DermEffects: Dr. Wei Jing Loo
1560 Hyde Park Road
London, ON N6H 5L5
(519) 472-8686 (Cosmetic Inquiries)
(519) 472-2929 (Medical Inquiries)
(519) 472-8484 (Fax)
Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Our Team

The DermEffects staff shares Dr. Loo’s passion for dermatology and providing advanced cosmetic and medical skincare treatments to help patients maintain healthy, glowing complexions.

DermEffects features a team of aesthetic and medical specialists dedicated to providing excellent patient care in an inviting, caring environment. As a leading dermatologist in London, Ontario, Dr. Wei Jing Loo understands that having the support of talented and skilled staff is an important part of maintaining the practice’s established reputation for quality treatments.

The DermEffects staff shares Dr. Loo’s passion for dermatology and providing advanced cosmetic and medical skincare treatments to help patients maintain healthy, glowing complexions.

The Dermeffects Team

Dr. Linda Xing, B.Sc.M.D(C) 

Dr. Xing has recently has joined our team at DermEffects as a locum Dermatologist. Dr. Linda Xing completed her dermatology residency at the University of Ottawa. She will be completing her fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of Toronto, Women’s College Hospital this summer. She is happy to see all dermatological conditions but has a special interest in skin cancers and dermatological surgery. Please call us for a consultation.

Dr. Xing’s hours of operation:

Wednesday:        7am to 3pm

Friday:                  7am to 3pm

Saturday:             8am to 4pm

Chassidy Pazitny, Esthetician & Skincare ConsultantChassidy

After working as a Medical Esthetician and Laser Technician under a plastic surgeon for nearly 10 years, Chassidy joined Dr. Loo at DermEffects in early 2013. Here, she has improved her knowledge of laser technology and skin analysis.

Her wealth of knowledge continues to grow, as Chassidy remains dedicated to staying at the forefront of the aesthetic industry as new technology and skincare procedures are introduced. She stays on top of current trends in cosmetic procedures and professional-grade skin care.

When clients meet with Chassidy, they receive a customized clinical skin assessment and overall treatment plan for optimal skin health. Her clients consistently receive the highest quality of service and optimal skincare results.

Her passion for helping clients look and feel their best is sensed by everyone she works with at DermEffects.

In her spare time, she enjoys running and going to the gym and leading an active lifestyle based on total wellness and a balanced approach to life.

Dalal Sadik, Cosmetic Receptionist & Makeup Artist

Dalal joined Dr. Loo at DermEffects in early 2016 and our clients appreciate her skills as a makeup artist and professional skincare specialist. Dalal’s passion for makeup artistry began when she was a little girl and she continues to enhance her skills by attending workshops, conferences, and other training opportunities in the beauty industry.

Dalal is known for her patience and the respect she shows to her clients. She believes in empowering clients to make good choices when it comes to either makeup or skincare that best suits their specific needs. Whatever skin condition you may have — rosacea, vitiligo, or acne — she can tailor a skincare regimen and makeup options for your needs.

Dalal’s talent as a makeup artist makes clients look and feel beautiful, confident, and flawless. She can help bring out your natural beauty for special occasions, such as your wedding day, graduation, or prom.

Tammy Turbide, Registered Practice Nurse

Tammy’s compassionate care and versatile skills in dermatology and minor surgery have made her a valuable asset for DermEffects. As a registered practice nurse, Tammy has spent more than 20 years providing care for patients in Southwest Ontario.

Tammy assists Dr. Loo in the assessment of our medical patients and performs many dermatological procedures independently. In her spare time, Tammy can frequently be seen in her kayak on the waters of Lake Erie. She follows a vegan diet and leads a healthy lifestyle.

Christina Craig, Senior Medical Office Administrator & Clinical Research Coordinator

With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, Tina’s knowledge, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task are a few of the reasons our busy DermEffects office operates with efficiency and competence. Tina joined DermEffects at the outset of the practice’s launch in 2012 and she manages the office’s daily operations. She has extensive knowledge of and comprehensive experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology and research.

Tina continues to update her knowledge and skills, ensuring the best care for patients during their visits. Tina enjoys going to the gym and needlework during her leisure time.

Nina Nissan, Medical Assistant

Nina is an international medical school graduate. She practiced as a second year radiology resident before coming to Canada, and has become increasingly passionate about dermatology since working alongside Dr. Loo. Nina is known for being a kind and caring medical assistant. She makes patients feel comfortable and takes the extra time to make sure all of their medical needs are met and questions are answered. She is multi-lingual and speaks Assyrian, Arabic, English and German.

