her bike around the city. She also has a passion for scuba diving and free diving and gets into her wet suit any chance she gets!

Effy Patient Coordinator

Effy Patient Coordinator

Effy is one of our patient coordinators whose warm and friendly smile will be greeting you as you step into the clinic. She joins our team with an eagerness to learn more about skin care and the aesthetic industry. Effy previously worked with luxurious and high end brands and companies – she was a personal shopping assistant and loved being surrounded by the latest fashion and beauty trends.

When Effy has free time, she loves catching up with friends over good food and drinks. Effy is looking forward to traveling more in the future, so far she has been to the Bahamas, Cancun and Hawaii (just to name a few) and is looking forward to visiting more new cities and countries. When she gets home from work, Effy is greeted by her cat named Habi who was named after an Anime character!

Kathrina Patient Coordinator

Kathrina Patient Coordinator

Kathrina began her career in hospitality management before deciding to explore the beauty industry. It was after completing the International Makeup program at Blanche Macdonald that she discovered her love for the beauty and skin care world. Kathrina began as a beauty advisor in high end luxury skin care but soon realized the improtantce of incorporating laser procedures to improve the overall skin health. Kathrina is finding the passion and confidence in giving her tried-and-true recommendations and tips as she has improved her own skin with the knowledge she has collected over the years. Kathrina loves hearing feedback from patients on the recommendations she has provided – that is what drives her to continue learning and educating herself!

Madison Aesthetic Consultant

Madison Aesthetic Consultant

Madison started her career in the beauty industry 5 years ago once she graduated from Blanche Macdonald with a diploma in Beauty & Special FX makeup. The transition from makeup to medical aesthetics happened naturally as Madison grew her love and knowledge for skincare and aesthetic treatments. Her favourite part about working in this industry is helping clients grow their confidence and love the skin they’re in!

When not at the clinic, Madison enjoys relaxing with her French Bulldog, Alfie, doing pilates, and trying out new restaurants with friends.

Samantha Patient Coordinator

Samantha Patient Coordinator

Before joining our patient coordinator team, Samantha had previously worked as a certified personal trainer and a marketing coordinator. Samantha was also a TV reporter in both China and Canada! She studied Media and Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley. Samantha has experienced different lasers as well as injectable treatments but her favourite anti-aging procedure is the Thermage for subtle skin tightening.

Samantha likes to spend her weekends working out, golfing or swimming. She loves to unwind after a long day at work with her cat and a glass of wine! That’s sounds pretty relaxing to us!

Sheila Patient Coordinator

Sheila Patient Coordinator

You might see Sheila around the clinic carrying various roles as she is coordinating between being a Doctor’s Assistant and Patient Coordinator. On top of that, Sheila is also responsible of ordering all the company’s supplies! She enjoys having the ability to do something different each day, allowing her to grow a wide range of skills within the clinic. Working at our Vancouver Laser, Sheila has enjoyed watching patients become more confident as they get closer to their skin goals, making her job much more rewarding. Sheila graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelors in Interior Architecture and Sustainability. She is bilingual, fluent in English and Mandarin.

On the weekend, Sheila loves trying new restaurants, camping or boating with her family and dog.

Ina Patient Coordinator

Ina Patient Coordinator

When you walk into Vancouver Laser, Ina’s friendly smile is and bilingual skills will be the first thing you will notice!

Ina graduated from Brock University in Ontario and finished a Master Degree in Leadership at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. Ina previously worked for a luxurious clothing brand, which is where she picked up a very good sense of fashion.

During her free time, Ina likes to keep up with current fashion trends and is always learning about what’s new. Ina also enjoys travelling around the world, and spending time with her lovely french bulldog

Sandy Patient Coordinator

Sandy Patient Coordinator

Sandy joined the Vancouver Laser team and has brought all the positive vibes with her. With her warm, bright and radiant energy, Sandy brings with her over 17 years of customer service and 10 of those being in the beauty industry!

Having explored all things aesthetics; from facials, makeup, eyelash extensions & permanent makeup; Sandy found her true passion lies within the field of medical aesthetics. As a patient of Vancouver Laser since 2014, Sandy knew she wanted to render her expertise to only the best and joined our amazing team in 2020.

