Dr. Melinda Gooderham

Dermatologist in Cobourg and Peterbrough


Dr. Gooderham is a well-established Dermatologist and is the Medical Director of Victoria Park Peterborough and Victoria Park Cobourg.

She serves as the Medical Director at the SKiN Centre for Dermatology and the Principal Investigator for the SKiN Research Centre. Dr. Gooderham is responsible for opening the first Comprehensive Dermatology Centre in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario, which includes state-of-the-art Phototherapy, Psoriasis Treatment Centre, Patch Test Clinic and Research Centre.Dr. Gooderham belongs to a number of professional societies including the Canadian Dermatology Association, American Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. She is a world-renowned speaker and presenter, lending her years of expertise in the Dermatology field on a global scale.Currently, Dr. Gooderham is an Assistant Professor at Queens University, and also works as a Consultant Physician at the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC). She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and Vice President of the Dermatology Association of Ontario. Actively involved in teaching, Dr. Gooderham provides medical students, medical residents, nurse practitioners, and physicians with both didactic lectures and hands-on clinical training.Dr. Gooderham received her MD from the University of Western Ontario in 1999, and then completed her Dermatology residency at the University of Toronto in 2004. Prior to training in medicine, Dr. Gooderham obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University in Kingston in 1992 and earned a Masters of Science from the University of Guelph in 1995.