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The Monarch Team

  • Dr. Marianna


    Marianna Switchuk is a fully licensed medical doctor and the founder of Monarch Laser & Wellness Centre. Born and raised in the north end of Hamilton, Ontario, Marianna (nee Giornofelice) graduated from Cathedral Girls’ High School. While in high school her interests were broad in scope whereby she planned to pursue a Fine Art Degree. … Continue reading Dr. Marianna

  • Krista


    Krista acts as administrative assistant, office manager and all round fun loving staff member. Previously, Krista was registered as a licensed Realtor, and has also worked in Hair Design and Esthetics. Krista joined Monarch in 2009 bringing with her extensive experience in office management and customer service.

  • Carol


    As our Medical Technician, Carol brings with her  years of previous knowledge in Pharmaceutical and Nursing. She has since extended her skills to include Permanent Make up Artistry. Carol joined the Monarch Team in 2007 and is an integral part of our multi-discipled approach to wellness. She performs many duties   – always with a welcoming, … Continue reading Carol

  • Dr. Lara Armstrong


    Lara Armstrong, B.Sc, N.D., is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who has been servicing the greater Hamilton area since 2005. She received her training in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), graduating in 2004 and received her undergraduate training from the University of Guelph. Lara joined Monarch Laser and Wellness Centre in … Continue reading Dr. Lara Armstrong

  • Luigi


    Luigi trained as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) in Italy in 1995 and then re-certified in Canada in 2003. He has extensive knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology which makes him a sought after therapist. He has worked as an RMT at Monarch since 2006. Many clients have said “Luigi gives the best therapeutic massages”. He debuts … Continue reading Luigi

  • Dr. Sanc


    Cristian Sanc is a highly qualified Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine since 1996. He is very knowledgeable, professional, kind and has helped many clients with various ailments. These health concerns have ranged from from musculoskeletal issues, smoking cessation to digestive issues. Dr. Sanc joined the Monarch Team in 2007. Since then he’s been an … Continue reading Dr. Sanc

  • Amy Katz-McLean


    Amy brings over 20 years of expertise in medical aesthetics to Monarch. She has worked in the industry since the launch of Botox Cosmetic in Canada. Not only has Amy learned how to inject Botox and Enhancement fillers like Restylane® and Juvederm®, she developed the role of the National Trainer for Botox and Advanced Training … Continue reading Amy Katz-McLean

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