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About Us

Whitby's Premier Medical Spa & Laser Clinic

Located in Whitby, Avenue Med Spa and Laser Clinic is a fully licensed medical aesthetic treatment facility focused on helping clients maintain a sense of youthful beauty with state-of-the-art technology and individualized services. We offer a variety of services from Botox and a range of injectable fillers that soften unsightly wrinkles, to improving skin texture, facial veins or unwanted pigmentation.

With over 20 years in the industry, we design individualized treatment plans to achieve optimal aesthetic beauty, a more youthful appearance, and overall feeling of empowerment and confidence within our clients.

A complimentary initial consultation is booked to review goals and recommendations in a safe and welcoming environment where clients feel comfortable without pressure to purchase products or services.

our staff is motivated

To Help You Ignite Your Inner Self!

Our experienced staff members are highly trained in each individual service we offer. With a keen focus on the personal experience, we build relationships based on trust, education and working together as a client-focused treatment team. This means the doctor is present for every consultation to ensure proper care, best medical practices and optimal results. Having a Medical Director present in our practice puts us a step above the rest in the industry and ensures clients that they are receiving the highest level of care.
Meet the team!

B.Ed., MD, FRCS(C)
Medical Director, Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Alexander Golger

B.Ed., MD, FRCS(C)

Dr. Golger is a gifted plastic surgeon serving patients in the Durham Region and GTA. Fully certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada — an honour bestowed only on doctors who have completed the organization’s stringent education and examination requirements — Dr. Golger has completed many years of advanced training at prestigious universities and hospitals.

As a highly recognized plastic surgeon, Dr. Golger is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for all treatments and procedures. In order to achieve the best possible results, he combines state-of-the-art technologies with personalized, compassionate patient care. Dr. Golger personally conducts all pre-treatment consultations, getting to know his patients and exploring their aesthetic desires. He strives to achieve an atmosphere of trust and relaxation in which his patients feel free to openly discuss their aesthetic vision. Dr. Golger uses this information to create individualized treatment plans that precisely address patients’ aesthetic trouble zones while emphasizing their natural beauty.

Dr. Golger stresses that patient care does not end when the patient leaves the operating room or his plastic surgery clinics in both Whitby and Toronto. He and his team continue to closely monitor their patients throughout the recovery process, including weekly follow-up appointments.

Registered Practical Nurse

Michelle Aceto

Michelle is a distinguished professional specializing in neuromodulators and dermal fillers, advanced skin and facial treatments and services.

Michelle has worked in the Medical Aesthetics industry for over 15 years, beginning when she first obtained her CIDESCO Diploma from Lam School of Advanced Esthetics. The CIDESCO Diploma is the world’s prestigious qualification for Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy which has set international standards since 1957. After working in a leading Durham Region Medical Spa, Michelle went on to earn her nursing diploma from Durham College in 2011 and has been working closely with Dr. Golger since 2013 at his Oshawa and Toronto locations.

In addition to her nursing and medical aesthetic qualifications, Michelle is valued for her compassionate spirit and comforting approach to the client experience. Her passion for top-notch aesthetic beauty and results makes clients feel at ease as she takes great care to educate and inform them throughout the process. She is committed to ensuring each client feels confident in her services from the first meeting and in post-treatment follow-up care.

Michelle Aceto
Registered Nurse

Pauline Althoff

When it comes to medical esthetics, Pauline loves to give her clients natural looking improvements without looking overdone.

A well-rounded injector with over 17 years of injecting and aesthetic experience and education, Pauline has received advanced training from Allergan, Canderm and other major pharmaceutical companies. She is proficient with Botox, hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm and Revanesse; other synthetic dermal fillers including Radiesse and Sculptra; and collagen fillers, such as Evolence.

In addition, Pauline is trained to use many types of lasers and light therapies to help clients achieve specific desired results. She is also skilled in using Sclerotherapy, electrodessication and ablative laser.

Pauline completed a three-year program at Durham College and passed provincial licensing to become a Registered Nurse. She continued to pursue additional courses and became certified in Coronary and Critical Care.

