Dermatologist Dr. Maryam Shayesteh Alam specializes in skin cancer, with a particular focus on melanoma. Other areas of expertise include psoriasis, eczema, acne, and acute and chronic skin conditions. Dr. Alam graduated from medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1995, and moved to Toronto to undergo advanced training at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
She has treated patients in Barrie since 2007, building a reputation as an outstanding diagnostician and expert manager of pre-malignant, malignant, and benign skin lesions. Dr. Alam has conducted clinical trials of new treatments for psoriasis and actinic keratosis among other conditions. She regularly participates in community events, promoting skin cancer screening and raising awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention.
Dr. Alam’s excellent training, lengthy experience and promptness alongside her technical skills empower her to provide exceptional and continuous care for the patients who are referred to her by family doctors in Simcoe County. She is dedicated and committed to providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment for each of her patients, especially those suffering from skin cancer.