Meet Our Team

SKINS Derma Care Orleans
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic
SKINS Derma Care Orleans
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic
SKINS Derma Care Rockland
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic
SKINS Derma Care Rockland
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic
SKINS Derma Care Barrhaven
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic
SKINS Derma Care Barrhaven
Ottawa’s Fastest-Growing Skin Care Clinic

SKINS Derma Care - CEO

SKINS Derma Care - CEO

Julie D’Amato

SKINS Derma Care CEO and Operator, Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician

Julie is the owner and operator of SKINS, having built three clinics from the ground up along with a team of 20 staff members and 5,000 clients over the course of just 5 years – and has even further plans for expansion.

With over 20 years experience working in the medical aesthetic field, and vast training and certification on product knowledge and various skin treatments, Julie is an expert when it comes to the wide range of products and treatments offered at SKINS.

She is also a trained and certified laser technician and specializes in laser treatments, earning herself the nickname, “Laser Julie.” She is truly passionate about using laser therapy to help her clients feel radiant in their own skin and loves the lasting connections she gets to make with clients.

SKINS Derma Care - Specialists

SKINS Derma Care Specialists

Dr. Amber Gibbons MD, CCFP

Aesthetic Medicine

Dr. Amber Gibbons received her MD from the University of Montreal in 2010 after completing an undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy from McGill University. Upon completing a Family Medicine residency with honours, Dr. Gibbons worked in Montreal as a clinical supervisor for the University of Montreal and established a family medicine practice serving patients with care and compassion in both French and English.

Now in Ottawa, Dr. Gibbons has developed an enriching practice and has become known and well respected by her peers in the field of cosmetic medicine. Dr. Gibbons has received extensive training by national and internationally renowned experts in the field of aesthetic medicine and holds certifications in medical cosmetic procedures including Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, dermal fillers, Belkyra, Botox therapeutic for the treatment of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for skin rejuvenation and hair loss.

Dr. Gibbons has an extensive knowledge of facial anatomy and deeply understands the aging process. She is trained in advanced injection techniques and as such, practices only the safest and most comfortable cosmetic procedures for her patients, allowing her to deliver only the most natural results.

SKINS Derma Care Specialists

Andrea Jones RN

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Andrea has over 25 years of nursing experience and is a member of the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Nurse Specialists (CAANS). She is also an experienced injector, with over 12 years of injecting experience and advanced training in special injection techniques.

SKINS Derma Care Specialists

Tina Sideroff RN

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Tina is an amazing communicator with 12 years of nursing experience. She loves helping others feel confident, in control, and happy in their own skin and is passionate about fulfilling her clients’ beauty needs and desires. With incredible attention to detail and natural talent, Tina loves to bring satisfaction and joy to every client she works with.

Tina began her career by obtaining a Registered Nursing degree from Queen’s University. She has since gathered a vast amount of experience across Canada and the United States working in oncology, renal, gynecology, and obstetrics environments. With these experiences, she has been able to expand her skills and knowledge into the medical aesthetics field.

Tina started in the aesthetic field by obtaining specialized training from Dr. Martin’s training center in Barrie, Ontario. She has since further developed her techniques under the mentorship of Dr. Amber Gibbons.

SKINS Derma Care Specialists

Photis Loizides, MD, MBA, FRCSC

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Photis Loizides is a plastic surgeon fully accredited with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He specializes in breast, body and facial surgery as well as facial injectable procedures.

After receiving his medical degree and plastic surgery training from McGill University in Montreal, he completed a fellowship at USC in Los Angeles, gaining expertise in reconstructive surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery. Dr. Loizides has been in practice for over 12 years since returning to Canada.  He ran a successful plastic surgery practice in Vancouver and recently relocated to Ottawa with his wife and two young daughters to be closer to family.

