EXPERTISE

Learn more about our team and its dedication to your well being. Their experience, expertise and compassion, combined with our state of the art therapies provide you the opportunity to optimize your health and appearance.   

There are many contributing factors.  Here are just a few:  

Our Medical Director, Jeanne O’Connell, MD is Nationally Recognized.

Dr. Jeanne O'Connell is a board certified physician with decades of experience in aesthetic, functional, integrative a regenerative medicine.  Her vision was to establish a medical spa and medical practice that focuses on aesthetics, underlying illnesses, offering an integrative, evidence-based approach to care and incorporating biomedical approaches that help regenerate cells and tissue to restore or establish normal function.   

Dr. O'Connell is also a master of the latest science-based developments in skin care, facial rejuvenation, weight loss and body sculpting.   We take a personalized whole person approach to helping you maintain, enhance and restore the healthy glow that comes with looking and feeling your best.

At Sylvana Medical & Aesthetics Center we treat the whole person, inside and out, not just symptoms.  

Dr. O’Connell received her undergraduate degree from Towson State University, completed her Master’s Program in Medical Virology and received her Medical Doctorate from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

 

Dr. O’Connell completed her residency at The University of Maryland School of Medicine where she served as Chief Resident in the Emergency Department, and she continues to serve as Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine.  She is acknowledged nationally as a “Best Doc”.  Dr. O'Connell is an active member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging the Institute for Functional Medicine.

 

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Dr. O'Connell and her experienced clinical staff continue to stay abreast of current literature, understanding and practical styles in health care and age management through an Integrative Medical approach.  Dr. O’Connell serves as a resource by making her ideas and methods available to any practioners interested in the field of integrative and functional medicine. 

"Dr. O'Connell is an expert in her field, an accomplished physician, and provides a first-class, welcoming and private consultation atmosphere to her patients."

- Margaret C., Frederick, MD

An Innovator in Integrative and Age-Management Medicine

Dr. O’Connell is an advocate of Integrative and Age Management Medicine and has established a leadership reputation in that field as well—introducing Bio-HRT to the greater Washington DC-Baltimore area in 2008 and Introducing stem cell therapy in 2018.

Through her on-going research, Dr. O’Connell keeps Sylvana Medical & Aesthetics Center one step ahead in this rapidly progressing field medicine.    We are known as pioneers and for taking the initiative to evaluate and introduce to the greater Baltimore, Maryland and Washington DC areas, innovative health services and new technologies.

Lindsey Ostro, CRNP, Delivers High-Level Care in Complex Medical Conditions.

Lindsey Ostro is Certified Nurse Practitioner with years of experience in Aesthetic Medicine, Urology, Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine, Wellness, ICU, Trauma, and GYN.  Lindsey can do it all, and she does!  

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Using knowledge gained from studying integrative and functional medicine she provides hormone and thyroid optimization to her patients.  Lindsey works with her team to deliver comprehensive, high-level care in clinically complex medical conditions, nutritional evaluation, weight management and age management medicine.   

Lindsey is an expert in IV vitamin therapy that helps to improve patient’s overall wellness.  ​

Lindsey is passionate about caring for women experiencing female sexual dysfunction, stress incontinence, painful sex, as well as helping women gracefully take on menopause and women that suffer with post-menopausal issues. 

Working alongside her patients, Lindsey's keen, fine-tuned aesthetic eye, artistic skills, and meticulous attention to detail allow her to deliver exceptional aesthetic results for her patients.  With great sensitivity and proficiency, she enhances her patients' natural beauty and self-confidence.  Lindsey enjoys the relationships she has with her patients and values the trust they place in her.

Credentials:  Lindsey graduated Summa Cum Laude with an MSN specializing in Family practice from Simmons College in Boston, MA.  She is a member of (A4M) American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, (IFM) Institute for Functional Medicine, (ISSWSH) International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, (SUNA) Society of Urology Nursing and Associates.

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Young Lee, FNP-BC, is an Aesthetics Specialist

 dedicated to enhancing appearance through his expertise in injecting,

laser  services and skin care products.

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With a passion for evidence-based results, Young is constantly reviewing literature for the most up-to-date information about laser technologies, dermatology, aesthetics, and skin care products.  His artistic background, attention to detail, and gentle approach provide a solid foundation for beautiful, natural aesthetic results while delivering a superb patient experience.

Credentials:  Young graduated Magna Cum Laude with an MSN specializing in Family practice from Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Prior joining Sylvana, Young practiced Dermatology, Orthopedics and has a wealth of experience in clinical settings including stroke rapid response team experience, intensive care, as well as nurse supervisory experience. 

 

Young's calm and welcoming demeanor ignites self-appreciation in a comfortable and relaxed space, and through a highly personalized aesthetic journey.

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Get In Touch

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At Sylvana we have so much to offer.  With an emphasis on prevention, wellness and aesthetics, we offer an array of evidence-based treatments that address the whole person.  Caring relationships, honest, open communication and focused attention empower you to fully engage with your health and appearance, and to embrace lifelong wellness.

PHONE NUMBER: 301-668-0002

EMAIL: info@sylvanainstitute.com

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