Welcome to Dermagenica

We are the UK’s and Ireland’s leading distributor of aesthetic products. We work together with our customers and suppliers to offer a specialised and innovative range of products and services.

We are the largest provider of  PDO Threads training courses in UK and Ireland. We provide courses, from entry to advanced level in a wide range of subject areas. Take your career to the next level with us!

Dermagenica was nominated for and won the prestigious My Face My Body Awards, London, 2013 and 2014 for Best Anti Aging treatment.

Dr Gabriela Mercik – Medical Director / Dermagenica Ambassador

Dr Gabriela Mercik is a leading light in the world of anti-ageing medicine and responsible for bringing some of the most exciting new non-invasive treatments to the UK including the award-winning BeautyLift™ with PDO Threads, ‘the gentle facelift’, MoonlightDust™Molecular Facial and Biomimetic Nanopeptide Rejuvenation. A master injector, trainer and educator, Dr Gabriela is a trusted expert with loyal and high-profile clientele who travel the globe to benefit from her expertise.

Dr Gabriela’s career began 17 years ago as a Cardiologist in her native Poland. During this time she developed an interest in aesthetic medicine and studied dermatology with a special interest in skin rejuvenation and cosmetic medicine. She went on to open the award-winning Dr Gabriela Hebe Clinic in Omagh, Northern Ireland and now practises in the UK at the Aesthetics Lab a new state-of-the-art clinic in London’s Primrose Hill.

Meet Our Trainers

Dr Hassan Soueid
Dr Hassan SoueidCertified trainer
Dr Hassan Soueid is a very reputable and highly skilled surgeon who has worked for many years in plastic surgery. Clinical Director of Global Health Medical Services in the UK, Dr Soueid qualified in 2000 and has worked in a number of the leading Plastic Surgery Departments in the UK, including Queen Victoria Hospital and Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust.

His several years of experience in Plastic Surgery has given him great knowledge about the aging process, physiology and anatomy of the face and the human body.

DR Soueid presents at international congress, as well as being involved in a number of training and teaching sessions, research and publications. His prime interests are body contouring, fat grafting and Surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation.
Dr Yen Lam / MBBS, MRCGP, MRCSEdCertified trainer
Dr Yen Lam trained at King’s College of Medicine and Dentistry, London and qualified as a Doctor in 1997. During which time she gained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and studied the Biology of Aging, Neuropharmacology and Neurotoxicology.

Dr Yen Lam embarked on surgical training, gained Membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2002, and worked as a surgeon for eight years rotating through specialties including Breast surgery, Colorectal surgery, Orthopaedics, Trauma and Paediatric surgery before changing direction and training to become a General Practitioner. She gained her Membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008.

Dr Yen Lam currently works as a GP in two practices Wallington. As part of her job in these practices, she regularly keeps her surgical skills up to date by performing minor surgery procedures. Recently Dr Lam has become a GP with a special interest in Carpal Tunnel Surgery under local anaesthetics.

Dr Yen Lam has a keen interest in aesthetic medicine and have combined this with her ongoing interest in Medicine and Surgery by training with Dermagenica to become a trainer in the application of PDO beauty threads.

Dr Sherif Wakil
Dr Sherif WakilCertified trainer
Dr Sherif Wakil is the founder and medical director of DrSW Clinics and Royale Skin Clinics. He has more than two decades of experience in the heath care, and has worked in a number of leading hospitals in the UK and Middle East, including The Royal London Hospital NHS Trust and is now based on London’s Harley Street.

As a cosmetic doctor and hair transplant surgeon, Dr Wakil has performed more than 17,000 procedures and has introduced a number of new treatments to the UK and Europe, including the P-Shot and the O-Shot.

As a national and international trainer for numerous aesthetic procedures including thread lifting and PRP Vampire treatments, Dr Wakil has also been invited to speak and share his skills at conferences and meetings around the world.

Dr Wakil is a fellow of the International College of Surgeons and active member of several professional bodies including the General Medical Council, American Cosmetic Cellular Medicine Association, British College of Aesthetic Medicine, Dr Wakil is the founder of RAAM, Royale Academy of Aesthetic Medicine where he teaches fellow medical practitioners Thread lift, PRP, and many other non surgical procedures.

Dr Diana C Marquez Ruiz
Dr Diana C Marquez RuizCertified trainer
Dr Diana Marquez graduated with Honors from medschool (Anahuac University, Mexico, city) and had since had an extensive career as an ENT specialist, facial, plastic and reconstructive surgery observational fellowship in gulf shores Alabama in McCollough Institute, head and neck surgery trainee at IMSS, Mexico, trainers trainee in PDO threads and mesotherapy in Dermagenica UK.

Dr Marquez has worked in one of the largest hospitals in America (National Medical Center La Raza IMSS) in the head and neck oncology surgery area and has a particular interest in facial plastic surgery making her the best woman doctor in Mexico, performing surgical facelifts.

Meeting Dr Gabriela Mercik at a conference in Las Vegas Dr Marquez became interested in her results. Commenting on PDO threading, it is a trendy technique useful for facelift tuck ups or for people that do not need or want such an invasive procedure.

Dr Marquez believes PDO Threads are an excellent complement for aesthetic procedures such as Botox, fillers and feels Dr Gabriela is a very innovative and intelligent doctor always going ahead with investigation and technology.

Lynda Smith / BA RMN NIP
Lynda Smith / BA RMN NIPCertified trainer
After 27 years as a Dental Hygienist and complementary therapist Lynda obtained her degree in Mental Health nursing at Robert Gordon’s University in Aberdeen. She attended the De Montford University in Leicester to complete her V300 course.
Lynda is an advanced aesthetic practitioner, independent prescriber and tutor. A trainer with Medics Direct (Europe) she teaches aesthetic procedures in Harley Street London, Manchester and Glasgow. After completing courses with Dr Gabriela Mercik Lynda realised PDO Threading is a true 21st century procedure to be performed in conjunction with or as an alternative to Botulinum toxin Type A and/or Dermal fillers.
Victoria Parsons / RGN NIP
Victoria Parsons / RGN NIPCertified trainer
Victoria Parsons is the Managing Director at Kent and Surrey Aesthetics. A Registered General Nurse (RGN) and Independent Nurse Prescriber (NIP) Victoria qualified at Greenwich University eight years ago, and immediately trained in botulinium toxin treatments and dermal fillers and began work in a laser clinic in London.

A year later Victoria left to work as a cosmetic surgery nurse in Harley street working predominantly with plastic surgery patients both pre and post op. Throughout this time Victoria continually trained in advanced facial aesthetics using botulinium toxin to treat both upper and lower face, including the neck and the underarms.

Victoria has also had extensive training using dermal fillers to correct loss of volume in the face, décolletage and hands, using either needles or a cannula.

Aside from these procedures Victoria is also trained to carry out PDO thread lifting, radio frequency,skin needling, chemical peels, hand rejuvenation, IPL and laser treatments, (acne, rosacea and hair removal), Mesotherapy, fat reduction injectables and, 3 D Lipo and Coolsculping for body contouring. Vic is an Ambassor for Obagi but over the past 8 years she has trained on many cosmesuetical products and skin care systems.

Victoria qualified as an Independent Nurse Prescriber at Gloucester University in August 2013 and currently aside from running her own clinic in Warlingham, aslo runs an aesthetic clinic at ICE in Beckenham.

A member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).