Dr. Renita Ahluwalia

Dermatologist, Toronto, ON

Dr Renita Ahluwalia is board-certified dermatologist with interests in cosmetic and medical dermatology. In 2019, she co-founded the Canadian Dermatology Centre, which now has a staff of over fifty professionals well versed in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, plastic surgery, hair transplantation, aesthetic medicine and clinical trial research. Dr Ahluwalia passion is to see her team and her patients realize their full potential. She continues to practice in the academic center with an appointment at the University Health Network. She is a lecturer at the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate studies in her hometown of Winnipeg, earning both a BA and BSc from the University of Manitoba in four years. She then studied medicine at the University of Toronto, where she went on to complete residency training in dermatology in 2013, serving as Chief Resident during her final year. She has presented at national and international meetings and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Canadian Dermatology Associations Young Investigator Honour and the AMNI Insider Doctor’s Choice Award. She is a member of several national steering committees and the Canadian Dermatology Associations Sun Awareness committee. With over a decade of experience as a dermatologist and as a former national public speaking champion, she uses her skill set to be a health care advocate and a source of knowledge to the public on a variety of dermatologic issues. Her recent features include Global News, Entertainment Tonight Canada, CBC News- Street Sense, CTV news tonight, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Toronto Star, Hello!Canada, Elle Magazine, Chatelaine, The Kit, Refinery 29 , Bustle and the Aesthetic Guide. Outside of work, Dr Ahluwalia loves to spend time with her husband, Dr Quinton Chivers, co-founder of the Canadian Plastic Surgery Centre and her two young daughters, Gia and Taia.

1:50 PM - 2:20 PM

SAT Apr 20



  • Present the status of Androgenetic alopecia management in Canada​
  • Discuss the need for a Canadian consensus on androgenetic alopecia​
  • Present the Canadian consensus on androgenetic alopecia ​