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RKS Dermatology Centre

Service updates for appointments at WCH

  • If you have an upcoming in person appointment at Women’s College Hospital and you have a fever, cough, or new onset of shortness of breath, have travelled outside Canada in the last 14 days, tested positive for COVID-19, or been instructed to self-isolate by Public Health please do not come to the hospital, call the clinic directly for more information.
  • The hospital is open only to patients with appointments, please see our care partner & visitor restrictions information.
  • Your appointment may be changed to a virtual visit using the telephone or over video. Learn how to set-up a video visit.
  • You will receive a call from us with any changes to your appointment.
  • Masks are required to be worn at all times on WCH property. This includes, but is not limited to, parking areas, elevators and while waiting to be screened.

The Ricky Kanee Schachter (RKS) Dermatology Centre offers expanded services and shorter wait list.

The RKS Dermatology Centre at Women’s College Hospital has expanded. In order to reduce wait times and reserve time slots for urgent appointments, we have hired three additional dermatologists and have expanded the areas of expertise available to our patients. Dermatologists at the clinic have extra training and special interest in:

  • General dermatology – including pigmented lesions, skin cancer, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, dermatologic surgery, complex medical dermatology
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Male genital skin disease
  • HIV dermatology
  • Autoimmune skin diseases
  • Virtual care models in dermatology and teledermatology
  • Pediatric dermatology

The centre offers this expertise as well as well as several specialty clinics including:

General Dermatology Clinic 
This clinic offers a wide variety of services and treatments for a variety of skin conditions including acne, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, benign lesions, skin cancer, as well as other less common skin diseases. 

Transplant Clinic
For patients with solid organ transplants (including heart, kidney and lung) who have special health problems because of the drugs they use to suppress the immune system. The transplant clinic offers expertise and extra time for diagnosis and management, as well as rapid referral, when necessary, to our in-house skin cancer surgeons. 

Transitional Clinic
For patients transitioning from pediatric care to adult dermatology, and for adolescents and young adults who have skin diseases and want to discuss other issues related to their skin disorders. 

Hair Loss Clinic
A sub-specialty clinic offering consultative services to help optimize treatment for patients and provide advice on challenging cases of alopecia.


We accept referrals from all Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.
Download and complete the referral form (.pdf)

Fax referral: 416-323-6236 – Access Centre

Referrals will be triaged based on the information provided. To ensure proper triage, please include any supporting documents (Diagnostic, Laboratory tests, and Pathology reports).

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