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Benjamin Barankin

Benjamin Barankin MD, FRCPC

Dr. Benjamin Barankin is a Toronto dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical and cosmetic care of the skin.

His undergraduate university training was in Life Sciences and Psychology at Queen’s University, followed by medical school at the University of Western Ontario and dermatology residency at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Barankin is also a widely published author with more than 600 articles related to dermatology and he has gained international distinction as the author of 7 books on dermatology. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous medical journals and newspapers. He has served on the executive of the Canadian Dermatology Association, and in 2014, he was honored by this national association with the Young Dermatologists’ Volunteer Award.

Dr. Barankin regularly educates dermatologists, family physicians, medical trainees, and the public on matters related to the skin. In addition, his expertise is frequently sought by the Canadian press and in medico-legal cases.

Dr. Barankin launched the Toronto Dermatology Centre in 2010, one of the largest & busiest medical, surgical, laser & cosmetic dermatology practices in Canada.

He resides in Toronto with his physician wife and 2 young daughters, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends, writing, playing basketball & tennis, watching movies, and traveling.

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Areas of Expertise


  • FRCPC, Dermatology, University of Alberta
  • MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Western
  • BA, Life Sciences and Psychology, Queens University