Professional, Honest, Trusted
Experts in the Art of Cosmetic Medicine
Why choose ArtMed?
At ArtMed, we believe you can look as good as you feel.
Our team takes pride in educating our patients so they feel confident, in control, and inspired. We are experts at the art of cosmetic medicine, and we are passionate about your skin health.
We value professionalism, honesty, and trust as principles of our craft. As experts in our field, we strive to keep abreast of the changing landscape of our field, so we can always offer you the best of the best.
Our detailed individual assessment of your skin will provide you with the means to make informed skin care decisions and, from there, your personal treatment plan is designed to meet your desired outcomes.
In an industry that is full of false promises, we strive to be forthright, providing you with clinical excellence, safety, and privacy. You deserve the best.
The ArtMed Team
Who We Are
Dr. Mary Peirson, Medical Director
Dr. Mary Claire Peirson, HBSc., M.D., C.C.F.P, is co-owner and medical director of ArtMed. Born and raised in Kitchener, she holds an undergraduate honours degree in biology from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, a Medical Doctorate from the University of Toronto and a post-graduate degree in Family Medicine from McMaster University, Hamilton. She worked for many years in family medicine throughout Ontario, and for several decades in the areas of public health, infectious disease, addiction medicine, adolescent health and women’s health. Dr. Peirson was invited into the practice of medical aesthetics and has found it to be a creative and rewarding area of medical practice.
Dr. Peirson carefully researches and vets all new treatments, technologies and products and offers only clinically proven premium skin care and best in-class technologies (Sciton Yag laser, Fraxel Dual, Thermage, Vanquish ME, Clear+Brilliant, Dermapen and PRP). Due to her background in infectious disease and public health, Dr. Peirson is stringent with respect to antiseptic technique and safety.
Dr. Peirson is known for her sensitive eye and artistic sensibility. She is an excellent listener, and is approachable and friendly. Each patient is unique and their treatment plan is customized to achieve optimal results for that individual.
Jane Watson, Business Director
Jane comes to the esthetics industry from an extraordinary angle. Her circuitous career path has fostered a wide array of skills that enabled her to swiftly and expertly steer ArtMed to great success in a short period of time.
Her current role as Business Director of ArtMed, was fostered by her experience as an instructor in marketing at the School of Media and Design at Conestoga College, her background in small and large business administration, property management, and managing her own professional career as an actress.
She holds a Master’s degree in Performance from Binghamton University in New York and an Honours degree in the Arts from the University of Toronto. She also has degree in Education from OISE/UT.
As a result of managing the multi-faceted elements of her career, she has become an excellent communicator which translates into excellent customer service. Her handling of operations allows Dr. Peirson, along with the talented team of ArtMed, to focus exclusively on clinical care and providing the best quality services and products available. She continues to educate and train, not only herself, but encourages her staff to invest in themselves and their education by supporting programs and training that keeps them at the top of their class.
Christine Pyke, Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician
Christine is ArtMed’s Medical Aesthetician, Certified Laser Technician, and Skin Care Specialist. She has been in the beauty and skin health industry for 15 years and graduated with an Advanced Aesthetics and Make-up Artistry Diploma in 2002. She first started working with ArtMed in 2004, and she has continued to educate herself with the latest industry information through workshops and seminars to ensure she is on the leading edge of her trade, and knowledgeable about the latest skin care treatments and products available.
She has been thoroughly trained in the latest advancements in skin care including Mesotherapy and Microneedling techniques. She is passionate about her work and is committed to building trust with her clients by listening to their needs, providing informative options, and administering thorough, attentive care
Christine’s positive nature enables her to work effectively with her clients to identify their individual needs and achieve impressive results. Her exceptional level of experience, specifically with Thermage™, Fraxel® Skin Resurfacing, Photorejuvenation (BBL®) and Laser Hair Removal make her one of Guelph’s most knowledgeable and talented medical estheticians.
Gigi Grant, Clinic Manager
Gigi is our newest addition to our administrative team at ArtMed. She has a extensive background in management with over 16 years of experience working in the health and beauty industry. Her calm confidence and professional and friendly demeanor infuses our office with positive energy.
Her years of corporate experience will further enhance ArtMed’s office to become an even more effective hub of information and client comfort. Welcome Gigi!
Stephanie Graffi, RPN, Injection Specialist
Stephanie has been nursing for over 20 years in various Grand River Hospital Divisions including Psychiatry, Obstetrics, and as an Operating Room nurse. She is a certified BOTOX® injector having completed her training through APT Medical in Oakville and completed her Sclerotherapy course with Dr. Martin training centre in Barrie.
She is a talented injectionist, overseen by Dr. Peirson in the treatment of several medical conditions including hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and venous insufficiency (spider and reticular veins). She is also a talented cosmetic nurse injector who follows the newest and best practices offered by Allergan, specifically the MD Codes, which promote naturally beautiful results with Botox and filler injections.
Meghan Sullivan, Patient Care Administrator
Meghan Sullivan has quickly made herself an indispensable part of the ArtMed team. As our Patient Care Administrator, she will ensure that your experience at ArtMed is exceptional. She has an extensive background in aesthetics and business management which makes her a perfect fit and we are very glad to have her!
Marlise Adkin, Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician
Marlise graduated from her extensive training at Niagara College with an Advanced Aesthetics Diploma in 2010 and has been in the industry for seven years. Her extensive customer service background, together with her nurturing and compassionate personality, makes Marlise a perfect and congruent fit with ArtMed.
She is very passionate about analyzing and treating skin to assist clients in achieving their skin care goals. She is always expanding her knowledge and developing her skills in order to best serve her clients, and to achieve the most natural, beautiful, long lasting result.
Terra Anderson, Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician
Terra graduated with a diploma in Advanced Aesthetics, majoring in the Medical Aesthetics field. With many years of experience in the beauty and aesthetics industry, Terra’s resume includes spa and medical aesthetics, make up artistry, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, broad band light, THERMAGE®, chemical peels and much more! Terra thrives on staying up-to-date and in educating herself on progressive treatments to provide you with skin that is always healthy and beautiful. Her morst recent training includes the latest in body contouring technology (Vanquish),DermaPen and advanced medical skin care product training from AlumierMD and Vivier. Terra is accomplished, creative, and dedicated not only to helping people look good, but also to the on-going health and wellness of your skin.