The institute

Institut du laser cutané de l’Outaouais: a renowned cosmetic dermatology clinic using the most advanced techniques in Canada

Over the years, Dr. Charbonneau, a leading dermatologist with a solid international reputation in the field of esthetics, has come to specialize in non-surgical anti-aging skin treatments.

Supported by a team of professionals, Dr. Charbonneau’s Gatineau-Ottawa clinic offers a full range of laser and non-laser treatments aimed at bringing back your skin’s natural softness, tone and brightness. His mission: to highlight your natural beauty!

State of the art techniques and devices

Drawing on 16 years of experience in cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Charbonneau relies on state of the art techniques and an array of sophisticated laser and non-laser devices for hair removal, skin rejuvenation and tightening as well as for the treatment of various skin conditions. He also uses them in the treatment of wrinkles, the removal of tattoos, spots, skin redness, etc. 

World-class dermatological treatments in Gatineau-Ottawa since 1996

Does the look of your skin bother you or make you unhappy? Come see us!

The clinic’s team will be happy to welcome you in a peaceful and safe setting. After hearing your concerns and expectations, Dr. Charbonneau then examines your skin. Next, he will outline a personalized treatment plan that will bring back your skin’s youthful shine. Don’t hesitate to ask questions. He takes your well-being to heart and treats all information in a confidential manner.

The cost of your cosmetic dermatology treatment will also be established during the first consultation.

Mission and Philosophy

Respect, professionalism and state of the art technology

  • Passionate about his work in esthetic dermatology, Dr. Charbonneau has always been guided by his desire to provide his patients with:access to the most recent technological and scientific advances in the field of esthetic dermatology,
  • a professional and respectful service
  • safe medical support every step of the way

Our prime objective: bringing to light your natural beauty

At the Institut du laser cutané de l’Outaouais, we strive for perfection. Treatments are thorough and diligently delivered to the highest standard of excellence. Our goal is to bring your natural beauty to light.

Esthetic dermatology evaluations and consultations are conducted either by Dr. Charbonneau or, depending on the condition of the skin to be treated, by his nursing personnel under his supervision.


A friendly and qualified team

Patient safety and well-being are of the utmost importance at the Institut du laser cutané de l’Outaouais. For this reason, Dr. Charbonneau provides top quality care using nothing but the best that cosmetic dermatology medical science has to offer.

In order to provide the best care and comfort possible, Dr. Charbonneau has recruited a team of highly competent and friendly certified nurses, assistants and administrators.

Meet the ILCO personnel.

  • Fabienne Labat, Certified Head Nurse
  • Josée Maisonneuve, Auxiliary Nurse, Head Nurse Assistant
  • Rachelle Alie, Injection Certified Nurse
  • Vickie Lauzon, Certified Nurse
  • Carine Lebrun St-Jacques,
  • Gisèle Thibault, Director – Customer Service
  • Manon L’Écuyer, Secretary/Receptionist – Customer Service
  • Tina Guénette, Administrative director

Installations and equipment

The best technology on the market

Combining know-how, experience and technological advances, Dr. Charbonneau has equipped the ILCO with state of the art facilities and high performance technology.

Not only is the Institute the largest clinic of the Gatineau-Ottawa region, it is also among the most important in Canada. The clinic is equipped with twenty-two laser and non laser devices, whose proven efficiency and degree of precision ensure maximum patient comfort throughout a procedure. These devices allow Dr. Charbonneau to create treatment combinations that yield optimal results that are tailored to your specific condition.

A thorough medical supervision

Don’t worry! Every skin care treatment offered at ILCO is performed by Dr. Charbonneau or the clinic’s specialized nursing personnel.

The risk of burns or injuries due to the incompetence or inexperience of the treating practitioner will never be an issue.

On this note, we recommend you exercise great caution in your choice of treatment facility since there is no legal framework that governs the use of lasers in Québec.

At ILCO, your treatments are supervised by none other than Dr. Charbonneau, an internationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist. You deserve the best!

Our partners

The partners who share in ILCO and Dr. Charbonneau’s success

Over the years, the Institut du laser cutané de l’Outaouais and Dr. Charbonneau have partnered with a variety of stakeholders from related fields.

We thank these precious partners who have contributed to the success of the Institut.

  • Marie-Dominique Loignon
  • Allergan
  • Médicis
  • Dulong MedTech Inc.
  • Clarion Medical
  • Syneron
  • Solta
  • Galderma
  • Épicure (caterer)
  • François Breton, Sunlife Financière
  • Sylvie Corriveau, Design architect
  • Thierry Deletrez Culinary School
  • Marie-Claire esthétique
  • Denise Bouladier, permanent makeup
  • Madeleine Bérubé, Visual Artist
  • RBC Banque Royale PME Inter
  • Raymond, Chabot, Grant, Thornton
  • Claude Desjardins, Financière Banque Nationale
  • Rouge FM
  • Le Droit
  • Radio-Canada Ottawa
  • Multivesco
  • Autentika
  • Paprika
  • Les Industries Cama
  • Verval Ltée
  • Marie-Claire Dalpé, Visual Artist