Joanne Smith, Medical Office Administrator

In 2017, Joanne decided to pursue her long-time interested in medical office administration, after years of working in many different fields including working as a hairstylist and running her own full-service salon for 5 years. She graduated from Trios College with distinction in the Medical Office Administrative program. She worked at LHSC in pediatric neurology before coming to DermEffects. Joanne is a team leader and keeps the clinic running smoothly. She greets every patient with a friendly face and makes sure they are attended to quickly. She works hard to make sure every administrative task is attended to immediately and done properly.

In her spare time, Joanne enjoys being with her family: her husband, their 6 kids and 9 grand-kids, and of course, her two adorable dogs.

Jayla Franks, Research Coordinator

Jayla comes to the DermEffects research team with a strong background in psychology and medical sciences and a post graduate specialization in clinical trial management. She has a natural affinity for putting people at ease and a passion for driving clinical research toward better patient outcomes. She is an advocate for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and loves discussing how research is shaping our health care system and access to care.

As a Research Coordinator, you can expect to see Jayla in the office, during visits, and as a primary point of contact for research patients. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her 4 young boys and husband and reading. She leaves you with her favourite quote from Hippocrates: “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.”

Allison Poyntz, Research Coordinator

Allison joined the DermEffects team in late 2018. Starting off in the lab, Allison has demonstrated an aptitude for research and patient care, using skills that she obtained through her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and training as a medical laboratory technician. Her innate interest in medical sciences, keen eye, and attention to detail have made Allison’s progression into the role of a clinical research coordinator seamless.

Outside of work, Allison enjoys reading, volunteering at a youth summer camp, and caring for her adopted bunnies, Chewy and Dini. She is excited by the prospects that research offers, not only improving the health status of current patients, but also contributing to the growing body of medical knowledge that will benefit patients in the future.

Alexandra Pletsch, Medical Office Administrator

Alexandra is the newest addition to the DermEffects team. She is relatively new to the heathcare field, but has previous experience working in a walk-in-clinic. She is used to working in a fast-paced environment, and still maintains a smile on her face event at the busiest of times! She is very artistic and loves to do photography in her spare time. She is currently managing DermEffects’ social media pages and brings a splash of colour and creativity to our online platforms.

Lindsey Huff, Medical Office Administrator & Skincare Consultant

Lindsey is a young professional and takes great pride in her customer service and positive attitude. She began working at DermEffects as a medical office administrator and her role quickly evolved to include skincare product consultations. She takes a great interest in aesthetics, cosmetics and injectables and can help customize a skin care routine that is unique for you.

Lindsey is environmentally conscious and is always coming up with new ways to reduce the use of paper in our clinic and keep the planet healthy!

Emily Nagy, Practice Administrator

Emily has always had an extreme interest in health policy and medical sciences. She spent her summers working as a research assistant throughout University and graduated with a master’s degree in Health Economics in 2014. She worked for a number of years as a small business owner which eventually led her to DermEffects, where she can use both her knowledge of health policy and her business knowledge to consult and help the practice grow.

Emily has learned so much about skincare since working with Dr. Loo and she is passionate about helping all patients look and feel their best. Nothing makes her happier than seeing significant improvements in patients’ skin and their self-esteem.

Fatima Alqahwaji, Research Coordinator

After formerly working as a pharmacist for 10 years, particularly in the field of pharmaceuticals manufacturing and regulation, Fatima started to develop a vested interest in clinical studies and research. Following her recent immigration to Canada, and while still attending to her responsibilities as a mother of four, Fatima completed her diploma in clinical trials management and joined us at DermEffects shortly thereafter in April 2018. Fatima’s curiosity and commitment to grow her knowledge and skill base is evident through her contributions to our clinical research team. Her expertise in healthcare and her drive to make a difference in people’s lives makes Fatima a truly valuable asset to our team.

Women and men from Kitchener and Cambridge travel to our practice for both aesthetic and medical skin care from our warm and knowledgeable team. Request a consultation to meet with us in person, or call our office at (519) 472-8686 to schedule an appointment.

Please note that a physician referral is required for all medical consultations and treatments. Medical consultations are a benefit of Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). Elective services offered at DermEffects are not covered by OHIP.

An Elite Skincare Specialist

Dr. Loo is an experienced, board-certified dermatologist who established DermEffects with a vision of providing excellent cosmetic and medical skin care.

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