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Dr. Andrew Dargie, MD, BSc

Dr. Dargie is originally from Calgary, Alberta. He earned a full scholarship at Stanford University in California and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology. During his time there, he was an All-American Sprinter and competed for Team Canada multiple times. Dr. Dargie also competed on the equestrian team and played center on the men’s hockey team and has always been passionate about staying active.

He received his medical degree from the University of Calgary and went on to a Vascular Surgery residency, but ultimately decided to pursue and obtain his CCFP designation. He practices advanced medical aesthetics in both Kelowna and Vernon, BC. He also works as an emergency room physician at Penticton Regional Hospital as well as South Okanagan General Hospital, where he is the Department Head of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Dargie is the founder and lead educator for ‘the botox course’ and ‘the filler course’, Canada’s gold standard aesthetics training programs. 

Our Team

Brynn Fitzgerald

Samantha Robertson

Lindsay Allwright

Taeylr Kjarsgaard

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Brynn Fitzgerald

Brynn is a Registered Nurse who was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She completed her undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of Calgary. Her experience as a registered nurse began in preventative health where she has worked with diverse populations including vulnerable, professional athletes, youth and seniors. She realized not only did she love making a difference in people’s lives, but that she has a creative side and meticulous eye for beauty and aesthetics.

Pursuing her career into the medical aesthetics world, Brynn has taken extensive training for cosmetic injectables through The Botox Course and The Filler Course with Dr. Andrew Dargie, Canada’s gold standard for cosmetic injectables. Upon completion of the courses, she enriched and enhanced her skills through the Canadian Fellowship of Cosmetic Injectables program at Phi in Calgary.

Her altruistic nature and passion for fusing art and science, Brynn strives to provide her clients with the highest quality of care. Her philosophy includes taking time to listen and understand patient goals to help you reveal your natural radiance. She applies her understanding of beauty and the principles of harmony and balance in providing natural results for her patients. She approaches each individual and treatment with confidence, grace and a gentle touch. She takes pride and personal gratification from transforming not only the physical aspects, but boosting the inner well-being and self-confidence.

When Brynn isn’t immersed in medical aesthetics, you can find her maintaining an active lifestyle with her dog Aspen or involved in team sports such as ringette and rugby.

Samantha Robertson

Samantha Robertson was born and raised in Kelowna, British Columbia, blessed to grow up in the beautiful Okanagan. She always felt drawn towards a career where she could help and care for others. As a child she spent a lot of time at hospitals and it was there where she learned to appreciate the impact nurses have on patients and their families, and the privilege it was witnessing and being part of their triumphs. This desire drove her towards a career in nursing, where she went on to gain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of British Columbia on a four year scholarship and graduated in 2017.

After post-secondary education she went on to work at Kelowna General Hospital on their Vascular and General Surgery unit for two years before working on their Plastic Surgery unit for another two years. There she solidified her skills, and took on leadership roles where she gained experience as a charge nurse and a preceptor to young nurses. It was also where her passion for medical aesthetics took flight. Sam took the botox course and the filler course along with the Canadian Fellowship of Cosmetic Injectables prior to starting her independent practice at SOS Skin.

Sam Now she utilizes her skills in health assessments to enhance how patients and clients look and feel. Her goal; to empower people to feel confident about themselves. She strives to help her clients age gracefully and feel like the best versions of themselves.

Lindsay Allwright

Lindsay is a Licensed Practical Nurse having obtained her diploma at Okanagan College in her hometown of Kelowna. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing through the bridging program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Lindsay began her nursing career on a surgical unit gathering experience in areas such as orthopedics, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, and neurosurgery with patients of all ages. Lindsay also has nursing experience in the areas of pediatrics, mental health and substance withdrawal.

While getting to work with such diverse populations, Lindsay has grown with her passion for helping people feel their best. Lindsay also has a passion for beauty and wellness, striving to make those around her feel comfortable and confident. Researching medical aesthetics, Lindsay decided to make the jump into the world of injectables by pursuing Canada’s Gold Standard cosmetic injectable training under Dr. Andrew Dargie with The Botox Course and The Filler Course. The training allowed Lindsay to develop and utilize her eye for detail and grow her skillset through fellowship with Dr. Dargie.

Lindsay believes in natural beauty and enhancing existing features with a goal of growing confidence in each life she touches. Her meticulous attention to detail and calm presence allows her patients to feel comfortable and heard, and Lindsay believes in creating a plan one on one with her patients to provide individualized treatments that exceed expectations. Utilizing her depth and knowledge in beauty and anatomy, Lindsay is able to merge the two to complete treatments with elegance and confidence. High quality care, flawless results, and patient comfort are the standards held highest by Lindsay.

In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys spending time outdoors with her dog embracing the beauty of the Okanagan. She enjoys being busy, whether that is finding new meals to cook or getting fitness in at the gym. Lindsay enjoys hosting game nights and movie nights. She believes in taking time for self care and spending time with friends and family. Lindsay enjoys meeting new people and taking on new hobbies, always willing to try something new!

Taeylr Kjarsgaard

Taelyr has been a Licensed Practical Nurse working at Vernon Jubilee Hospital for six years. Expanding her knowledge into cosmetic nursing to pursue her passion in medical aesthetics. Educated by Dr.Dargie completing the botox and filler course, Canadas gold standard for cosmetic injectables. Upon completion of these courses she continued her education through Dr.Dargie’s fellowship program to enhance her skills.

Taelyr has an intuitive eye for capturing natural beauty and delivering natural results. Taking time with each client to determine desired results and excellent communication to give the highest level of patient care. Choosing medical aesthetics to blend her passion for science and beauty. Taelyr loves making clients feel beautiful inside and outside, taking great pride in her work. Taelyr has a wonderful husband and beautiful daughter whom she spends her time at the ski hill in the winter and mountain biking kalamalka park in the warmer seasons.