Dr. John Kraft

Dermatologist, Markham, ON

Dr. John Kraft is a board-certified dermatologist who practises at Lynde Institute for Dermatology in Markham. He is a member of the Canadian Dermatology Association where he has served on the Membership and Awards Committee.
Dr. Kraft is a GTA Regional Representative for the Dermatology Association of Ontario. He has volunteered for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Kraft completed his HBSc (0T2), Medical Degree (0T6) and Residency in Dermatology at the University of Toronto in 2011 where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Kraft acts as an investigator for many clinical trials including those for novel skin therapeutics at Lynderm Research and Probity Research. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals and has spoken at international and national dermatology scientific conferences.
Dr. Kraft enjoys teaching medical students and resident physicians from across Ontario and has won the Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014 and 2017.

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

SAT Apr 20

Game Face: Canadian Real-World Acne Edition

Join us for Game Face, a dermatologist’s game night favourite! With the evolving acne treatment landscape and the recent Health Canada approval of the acne therapy clascoterone, come navigate the gameboard and explore the real-world use of current acne treatments.

Meet our Players: Dr. John Kraft, Dr. Andrei Metelitsa and Dr. Dimitrios Kyritsis, who will be guided through the gameboard by our Host, Dr. Geeta Yadav.

How to Play: Players will roll the dice to build their acne patient profile on the board of patient characteristics. As our players move through the gameboard and build their acne patient profile, they will provide insight into their experience treating acne in Canada, including the use of clascoterone. Dr. Yadav will guide players through the game as they present and discuss their patient cases. The audience will have an opportunity to play through the Q&A at the conclusion of the session.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand and describe the clascoterone phase 3 and extension trial data, and how it can be applied to the Canadian acne treatment landscape
  2. Gain perspective and understanding into the real-world treatment of acne with clascoterone based on the experience of Canadian dermatologists

3:35 PM - 4:05 PM

SAT Apr 20

The reliability and predictability of isotretinoin over the years


  1. Review what has been learned using this medication.
  2. What hasn’t been learned or still requires attention.
  3. What is next for isotretinoin and the future of this medication.

Learning Objective: Review learning from using isotretinoin over the last 40 years in Canada