Both Drs. Nael Gharbi and Shazel Gharbi completed medical school at the University of Damascus School of Medicine in Syria in 2006. They finished a three year residency in Internal Medicine at St Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL. Both are board certified in internal medicine and completed advanced training in laser/light and radio frequency technologies as well as BOTOX and filler training with the International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine. Medical weight management is part of their internal medicine background.
Both Drs. Shazel and Nael are employed as hospitalists Franciscan Alliance St. Anthony Hospital in Crown Point, IN. If you are seeing a resemblance in training and appearance, yes, they are twins! They are pleased to share in the duties as owners and medical directors of Old Town Medspa.
Nael Gharbi and Shazel Gharbi
Meet Our Team
Valerie Sydor is a certified laser technician, laser safety officer and licensed esthetician. In 2009, she received esthetics training with the prestigious Aveda Institute here in Chicago and in 2011 became certified at the top aesthetic laser academy, National Laser Institute in Scottsdale, AZ. She has been performing medical aesthetic treatments for the past 8 years and continues to further her education to the benefit of her clients. Her specialty is laser hair removal and expert product recommendations for all skin types and issues.