During her time outside of the clinic, you can find Sandy either reading poetry, painting, listening to a podcast, reading tarot cards, meditating, working out or shopping. The perfect balance to wind down from a busy work week!

AJ Patient Coordinator

AJ Patient Coordinator

As a patient coordinator, AJ is one of the first faces you see when you arrive at Vancouver Laser and one of the last faces you see when you leave. After graduating in Business Administration, AJ has acquired many years of customer service experience under her belt, and she strives to help ensure that Vancouver Laser patients always leave happy.

During her free time, AJ loves relaxing during the day with her friends and family, while staying up all night watching Korean Dramas. When time allows, she always tries to hop at the opportunity to travel to a new country and experience new cultures.

Ariel Post Care Technician

Ariel Post Care Technician

Our Patient Coordinator Ariel is originally from Taiwan. She graduated from Taiwan University with degree of Risk Management and Insurance. Ariel worked at many cosmetic retail businesses in Taiwan before joining the Vancouver Laser team. She is always eager to learn more about the industry and bring her useful knowledge to master her role.

On her free time, Ariel loves to go out and try different restaurants as well as venture into finding new cooking receipes. She gets excited at the thought of exploring and travelling to other countries to eat and shop.

Cassondra Patient Coordinator

Cassondra Patient Coordinator

Cassondra brings with her exceptional customer service skills from her previous roles. She works hard to keep the clinic sparking clean and organized and is meticulous in her work. Cassondra also has a passion for beauty and skin care – you can tell when you see her flawless complexion!

Cassondra loves being outdoors and stays active by cycling everyday to and from work. She loves going hiking and enjoys water sports such as paddle boarding, kayaking, boating and swimming.

Sara Patient Coordinator

Sara Patient Coordinator

You can expect to see Sara and her colourful hair when you first arrive at the clinic. She will check you in and guide you to your treatment room. Sara has an instinctively nurturing nature that helps you feel instantly relaxed when chatting with her.

Sara loves to be involved in her community, she loves to be part of social clubs, school groups and also volunteers in community service. Sara enjoys spending her spare time snowboarding , relaxing at home, cooking or playing with her puppy.

Alexis Patient Coordinator

Alexis Patient Coordinator

Alexis joins the Vancouver Laser team with an eagerness to grow in the aesthetic world. She graduated from Brock University with a degree in Media and Communications, where is able to apply her knowledge and skills towards her administrative role. Upon graduating, she became a flight attendant for 5 years and developed a passion for travel. Her favourite place to visit is Bali, Indonesia. After having been a flight attendant in Toronto, she decided to move to Vancouver and venture into her love for skin care, where she found Vancouver Laser.

In her spare time, Alexis enjoys going to the beach, cycling, kayaking and trying new restaurants. She is always interested in trying new experiences.

Amanda Patient Coordinator

Amanda Patient Coordinator

It’s hard to miss Amanda with her radiating energy in the clinic. She joins the Vancouver Laser family with an International Hospitality background along with 20 years of experience in the Entertainment Industry. Amanda carries a wide range of skills, and her ability to be swift and graceful while juggling a great deal of tasks makes her an asset to our team. Her background and dedication in Social Media has allowed her to build strong relationships with our patients and Ambassadors. We are excited about the wide-range of expertise this rookie can bring.

As a retired professional dancer, Amanda believes the show must go on. She’s dedicated her time to advocating change through philanthropic events. Channeling her artistry into charity, have utilized her love of performing & talent of planning into a meaningful pastime

Freya Patient Coordinator

Freya Patient Coordinator

Freya joins the team with 11 years of customer service experience and has always placed value in getting to know clients on a professional and personal level. Her positive energy is contagious and hard to miss when she is around. Freya is a creative soul and humbly enjoys sharing her skills with the world through her innovative ideas. She has taken her experience working in luxury goods, film, and bartending with her to unite all service skills acquired to confidently handle all customer inquiries at Vancouver Laser.

When she is not in the clinic, you can find Freya enjoying the outdoors and tapping into new hobbies in her spare time. It may be a close tie between knowing all the local mountains and knowing her way around a sewing machine.

