Dr. Lyn Guenther

Dermatologist, London, ON

Dr. Lyn Guenther is a Professor of dermatology at Western University in London Ontario Canada, Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) and is Board-Certified in the United States. She received her MD degree from the University of Western Ontario and completed her dermatology residency training at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, USA. She has been involved in more than 190 research projects since 1980 and is the president of Guenther Research Inc.

Dr. Guenther was chair of the Division of Dermatology at Western University from 1991 to 1999 and President of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery from 2001 to 2003. She chaired the Canadian expert panel for the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis in 2004, was a member of the expert panel for the 2009 and 2016 Canadian Psoriasis Guidelines. She was also a member of the 2015 Canadian Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Guidelines Committee.

Dr. Guenther has more than 200 publications, is a reviewer for a number of journals, and has been the medical editor of Dermatology Times of Canada since 1998. She has lectured to medical students at St. George’s University in Grenada and has acted as an advisor to Health Canada, the Drug Quality and Therapeutics Committee for Ontario, the Canadian Medical Protective Association, the Canadian Cancer Society, and many pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Guenther enjoys teaching and lectures locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. She has won a certificate of appreciation for excellence in undergraduate medical education and since 2007, has been voted “Best Doctor” by peers. In 2022, she was selected by peers to 2022’s Women in Dermatology Honour Roll.