"Kootenay's Skin Care Specialists"                                     




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Kootenay Medical Aesthetics is dedicated to enhancing your  sense of well being.

We offer exclusive, discrete services for both men and women, and we use the most advanced equipment and treatments.

In 2005, KMA’s clinic was opened downtown in beautiful, historic Nelson BC .   KMA’s Dr. Andre Kirsten has practiced medicine for more than 21 years and is Board Certified in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, Medical Aesthetics, and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.  An active member of both the Canadian and American Association of Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Kirsten stays informed with the latest techniques and procedures.

We offer medical aesthetic solutions including: Botox, Soft Tissue Filler (Juvederm, Restylane), non-surgical Liquid Face Lift (soft lift), non-surgical brow lift.  We offer treatments for sun/age spots, acne, melasma and rosacea.  We also offer permanent hair reduction, fat and cellulite treatments, and solutions to problem veins, migraines and excessive sweating. Rejuvenate your skin with our new Sciton Broad Band Light (BBL) and Laser equipment (Profractional, Micro and Tunable Laser peel), Revitalize your skin with Photo Dynamic Therapy, Chemical peels and Microdermabrasion. All our treatments are under physician supervision.

 If you are concerned about aging – fine lines/wrinkles, uneven skin tone, thinning lips, sagging skin, Kootenay Medical Aesthetics is the place for you.  Are you worried about sun damage and the potential for skin cancer? Consult Dr. Kirsten for the appropriate corrective treatment.  Have your skin assessed by the new technology, Reveal Camera for customized skin analysis with recommended skin care products.  Have your photo taken before and after treatments to track your progress.

 We  carry physician grade skin care products to address your individual needs and concerns. Innovative product lines help reduce uneven skin tone,  fine lines, and wrinkles, enlarged pores and correct or prevent acne and rosacea.  KMA offers medical grade micronized sun protection that will not clog your pores. For boosting your immune system, Silver Sol is a well researched silver solution technology that can be applied topically or taken internally.  Silver Sol speeds healing and is both anti-viral and anti-bacterial, and FDA approved for skin healing and diabetic wounds.

Our Licensed Esthetician, Tracey is a knowledgeable Skin Care Consultant for more than 8 years who is truly loved by her clients. If you want the best professional results with your eyebrows, or have unwanted hair or need a special facial, manicure, or pedicure, even if you just have trouble clipping your own nails – come in and let Tracey take care of you.

Advance treatments and products that you would expect to find only in the city are right here in Nelson under the care and dedication of Dr. Kirsten.  Come take advantage of his years of training and experience.

It’s about feeling more confident and more comfortable with yourself.  Getting back the You – You used to know.

Trust your skin to Dr Kirsten and his highly trained staff with their meticulous attention to detail and your satisfaction.  No referrals needed.


Along with Dr Kirsten's highly trained staff and meticulous attention to detail, your experience at Kootenay Medical Aesthetics will "Leave a lasting impression".


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Suite 202, 402 Baker Street. Upstairs in the Nelson Trading Company
Nelson, B.C. V1L 4H8

Ph 250-354-2003        Fax 250-354-2073



Office Hours Monday to Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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