About Dr. Gordon E. Searles

I believe in applying our experience and the best that science has to offer toward finding solutions for helping you look and feel your best.

Dr. Gordon Searles is a dually-certified Internal Medicine Specialist and Dermatologist that practices with the objective of treating each patient as an individual with unique needs. As the founder of Searles Dermatology & Aesthetics, it is his goal to provide compassionate and effective care in an environment that encourages each patients’ understanding of their disease and its management. Dr. Searles welcomes a diverse group of patients with general dermatology needs or conditions that require subspecialty expertise.

Dr. Searles has been practicing in the Edmonton area for the past 22 years. He founded Searles Dermatology & Aesthetics in Fall 2009. He completed his Internal Medicine training at the University of Ottawa, and his Dermatology training at University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, and also completed his Master of Science in Experimental Medicine. He was Programme Director of Residency Training for Dermatology for ten years.  Currently, Dr. Searles participates in the training of primary-care and dermatology resident physicians in the Edmonton area.

In addition to Dr. Searles’ dedication to the daily practice of dermatology, he is committed to the future of the specialty. Dr. Searles has spoken on various topics locally, nationally, and internationally, and he has had the privilege of serving in the following national leadership positions;

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine for the University of Alberta
  • Past Treasurer for the Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Past President for the Canadian Dermatology Association
  • President for the Pacific Dermatology Association


Dr. Searles has been the recipient of many honours from the University of Waterloo, the University of Alberta, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators and the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Hospital Privileges:


  • University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Alberta Health Services



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