Dr. Susan Poelman is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the United States and serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary and Co-Director of Beacon Dermatology. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Calgary in 2004. Dr. Poelman specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology of the skin, hair, and nails. She has a special interest in melanoma and other forms of skin cancer.
Dr. Poelman has established a women’s health clinic, which includes treatment for acne, rosacea, vulvar (female genital) skin conditions, hidradenitis suppurativa, and offers a unique scientific evidence-based approach to cosmetic procedures. She is also interested in psoriasis and eczema and has recently established a rapid-access clinic for psoriasis, eczema, and skin cancer patients (seen within one week with a physician referral).
Dr. Poelman is an Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a Reviewer for the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, as well as Director of the Southern Alberta Pigmented Lesions Clinic. She has a number of professional memberships including: Board of Directors, Prairie Provinces Regional Representative for the Canadian Dermatology Association.