Meet the Team


Dr. Karen Edstrom

Aesthetic Dermatologist

As medical director of Cutis Cosmetic & Laser Centre, Dr. Edstrom maintains an active role in diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up of her patients. Dr. Edstrom is an assistant professor of Medicine at McMaster University, teaching medical students and residents the safe, advanced and innovative practice of both medical and aesthetic dermatology.

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Dr. Ron Lemckert

ENT, Cosmetic Facial Surgeon

Dr. Lemckert is dedicated to the advancement of his field and shares his knowledge and experience as an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at McMaster University. Dr. Lemckert specializes in Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery.

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Office Manager

Kim has completed the Medical Administrative course at TriOS College and has been with Cutis since opening, in 2010. Kim is a dedicated employee and enjoys working with clients on a daily basis, and is always willing to go the extra mile for patients and co-workers.

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Medical Aesthetician, Skin Care Specialist



Receptionist/Medical Administrator

Ashley is our Patient Care Coordinator. She has been with Cutis since 2014, after graduating Everest College with a diploma in Medical Administration. She has a passion for helping others, always ensuring that patient care comes first. She is the first person you may see when entering our office and will always be there to make you feel at ease. Ashley brings a love for learning to our clinic as she continues to strive to be up-to-date with all medical grade products and treatment options available. As the cosmetic industry continues to advance, Ashley looks forward to providing exceptional customer service to the community. A quote she lives by, “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself” – Coco Chanel



Laser Technician

Tara is our Certified Laser Technician, Medical Aesthetician and Skin Care Specialist. She graduated from Cosmetics & Aesthetics school in 2012 and has been working in the beauty industry ever since. She’s been with Cutis since 2019. She is currently pursuing nursing at Mohawk/McMaster University and plans to continue within the cosmetic field. She loves helping people look and feel their best!






Registered Nurse

Kristi has been a Registered Nurse since 1999. Kristi has a BScN as well as a Master of Arts degree. She has worked in the Operating Room and as an Instructor in the Operating Room Certification Program at Mohawk College. In November 2020, Kristi completed the Botulinum and Dermal Fillers Basic Technique Certification from the Canadian Association of Medical Aesthetics (CAMA).  In June 2021, Kristi completed the Advanced Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Fillers Certificate Level 2 Injector Course also from CAMA. When Kristi isn’t at work, she is busy with her family! She is a wife, hockey mom and cheer mom!



Receptionist/Medical Administrator



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DISCLAIMER: Individual outcomes, results and number of treatments recommended may vary based on individual patient needs, medical history, and circumstances. Cutis Cosmetic & Laser Centre cannot guarantee exact or permanent results or cures.