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About Us

Over 25 Years of Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Rejuvenation Experience.

The Rai Clinic Aesthetica is a beauty and medical clinic based in New Westminster, British Columbia. We are committed to innovation, having sourced top-of-the-line technology and products that help us give you real and natural looking results. Owned and managed by Dr. Kimit Rai and Dr. Hanif Ukani, The Rai Clinic Aesthetica’s philosophy is based on offering a personalised and trusted range of professional lifestyle treatments for those who live life to the fullest on the beautiful west coast.

Our stylish and comfortable treatment rooms are designed to be warm and welcoming for both our male and female clients. It is a vibrant, yet relaxed atmosphere, which allows you to relax and unwind from the stresses of modern-day life whilst enjoying treatments tailored to your needs.

We are known as skin gurus and thrive on sharing our passion and knowledge. Specializing in aesthetic and laser medicine, advanced skin care and patient care, we give you the tools to make well-informed decisions regarding your skin health while highlighting your natural beauty. Welcome to The Rai Clinic Aesthetica! Let us create your beauty journey today.

Our Experts

Dr. Rai
Dr. Rai
Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kimit Rai is a board certified Plastic Surgeon and Surgical Director, as well as the co-founder of The Rai Clinic Aesthetica. With over 25 years of experience in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Rai holds privileges at both the Eagle Ridge and Royal Columbian Hospital, along with False Creek Healthcare.

In addition, he is the President and Founder of Operation Rainbow, a non-profit organization of physicians who donate their services in underdeveloped Third World Countries. Dr. Rai completed his training at the University of British Columbia in 1975, when he was certified in Plastic Surgery, subsequently gaining American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) certification in 1977.

Dr. Rai is frequently asked to speak at educational symposiums, with his work published extensively. His most recent award was the 2015 Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Lifetime Achievement Award, honouring an established plastic surgeon who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession and the CSPS.

Dr. Ukani
Dr. Ukani
Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ukani is the co-founder of The Rai Clinic Aesthetica, a board-certified specialist in Plastic Surgery, and a member of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is currently the Head of the Division of Plastic Surgery and Vice President of the medical staff at the Royal Columbian Hospital and Eagle Ridge Hospital. He also maintains surgical privileges at False Creek Healthcare. In addition to his continual practice and various accolades, Dr. Ukani regularly donates his time and skills to Operation Rainbow Canada.

Dr. Ukani is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada and holds memberships as a member of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Canadian Medical Association, and the British Columbia Medical Association. He also has an academic appointment at the University of British Columbia as a clinical instructor in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Ukani graduated from McGill University, as well as, completing Elite Fellowships with Dr. William Zamboni in Las Vegas, and obtaining additional training in cosmetic surgery and microsurgery. He then spent an additional year at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, one of the United States' premier cancer hospitals. While at MD Anderson, Dr. Ukani underwent training related to breast cancer reconstruction and held an academic appointment as a clinical specialist.

Our Support Team

Gaezelle M.
Medical Technician

Gaezelle is a technician with over 12 years experience who enjoys being able to contribute to a patient's confidence and beauty. She lives for the reward of learning something new every day and is always keeping her mind fresh with possibilities.

Gaezelle has worked alongside Dr Rai for many years as his surgical coordinator and medical assistant. She provides patients with comprehensive consultations, treatment plans, in-depth information, and knowledge. This is to ensure they are as informed as possible and comfortable with moving forward on their procedures. Working with patients to make their day wonderful is just as important as providing exceptional service and beautiful results.

Peggy b.
Medical Office/Aesthetic Clinician & Assistant

Helping patients achieve their ‘best selves’ is what Peggy loves about her day, along with assisting the skilled doctors she works with. She has compassion and empathy for the people who walk through the door of The Rai Clinic Aesthetica and finding solutions to their problems gives her great satisfaction.

Having been trained on numerous laser and skin rejuvenation treatments, along with medical grade skin care, Peggy is able to provide patients with information and access to the newest technologies available. Her motto is ‘satisfaction on realistic results is the end goal!’ and every day she strives to achieve this.

Kim b.
Office Manager

The Rai Clinic Aesthetica’s superstar Office Manager, Kim, has been working with Dr Rai for 19 years! Little did she know, that after graduating with her Medical Office Assistant diploma in 1999, she would be working with him for almost two decades.

Working in a medical aesthetic environment proved to be very satisfying, interesting, and full of so many wonderful people. In her current role as Office Manager, Kim is responsible for scheduling patients, booking surgeries, and maintaining the technician's schedules.

On top of that, she ensures the office runs smoothly and everyone has what they need to keep a smile on their face.

Reshma S.
Medical Office Assistant

When you love meeting new people and enjoy the company of your fellow workers, coming into the office each day is something to look forward to. The Rai Clinic Aesthetica and its patients value Reshma and her extensive experience - 16 years in general surgery and 3 plus years in plastic surgery – when it comes to receiving the best service possible.

An organizational whiz and never short on professionalism, Reshma brings a positive approach to all her clinic dealings and is always ready to assist.

Diana G.
Medical Technician and Clinical Practice Liaison

Diana came to the The Rai Clinic with a strong business and retail background. With her now 12 years of experience in plastic surgery, she enables the doctors at the clinic to provide the quality cosmetic and aesthetic services all of our patients seek out and deserve.

Dedicated to making our clients comfortable, and caring about her fellow workers, Diana brings extensive experience and knowledge with her each day. She is highly motivated, organized, and service oriented.

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