Sandy Skotnicki, MD

Dermatologist, Toronto, Canada
Work Experience: 20+ years of experience in dermatology
Sandy Skotnicki, MD
“I love medicine and, in particular, dermatology. My passion is education about allergies and irritation and skin care. It’s a great pleasure to positively impact someone's life for the better and even more important, to supply them with correct scientific information, especially in this age of disinformation.”

Dr. Skotnicki, FRCPC, FABD, is an experienced media dermatologist who contributes to medical journals and is regularly featured in such media outlets as Flare, Glow, Elle Canada, Toronto Life Fashion, Zoomer, Chatelaine, Toronto Star, and The Globe and Mail, and CBC Radio

She is an author of a bestselling book Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow.

Education and professional experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology and immunology from the University of Toronto
  • Dermatology residency in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Medical Degree from the University of Toronto

Active in research and education, Dr. Skotnicki has been teaching the University of Toronto Dermatology, Allergy, and Family Medicine residents at her St. Michael’s Hospital clinic since 1999. 

She is also a medical director of the Bay Dermatology Centre.


Dr. Skotnicki also loves adventure and volunteering. She completed two trips to Haiti and participated in the True Patriot Love Expedition to the Magnetic North Pole.

An avid hiker, Dr. Skotnicki loves to hike around the world with her three sons, experiencing nature and the outdoors.

“It’s a great pleasure to work with an organization of young, passionate individuals who hold my ideals of education and high scientific rigour. It’s especially important as Flo is a public platform. I admire what Flo is doing to improve young women's lives with free educational content that is medically sound.”