Dr. Macleod completed medical school at the University of Ottawa in 1996 and received her family medicine degree from Queen’s University in 1998. Since then she has been practicing occupational/family medicine at the military base in Kingston, initially as a serving member and now as a civilian provider. Dr. Macleod practiced emergency medicine at the Perth and Smiths fall District Hospital, Smiths Falls site for over 16 years.
Her experiences and skills in family and emergency medicine have allowed a seamless transition into cosmetic medicine. Dr. Macleod has been both nationally and internationally trained in cosmetic medical procedures such as injectable wrinkle prevention treatments, fillers and various laser and non-surgical cosmetic treatments. As with all types of medicine, Dr. Macleod prides herself in maintaining up-to-date knowledge about cosmetic treatments and attends conferences and training throughout North America and Europe, bringing the acquired knowledge and techniques back to the clinic. Dr. Macleod is also a consultant/trainer for Allergan for Botox and filler.
Dr Macleod’s professional memberships include the College of Family Physicians of Canada, the Canadian Association of Aesthetic Medicine, Canadian Phlebology (Vein) Society and The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
“I love practicing “Happy Medicine” at U Cosmetic.”
“My approach to cosmetic treatments is safe and conservative. I want you to feel great about your choices and your treatment and about choosing U Cosmetic.”
“I want everyone to feel at ease when they walk into U Cosmetic. Our facility and staff make sure of this with every encounter”
“You can trust us to make appropriate recommendations and offer safe and effective treatments.”
Cathy Goodjohn previously spent a number of years working for the Federal Government as a certified mental health professional and held various leadership and human resource management roles. Cathy is current with the theoretical aspect of our cosmetic medicine products and procedures which prepare her well to understand the realm of treatments and services uniquely offered at U Cosmetic. Additionally her valuable management skills enable her to assist with leading our highly successful team in achieving U Cosmetic’s goals of excellent patient care, service and satisfaction in a safe and welcoming environment.
“Although I am behind the scenes at U Cosmetic, my role leading the administrative team is solely and soulfully focused on making sure our clients are happy and satisfied.”
Jes came to U Cosmetic at the beginning of 2013 as another one of our welcoming faces at the front desk. She brings with her over 15 years experience in the customer service industry. She is one of the cheerful voices at the other end of the phone or email when you contact us.
She enjoys the up beat and positive environment that U Cosmetic provides for both staff and clients, and loves consistently hearing feedback from clients on how positive their experiences are at U Cosmetic. Jes continually receives comments on Dr. Macleod’s unmistakable laugh.
“Clients are always telling me Dr. Macleod’s laugh is contagious and we (the staff) know when and where she is in the building”
Zoe graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2018 earning her Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in Psychology and is currently studying her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology. After working as a manager in the restaurant industry for 3 years, Zoe brings a solutions focused approach to client services at U Cosmetic. When Zoe is not studying or working, she enjoys exercising, spin classes, watching movies, reading and traveling.
“Working at U Cosmetic has given me invaluable experience with interacting with patients, clients and staff alike”
“I love learning about this fast-paced industry and seeing clients so happy with the results our staff can help them with!”
Tanya has been with U Cosmetic since the clinic opened in 2008. She has over 17 years experience and certification in advanced skin and laser treatments. She has trained in both Canada and the US and continues to take part in specialized training to remain current in a rapidly evolving industry. Tanya provides a myriad of treatments and thoroughly enjoys working with clients to achieve their individual goals and takes special care to provide optimal service.
“It is a joy working for Dr. Macleod, she is such an inspirational woman.”
“There are so many options here, I look forward to helping you obtain the results you desire.”
“I love working with all the staff on a regular basis, it’s great to be a part of such a positive team.”
“It is so exciting to see the amazing results and how happy clients are.”
Barb began employment with U Cosmetic in early 2011 bringing with her over 28 years in the Esthetics industry. Along with providing advance treatments and expert advice regarding U Cosmetic medical grade skin care, Barb works enthusiastically with all of her clients developing successful treatment plans. Barb continues to stay current in her field and also enjoys teaching and supervising in the Esthetics Program at St Lawrence College.
“It is gratifying practicing my advanced medical esthetics skills and helping people feel good about themselves.”
“I love hearing the clients regularly say “I wish they had done this sooner!”
“I’m always impressed with the skill level of our talented doctor”.
“I never expected to learn so much and Dr. Macleod is always such good, positive energy to be around!”
Shannon graduated from the Esthetics Program at St. Lawrence College in 2016, where she became interested in advanced technologies and medical grade product formulation. She has been working in the medical-esthetics industry for the past 4 years gaining experience with various treatments and using that knowledge to help clients with their skin concerns.
“I am constantly learning new things and keeping up to date with the latest technologies, ingredient breakthroughs, and treatment options.”
“My passion is to help clients exceed their skin goals and gain confidence by providing education about their individual needs, appropriate skincare recommendations, and result-orientated treatments available at U Cosmetic.”
Teresa has been a registered nurse for over 30 years in an acute care hospital, the last 20 years in a busy operating room. Her broad experience and education has allowed her to confidently transition into a career in the cosmetic medicine industry. Communicating with and comforting patients in the often anxiety-producing setting of a surgery has helped her to engage easily with the wonderful patients at U Cosmetic. Teresa assists Dr Macleod with cosmetic and vein consults, some facial injectable treatments and sclerotherapy.
“Every time I walk through the doors of U Cosmetic I know I’m going to have a great day interacting with clients and helping them reach their goals. A big part of working here is learning from the very talented Dr. Macleod and the wonderful staff here at U Cosmetic.”
Janice began working at U Cosmetic in 2012 bringing with her 25 years of critical care nursing experience. She works in all medical and surgical nursing aspects and is a certified Nurse injector. Janice has undertaken specialty training in numerous cosmetic procedures and enjoys working with clients to customize their individualistic goals.
After years in an intensive care hospital setting, where no one wants to find themselves or a love one, U Cosmetic provides a refreshingly unique nursing experience and challenge. Clients come to U Cosmetic out of a desire to improve upon themselves and I enjoy educating and promoting a positive and healthy attitude towards that change.
“Dr. Macleod is such amazing and talented doctor, genuine and compassionate, many of our clients tell me how much they love the doctor, her energy and passion.”