Dr. Stephen Baker M.D., FRSC(C) Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

Dr. Stephen Baker is an ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in oculoplastic surgery. Dr. Baker is a Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has served as past President of the Canadian Oculoplastic Society. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of British Columbia, and has earned a reputation of excellence by providing a creative approach to reconstructive surgery, developing novel surgical techniques, and for his meticulous attention to detail.

“I believe that the time spent with my patients helps me understand their specific needs, so I truly understand what they’re hoping to see.” – Dr. Stephen Baker

Rachel E. Varga BScN, RN, CANS, Board Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist since 2011

Rachel is our Registered Nurse, providing our clients with non-surgical facial and body rejuvenation. Rachel is a University of Victoria graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. As a Registered Nurse Rachel has undergone specialty training in non-surgical facial rejuvenation through the Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics, Board Certification through ISPAN and is an Executive Board Member and Peer Reviewer for the Plastic Surgical Nursing Journal. Rachel is also an academically published award winning author, and an international clinical trainer and speaker on the topics of rejuvenation and skin health optimization. Rachel has performed nearly 20,000 rejuvenation procedures. Her previous specialty was pediatric ICU nursing with a focus on tracheostomy and ventilator care.

Rachel has a background in pre medical sciences including biology, chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. She is continually advancing her professional knowledge with regular attendance of conferences across North America. Rachel is a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA), The International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN), and The Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses (CSASN). Rachel has earned a reputation for delivering safe, conservative, and natural looking rejuvenation using a balance of art and science.

Dionne Laslo-Baker PhD

Dionne Laslo-Baker (PhD) is our medical scientist, providing our office with evaluation of medical grade skin care and rejuvenation devices as a medical researcher.

Dionne, originally from Vancouver, obtained her Master’s degree in clinical psychology with a focus on child oncology. She was honoured with the title of Humanitarian of the Year at the Hospital for Sick Children while completing her graduate work at the University of Toronto. Dionne has been widely published in medical journals and her PhD findings have attracted international attention. Dr. Dionne Laslo-Baker has received numerous accolades and awards, including the Canadian Institute of Health Research Doctoral Award for her study investigating the effects of exposure to chemicals during pregnancy on fetal development.

At the Baker Rejuvenation Centre, we strive to provide the safest and most effective medical grade skincare products and treatments available.