Dr. Tess Peters
MSc MD FRCPC DABD
Dr. Tess Peters is a board certified dermatologist and clinical instructor in the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia.
Upon graduation from medical school in 2012 from the University of Calgary, Dr. Peters completed an intensive five year residency in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology under the direction of several of Canada’s top Dermatologists. Her pursuit of excellence in her field led her to St John's Institute of Dermatology in London, England where she worked with global leaders in the treatment of rare skin diseases.
She sought further training in the fields of laser medicine and pediatric dermatology working with experts and clinical research teams at the University of San Francisco and the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Peters is a sought after speaker for her peers, and has emerged as a leader in the field of dermatology. She is committed to advancing our understanding of the skin in order to develop treatments to better care for her patients.
Credentials & Current Memberships
Medical Degree - University of Calgary
Residency in Dermatology - University of Calgary
Board Certification, Dermatology - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Clinical Instructor - Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia
Master of Science in Biomedical Communications, University of Toronto
Licensed Member - College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Member - Canadian Dermatology Association
Diplomate - American Board of Dermatology
Diplomate - American Society for Dermatologic Surgeons
Member - Canadian Medical Association
Injection & Laser Specialist
Originally from Toronto, Karen joined Victoria Dermatology as the lead cosmetic injector and laser specialist.
With over 12 years experience, Karen’s advanced training has made her one of Victoria’s leading injectors. Her resumé includes time working with Canada’s premier skin specialists, performing Botox and dermal filler procedures.
Her experience with laser and IPL technology gives her a deep understanding of how to ensure each individual receives optimal treatment results.
Karen is a registered nurse, a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, and is dedicated to providing unparalleled treatment results for her patients.