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About Us

Who We Are

Dr. Hermann Pirela

Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Dr. Hermann Pirela is a seasoned medical professional whose journey into the world of aesthetics began with a profound dedication to patient well-being instilled by his father, a renowned paediatrician. His commitment to compassionate care drives his work every day, ensuring his clients receive the highest level of service and attention.

In 2012, amidst Venezuela’s socio-economic-political turmoil, Dr. Pirela, alongside his wife and son, made the decision to relocate to Canada. This bold move marked the beginning of a new chapter, one filled with opportunities to continue his medical journey in a new environment.

Who We Are

Dr. Hermann Pirela

Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Dr. Hermann Pirela is a seasoned medical professional whose journey into the world of aesthetics began with a profound dedication to patient well-being instilled by his father, a renowned paediatrician. His commitment to compassionate care drives his work every day, ensuring his clients receive the highest level of service and attention.

In 2012, amidst Venezuela’s socio-economic-political turmoil, Dr. Pirela, alongside his wife and son, made the decision to relocate to Canada. This bold move marked the beginning of a new chapter, one filled with opportunities to continue his medical journey in a new environment.

Dr. Pirela’s passion for martial arts, particularly Karate, began at a young age and eventually led him to attain a remarkable 6th Dan black belt. What started as a personal pursuit evolved into a profession when he established Tanabe Dojo in SW Calgary, showcasing his diverse interests beyond the medical field. Outside of work, he finds joy in travelling, biking, hiking, and exploring the world of automobilism.

With a solid foundation in medicine, Dr. Pirela graduated as a Medical Surgeon in 1997 and specialized in Gynecology & Obstetrics in 2004 from the University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. His pursuit of excellence led him to further his expertise with a diploma in Ultrasound Specialist training in 2005.

In 2009, Dr. Pirela’s interest in medical aesthetics was ignited through intensive training in Minimally Invasive Vaginal Surgery & Pelvic Floor Reconstruction under Dr. Paulo Palma in Caracas. Collaborating with esteemed Plastic Surgeon Dr. Gianbattista Pilleti further enriched his experience in reconstructive surgeries.

Upon settling in Calgary, Dr. Pirela continued his medical journey by training in Family Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Nisar Kassam at Royal Oak Clinic. His dedication and expertise eventually led him to become a certified Advanced Clinical Aesthetician.

In 2015, Dr. Pirela embarked on a new venture, establishing his practice focused on medical aesthetics at Royal Oak Clinic, formally founding Innovative Aesthetics Solutions in 2017. With a blend of medical expertise, artistic vision, and a genuine commitment to his clients’ well-being, Dr. Pirela continues to redefine beauty standards and empower individuals to look and feel their best.

Who We Are

Gabriela Pacheco

Originally from Venezuela, Gabriela Pacheco embarked on a transformative journey when she and her family relocated to Canada in 2003. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Gabriela’s bilingualism not only enhances her communication skills but also deepens her cultural understanding.

Driven by an innate desire to care for others, Gabriela discovered her passion for nursing at a young age. This unwavering commitment led her to pursue and successfully graduate as a registered nurse in 2014.

With a wealth of experience across diverse healthcare settings, including cardiac sciences, internal medicine, emergency care, and senior case management, Gabriela has honed her expertise and skills to provide the highest level of care to her patients.

Who We Are

Gabriela Pacheco

Originally from Venezuela, Gabriela Pacheco embarked on a transformative journey when she and her family relocated to Canada in 2003. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Gabriela’s bilingualism not only enhances her communication skills but also deepens her cultural understanding.

Driven by an innate desire to care for others, Gabriela discovered her passion for nursing at a young age. This unwavering commitment led her to pursue and successfully graduate as a registered nurse in 2014.

With a wealth of experience across diverse healthcare settings, including cardiac sciences, internal medicine, emergency care, and senior case management, Gabriela has honed her expertise and skills to provide the highest level of care to her patients.

In 2019, Gabriela expanded her professional repertoire by becoming a certified nurse injector, further solidifying her dedication to advancing her knowledge and capabilities in the field. Since then, she has meticulously refined her practice at Innovative Aesthetics Solutions, where she continues to make a positive impact on her clients’ lives.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Gabriela prioritizes travel and self-care activities such as exercise and mountain exploration. This holistic approach to life not only rejuvenates her but also imbues her with a positive and balanced outlook that she brings to her nursing practice every day. With her compassionate nature and global perspective, Gabriela Pacheco exemplifies the epitome of a dedicated healthcare professional.

Who We Are

Nilka Leal

Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Nilka Leal is a passionate advocate for holistic wellness with a deep-rooted desire to empower individuals to take control of their health journey.

With a curiosity about the human body and a genuine desire to aid others, Nilka embarked on a journey in medicine that ultimately led to a profound specialisation in holistic nutrition. Graduating as a Medical Surgeon in 2002, Nilka furthered her academic pursuits with a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology in 2008 and a Teaching Diploma in 2007. Her extensive experience as a Research Associate in Endocrinology honed her understanding of human health from both a medical and research perspective.

Who We Are

Nilka Leal

Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Nilka Leal is a passionate advocate for holistic wellness with a deep-rooted desire to empower individuals to take control of their health journey.

With a curiosity about the human body and a genuine desire to aid others, Nilka embarked on a journey in medicine that ultimately led to a profound specialisation in holistic nutrition. Graduating as a Medical Surgeon in 2002, Nilka furthered her academic pursuits with a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology in 2008 and a Teaching Diploma in 2007. Her extensive experience as a Research Associate in Endocrinology honed her understanding of human health from both a medical and research perspective.

The pivotal moment in Nilka’s career came in 2014 when she witnessed the impact of a loved one’s health issue. Faced with the limitations of conventional approaches, Nilka delved into the world of holistic nutrition, seeking non-pharmacological solutions to promote wellness. This transformative journey culminated in Nilka becoming a Certified in Holistic Nutrition (CHN) in 2019 and obtaining a Holistic Culinary Certificate in 2022.

 

As a Certified in Holistic Nutrition (CHN), Nilka is dedicated to empowering clients to understand their bodies, identify the root causes of health issues, and equip them with practical tools for optimal wellness. Within Innovative Aesthetics Solutions (IAS), Nilka plays a vital role in handling logistics and finances, while also providing nutritional coaching to clients who seek body sculpting treatments.

 

Beyond her professional endeavors, Nilka is committed to personal growth through activities such as reading, meditation, and maintaining an active lifestyle. She possesses a strong inclination towards exploration, engaging with diverse individuals, and continuously expanding her knowledge base. Additionally, Nilka finds immense satisfaction in the creative process, particularly when experimenting in the kitchen and showcasing her culinary expertise.

 

With a blend of medical expertise, holistic knowledge, and a genuine passion for empowering others, Nilka Leal is dedicated to nourishing wellness and guiding individuals towards a balanced and vibrant life.