Dr. Loizides has a kind and comforting approach and consistently helps patients achieve their desired, natural-looking results. Apart from cosmetic surgery, he is an active member of the plastic surgery division at Montfort Hospital where he performs breast reconstruction surgery for cancer patients, hand surgery, skin cancer surgery and a variety of other complex reconstructive procedures.

SKINS Derma Care Admins, Managers, Technicians

Thi Nguyen

Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician, Electrologist

Growing up, Thi was always drawn to the beauty industry and believes that having healthy skin is an incredibly important factor in everyone’s overall well-being.

She is passionate about what she does and loves having the opportunity to work with the most effective equipment available.

Anne McVitty

Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician, Coolsculpting Specialist

With a Masters in CoolSculpting and over 23 years of experience, Anne has always loved working with people and skin care. She enjoys keeping up with advanced technologies and catering to all her clients’ needs.

Anne is a firm believer that beauty is more than skin deep, but really shines through with a beautiful outer appearance, and loves witnessing her clients’ reactions when they see themselves after their treatments.

Cara Ladouceur

Medical Aesthetician, Micropigmentation Specialist, Laser Technician

Cara studied at the Ottawa Academy School of Hair Styling, Esthetics, and Beauty, and is an expert in micropigmentation. She is also certified in scalp pigmentation, microblading, tattoo removal, CoolSculpting, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.

Cara feels motivated and inspired every day working in the medical aesthetics field and loves helping clients feel more confident and seeing their transformations.

Lila Martel

Medical Aesthetician, Electrologist, Laser Technician

Lila has been an aesthetician for over 25 years and has helped share her vast knowledge as an instructor at Gina’s College of Advanced Aesthetics for nearly 15 years.

Lila loves going to work every day and finds it extremely rewarding to offer clients the best technology and products available to help them feel more confident.

Arielle Hibbard

Client Service Assistant Manager

Arielle has been a part of the SKINS team for over 2 years and has more than 5 years of client service experience.

What brings her the most joy is being a part of the positive and driven team at SKINS that is dedicated to helping clients achieve higher confidence.

Arielle is passionate about skin care and strongly believes in the importance of maintaining healthy skin and feels that it affects everyone’s overall well-being.

Thi Nguyen

Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician, Electrologist

Growing up, Thi was always drawn to the beauty industry and believes that having healthy skin is an incredibly important factor in everyone’s overall well-being.

She is passionate about what she does and loves having the opportunity to work with the most effective equipment available.

Anne McVitty

Medical Aesthetician, Laser Technician, Coolsculpting Specialist

With a Masters in CoolSculpting and over 23 years of experience, Anne has always loved working with people and skin care. She enjoys keeping up with advanced technologies and catering to all her clients’ needs.

Anne is a firm believer that beauty is more than skin deep, but really shines through with a beautiful outer appearance, and loves witnessing her clients’ reactions when they see themselves after their treatments.

Cara Ladouceur

Medical Aesthetician, Micropigmentation Specialist, Laser Technician

Cara studied at the Ottawa Academy School of Hair Styling, Esthetics, and Beauty, and is an expert in micropigmentation. She is also certified in scalp pigmentation, microblading, tattoo removal, CoolSculpting, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.

Cara feels motivated and inspired every day working in the medical aesthetics field and loves helping clients feel more confident and seeing their transformations.

Lila Martel

Medical Aesthetician, Electrologist, Laser Technician

Lila has been an aesthetician for over 25 years and has helped share her vast knowledge as an instructor at Gina’s College of Advanced Aesthetics for nearly 15 years.

Lila loves going to work every day and finds it extremely rewarding to offer clients the best technology and products available to help them feel more confident.

Arielle Hibbard

Client Service Assistant Manager

Arielle has been a part of the SKINS team for over 2 years and has more than 5 years of client service experience.

What brings her the most joy is being a part of the positive and driven team at SKINS that is dedicated to helping clients achieve higher confidence.

Arielle is passionate about skin care and strongly believes in the importance of maintaining healthy skin and feels that it affects everyone’s overall well-being.