ABOUT US

Who is Dr. Maksym Breslavets?

Dr. Maksym Breslavets is the Medical Director and Founder of the Centre for Medical and Surgical Dermatology. Originally from Ukraine, he has a dual North American and European training in Dermatology that allows him to bring this unique expertise and experience to the care of his patients.

Dr. Maksym Breslavets completed his Dermatology residency at the University of Toronto. As a board-certified Dermatology Specialist, he has extensive training in medical and surgical dermatology and his knowledge and expertise are certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is an active and in good standing Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Maksym Breslavets graduated and obtained his MD Degree from the Donetsk National Medical University (Ukraine) and completed postgraduate training in Dermatology there as well. Subsequently, he received the PhD degree at the Institute of Dermatology and Venereology of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine. His research interest involved assessment of biomechanical properties and image processing of the skin. Besides dedication to clinical dermatology, Dr. Maksym Breslavets is passionate about science and research as well and he is the founder of the Skin e-Lab.

Dr. Maksym Breslavets is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian languages.

Credentials and Affiliations

Dr. Maksym Breslavets MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAD is the 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.

Who is Dr. Jiayi Hu?

Dr. Jiayi Hu is a Canadian board certified Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon with a particular interest in surgical management of benign and malignant skin conditions.

Dr. Hu is passionate about medical research and has won numerous national and international awards. He also founded “Plastic Surgery Fellowship.org” to facilitate advanced plastic surgery training and education around the world, with over 5000 professional members in the network.

Finally, Dr. Hu is actively involved in mentorship of medical students and residents from across the country by founding www.mdconsultants.ca, a Canadian healthcare education and consulting company that cultivates a cohesive community of over 1000 current and future medical professionals. As a McMaster surgical alumnus, he has been the head instructor for suturing workshops for surgical residents across all disciplines since 2017.

Credentials and Affiliations

Dr Jiayi Hu, MD, FRCSC is the active Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Aside from North American recognition, his work has been featured internationally by the European Journal of Plastic Surgery, the Chinese Society of Plastic Surgery and the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies (ICOPLAST).

Skin e-Lab

Skin e-Lab is the research unit affiliated with the Centre of Medical and Surgical Dermatology.
The main areas of research include skin digital image analysis, assessment of biomechanical properties of skin, sebum production and skin hydration, skin desquamation, erythema, and melanin content. Equipped with the modern scientific tools the Skin e-Lab allows objectively assess skin baseline condition and subsequent changes not only for research purpose but for variety of clinical applications as well.