Dr. Michael Samycia

Doctor BIO

Dr. Michael Samycia specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology and holds certification in both Canada and the United States. He believes patient education is crucial to positive patient outcomes and values spending time with his patients to assess, treat and counsel them on their conditions. His areas of interest are: skin cancer, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis, acne, and atopic dermatitis. Born and raised in Edmonton, he completed his medical training at the University of Alberta, and later went on to complete his dermatology residency at the University of British Columbia. Following residency, he practiced in Burnaby and Vancouver for 5 years before returning to his roots in Edmonton, where he could be closer to family. During his time in Vancouver, he was a clinical instructor with UBC and was involved in training family medicine and dermatology residents. He served his colleagues as President of the Dermatology Society of British Columbia and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. He holds membership with the Canadian Dermatology Association, American Academy of Dermatology, and European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. He actively attends and presents at national and international conferences, assists in training medical students and residents with an interest in dermatology, and provides continuing medical education to family physicians in his community. Dr. Samycia is very excited to welcome patients at Stratica Dermatology!