On a personal note, Pauline loves animals and nature and is passionate about her fur babies. In her leisure, she enjoys a good hike, a captivating movie or book, and a glass of fine wine. 

Medical Aesthetician

Amy Dyer

Known for her keen ability to create impeccable results, Amy is dedicated to her work through lifelong training for the latest innovative practices in the industry.

Since graduating in 2004 with CIDESCO certification from The Lam School of Advanced Esthetics, Amy’s training continues to be an important focus in her practice that ensures clients receive the best treatment to meet their needs.

She has enjoyed working as a clinical aesthetician for 16 years, engaging in ongoing educational upgrades and training in laser technology, medical grade skin peels, skin irregularity removal, permanent makeup, lash and brow services and customized skin care.

Amy has a meticulous eye for symmetry in face and body. In 2017, she trained with Mario Dedivanovic, Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist.  

With a passion for researching the newest aesthetics services and products, Amy prides herself on delivering quality individual consultations and treatments to ensure each client achieves the best outcome in a safe and welcoming environment.   

Amy Dyer
Michele Fox
Zerona Laser Technician

Michele Fox

For the past decade, Michele has made a career out of helping patients to look and feel their best!  

She holds certification as a Zerona Laser Technician and is qualified in Advanced Treatments and Procedures using the cold laser fat loss machine. Being formally trained by Erchonia, the developers of Zerona laser technology, Michele strives to bring the highest fat reduction standards using Zerona Z5 Cosmetic, non-invasive laser to Avenue Med Spa & Laser Clinic. 

In addition to her strong understanding of the Zerona Laser technology, Michele shows incredible empathy and ongoing support to her patients. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband of 30 years and going for long walks to local hiking trails. Michele’s even been spotted walking her neighbour’s dogs from time to time. 

REGISTERED PRACTICAL NURSE

Shilan Shibli​

Shilan is a Registered Practical Nurse with certification in Medical Piercing. She graduated from medical administration in 2009 and most recently in 2019 graduated from Seneca As a Registered Practical Nurse.  She has worked as a medical receptionist with Dr. Golger for 10 years. Shilan has since worked in different areas to gain experience as a nurse such as plastic surgery, walk-in clinics and gyne-laser clinic.
 
Being in Plastic Surgery for 10 years, Shilan has a keen aesthetic eye and brings unique skills and benefits to the art of ear piercing. Her goal is to provide professional, safe and private care for all ages — an alternative to mall piercing in a doctor’s office. 
 
In her free time, she loves to run around with her two young children. 
Shilan Shibli
Toni Fisher
Office Manager

Toni Fisher

Toni is the friendly voice and welcoming smile that greets our clients when they call or enter the office. Radiating care and compassion, her sunny disposition is sure to make you feel confident in your decision to choose Avenue Med Spa for your medical aesthetic needs.

A graduate from the Medical Secretary Program at Durham College in 1982, Toni worked at the Hospital for Sick Children in the Research Institute, Division of Cell Biology from 1982 until 1996. She returned to school after a short sabbatical, and graduated from the Medical Office Administration program at Durham College in 2002.

For the majority of her medical career, Toni has worked at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and has developed a broad range of skills in multiple Departments, including Diagnostic Imaging, Birthing Suite, Mother Baby, Surgical Floors, OR Booking and currently the Operating Room.

An organized and skilled medical office management professional, Toni has worked with Dr. Golger for 15 years, assisting him with the daily operations of his Oshawa clinic. She is committed to exceptional patient care and continuity, which is evident in her daily interaction with all patients.

In her spare time, Toni enjoys walks with her English Mastiff, Floyd and spending time with family.

We Welcome You To Our Whitby Facility

Review Avenue Med Spa

Matthew's Story

5/5

Highly Recommended

Pauline was great while performing my first ever, botox treatment. She was understanding of my needs and professional. Highly recommended!

Michelle Aceto
Michelle's Response

Thank you, Matthew, for the 5-star review. We are thrilled that you chose us for your first time! Know that your feedback is sincerely appreciated. We are looking forward to your next visit!

“It’s never too late to age elegantly!”
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