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Demonstrated expertise, education, and passion for his profession keep Dr. Bertucci at the forefront of the cosmetic dermatology industry and set him apart from other top dermatologists in Woodbridge, Vaughan, and the greater Toronto area. A respected board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Bertucci has undergone specialized training in dermatologic surgery and cosmetic procedures.

As the medical director of Bertucci MedSpa, he provides the latest cosmetic procedures, such as injectable wrinkle treatments, non-invasive body sculpting, and laser skin rejuvenation.

Academic & Professional Training

After earning his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1989, Dr. Bertucci completed additional specialty training in both dermatology and internal medicine, as recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Dermatology. He then went on to complete further specialized fellowship training in dermatologic surgery at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Bertucci served as the co-director of undergraduate dermatology at the University of Toronto for more than 10 years. He was responsible for curriculum development and training medical students and doctors. Dr. Bertucci was honoured to receive the prestigious Young Dermatologists’ Volunteer Award from the Canadian Dermatology Association in recognition of his many volunteer activities.

To learn more about Dr. Bertucci’s formal training, read his complete curriculum vitae.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bertucci’s professional affiliations include:

  • Past President of the Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Co-Director of the University of Toronto’s Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology fellowship program
  • Consultant Dermatologist at Women’s College Hospital, Toronto
  • Chair of the Leadership Development Work Group for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Chair of the Annual Conference Committee for the Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Former president of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mentor for the Future Leaders Network of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Former Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Respected Researcher, Teacher & Author

Dr. Bertucci is a globally renowned lecturer and authority figure within the dermatology and medical aesthetics community. His refined expertise in assessment and treatment with cosmetic injectables such as BOTOX COSMETIC® and dermal fillers is highly sought after. Beginning in 1995, he was one of the first to administer BOTOX COSMETIC® treatments in Canada.

Today, he is recognized as a leading injector of cosmetic injectables. He has lectured throughout Canada, the U.S., and around the world on many topics such as the nuanced administration of wrinkle-smoothing injectables and soft tissue fillers. He regularly trains other trainers as well as specialists and physicians on innovative injection techniques.

Dr. Bertucci’s refined techniques and natural results have been recognized across Canada and around the world when his patients were the first to be selected to appear in the SoftLift advertising campaign for Allergan. The same photos are used in many offices as examples of the natural, refreshed results that can be obtained with cosmetic injectables.

Dr. Bertucci has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and is often quoted in print and television media on dermatologic and cosmetic surgery issues. He was recently appointed contributing editor of the prestigious journal Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Bertucci also serves as a consultant dermatologist at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and as the Co-Director of the University of Toronto’s Cosmetic Laser Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery fellowship program.

Your Health First

Dr. Bertucci is trusted for his integrity and ethical approach to patient care. His primary concern is the health of his patients, and he is well-regarded for providing honest, straightforward information about cosmetic procedures and how they interact with certain conditions. He will not recommend a procedure if it is unnecessary or potentially harmful. He participates in many clinical research trials and regularly attends medical education conferences, providing his patients with the latest advances in dermatology and cosmetic enhancement procedures.

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Getting to Know Dr. Bertucci

If you want to know the man behind the degrees and accomplishments, read on. We asked him:

Q: Tell us about why you do what you do.

A: Early on my parents instilled in me the importance of education in achieving one’s goals. They always encouraged me to ask questions and strive for my best. I derived great satisfaction from making them proud and happy. Their words of praise were my fuel. This desire to please continues to this day.

During my postgraduate training, I realized that dermatology was the medical specialty that resonated most with me. There are three main reasons for this. First, and most importantly, I loved that I could make people happy! It gave me great pleasure to see my patients so relieved and satisfied. Secondly, I loved that I could treat people of all ages. Finally, dermatology allowed me to combine medical, surgical, and cosmetic components in my practice, all of which interested me, ensuring variety and continued stimulation.

During my early years in dermatology, I didn’t fully appreciate the magical combination of science and art for great results. I had lots of book knowledge but I didn’t recognize that achieving the best results required more than that. I always addressed my patients’ areas of concern, but it was only when I embraced the “art” of the practice that I really started achieving outstanding results. I slowly realized that I had a unique ability to see beyond what my patients wanted to what they needed. This ‘vision,’ when combined with my skill set, created fantastic outcomes.

I learned that if I built trust with my patients and asked their permission to share with them my vision, then together we could create a treatment plan better than either of us could alone.

It was then that I started achieving outstanding results and tremendous patient satisfaction. Which ultimately meant happy people…my patients and me!

Q: How do you achieve that purpose of creating happy patients?

I achieve my purpose by providing honest, altruistic advice in all that I do. I always have my patients’ best interest at heart when I make recommendations. Clinically, this translates into prioritizing issues, discarding unnecessary treatments, and selecting only those treatments that have the highest likelihood of achieving the best outcomes.

To keep that advice top-notch, I continually develop myself and my skills. Teaching is often said to be the best way to learn. As early as in elementary school, I realized that I love to teach. I clearly recall teaching a math class and thoroughly enjoying not only the positive feedback but the great feeling associated with being able to distill complex topics into clear, concise snippets of information. Today, I give dozens of talks every year, teaching my colleagues from around the world about my approach to assessment and management of skin concerns. It gives me great pleasure to share my knowledge and expertise.

I’ve also realized that it is through teaching, reviewing the literature, listening to feedback, and constantly reevaluating everything that I do, that I learn and grow such that I am able to continually deliver the latest solutions and best care to my patients.

Clinical research also plays an important role in helping me stay at the forefront of my field. I have taken part in multiple clinical trials, trials that have been pivotal in bringing novel products to market and in optimizing patient care. To stay sharp and to give back, I volunteer as Co-Chair of the Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Fellowship at the University of Toronto, I was an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and I’m a past President of the Canadian Dermatology Association [I did that one with the hope people might call me “Mr. President”! (haha)]. I am also a reviewer for medical journals, I teach medical students from the University of Toronto and around the country, and I publish scholarly articles and book chapters.

Q: What’s the bottom line in who you are and what you do?

A: I am a dermatologist, clinical researcher, and educator. Bottom line, I hope to be your favourite doctor delivering to you your favourite medical experience. Period.

To meet with Dr. Bertucci, please call (905) 850-4415 or request a consultation online. Bertucci MedSpa is located in Woodbridge, Ontario, and serves men and women in Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Thornhill, Mississauga, Barrie, and all of greater Toronto.

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