Staff

Meet Our Team

At Westside Laser & Light our pride comes from the highly experienced medical practitioners, registered nurses and licensed technicians that are here to guide you through your treatments. We are committed to providing you with the most informed advice and service available with the utmost of sensitivity and professional care.

Frances Krawiec RN, MHSc, ACNP| nurse practitioner

Frances graduated with an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree in 1998 from University of Western Ontario, and has since worked in a variety of Nurse Practitioner roles. Frances has joined Westside Laser and Light and will see patients for medical skin and cosmetic assessments and treatments. She also practices part time in the Cardiovascular surgery department at Foothills Medical Center. Frances has held nurse practitioner roles in cardiology, ICU, and cardiac surgery programs. She has had prior clinical education roles in nursing and masters program at University of Calgary. Frances is also involved in clinical outcome research and participates in a number of committees related to patient care. Frances has a special interest in patient outcome improvement related to skin and cardiovascular care.
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Dr. Timothy S. Cran BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP | medical director

Dr. Timothy Cran graduated from medical school in 1994 from the University of British Columbia. He currently practices family medicine at the Westglen Medical Centre and oversees the medical services at Westside Laser & Light.

Patients will see Dr. Cran for medical concerns relating to acne, anti-aging and specific skin or body issues as well as weight loss. Dr. Cran has a holistic view towards an individual’s health and believes prevention to be the best strategy. He has a special interest in weight loss and weight management through healthy choices.

Sean Carson | clinic director

Sean received his business degree from the University of Calgary in 1993 where he majored in marketing. Sean worked primarily in the medical/healthcare sector and prior to Westside Laser & Light, worked with a leading manufacturer of aesthetic lasers. With his experience in lasers and technologies for medical aesthetics, Sean ensures that Westside Laser & Light has the most advanced and proven technologies available today. Sean also oversees marketing and general clinic operations.

Maggie Albertyn | clinic coordinator

Maggie is our Patient Coordinator and occupies a key position in the daily success of Westside Laser & Light.  She is our focal point around which most interaction with patients begins and ends so you will become very familiar with Maggie on a regular basis. She has 10 years of experience in the Medical Cosmetic Industry ranging from Laser Rep to Treatment Consultant. She has a passion for beauty, wellness, and above all skin health. She is extremely cheerful, professional and has a very positive and caring approach to accommodate our patients and ensure that each experience at Westside Laser & Light is a positive one.

Laura Gariepy | advanced laser technician

Laura is an Advanced Laser Technician with over five years experience in the industry.

She completed her Diploma program here in Calgary and after graduating with Honors she started working at a local health and wellness clinic which catered to treating all skin types from the inside out.

After two and a half years, she got hired back at the college she graduated from and started teaching their Clinical Aesthetics and Laser Physics course.

She then found herself back in the industry focusing on acne and skin cancer prevention treatments at a Dermatology and Laser clinic.

Eventually she moved on to an advanced laser clinic and was the primary provider for all deep skin resurfacings, laser vein therapy and vaginal rejuvenation treatments.

Now here at Westside Laser and Light, she specializes in skin resurfacing for all skin types, laser vein therapy, acne, and continues to works on a vast variety of skin concerns.

She enjoys educating her patients and making everyone feel informed and comfortable with any treatment they choose to do.

She firmly believes that the best results come from respecting and nourishing the skin and by doing so, a lifetime of healthy beautiful skin is possible for anyone.

Taryn Hodson| certifed laser technician

Coming soon.