Cosmetic Coordinator / Office Manager
Mendy brings over 20 years of patient care and service experience. She has a thorough knowledge of the surgical options available and believes in providing superior customer service with a detail-oriented understanding of patient needs. All cosmetic patients will meet Mendy, as she coordinates and assists in implementing their surgical path.
Maria has an accomplished background in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery patient care. With over two decades of experience she brings a breadth of knowledge and understanding to every clinical situation. Maria has been working with Dr. Demianczuk since 2004, and ensures that every patient has an exceptional surgical experience.
R.N, Peri-operative care and Nurse Injector
Mahi is one of our Master-trained Injectors, specializing in Botox and Xeomin, along with the entire Juvederm and Belotero portfolios. Mahi is constantly seeking to learn new and up-and-coming products and treatments. She thrives on expanding her knowledge, and regularly attends training courses and seminars on the most advanced injection techniques from the most innovative leaders in the field. Her sense of humor and bedside manner will make you feel at ease, whether you are here for a small treatment or full facial rejuvenation. Since joining our practice in 2014, Mahi has helped build our fundamentals for patient care and safety. She has worked very closely with Dr. Demianczuk to set standards and protocols for our injection practice.
Helen Taraviras Zambus, RN
La Derma Founder and Clinical Director
Helen is a Registered Nurse and member of the College of Registered Nurses of BC since 1998, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Dermatology Nurses Association. She is also a licensed aesthetician with over 20 years experience in the skin care industry, and a member of the Beauty Council. She is passionate about helping others achieve their healthiest, most vibrant appearance possible. When the field of aesthetic medicine was newly-emerging, Helen quickly realized that this area was a perfect mix for her skills, interests and abilities. She combined her nursing credentials with her years of aesthetics experience, and worked alongside one of the foremost pioneers in the industry, Dr. Alastair Carruthers, for 10 years. During that time she performed various laser, light, radio frequency and other energy-based treatments, consulted with patients on appropriate aesthetic treatments and/or surgical options, administered therapeutic Botox, and assisted in surgeries such as tumescent liposuction, S-lift, ear lobe repair, hair transplantation and others. She has also participated in several clinical trials in both independent and blind evaluator roles. She brings her invaluable experience, enthusiasm and professional skills to the La Derma team.
Renata Licha is a European Esthetician with over 20 years of experience in the skin care industry. She started her own practice/salon in Europe and spent time as a Medical Esthetician for many cosmetic companies in Europe. Renata has extensive experience with microdermabrasion and chemical peels, photo-rejuvenation, hair removal, skin-tightening and acne treatments. She is always finding ways to make her clients feel special and better about themselves. Renata always strives to help clients find solutions to all their skin care problems with positive and healthy rejuvenating outcomes.