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Whitby 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 decades of professional experience 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 highly accomplished professional specializing in the field of neuromodulators, dermal fillers, and advanced skin and facial treatments,

With a career spanning since 2004, Michelle embarked on her journey in the Medical Aesthetics industry upon achieving her CIDESCO Diploma from the esteemed Lam School of Advanced Esthetics. The CIDESCO Diploma, renowned worldwide for setting international standards since 1957, marks her commitment to excellence in Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy.

Her career trajectory led her to an impactful tenure at a prominent Durham Region Medical Spa. In 2011, Michelle further fortified her credentials by obtaining a nursing diploma from Durham College. Since 2013, she has been an integral part of Dr. Golger’s team, serving patients at both his Oshawa and Toronto locations.

Beyond her impressive nursing and medical aesthetic qualifications, Michelle’s compassionate demeanour and client-centric approach set her apart. Her unwavering dedication to delivering outstanding aesthetic results is complemented by her ability to create a warm and reassuring atmosphere for her clients. Michelle’s genuine passion for elevating aesthetic beauty ensures that clients feel fully informed and comfortable throughout their journey. She is deeply committed to instilling confidence in each client, not only during their initial consultation but also in providing exceptional 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. 


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
Avenue Med Spa and Laser Clinic


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Medical Aesthetician

Ebonie Arnold

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Holly Hrdlicka

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We Welcome You To Our Whitby Facility

Review Avenue Med Spa

Matthew's Story


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!

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