RPN, Aesthetic Laser Nurse Specialist
Natalie is a Registered Practical Nurse who has garnered a wealth of aesthetic and laser experience since receiving her nursing diploma from Conestoga College in 2006. Eventually, her career path and interests led her to cosmetic nursing and the team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in Waterloo; she hasn't looked back since.
OR Manager, R.N., CNA Certified
Ange has 15 years of operating room experience and has been with the Cosmetic Surgery Clinic since 2009. Ange runs the operating room at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic with the skill of a general, the passion of an orchestra conductor and the vision of a corporate CEO. It is because of Ange's efforts that every procedure we do succeeds without a glitch.
Aesthetic and Peri-Operative R.N.,CoolSculpting® SpecialistLauren has been a registered nurse since June 2004, and has worn many hats throughout her nursing career. She has experience working as an oral surgery nurse, a paediatric nurse, and as a surgical nurse at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, but she finally found her true calling in cosmetic surgery. Spending the last few years nursing exclusively with cosmetic surgery procedures ultimately led her to our team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic.
R.N., Nurse InjectorWith over 12 years of nursing experience, Majid Memand was initially drawn to the field of nursing by his sincere motivation to help people live full lives, free from pain and discomfort. Passionate about art, science, and the study of beauty, aesthetic medicine–where these three intersect–seemed the perfect fit for Majid. As a Nurse Injector at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, he is thankful for the opportunity to use his skills and his eye for aesthetic balance to help patients feel like their most confident selves.
Dr. Nicholas, a Royal College certified anesthesiologist, has been the chief anesthesiologist at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic since its inception. Dr. Nicholas has over 30 years of clinical experience in anesthesiology and is the former Chief of Anesthesia at the Cambridge Memorial Hospital. He ensures that all of our patients are safe, relaxed and comfortable, and he takes the utmost care to provide the best possible surgical experience for each and every patient at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic.
Heather has been with The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic since 2008. Her warm smile, welcoming personality and sharp intellect keep all aspects of the Cosmetic Surgery Clinic running like a well-oiled machine. Having begun her time with the clinic at the reception desk, Heather knows the ins and outs of providing the perfect patient experience. Heather works with the team to ensure that a great experience is provided to each and every patient that walks through the door.
Patient Coordinator/Financial Liaison
Barb has been with The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic since 2009 and is an invaluable member of the clinic staff. She is our clinic liaison and is responsible for OHIP billing, handling the payroll, business banking and striving to make our good days great and our bad days easier to get through. Barb works hand in hand with our surgical team to make sure that all aspects of a surgical process are smooth.
Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant
Tina is a caring, compassionate employee who goes the extra mile in daily routine. As one of the friendly faces at the front desk, Tina enjoys our fast paced environment, dynamic staff and amazing patients. As an administrative assistant for our incredible plastic surgeons, she is challenged daily, motivated and encouraged by our friendly staff and patients.
Scrub Nurse, RPN
Patti is our scrub nurse in the operating room and is an invaluable part of the surgical team. Patti has described her love for her job as "feeling like coming to work with my family each day". Patti loves being able to help care for patients during some of their most vulnerable times; from simply holding someone's hand to assisting with ensuring safety during surgery.
Adrienne has been a Registered Nurse since 2004, working as an emergency room nurse for twelve years primarily in the post anesthetic care unit. She's dedicated to helping people and passionate about supporting her patients. As an energetic and motivated team player, she's always willing to learn and try new things and brings a warmth and insight to her role that brings intentional care to every patient. In her spare time, she loves hiking, reading, and nice wine. She also loves cats.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley is the smiling face you see and the warm voice you hear when scheduling surgical consultations, reviewing surgical proposals, exploring your aesthetic vision, and booking your surgery. Ashley previously worked in the non-profit sector working with Waterloo Region's most vulnerable community, and she brings an abundance of patience, kindness, and care to every role. When she's not wearing shoes that match her outfits perfectly, she's out running with her rescue dog Bo or spending time with her nephews.
Sydney has worn a multitude of hats in her professional life, but they have two things in common: great customer service and communication. She's motivated clients in the fitness industry, worked in radio in promotions and announcing, and served with a smile at local restaurants. Sydney loves musicals, reading, dogs and hiking. Her favourite saying is "a stranger is just a friend you haven't met yet." She looks forward to meeting you!
Karen has been a critical care nurse for 30 years, working in anesthesia care units. She has a passion for helping her patients through every step of their operative journey. Her wealth of experience spans The Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Mater Children's Hospital in Australia, and Cambridge Memorial Hospital. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, knitting, baking, and especially enjoying time with her grandson.
Reprocessing Technician/OR Assistant
Alex is our Reprocessing Technician and OR Assistant. After working as a Registered Practical Nurse for 25 years, she decided to change careers and obtained a Medical Device Reprocessing Association of Ontario (MDRAO) certificate for reprocessing surgical instruments. She enjoys the outdoors in her spare time, especially days spent at her cabin in Quebec.
Ashley graduated from The University of Ottawa with her BScN in 2008 and started her career in the ICU at the Civic Hospital. She built a career working in fast-paced ICU's in two of the best teaching hospitals in Canada; The Ottawa Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital. Ashley also spent 5 years working in remote communities of Northern Ontario and Nunavut as an outpost RN serving First Nations and Indigenous Communities. In 2022 Ashley obtained her Medical Esthetic Practitioner Certificate through Centennial College, and a Certificate for Neuromodulators and Fillers through THMA Consulting. She loves spending time with her son, days at the beach, dinners with friends, and exploring new places.