Dr. Maria Tetelbaum, BSc, MD, CCFP, FCFP
Dr. Maria Tetelbaum received her medical degree in 1995 from the prestigious Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. Following completion of her residency in Pediatric Neurology in 2001, she and her family immigrated to Canada, where she continued her education with a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto. In 2007, Dr. Tetelbaum graduated from the Family Medicine residency program at the University of Western Ontario (UWO). She also holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in Family Medicine at UWO.
In 2010, Dr. Tetelbaum opened her own private family practice within Synergy Centre – a multidisciplinary healthcare centre. Her passion for art, beauty, science and medicine led Dr. Tetelbaum to further obtain certification in Medical Aesthetic procedures. Combining attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of anatomy and pharmacology, as well as a passion for art, Dr. Tetelbaum offers her patients the most advanced, safe and high quality aesthetic treatments – helping them enhance their natural beauty.
Ongoing learning, professional development and a passion for the medical aesthetic field led Dr. Tetelbaum incorporate the novel filler injection technique of MD Codes™, developed by Dr. Mauricio De Maio, plastic surgeon from Brazil.
Dr. Tetelbaum obtained a Fellowship with the College of Family Doctors of Canada and completed a course in Practical Dermatology with Cardiff University, UK. Dermatology has been of special interest for Dr. Tetelbaum for many years and is a great complement to both the Family Medicine and Medical Aesthetic practice.
Dr. Tetelbaum welcomes you in a warm and supportive environment in her clinic, and through assessment, education and non-invasive anti-aging treatments, is able to help you look as young as you feel.
Amanda Cook, RN, BScN
Cosmetic & Therapeutic Nurse Injector, Clinic Administration
Amanda graduated from the University of Western Ontario (2011) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has well-rounded experience in public health, mental health, hospital/acute care, case management, and cosmetic/aesthetic injecting. Aesthetic medicine quickly became a passion for Amanda, leading her to dedicate years of her studies, training and practice to the aesthetic field.
Amanda has received high level training within the aesthetic medicine field, successfully completing many advanced courses, certifications and attending conferences throughout Canada. Amanda is certified through Allergan® in both the cosmetic and therapeutic (Chronic Migraine, Hyperhidrosis) applications of Botox®, as well as has extensive experience using Hyaluronic Acid based fillers. She applies the most advanced and up-to-date injection techniques, including the MD Codes™ approach created by world-renowned cosmetic plastic surgeon, Dr. Mauricio De Maio.
Amanda also specializes in skincare, ranging from medical grade skincare products to skin rejuvenation using platelet rich plasma (PRP) and micro-needling. She also provides PRP therapy for hair restoration.
Amanda spends a significant amount of her own time researching and learning about the latest developments in the aesthetic field. She also enjoys reading, staying active and spending time with family and friends.
Amanda is a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario, and the Canadian Nurses’ Association.
She is also a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses, Canadian Board of Aesthetic Medicine, and the Canadian Society of Aesthetic Specialty Nurses.
Mackenzie Thompson, RPN
Therapeutic Nurse Injector, Family Medicine Clinic Nurse
Mackenzie graduated from Fanshawe College (London, ON) in 2011 as a Registered Practical Nurse. She joined Dr. Tetelbaum in her Family Medicine Practice in 2017 and has been an integral part of the team since day one. Mackenzie brings a positive attitude and wealth of knowledge to the table, ensuring patients feel comfortable with each visit to Synergy Centre. Prior to her time with Synergy, Mackenzie had gained experience working in geriatrics and mental health. Her enthusiastic personality and genuine compassion for others is a wonderful asset to our team.
Mackenzie is committed to staying at the forefront of therapeutic innovation and science. She participates regularly in continuing education to ensure our patients experience the best treatment and patient care possible. Working in an industry that is constantly evolving, she has continually enhanced her skillset to provide her patients with the utmost optimal care.
Mackenzie is also trained to provide treatment of Chronic Migraine using Botox® and finds this to be very rewarding. She was trained by Allergan® (Neuroscience Division) alongside Dr. Tetelbaum. Of special focus is Mackenzie’s skill in providing therapeutic treatments using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for hair restoration and facial rejuvenation, as well as aesthetic treatments using collagen induction therapy (CIT); otherwise known as micro-needling. She also assists Dr. Tetelbaum with PRP Treatments for Sports Medicine.
Mackenzie leads a very busy and active lifestyle outside of Synergy Centre and Beauty Within. She and her husband have a young son and hobby farm outside of London. In her spare time, she trains and competes on the Ontario Trillium Circuit with her horses.
Mackenzie is a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.