About Us


Bayview North Dermatology Clinic

The comfortable atmosphere, clean and discreet nature of our facility, combined with the expertise of knowledgeable medical staff, create a unique and convenient destination for all your skin treatment needs. Warm, inviting modern décor sets the tone for our mission of providing complete skin care with absolute professionalism.

Our centre boasts the latest in technical innovations, enabling our team of skin experts to offer you the most effective skin treatments available.

Our medical staff are professional and well-trained to answer questions regarding our medical and cosmetic practices. We strive to efficiently book appointments of appropriate time, fit-in patients with problems or potential complications, fit-in urgent patients from local emergency rooms, urgent care and from area family medical practices. We are committed to supporting Toronto and surrounding communities by continuing to see patients who are paediatric, geriatric, very ill, or with acute difficult conditions.






Dr. Firouzeh Niakosari is a board certified Dermatologist and Anatomical Pathologist from University of Toronto. She completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Toronto, where she published her research papers in Archives of Dermatology, Archives of Pathology and other peer-reviewed Dermatology Journals. She served as a reviewer for Archives of Dermatology.

Dr. Niakosari serves as a consultant Dermatologist to North York General Hospital. She is actively involved in the training of family medicine residents and medical students in Dermatology.

Dr. Niakosari’s presentations are primarily in the area of pigmented skin lesions and melanomas. She has presented her researches nationally and internationally. Her areas of interest expand to psoriasis, acne and laser and cosmetic treatments.Dr. Niakosari is a member of Canadian Dermatology Association, American Academy of Dermatology, College of American Pathologists, American Society of Dermatopathology, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and The Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society. She is highly skilled and experienced in aesthetic and laser treatments.

Dr. Niakosari received her medical degree and Board degree in Dermatology from Beheshti University of Tehran with honors in 1997. She practiced in Tehran and Dubai for a few years before coming to Canada. Her experience in Dermatology expands over diverse ethnic and racial skin disorders.


Dr. Akerke Baibergenova completed her Dermatology residency in the University of Toronto and received her Royal College Board Certificate in June 2012. She has accepted an assistant professor position in Sunny-Brook Hospital at the University of Toronto. Prior to that, she completed her Master’s degree in Public Health (Albany University’s School of Public Health, NY). She subsequently received her PhD degree in Clinical Epidemiology (McMaster University).

During her Canadian residency training in addition to demanding residency workload Dr. Baibergenova has led and was involved in several research projects including international projects in Dermatoepidemiology. Her research work has been published in high impact peer-reviewed dermatology journals and presented at multiple national and international conferences. Her research interests include medical dermatology, link between skin disease and internal comorbidities, as well as innovative strategies in treating skin conditions.

Dr. A. Baibergenova was born and raised in Kazakhstan. She obtained her Medical Degree (with honors) from Almaty State Medical University and subsequently completed residency training in Dermatology, and fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. She practiced Dermatology in Kazakhstan for 4 years prior to moving to North America. She is fluent in English and Russian.






Dr. Monika Winnicki is a board-certified Dermatologist having graduated from dermatology residency training at the University of Toronto in 2010. Part of her training was also completed at University of Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, and she is fluent in French as well as English and Polish.

Dr. Monika Winnicki obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, in 2004, after completing her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Life Sciences at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Dr. Monika Winnicki is affiliated with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where she is part of a multidisciplinary skin cancer clinic through the renowned Odette cancer centre. She is involved in research regarding non-melanoma skin cancer and in teaching medical students and residents.

Dr. Monika Winnicki has special interests in skin cancer, Pediatric (children) dermatology, as well as women’s skin issues including acne, hair loss and vulvar skin disease.


Dr. Michael Brandt is a sub-specialist Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon and board-certified Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgeon.

His academic background includes an undergraduate degree in psychology & research methodology at York University, followed by a medical degree, and then five-years of residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Western University. Dr. Brandt then completed one-year of advanced fellowship training in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan under the mentorship of world-renowned surgeon and facial reconstruction textbook author Dr. Shan Baker.

Dr. Brandt’s clinical interest focuses on Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery – caring for facial skin cancers (their removal and post-removal facial reconstruction). He is also an academic surgeon (Lecturer, University of Toronto) and has collaboratively published over 30 peer-reviewed publications, lectures nationally and internationally, and has been the recipient of several national and international research awards. He is a reviewer for several journals, and is actively involved in national and international specialty and subspecialty professional organizations.






Dr. Sanaz Zarinehbaf completed her family medicine residency at the Toronto Western Hospital. Before that she completed her medical training at the Michael G. Degroote School of Medicine of McMaster University in Hamilton. She received her bachelor of science in Kinesiology from York University.

She has received extra training in the field of dermatology during her residency training and practices as a general practitioner focusing on both medical and cosmetic dermatology. She is also active in training of medical students and family medicine residents in her family medicine practice.


Shiva Arasteh is an experienced Medical Aesthetician who has spent a number of years working closely with Dermatologists.

She is a licensed medical aesthetician and has been practicing in the field of medical cosmetic since 2000. She obtained her certifications in Iran and Canada in Skin Care colleges and provides full aesthetic services with a specific focus on advanced clinical skin care.

She is certified in a full line of aesthetics and offers a wide range of medical cosmetic procedures and laser services including skin care consultation, Laser Fraxel / Clear & Brilliant (Laser resurfacing treating acne scars and fine lines), IPL (photo facial rejuvenation treating benign vascular and pigmented lesions, RF Micro needling (skin tightening and resurfacing), Laser hair removal (LightSheer Duet), Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels and Facials.

She also stays up to date by attending seminars, workshops and new training in a regular basis to improve her skills and knowledges offering the best possible level of services.




Book a complimentary consultation with us today to get information about individualized packages, combining procedures, and general skin care to achieve the youthful skin you deserve.