Dr. Annie Liu is a Dermatologist practicing in Toronto, with dual Board Certification in Canada and the US. After graduating medical school from the University of Toronto, she then completed her Postgraduate Dermatology Education at the University of Toronto, where she served as Chief Resident. She has specialty training in procedural and oncological dermatology, and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications in international medical journals including the JAMA, JAAD, JDD and the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Liu has also received several academic distinctions including Best Paper Award from the Canadian Laser Aesthetic Surgery Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Mentorship Award and the Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award. She was also awarded the CDA Frederick Kalz research award, which allowed her to engage in research on advanced melanoma at L’hôpital Saint Louis in Paris, France.
While receiving advanced training outside of Canada, she was inspired by the modernized aspects of other healthcare systems. In 2020, she Co-Founded DermCafé, Canada’s first Digital Dermatology Centre. With less than 700 Dermatologists serving the entire Canadian population, virtual care represents a unique option for accessible and equitable care in a particularly underserved system. She is excited for the growing opportunities and advancements to care that virtual dermatology can offer Canadians!