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. However, an astute guidance counselor saw that she was strong in math and science and encouraged Marianna to pursue a career in medicine.
She graduated in 1988 with a double major in Physiology & Human Biology (High Distinction and Gold Medal in Physiology) from the University of Toronto.
In 1992 she graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School and obtained her general practice license by completing a intensive rotating internship at the “interns only” Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, B.C.
After practicing medicine as a general practitioner in many different settings, in 2003 she received further training from industry leaders in the administration of Botox, Enhancement Fillers, and BioIdentical Hormones. Marianna obtained further skills in the use of state-of-the art lasers, intense pulsed light (IPL), laser tattoo removal, sclerotherapy and other aesthetic procedures. These skills are updated, enhanced and honed continuously by attending local, regional and international conferences to bring you the best available.
In 2015, Marianna received her Certification in the College of Family Practice of Canada CCFP by completing the appropriate courses.
Marianna has a keen desire and passion to help keep her clients feeling and living at their optimum,
Since opening Monarch Laser & Wellness Centre in 2006, she has helped many women and men recapture their zest for life.