Dr. Trina Stewart
BScH, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Dr. Stewart established Esprit Medical Aesthetics in 2005, initially treating with botulinum toxin and hyaluronic acid fillers eventually adding chemical peels, advanced skin care, and light based technologies. She is an active member of the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine since 2006, national board member at large since 2010 and is now the honorary secretary/treasurer of the national organization which promotes continued education, safety, and ethical behaviour amongst medical doctors who practise aesthetic medicine. Along with her interest in medical aesthetics, Dr. Stewart has a keen interest in general dermatology and completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology at Cardiff University in Wales in 2010. Since then, Dr. Stewart has incorporated consulting dermatology into her busy academic family and aesthetic medicine practice. She serves as a Provincial Dermatology Associate serving patients and their general dermatology concerns from across the province as this is an underserviced specialty in PEI. She was asked to participate in the inaugural national Canadian College of Family Practice CPFM committee for family doctors with a special interest in dermatology in 2013 and is an ongoing board member representing the Atlantic region. She is Assistant Professor in the Family Medicine Department of Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine and is the Curriculum Coordinator for the PEI site of the Dalhousie Family Medicine Program. She is actively involved with teaching and regularly serves as preceptor to Family Practice residents and other learners in her practice.
Dr. Stewart was recognized with an Award of Excellence from the Canadian College of Family Practice in 2013 for her dedication to the education of family medicine residents and most recently in 2015 was recognized provincially as Family Physician of the Year and was honoured to receive the Reg L. Perkin Award at Family Medicine Forum in November, 2015. Dr. Stewart is passionate about all aspects of family medicine and embraces patient centred care and has a very personal approach to her patients. Dr. Stewart is committed to her very busy clinical practice and continues to develop her interest in advocacy related to her profession, patients, and the support of women in leadership positions and non-traditional professions. She owns a business with her sister in Fredericton, NB as they established Sorella Spa together in 2011. She is also a wife and mother of two busy and amazingly talented children, Dexter (16) and Lindsay (13).