Helping our clients achieve their personal goals by understanding their needs & desires, visualizing the changes & implementing them safely
Dr. Diane MacGillis founded Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic in 1998. She received both her undergraduate Degree in Life Sciences and her Medical Degree from Queen’s University in Kingston.
She started her general family practice as well as practicing emergency medicine in 1985. Since then, she developed a keen interest in advanced medical laser and cosmetic procedures. She has received extensive training and certifications in laser and cosmetic medicine including Phlebology, Botox Injectable, Botox Hyperhydrosis, Dermal Fillers, Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Laser Medicine from Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and other leading Cosmetic Medicine Experts worldwide. This blended her knowledge in the Sciences with her love of the Arts (she is also an accomplished artist and pianist). She has since been practising in this field of non-invasive cosmetic medicine for over 20 years.
Dr. MacGillis continues to attend advanced training seminars and conferences to ensure that she remains at the forefront of this field of medicine.
As well, Dr. MacGillis has a Focused Practice Designation in Dermatology as recognized by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the Ontario Medical Association.
Dr. MacGillis also provides instruction to physicians and other medical professionals in laser and aesthetic procedures. She has also been called upon to speak at national and international conferences regarding the treatment of dermatological conditions related to aging.
Throughout her training and practice, Dr. MacGillis developed a passion for helping people to look better and feel better about themselves. With her meticulous attention to detail, her artistic background, and her experience, Dr. MacGillis prides herself on providing her patients with excellence in non-invasive laser and cosmetic treatments.
Dr Kerri Hoffman is recognized as one of the leading experts in the cosmetic dermatology field. She is a native of Kingston and completed her undergraduate Degree in Life Sciences at Queen’s University and her Medical Degree at the University of Ottawa. She returned to Kingston to complete her Family Medicine Residency training at Queen’s. She is board certified with the American Board of Medical Practice and the Canadian College of Family Physicians.
Dr. Hoffman has been practicing medicine since 1995. She spent her early career in Minnesota in general family practice before returning to Canada to further pursue her interest in cosmetic medicine. She has trained extensively with North America’s leading cosmetic medicine experts, plastic surgeons and dermatologists.
Dr. Hoffman’s extensive experience, mastery of advanced techniques and meticulous attention to detail have earned her the reputation as an expert injector and leading physician in medical esthetics. She regularly attends national and international meeting to ensure she maintains the most up-to-date skills and knowledge in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Her goal is to tastefully and artistically give all her patients a soft and natural look that restores their natural facial beauty.
Dr. Hoffman resides in Kingston with her husband and three children. Her passion for her work in cosmetic medicine is complemented by the excitement of the everyday joys with her family.
Dr. Hoffman has a focused practise designation in Dermatology as recognized by the Ministry of Health and the Ontario Medical Association.
Sarah has been a Registered Nurse since 2005, obtaining her BScN at Ottawa University. She has experience in Internal Medicine, Paediatrics, Diabetic Education and Case Management.
Sarah’s passion for cosmetic medicine led her to pursue specialized training in neuromodulator and dermal filler injections.
At Kingston Laser, Sarah completed an in-depth mentorship with Dr. Kerri Hoffman and Dr. Diane MacGillis, focusing on a comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation.
Continuing education is important to Sarah, she continues to expand her knowledge base and cosmetic injecting skills by enrolling in education and hands on training to master the new and upcoming injection techniques.
Sarah shares the same vision as our entire team at Kingston Laser & Cosmetic Clinic. She strives for natural looking results to improve her clients’ confidence and prides herself on helping her clients’ feel beautiful in their own skin.
Sarah Tanner BScN, RN, CDE
Shelley earned her Medical Aesthetic Diploma in 2003 from the National Society of Paramedical Esthetic Professionals. Since then she has become one of the most highly trained and experienced laser technicians in Ontario with diplomas in many different areas covering a variety of laser and light based cosmetic therapies. She has frequently trained new technicians in Laser and aesthetic treatments. Her specialty areas are lasers of all types as well as anti aging treatments and advanced skin care. Shelley has been a part of our outstanding team at Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic since 2002.
