Dr. Irèn Kossintseva is a board certified dermatologist and an ACGME fellowship trained dermatologic surgeon in both Canada and the United States. Dr. Kossintseva completed her dermatology residency at the University of British Columbia and graduated from ACGME-accredited fellowship in both Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology from the Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Kossintseva serves as the now Past-President of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery (CSDS) and has previously spent almost a decade sitting on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA). She was also the Co-Chair of the 96th Annual CDA Conference. Dr. Kossintseva holds dual appointments currently working at the Dermatologic Surgery Centre in Vancouver as a Mohs Micrographic Surgeon and at Rejuvenation Burnaby. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Kossintseva teaches in the undergraduate, post-graduate and CME dermatology programs, plus has contributed to training 9 generations of fellows in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and advanced facial reconstruction Dr. Kossintseva has published in both American and Canadian medical journals, and has numerously spoken and chaired at national and international conferences, including American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), CDA, the Canadian Melanoma Conference (CMC), California Society of Facial and Plastic Surgery (CSFPS), International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS) and World Congress of Dermatology (WCD).