Dr. Rainer Loiskandl has been a family physician since 1986. He was born in Europe and immigrated to Canada at a young age . He grew up in Toronto, but developed a love for Georgian Bay which eventually brought him and his family to the area. He attended McMaster University to study medicine as a mature student, graduating in 1984. He completed his Family Medicine residency in Hamilton in 1986. He since has worked as a family and emergency room physician in various hospitals in the province before settling in Midland in 1988. He has been involved in various capacities in hospital, community and provincial affairs.
In the late 1990’s he co-developed the medical aesthetics company Laser Health Works. His training has taken him to various locations in Canada and the United States. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Phlebology and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. In 2002 he was appointed as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at McMaster University. He has professional interests in laser and computer innovations, and private sector solutions to health care delivery. He is an avid reader of history and enjoys boating and skiing with his family.