Tiffany obtained her Aesthetics degree from St. Lawrence College in 2007 and joined the team at Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic shortly after. She has an insatiable thirst for knowledge and is constantly upgrading her skills. She specializes in laser treatments, anti-aging treatments, and body contouring. Tiffany is a graduate of CoolSculpting University and she holds an advanced diploma in Make-up application, she loves teaching our patients about application of camouflage make-up and advanced skin care solutions to accommodate a variety of skin conditions.
Kaitlin graduated from St. Lawrence College with a degree in Aesthetics in 2006, followed by a second degree in Human Resources. She has a strong background in customer service and has exceptional people skills. She has been part of the Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic team since 2010. Kaitlin specializes in laser treatments, photorejuvenation, anti-aging treatments, medical grade peels and body contouring treatments. Kaitlin has received her Master’s Certification from CoolSculpting University.
Melissa is a Kingston native and a graduate of St. Lawrence College. She’s the proud recipient of the Gold Medal for the Canadian Esthetics Skills Competition! She has been part of the Kingston Laser team since 2015, and her enthusiasm and energy help to make our clinic a great environment for both patients and staff. She specializes in skin care, anti-aging treatments, laser treatments and body contouring. Melissa is a Master’s Certified CoolSculpting Technician and takes pride in her meticulousness when treating patients.
Alexis is a St. Lawrence graduate who received honours in her Aesthetics diploma. She is a northern Ontario native with a calming presence and drive to build her skills and knowledge of the medical cosmetic world. Alexis is very passionate about her love for makeup, laser therapies and overall skin health.
Sandra joined the Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic team in 2011. Sandra is a graduate of Loyalist College and has over 25 years of customer service experience. Sandra is the creative mind and producer behind the clinics social media and marketing. She is very knowledgeable about our services and is dedicated to maintaining the best experience for our clients.
Erla has been with Kingston Laser and Cosmetic Clinic since 2001 as a financial and administrative assistant. She can also be found booking appointments and answering the phones from time to time. Her concern for our clients and dedication to our practice is the embodiment of our philosophy.
Rachael is a valued member of the Kingston Laser team. She is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier. Rachael has over six years of customer service dedication and has superb organizational skills. She has a passion for volunteering that has included tutoring, organizational activities, food banks and dance classes. Rachael represents the clinic well with her ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
Claire is a Kingston local and is a graduate of Queen’s University. She has over seven years of outstanding customer service experience. Her lively and positive personality is one of the many qualities that make her an essential member of our team.
Mollie came to Kingston Laser with ten years of experience as a medical receptionist, working at two Family Health Teams within Kingston. Mollie is always eager to help and her sunny disposition keeps patients and staff smiling.
Maegan is a wonderful addition to our Kingston Laser family. She has over 4 years of medical administrative experience working for organizations such as the Ottawa Hospital. Maegan’s love for organization keeps our team running smoothly.
Samantha came to Kingston Laser in 2021 as another welcoming face you will see at the front desk. Samantha graduated from Brock University with an undergraduate degree in Speech and Language Sciences and a post grad in Human Resources from George Brown. We are so lucky to have Samantha as part of our team!
Nicole joined the Kingston Laser team in 2019, after becoming a proud graduate of Laurier University. Her bright personality makes our patients feel right at home. She is currently studying at Queen’s University to become a teacher, but our team is lucky to have her around part-time and over the holidays.
Kiana is Dr. Hoffman’s daughter, and has been our “busy bee” around the clinic since 2012. She can be seen at the front desk, special events, or assisting our physicians and laser technicians. She helps out with special projects, social media, organization and of course, coffee and treat deliveries for our lovely staff. She is a nursing student and performer, but loves spending time at Kingston Laser whenever she can.