Portrait of Dr. Shelin Tkatch

Dr. Shelin Tkatch, MD, FRCSC, DPD

Dr. Tkatch combines her expertise as a board certified gynecologist-surgeon with a Diploma in Dermatology to provide her patients with an “artist’s eye” for facial balance, symmetry, and beauty. Her gentle touch, impeccable technique, and genuine desire to be of service are reflected in her patient’s results. She is an avid researcher of anti-aging medicine and committed to offering result-oriented treatments for non-surgical rejuvenation.


  • Board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist
  • Diploma in Dermatology with Distinction, Cardiff University
  • Active Staff, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peace Arch Hospital
  • Clinical Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Association Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health
  • North American Menopause Society
  • Society of Sexual Therapy and Research
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparascopists
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Portrait of Sharon Vandecasteyen

Sharon Vandecasteyen, RN, Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Sharon brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge, having worked with retired plastic surgeon Dr. David Ward since 1999. She has won a Nursing Award of Excellence and is an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist.  She is an expert in the use of non-surgical treatments including Botox and fillers to help her clients look and feel refreshed. During consultation she will discuss your personal concerns and treatment goals and offer education on techniques and products that will deliver a natural and conservative result. Her calm manner and voice, along with use of comfort measures, will allow your treatment to be an enjoyable experience. Sharon works alongside and with the leadership of Dr. Tkatch, and all treatments are physician supervised.

Portrait of Kseniya Gavris

Kseniya Gavris, BSc. Nursing,  Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Kseniya has been nursing for 15 years and brings with her a wealth of medical knowledge and experience across a large variety of clinical settings. Her nursing leadership experience includes working at the British Columbia Cancer Agency as a charge nurse in chemotherapy administration and infection control processes, frontline work at St. Paul’s Hospital ER, psychiatric nursing, and providing concierge private-pay in-home medical nursing services. This diversity of clinical experiences has prepared her very well for stepping into her role as an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist. She has a passion for aesthetics born of her own experience of loving the results of her treatments and wanting to bring this confidence building opportunity to her clients. Kseniya earned a Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing followed by a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at BCIT. She then went on to complete her peri-operative nurse specialist training. She subsequently trained at the Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics and Therapeutics. She has been and continues to be personally mentored by Dr. Tkatch and RN Sharon Vandecasteyen and is a wonderful addition to our medical team.