We are


We are


Our pledge to you is that we will help you rejuvenate and refine your appearance with minimal downtime or discomfort. Our innovative techniques will produce dramatic results. You will look so natural, that no one will know you’ve had treatments!


Our Team

Our staff takes pride in providing remarkable service. We stay up-to-date on procedures and technology, attend continuing education courses, and train on the latest technology to meet and exceed the level of treatment you should expect to receive.


Richard W. Maack

M.D., F.A.C.S
Richard W. Maack, M.D., F.A.C.S.the director of Synergi Facial Surgery, a division of ENT Associates/ Sound Health, practices in the state-of-the-art, Facial Surgery facility adjoining the acclaimed Synergi MedSpa in Chesterfield Valley. Dr. Maack artistically and compassionately treats the aging face with surgical enhancements such as face, brow and neck lifts and eyelid surgery as well as nasal refinement and breathing procedures, hair restoration and facial injections to provide patients with a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.


MedSpa Director / Marketing Coordinator
With over 25 years of experience in the aesthetic industry, Michelle was involved in the beginning stages of the medical spa evolution, and has seen many medical spas come and go over the years. She believes that there are two key factors that make Synergi MedSpa unique. First is their Medical Director, Dr. Richard Maack, with his on-site presence over his skilled service providers. Second is their strong customer service focus with a personal, intimate client experience. Michelle is proud of Synergi’s 10 years and their recent expansion to help accommodate their growth. She loves interacting with all the clients and looks forward to each visit.


Spa Coordinator
Rachel is committed to offering each client an unparalleled level of personal attention and a rewarding experience with each visit at Synergi MedSpa. She is passionate about this industry and helping you achieve the best possible service from start to finish. Most of all, she enjoys and looks forward to interacting with her patients.


Spa Coordinator
Tina has always enjoyed the Spa industry, and spent many years as a hair stylist. She loves talking with our clients, and providing excellent customer service. She also likes to learn and share about new products, and treatments. When she is not spending her time at Synergi, she loves to hike, and go to the gym. Tina also enjoys watching sports with her husband , three sons and her bulldog Zeke.
Tonya Pollak, RN, CANS, CLT


With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetic industry, Tonya has trained directly under Richard Maack, M.D., dual board certified facial plastic surgeon. In addition, Synergi has had the distinction of hosting advanced trainings with distinguished physicians such as Dr. Danny Vleggaar, Master Trainer of Injectables from Geneva, Switzerland. During this training session he commented that Tonya is one of the most skilled injectors he has seen! We are extremely proud to be in the top 4% in the Nation for Botox and #1 Sculptra provider in St. Louis! Tonya obtained her Nursing degree from Belleville Area College, Belleville, Illinois and continued her studies at Webster University. She has been a nurse for 20 years beginning first in Obstetrics with a specialty in Labor and Delivery. Her experience includes Nursery, Operating Room, and High Risk OB in a Perinatel ICU. Her background also includes ER nursing including certifications in Trauma ER Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. Tonya currently holds training certificates with the Sciton Profile Laser, Botox, facial fillers and Sculptra. She is enthusiastic in her constant search for knowledge and trends in aesthetics and skin care. Tonya joined our team shortly after our facility opened. Tonya enjoys the team approach in treating a client’s needs utilizing Dr. Maack and our entire staff of service providers to obtain optimal results.


Rachel graduated with Bachelors on Science in Nursing 2011 from Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College. She joined our team in 2018 while maintaining a PRN position on the Trauma floor at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She loves working with kids and we believe that’s what gives her a gentle touch. Working in plastic surgery at Children’s is her fav! She has always had a passion for great skin care and the best products available. Rachel is a big believer in self-care and is a wonderful addition to our team.


Linda Neel is a Registered Nurse and has worked at Synergi since it opened in 2005. She is currently working part-time as a Nurse Assistant where she especially enjoys the interaction with our clients and the outstanding results we are able to provide. She is fascinated with the industry and the opportunity to help our clients become “a better version of themselves”.
Kelly Wilcockson-Whitley, Licensed Esthetician, CLT


Licensed Esthetician, CLT
Kelly graduated Cum Laude from Barnes College of Nursing at UMSL where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her medical background gives her the upper hand in evaluating and treating challenging skin conditions. In 2005, she graduated from Current Trends Academy and obtained her license to practice aesthetics. Kelly has a thirst for knowledge and a passion for helping others. Kelly has been with Synergi since we opened our doors!


Licensed Esthetician
Kate graduated from Aesthetic Institute of St. Louis in 2008. To advance in her field, she went to True University in Chicago where she received her medical esthetics certification in 2009. After working 7 years at a health and wellness spa, she comes to us to pursue her desire for a more clinical approach to skin care. She loves making people feel beautiful about their skin and educating them on the purpose and benefits of skin care.


Licensed Esthetician
She graduated from Xenon International Academy of St. Louis 2011. She is excited to be able to combat the aging process and help someone feel good about their appearance. Her favorite service to offer is our Glo-n-Go facials where she is able to customize a facial to meet someone’s specific needs. She is thrilled to be a part of our team and work in a clinical environment where the products and technology are second to none.