Dr. Ian Landells MD, FRCPC


Dr. Landells has been practicing cosmetic dermatology since 1998 and was the first physician in Newfoundland to begin injecting Botox® and fillers cosmetically. In 1998, he trained with Alistair and Jean Carruthers, the world renowned pioneers of Botox® Cosmetic in Canada.

He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland Medical School in 1988, practiced two years Family Medicine in St. John’s NL, then went on to study Paediatric Medicine at the Janeway Child Health Centre in St. John’s. This was followed by Dermatology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver B.C, and a fellowship in Paediatric Dermatology at Northwestern University and Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago IL, finishing in 1996. At present, Dr. Landells holds these positions: Past President – Canadian Dermatology Association / Clinical Chief – Division of Dermatology for Eastern Health / Clinical Associate Professor – Disciplines of Medicine and Paediatrics with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland / Medical Director – Dermatology at Nexus Clinical Research / Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery and Dermatology Times of Canada.

Awards & Distinctions

  • President, Canadian Dermatology Association – 2010
  • President Elect, Canadian Dermatology Association – 2009
  • Vice-President, Canadian Dermatology Association – 2008
  • Young Dermatologist’s Volunteer Award, Canadian Dermatology Association – 2008
  • President, Atlantic Provinces Dermatology Association – 2003-2004
  • Chief Resident, Dermatology Residency Program, University of British Columbia – Jan 1994 – Jan 1995
  • M. O. Morgan Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Memorial University of Newfoundland – Apr 1984

Clinical Experience

  • Nexus Clinical, Research Principal Investigator & Medical Director – May 2004 – present
  • The Landells Institute of Clinical Research, Principal Investigator & Medical Director – Aug 2002 – May 2004
  • NewLab Clinical Research Inc. St. John’s, NL,  Principal Investigator and Sub-investigator – June 1999 – 2002
  •  St. John’s, NL, Dermatology Practice – July 1996 – present
  • Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois,  Affiliate Attending Physician – July 1995 – July 1996
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, Student Health Clinic, St. John’s, NL, Staff Physician – Jan 1991 – Apr 1991

Professional Membership

  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association
  • Canadian Dermatology Association
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Society of Paediatric Dermatology
  • Atlantic Provinces Dermatology Association

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