Yovela Patient Coordinator

Yovela Patient Coordinator

As one of our bilingual patient coordinators, Yovela loves interacting with clients and spreading positive energy. After graduating in hospitality management, she worked for worldwide chain hotels and resorts before joining our team, thus providing her the experience to offer great customer service. Yovela is extremely passionate when it comes to skincare and medical aesthetics, which makes her a great addition to the team. When she is not assisting a patient, you can find her reading up on her treatment knowledge or trying out new products.

Work hard, play hard is Yovela’s life motto. During her time outside of work, she enjoys traveling, camping, spending time with friends or cuddling with her cat.

Anni Cleaning Coordinator

Anni Cleaning Coordinator

Anni began her career in the hospitality industry with a large chain hotel in Vancouver before joining the team. Her inner desire to serve others extends to her guests, friends and new-found family since she moved here from Indonesia. Despite the challenges, COVID has been a blessing in disguise, when she was able to find a new way to serve guests through Vancouver Laser. Anni’s attention to detail and meticulous nature makes her an asset to the team. When she is not cleaning every inch of the clinic, you can find her organizing, sanitizing and perfecting our treatment rooms after each patient use.

Aside from making people happy and being a positive energy to the team, she finds joy in talking care of her plants and lemon tree.

Kristina Marketing Director

Kristina Marketing Director

Kristina joined the Vancouver Laser team in the fall of 2018. Self care and healthy skin has always been a priority for her and now she has made a career out of it!

With a background in graphic design, Kristina handles the logistics for Vancouver Laser’s marketing campaigns, new treatment and product launches. She started off managing all social media platforms to now overseeing all marketing projects at Vancouver Laser. From print designs, visual graphics to clinical branding, she has done it all. And if that wasn’t enough, she is also our in-house photographer and videographer!

In her spare time, Kristina loves spending time with friends and family. When she is not in the clinic you can find her enjoying the outdoors and staying active with hobbies like hiking, biking or playing football.

Katie Marketing Coordinator

Katie Marketing Coordinator

Katie joins our marketing team with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Animation Design. Prior to joining us, Katie worked as a senior game graphic designer at a leading gaming company in Chengdu, China. Her knowledge of both technical and artistic aspects of computer graphics helps bring her creativity to life in our promotional content that you see on our social media platforms!

In her spare time, Katie loves skiing, drawing and of course, playing video games! She also has three cats in China that she misses dearly.

Letty Marketing Coordinator

Letty Marketing Coordinator

Letty is part of our in-house marketing team. She is up-to-date on all things aesthetics because she helps create the content we post on WeChat. She is also our marketing development specialists and promotion planner so she is Vancouver Laser’s hub of resource.

Letty is a true adventure-seeker. When it is cold and snowy, you can find her carving the mountain on her snowboard and when the roads are dry she is out with her husband on their motorcycles!

Jean Marketing Coordinator

Jean Marketing Coordinator

With a passion for creativity and an eye for patterns and colors, Jean joins the Vancouver Laser family with an appetite for aesthetics.

She has been creating content and doing Digital Marketing for a variety of brands and loves growing with the businesses she works for. An adventurous spirit, Jean loves coming up with inventive ideas and fresh designs for her brand’s market to enjoy.

When not making content, Jean is exploring new spots, listening to music or finding new interests.

Iulia Videographer, Photographer

Iulia Videographer, Photographer

Iulia joins the team as the eyes and ears of Vancouver Laser. Being the Videographer and Photographer, she is able to capture all the amazing things that happen in the clinic, from patient experiences to new treatment innovations, she experiences it first-hand. Iulia graduated BCIT in Video Production and brings with her a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. She is very passionate about bringing her visions to life through cinematic experiences and feels a great sense of reward when she can make people smile through her work.

When Iulia is not filming or taking photos, she spends most of her time skiing, wakeboarding, surfing, and a variety of other outdoor excursions.

Crystal Marketing Coordinator

Crystal Marketing Coordinator

Crystal has been in the aesthetic industry for over 5 years; she has always been drawn to everything beauty related and finds that her passion is only growing deeper the more she learns.

