Centre for Medical and Surgical Dermatology is the comprehensive consulting service for the diagnosis and treatment diseases of skin, hair and nails, and provides the highest standards of the Dermatological care. The Center serves the Greater Toronto area including Durham and York municipalities, and Toronto.


Dr. Maksym Breslavets MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAD is the Medical Director and the Founder of the Centre for Medical and Surgical Dermatology and he is the board-certified Dermatology Specialist. Originally from Ukraine, he has dual Northern American and European training in Dermatology that allows him to bring this unique expertise and experience to the care of his patients. Besides the dedication to clinical dermatology, Dr. Breslavets is a devoted researcher and the author of research papers published in the most prestigious peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Maksym Breslavets is an active Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well the American Academy of Dermatology. His professional affiliations include Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Academy of Dermatology, European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Canadian Dermatology Association, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Contact Dermatitis Society, Ontario Medical Association, and Canadian Medical Association.


Comprehensive skin care is only possible with the objective assessment of the skin parameters. Skin e-Lab is the research unit affiliated with the Centre that provides opportunity for skin digital image analysis, assessment of biomechanical properties, sebum production, hydration, desquamation, erythema, and melanin content. The latest research is related to the application of Artificial Intelligence into practical Dermatology. The results of the study were published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD).

  • Dr. Breslavets removed a basal cell spot from my upper arm one month ago. Today was my follow up check. All is healing well. Dr Breslavets and his staff are very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this clinic!
  • Dr. Breslavets and his staff are excellent. Dr. B communicated my treatment procedures in an easy to comprehend fashion. His treatment given to me was excellent. I am very pleased and satisfied with Dr. B’s clinic.
  • Amazing doctor & staff, very efficient and I’m thankful for such friendly, caring and professional people.

Here is what we have been looking recently, latest news and case studies.


Latest Dermatology News

Here is what we have been looking recently, latest news and case studies.
September 5, 2022

Brown Spots and Freckles

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Lichenoid keratosis 

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Skin tags

Skin tags refer to soft and harmless lesions that hang off the skin. Both males and females are equally affected. The time of development positively correlates […]