Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg

Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is the Founder and CEO of Papillon Medical. She graduated with her Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2001. Her practice consists largely of Preventative and Regenerative medicine. She believes that you can look and feel your best at any age. Her drive for educating clients to gain control of their health and wellbeing, and being an active part of their journey to optimal vitality makes her practice exciting and unique.

Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is an industry leader in advanced aesthetic procedures and is passionate about leading this team of doctors in helping their patients reach optimal health and their full potential.

  • Licentiate of the Canadian Medical Counsel
  • Board Certified with American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (A4M)
  • Fellowship in metabolic, nutritional and functional medicine
  • Received her Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology, University of Cardiff Medical School, Wales
  • Member of Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM)


Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg is proud to offer over 20 years of experience in aesthetics and minor procedures.

Dr. Bahn Al-Yousif

Dr. Al-Yousif is an established family physician. She has a special interest in disease prevention and supporting the body’s natural healing abilities to reverse chronic diseases utilizing a plant-based healing approach. She also has a special interest in women’s health and family planning, as well as child health.

She is very passionate about her practice and she strives to help patients achieve optimum health not just physically but mentally and spiritually as well.

  • Graduated with an MbCHB degree in 1996.
  • Received her Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology DRCOG in 2005.
  • Received her Diploma of Child Health DCH since 2006.
  • A member of the Royal College of General Practitioners MRCGP since 2009.

Dr. Bahn Al-Yousif is proud to offer over 25 years of medical experience.

Dr. Helen Zwanepoel

Dr. Zwanepoel was born and raised on a farm in sunny South Africa. It was there that she developed a dream of helping people on their path of health and prevention. Completing her education provided a fantastic opportunity for developing exceptional surgical skills and plenty of hours of hands-on patient care.

She then gained further experience in pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, trauma, general surgery, psychiatry, internal medicine and dermatology while working in a large urban hospital, a rural hospital complex in South Africa and the UK.

In 2003, Dr. Zwanepoel and her husband moved to Thompson, Manitoba, Canada were she worked in general practice, obstetrics, as hospitalist and in the Emergency Room for 4 years. They fell in love with the friendly, clean and safe Canadian lifestyle and decided to settle down in Calgary. These 10 years of practicing medicine served as a great foundation for Dr. Zwanepoel to realize her passion for treating patients with skin conditions. After the birth of her third child, she completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology and dermoscopy through the University of Wales.

Dr Zwanepoel now enjoys seeing patients for skin cancer screening utilizing dermoscopy, treating acne, treating patients with migraine and hyperhidrosis using Botox and helping patients achieve healthy and youthful skin.

Her passions in life are spending time in the mountain with her husband who started this wonderful journey with her in 1994, raising their 3 children and anything to do with dermatology.

  • Completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein (1993-1999)
  • Graduate Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery, 1999 at the University of the Freestate, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Received her Diploma in Practical Dermatology 2010/11 at Cardiff University, Wales
  • Received her Certificate in Dermoscopy, 2011 at Cardiff University, Wales
  • Attained her Certificate in Botox Cosmetic and Medical filler Practicum and Theory, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Received her Certificate in Laser Principles and Safety Course, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Received her Certificate in Principles and Practices of Sclerotherapy Practicum and Theory, 2014 at Dr. Martin’s Training Centre, Canada
  • Advanced Neuromodulators, 2015 with Dr. Stella Jansen Van Rensburg in Okotoks, Alberta

Dr. Helen Zwanepoel is proud to offer over 22 years of medical experience.

Dr. Jurie J Fourie

Dr. Fourie was born in South Africa where he received his initial medical training. He relocated to Canada and is currently a Family Physician with a special interest in Aesthetic Medicine and Skin and Skin Disorders. He is enjoying sharing his expertise with his patients here.

  • Completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of The Free State; South Africa in 2009
  • Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
  • Received his Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Received his Certification in Practical Dermoscopy from Cardiff University
  • Received his Diploma in Mental Health from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of South Africa
  • Received his Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Received his Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • Completed the Institute for Functional Medicine’s “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” Course

Dr. Jurie Fourie is proud to offer over 11 years of medical experience.

Dr. Barbara Pickering

Dr. Barbara Pickering is a Registered Psychologist who has deep roots in the Alberta community. After raising her four children, she started university, completing her PhD in 2020. In addition to being registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists, Barbara teaches both undergraduate and graduate university students of psychology. She is committed to being a useful member of the community and consequently, has been a volunteer with children and family organizations for many years.

Barbara is a fierce advocate of holistic wellbeing, which naturally includes psychological health. She believes that the connection between mind and body is inseparable and our health troubles should be addressed as such. Dr. Pickering works with individuals, couples, or families who are experiencing a variety of concerns including a range of anxiety related struggles, depression, or life stress.

For Barbara, the outdoors provides balance and healing. She finds solace in the woods hiking, biking, and walking, training, or playing with her canine buddy. She believes connecting with family and friends is also key to physical and psychological health. Barbara loves to read, meditate, practice yoga, and have engaging conversations about life with anyone who is willing to go there with her.

Claudia Sheffler-Egely

Claudia received her nursing education in Calgary Alberta. After graduating she worked in multiple acute care facilities including Rocky View Hospital infectious disease unit, Foothills medical surgery unit, South Calgary Urgent care as administrator in Emergency department and then South Health Campus hospital Neuroscience, PACU, and day surgery. She then broadened her passion with an introduction to functional medicine and aesthetics when meeting Dr. Stella Jansen van Rensburg and has worked with Papillon ever since.

Claudia has a passion for beauty and healing from the inside out. She is continuing education in order to help clients reach these goals.
• Golding Institute Personalized Medicine : Completed IV Nutrient Therapy Course May 2021
• Clarion Medical Laser certified: Gynecological, facial, fractional and LHR February 2018
• Plasma IQ certification: 2019
• California Board of Registered Nurses: Certified in Neuromodulator and dermal Fillers October 2019
• ATMA journey center: Certified assist in Psychedelic Therapy January 2021
• INMODE Morpheus/ Lumecca/ Triton/ P90/ Gynecological laser certified in 2022.

Claudia’s favorite treatment to perform on clients is Microneedling, and her favorite treatment to receive is PRP Therapy.


Jessica Fallis

Jessica is a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant and is currently expanding her learning to become a Functional Medicine Health Coach. She has been with Papillon (Okotoks) since the beginning and has shared her wealth of nutritional knowledge with many of our community members. Jessica loves all things outdoors, especially riding her bike in the mountains. She also enjoys spending time with her children and dog, and making nutritious meals for the whole family!


Jessica’s favorite treatment is Fotona Laser Vein Therapy.

Jamie Malmberg

Jamie joined our team in 2018 and has been a valued team member ever since. As our Patient Co-ordinator and MOA, Jamie manages the flow of our busy office with great enthusiasm and efficiency. Jamie loves spending time with her kids and family, and spending time outside any season of the year. Give her any book and she will read it.  Jamie loves coming to work and enjoys interacting with the staff and patients!

Jaime’s favorite treatment is Laser Hair Removal.