Dr. Metelitsa is a board-certified Dermatologist in both Canada and the United States and is currently Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and Director of Beacon Dermatology, a state-of-the art dermatology centre where he works in collaboration with 4 dermatologists. He pursued an additional year-long fellowship in lasers and cosmetic surgery at SkinCare Physicians under the direction of world-renowned faculty from Harvard and Yale. He has authored a Dermatology book as well as more than 40 book chapters and articles. He is actively involved in dermatology research, having conducted over 80 clinical trials. Dr. Metelitsa has received more than 35 academic, research and leadership awards, including the University of Alberta Alumni Award of Excellence and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Leadership award. He is a frequent lecturer, having taught hundreds of physicians all around the world.