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Dr. Muba Taher MD, FRCP(C), FAAD, FACMS

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta, Division of Dermatology
Fellow, American College of Mohs Surgery

Dr. Muba Taher completed his medical school (1999) and Dermatology Residency (2004) training at the University of Alberta. He then pursued advanced training in dermatologic surgery, cutaneous oncology, and reconstructive skin surgery (mohs micrographic surgery) in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, California, where he worked and taught at the University of Southern California and at the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic surgery during his time in the USA. He returned to Edmonton where he has been part of the clinical faculty of the department of medicine for the past 10 years. Dr. Taher is a member of the University of Alberta Dermatology residency program training committee and an examiner in Dermatology for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Currently he is also a board member of the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation. In past years, he has served as a board member of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Medical Director of the Alberta Society of Melanoma. Dr. Taher was awarded the Young Dermatologist Volunteer award in 2010 by the Canadian Dermatology Association.
His research interests are reflected in his publication of papers relating to skin cancer, cutaneous histology, scar revision, and reconstructive skin surgery. Dr. Taher is currently the medical director of Edmonton Dermatology and Skin Surgery Centre in the beautiful neighbourhood of Windermere.

 

MEMBERSHIPS:
Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Alberta Society of Dermatologists, (ASD) American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery (CSDS) Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation (CSCF)

Dr. Melanie Ngo MD

Dr. Melanie Ngo is originally from Manitoba. She attended university at the University of Manitoba, where she obtained her Bachelor and Masters of Science degree. She earned her medical degree from the University of Manitoba and completed her Family Medicine residency training at the University of Alberta. She is a practicing family physician with a special interest in dermatology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, staying active and travelling to a new destination every year.

Andrea

Cosmetic Lead Nurse

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I like working with a wonderful team of educated and thoughtful coworkers. I also enjoy working directly with patients.

A quick snippet on me:

I enjoy spending my time outdoors; camping and quading.
I love to cook and bake.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I would move to Australia in a heartbeat if given an opportunity.

Lisa

Medical Office Administration/Billing and Referral Clerk

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

That I get support at and outside of work. 

A quick snippet on me:

I have a 2-year-old, 2 dogs and a crazy household.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I played the piano as a child.

Vanessa

Medical Office Administration

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Literally….I love working as a team and supporting one another.

A quick snippet on me:

I love to eat.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I play Clash of Clans.
I am allergic to my dog but I still cuddle with her.

Amber

Medical Office Assistant/Administration

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I like the support and teamwork of all the staff.

A quick snippet on me:

I love mountain biking and painting.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I am obsessed with Marvel and DC Superheroes.

Ivelina

Medical Aesthetician & Laser Technician

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I like working for one of the best dermatologists in Edmonton, which gives me an opportunity to keep learning and improve my knowledge.

A quick snippet on me:

I love the mountains, hiking and bike riding.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

My education is a Public Health Inspector. This is why I am so picky about hygiene. I am a perfectionist.

Karen

Medical Office Administration

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

The education I have been rewarded learning from the people I work with and the patients we serve.

A quick snippet on me:

I would like to run my own cat shelter.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I rappelled down a mountain in Mexico!

Sylvia

Medical Assistant

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Working with a wonderful team. I have been working with Dr. Taher for 13 years!

A quick snippet on me:

I have a dog (Labradoodle) named Kora. We love to go for runs in the woods.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I speak Polish, German and Russian.

Jackie

Surgical/Medical Nurse

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

The patients and staff I work with!

A quick snippet on me:

Dogs are my passion. I currently volunteer for HART (Humane Animal Rescue Team) on their medical team.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I grew up with four older brothers and survived it; stronger than ever.

Anita

Medical Laboratory Technologist

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

The patients’ smiles.

A quick snippet on me:

I like hiking in our River Valley and ravines.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I enjoy oil painting.

Rachel

Surgical/Medical Nurse

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

We all know each other very well and have become not only a team but a family. We even have a family photo board at the nursing station.

A quick snippet on me:

I have a fiance who makes the best bread in the world. We enjoy cooking all day on Sundays for our weekly meal prep.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I am a huge fan of coffee. Over the last few years, I have been experimenting and practicing different pours. When we adopted two small black cats, I named one Macchiato after my favourite type of coffee.
My favourite saying is “99 problems but a Basal cell ain’t one”

Julie

Surgical/Medical Nurse

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I find working as a team to help others rewarding.

A quick snippet on me:

I have an adorable dog named Charlie.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I moved around a lot as a child. Military Life!

Liza

Medical Laboratory Technologist – Mohs Surgery

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Being a part of a medical team and procedure that can cure skin cancer.

A quick snippet on me:

I am a mom to two amazing daughters and a geriatric cat.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I enjoy reading, bird watching. I am a fanatic of Halloween.

Caitlin

Medical Office Administration

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I always have the opportunity to learn something new and expand my skill set.

A quick snippet on me:

I like hiking, travelling and experiencing the world with my daughter.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I grew up on Cape Breton Island. 

Amanda

Surgical/Medical Nurse

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I love the team effort we all contribute to daily in the pursuit of good patient care.

A quick snippet on me:

I love to hike in the great outdoors and spend time at the lake with family, friends and our 2 dogs.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I love to learn other languages. I have lived in Africa, Scotland and England. When I retire I plan to live in a motorhome touring in the summer and Mexico in the winter.

Karyn

Clinic Director

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Working for an amazing and respectable doctor whose priority is the patient’s care.

A quick snippet on me:

I love to travel and I am very family oriented with 4 kids and 2 dogs at home.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

Although I am seemingly very girly, I love to hike, zipline, atv, enter fishing derbies, go white water rafting and play golf. 

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