Drs. Nael Gharbi and Shazel Gharbi are known as the MD Brothers and are the founders and Medical Directors for Old Town MedSpa, Old Town MedSpa at Lincoln Park and MD Brothers for Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine.
Both Drs. Nael Gharbi and Shazel Gharbi are among the top cosmetic surgeons in Chicago. They are very passionate about the work they do, and they provide the best results for their patients. Both of the MD Brothers are Board certified in Aesthetic Medicine, endorsed by A4M – The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Members of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Members of The American Society of Liposuction Surgery, and Board certified in Internal Medicine.
They have been practicing medicine and providing the best medical care for more than 10 years. Additionally, they have been providing the best Aesthetic and Cosmetic services for more than 4 years for thousands of aesthetic patients. They are committed to providing the best results in Full Face and Body Contouring using Invasive and Non-Invasive Advanced Technology, liposuction, Brazilian butt lift, face and neck lift, botulinum Toxin, all types of fillers, PDO threads, multiple types of lasers, and advanced skin care treatments.
Both Drs. Nael Gharbi and Shazel Gharbi completed medical school at the University of Damascus School of Medicine in 2006 and finished residency at St Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL. They completed advanced training in laser/light and radio frequency technologies as well as BOTOX and filler training with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine. They also completed advanced training for local anesthesia liposuction with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
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
Donna E. Ricard R.N., MS, NP-C
Donna Ricard’s nursing career started in 1998. She holds an undergraduate nursing degree from a nationally recognized program at Valparaiso University and graduate degree from Purdue University. She is licensed in Indiana and Illinois and holds a national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Most of her career has been spent caring for patients in the hospital-acute care setting. She holds a certificate in Obesity Management in Primary Care. Donna is specialized in advanced injections, including botulinum toxin and dermal fillers for cosmetic volume replacement and correction. She is creative and skilled in the art of lip augmentation by use of fillers to create the most natural appearing, beautiful lips. Donna is driven to provide the best patient experience by providing compassionate personalized care, quality pre-procedure education, attention to detail and an exceptional customer service. Working with the twin Drs. Gharbi and their staff will undoubtedly result in the perfect team to provide the best aesthetic and beauty practice to Chicago.
Jean is the Practice Manager for Old Town Med Spa. After spending 12 years working as a Massage Therapist in luxury resorts and spas Jean transitioned into management.
Her passion is elevated customer service with a compassionate approach. She ensures our staff has the tools and training needed to deliver the very best to our patients and oversees day-to-day operations of the practice so that the doctors can concentrate on providing the top-notch patient care they are known for.
People never remember what you say, they never remember what you do, but they always remember how you made them feel.
Brittany is a dedicated Licensed Esthetician, Certified Laser Technician, and Laser Safety Officer. She completed her esthetics training at G Skin & Beauty Institute and received further education at the National Laser Institute where she received extensive training on many advanced cosmetic treatments prevalent in our industry such as laser hair removal, tattoo removal, photofacials, microneedling, RF skin rejuvenation, and much more.
She has been a part of our team since 2017 and has extensive knowledge in various medical esthetic treatments. Brittany enjoys working with a diverse range of clientele and makes it a point to ensure client comfort. Her goal is to thoroughly educate clients and make sure every person walks out confident in their own skin.
Sabina is a great addition to our passionate team, Sabina is a results-driven Licensed Esthetician and Certified Laser Technician with 5 years of helping people bring their aesthetic vision to reality. She is highly proficient with numerous forms of skin revitalization from such advanced laser techniques including IPL and light therapy. Her expertise also spans across various kinds of anti-aging rejuvenation including customized facials, HydraFacial, refreshing peels, Advanced Chemical Peels, microdermabrasion, Ultherapy, Trusculpt 3 D, Exillis, Vanquish, Micro-needling RF, micro-needling, laser genesis and Cool-Sculpting.
Pairing higher education with the latest in aesthetic techniques and technology, Sabina devotes herself to your specific cosmetic goals. Her amicable personality and proven track record of practicing safe, effective, and hygienic aesthetics not only makes her a perfect asset at Old Town Med Spa but an amazing member of our community who is eager to help you look and feel your absolute best.
In 2005, she received esthetics training from Alexander Thomas School of Esthetics in Wisconsin, followed by her OSHA Laser Certification in 2007.
She has been performing medical aesthetic treatments for the past 12 years and continues to further her education to the benefit of her clients. Her specialty is advanced laser and skin care treatments.
Rebecca is certified in CoolSculpting, PCA Skincare, Ultherapy, IPL, laser treatments and Scarlet (the newest technology in Microneedling with Radio Frequency) . She is also received advanced training in laser genesis, laser resurfacing, Exilis, Vanquish Me, Hydrafacial, Trusculpt 3D.
Rebecca lives in Lincoln Park and has a passion for helping clients of all ages achieve their goals in the most honest, efficient and comfortable way possible, she is also an expert in product recommendations for all skin types and issues.