2013 / 12 / 16

HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Charles Cheng to Medical Board


December 16, 2014 (VANCOUVER) Dr. Charles Cheng has joined the Medical Board of HealthChoicesFirst.com, a directory and community of 300 leading health and wellness providers sharing healthy living solutions through a comprehensive online library of videos.

Dr. Cheng had a keen interest in the latest treatments available in medical science and recognized early on that acne was an inflammatory problem. As a result, he developed an advanced approach to acne treatment with great success, building a practice that grew rapidly and evolved to focus on acne. 

Dr. Cheng also took an interest in aging skin and since 1992, Skin Matters Acne and Skin Medical Centre has been offering aesthetic non-surgical treatments in addition to acne care. Dr. Cheng is among the few physicians in Canada to have achieved the Double Diamond Level account status with Allergan (manufacturer of Botox Cosmetic and the Juvéderm family of hyaluronic acid fillers). He has the Black Diamond status for Thermage CPT and Liposonix, and Skin Matters is the leading provider for Ulthera in Canada. 

“People of all ages are interested in having healthy, beautiful skin,” says Jackson Sayers, CEO, HealthChoicesFirst.com. “With so many different options out there, patients are really looking for customized, expert advice they can trust.  Dr. Cheng can provide patients with the knowledge they need to make decisions about the best treatments for them, whether it’s acne medication or an anti-aging regimen.”

Dr. Cheng is a founding member of the BC Society of Aesthetic Physicians, and sits on the Board of Directors as Chairman. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC, a clinical examiner for the Medical Council of Canada and works as a peer assessor for the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons to improve the quality of patient care in the province.
Dr. Cheng obtained his M.D. from the University of Toronto in 1990, completing a rotating internship program at the University of British Columbia at St. Paul's Hospital in 1991. He started in general practice in 1991 after working in both Ontario and BC. 

Other pursuits include: UBC Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice. Contributor, LMCC question bank and Examiner for LMCC twice a year. Quality Assurance Assessor for the College of Surgeons and Physicians of BC. Chairman of the board of directors for BC Society of Aesthetic Physicians. Clinical consultant, lecturer and demonstrator for Merz Aesthetics. Clinical consultant, advisory board member, lecturer and demonstrator for Allergan.
“Skin health and skin care are rapidly evolving, and we need someone who understands not only scientific developments in the field, but someone who has a goal of providing clients with honest and professional advice and treatments,” says Sayers.
About HealthChoicesFirst.com
HealthChoicesFirst.com is a national health and wellness directory that connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location, and features over 1,500 solution-based videos and articles. With resources on topics such as diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country.
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