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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.

Dr. Alexandra Okihiro MD MSc

Dr. Alexandra Okihiro grew up just outside of Toronto, Ontario. She loves a variety of sports and played Division I soccer on scholarship at Purdue University-Fort Wayne. She completed both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science while living in Indiana, USA for six years. She earned her medical school degree and completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Alberta. She has a special interest in dermatology and enjoys being a part of the Edmonton Dermatology team. When she is not in the clinic, you can find her spending time outdoors, planning trips with friends, or buying new plants for the home (much to her fiancé’s dismay).

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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. 

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.

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.

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.

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!

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”

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Regan

Surgical/Medical Nurse

What I enjoy most working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I love the staff I work with, the patients and getting to learn under such a wonderful Doctor.

A quick snippet on me:

I love animals, travelling and I am a big baseball fan. Go Yankees!

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I’ve backpacked SE Asia alone and I’ve even hitchhiked. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 & I am obsessed with my Subaru.

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.

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. 

Jenna

Certified Laser Technician

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

I find it rewarding to go to a workplace that you look forward to going to – that has a team that supports one another, provides ongoing education and can all have a good laugh. That paired with incredible patients and skincare, all combine together to make it very rewarding.

A quick snippet on me:

When I’m not at work, I’m very family oriented and enjoy spending time with my husband, son and dog.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

Being in and around the water is one of my favorite things, especially the ocean. I enjoy snorkeling, in particular, swimming alongside turtles and taking underwater photographs. I hope to learn how to dive one day and would love to swim with sharks.

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Richelle

Cosmetic Client Coordinator

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Working with a collaborative team and the continuous learning from one another.

A quick snippet on me:

I have a 12 year old cat named Milo.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I’ve recently become interested in carpentry. My first project was planters that I built with my mom and dad. I’d love to work on more intricate designs as I become more confident with the mitre saw. 

Katie

Medical Office Assistant

What I find most rewarding working at Edmonton Dermatology:

Providing care for others & learning something new each day which allows me to grow.

A quick snippet on me:

Jim Carrey is my favorite, along with my Golden Doodle, kayaking & espresso.

Something unique about me that most people may not know:

I have an educational background in EMS and I used to play rugby. I’m still passionate about both.

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