Lynderm Research Inc.

Specialty: Dermatology


25 Main Street Markham North
Markham, Ontario
L3P 1X3 CA
Lynderm Research Inc.


Dr. Charles Lynde, Dermatologist
Dr. John Kraft, Dermatologist
Dr. Francesca Cheung, Family Physician with Special Interest in Dermatology

Charles Lynde MD, FRCPC

Diplomate American Boards Dermatology

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Charles Lynde is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto and holds a clinical teaching position at the University Health Network. He is the Medical Director of Lynde Institute for Dermatology and Lynderm Research.  The Lynde Institute for Dermatology is a full service, comprehensive dermatology clinic.  After receiving his B.Sc. and MD, degrees at the University of Toronto, Dr. Lynde studied Dermatology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto, receiving his Board Certification (Canada and USA) in 1983.

Lynderm Research is under the guidance of Dr. Lynde as principal investigator for more than 25 years and is actively involved in the management of psoriasis, rosacea, onychomycosis, acne and atopic dermatitis among other dermatological conditions.

Dr. Lynde is a member of the following professional organizations as well as having authored and co-authored more than 200 peer reviewed articles.

  • Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
  • Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA)
  • Canadian Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Canadian Psoriasis Foundation
  • Eczema Society of Canada
  • Toronto Dermatology Association (TDS)
  • American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
  • American Acne & Rosacea Society
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)
  • International Psoriasis Council (IPC)

Dr. Lynde has served in various roles for the CDA and AAD, including President of the Canadian Dermatology Association. He is the Editor of the CDA Bulletin and sits on the editorial boards of several journals and provides extensive consulting as well as being on the advisory boards of many pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Lynde is a frequent guest speaker both nationally and internationally at various dermatological conferences. Recognizing the need for external education he is committed to the training of new and current healthcare professionals in his community and residents through the university program.

Dr. Lynde was recently the recipient of the CSPA Dermatologist of the Year Award in 2014 and has also been the recipient the CDA Award of Merit.  Both awards represent the leadership, contributions and commitments Dr. Lynde has made to Dermatology.


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