First Ave. Medical Spa

We are a passionate team of professionals, each committed to helping our clients reach their goals and unveiling their truest potential. Offering a completely tailored experience that is every bit as individual as our clients, we provide expert services using world-renowned treatments and technologies to deliver visible results and exceptional service.

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Kate opened First Ave Medical Spa in 2008. Kate graduated from the First Medical University in Moscow, but she was always passionate about helping people to look and feel their best. After moving to Vancouver, she became a licensed medical aesthetician and has more than a decade of experience delivering revolutionary treatments that transform the lives of her patients.

The team at First Ave Medical Spa is a force to be reckoned with. Combining years of experience with a thirst for innovation, each individual within our staff shares a passion for helping clients achieve goals and realize their ultimate face and body goals.

First Ave Medical Spa is located in a beautiful neighborhood and boasts some of the most prestigious and advanced equipment. It is a sanctuary for our clients and a place where we proudly transform the appearance and lives of each of our clients, one step at a time.

Everyone is welcome at First Ave Medical Spa, and we welcome you to visit for a tour and a chat about your goals or concerns. Together, we can achieve anything.

Dr. Shaun Tregoning MD, FRCS(C), FCOG(SA)

Dr Tregoning is a specialist gynecologist with a special interest in reproductive endocrinology.

He completed his medical training in South Africa. Before completing his residency, he developed an interest in the newly burgeoning field of aesthetic medicine and completed training courses in botox, dermal filler injections and aesthetic sclerotherapy.

He has maintained an interest in aesthetic medicine alongside his regular medical practice. He has been working out of Abby Medical Laser Centre since 2005. He has completed training courses in lasers, skin science and advanced neurotoxin and dermal filler injections.

He continues to regularly attend advanced training courses and workshops on all aspects on aesthetic medicine. Several skin conditions in women have a basis in hormonal disturbances and our clinic is in a fortunate position to benefit from his knowledge in this area. Being a gynecologist, he is also very knowledgeable in the area of vaginal laser and radiofrequency procedures for laxity, incontinence, vaginal dryness and injectables for orgasmic dysfunction.

He is a member of the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine (CAAM). He also injects out of First Avenue Medical Spa.

Mario Abalos BSN, RN

Mario is a registered nurse and an aesthetic nurse injector. Mario completed a nursing degree in the Philippines. He then emigrated to Canada and completed the Canadian nursing board exam, leading to his registration with the BC College of Nursing.

He initially worked in acute medical care wards until he had an opportunity to develop his skills in the field he has come to love most – aesthetic medicine.

He has been working in this field since 2005 at Abby Medical Laser Centre. He has completed multiple advanced level training courses in aesthetic medical practice including lasers, skin care science, botox and dermal fillers. He has completed several advanced hands-on training courses with leading experts in the field including Dr Arthur Swift.

He is currently a sought-after injector who regularly teaches and preceptors nurses and physicians in dermal filler injection techniques. He is regarded as a skilled lip filler injector. His personal philosophy is “Injecting well requires a strong basis in science - which can be taught but also an openness to artistic expression - which is acquired.

He is an active member of the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses (CSASN). He also injects out of First Avenue Medical Spa.

Our mission

To enrich the lives of our clients and invoke their inner confidence by taking the time to truly understand their needs, and always deliver beyond their expectations.


location first ave medical spa
#2-1864 West First Ave, Vancouver BC, V6J 1G5
opening hours first ave medical spa
Monday - Friday 10 AM - 7 PM Saturday 9 AM-5 PM
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