Dr. Karen Lee, MD

Dr. Lee obtained her B.S. in Biology at the University of Sussex in England before performing research in molecular biology and then attending medical school at Cambridge University. Moving to New Orleans, she graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA. She is the proud mother of three sons and a daughter, has traveled the world extensively and enjoys snow-skiing and hiking.

Mona Tillim
Medical Spa Manager, Clinical Aesthetician, Makeup Artist

Mona Is our new Spa Manager as well as one of our Clinical Aestheticians.

Mona brings to Synergy over 16 years of experience in the beauty industry.

Starting out as a self taught Make-Up Artist, with prestigious companies such as Chanel, Laura Mercier, Lancome, MAC Cosmetics and Elizabeth Arden, Mona found her passion and love for skincare and went back to school to earn her credentials for Aesthetics.

Being mentored by one of the top Celebrity Aesthetician’s in Silicon Valley, Mona specializes in Custom Design Clinical Facials, Makeup Artistry and Brow Shaping. Mona is known for leaving her clients with flawless, glowing skin utilizing one of her signature Brightening Facials and Diamond tip Microdermabrasion treatment.

Jessica Tucker
Medical Master Aesthetician

Jessica brings with her over 7 years of experience in the Medical Aesthetics field, and has been a part of the Synergy family for over 3 years.

After retiring from the US Navy as a Navigator, Jessica pursued her passion for skincare after years of being the navy’s go to gal for skincare advice.

Jessica specializes in treating hyper pigmentation, acne, and sensitive skin types with the use of high grade chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and customized various speciality treatments.


Karen comes to us by way of England and brings with her over 16 years of experience working in the Medical Aesthetic field and has been a part of the Synergy family for over 10 years.

Karen is known locally for treating many California based celebrities and is sought after for having an amazing eye for detail and providing a natural and youthful appearance for all her patients.

Leeanne Stohlman R.N. B.S.N

LeeAnn has been a registered nurse for 29 years and started her career as a Newborn ICU nurse. She found her place in Aesthetic nursing when she moved from San Francisco to San Diego 15 year ago and went to work for a prominent plastic surgeons in the area. She has been with Dr. Lee and our team for the past 2 years. She enjoys helping patients achieve their desired aesthetic goals.

Her specialties include utilizing Neuromodulaters, Dermafillers and her personal favorite the Co2 Laser. When she’s not beautifying patients she spends her time outdoors horseback riding and enjoys travelling.

Lindsey Cruickshank
Administrative Assistant

Lindsey brings with her over 8 years of experience in Administration, and has been a part of the Synergy family for over a year.

Lindsey has a passion for Aesthetics, Skincare and providing outstanding customer service!

Our patients can always depend on Lindsey for providing a personable, caring and helpful experience. Lindsey is always happy to answer any questions regarding our products and services, and especially her favorite go to lip enhancement treatment!

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