With a Bachelor of Life Sciences from the University of British Columbia and a Certified Pharmacy Technician degree, its no wonder why Crystal fits into our team effortlessly! With her science background and experience, Crystal can really breakdown treatments and products and how they work so it can be understood with ease.

Rachel Marketing Coordinator

Rachel Marketing Coordinator

Rachel joins the Vancouver Laser’s marketing team as the operational planner for creative visuals on social media.

Rachel specializes in content creating, script writing, filming and video editing. Through her keen sense of popular hot spots, she has created fun and educational videos for our social platforms like WeChat and Redbook.

Although Rachel is very serious and meticulous at work, when she is free, she enjoys shopping and eating delicious food!

Shawn Marketing Coordinator

Shawn Marketing Coordinator

Shawn joins our Marketing Department as our very own content writer. Prior to joining the team, he has had many years of marketing and sales experience. Not only that, he is also a member of a writer’s association in Beijing, China. Shawn’s knowledge in both marketing and writing help bring the technical and creative aspects to our promotional content.

During his spare time, Shawn enjoys reading and travelling and believes that is the best way to keep life full of freshness. He also loves meeting new friends and discovering new things.

Andy Brand Strategy Specialist

Andy Brand Strategy Specialist

Andy joins the Marketing team at Vancouver Laser with exceptional experience in the business world. Prior to Vancouver Laser, he previously worked at a locally recognized media platform for more than 6 years and was responsible for monitoring the company’s strategic directions and data growth. He is eager to bring his experiences and professional skills to the team as the Brand Strategy Specialist, focusing on public relationship maintenance, business to business operations and special events planning.

When he is not busy with his day-to-day responsibility, Andy spends the rest of his spare time watching movies, playing sports or playing PC games.

Janette Business Development Manager

Janette Business Development Manager

Janette has been an integral part of the success of Vancouver Laser & Skin Care Centre for 17 years (and nary a wrinkle does she have).

With passion and strong work ethics, she genuinely cares about patients and their outcomes. Janette’s ‘can-do’ attitude best describes how she has established a track record of making everything possible.

Outside of the clinic, she has a keen interest in gardening, loves to spend time traveling with friends and family … and has a known love of shoes!

Chanel Executive Clinical Assistant

Chanel Executive Clinical Assistant

Chanel is the Executive Clinical Assistant at Vancouver Laser and Skin Care Centre. Having worked with Drs. Martin & Susan Braun and Vancouver Laser for over 10 years, she is dedicated to providing every patient she encounters with five-star service.

Chanel currently manages the injectable workshops as well as the Vancouver Aesthetic Training & Study Centre. She counts dance, marketing, photography and travel among her myriad of interests.

Ivy S. Clinical Educator, Chinese Specialist

Ivy S. Clinical Educator, Chinese Specialist

With over 7 years of medical industry experience, Ivy is dedicated to being someone that clients can comfortably talk to and helps them refine their beauty and well-being. For the past 5 years, Ivy has worked as a consultant, patient care coordinator, and aesthetic assistant for all of VLSC’s physicians, and this curated knowledge and professionalism can be seen in assisting her patients. With a UBC Bachelor in Human Nutrition and fluency in several languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese, Ivy’s goal is to improve herself everyday to help her clients shine.

Debbie Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator

Debbie Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator

Debbie is a Registered Nurse & key educator in our clinical, aesthetic training team and is also a certified North American Ultherapy Trainer.
Prior to joining Vancouver Laser and Skin Care Centre Debbie worked in acute surgical wards and she also teaches pathophysiology at a college to soon-to-be nurses.
She is truly passionate about education and loves sharing her knowledge with others!

Rhylie Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator

Rhylie Registered Nurse, Clinical Educator

Carol Clinical Data Analyst

Carol Clinical Data Analyst

Angel Training Coordinator & Digital Strategist

Angel Training Coordinator & Digital Strategist

Angel is our Training Coordinator and Digital Strategist at Vancouver Aesthetic Training & Study Centre. Born in South Korea, she is fluent in both English and Korean. She has an incredible eye for design and aesthetics. Angel is completely self-taught and is our go-to for graphic and website design.

When she is not multitasking and assisting the team, you can find her at home with her guitar or TaeKwonDo training.

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