The importance of getting to know our patients and understand their wants and needs is paramount to the success of our practice. We also believe that our patients should get to know our team. Here you’ll find out what makes the ProMD Health team so unique and what we’re all about.
George Gavrila, MD
The founder of ProMD Health, George Gavrila is a native of the Greater Baltimore area and has spent time studying medicine, primary care, functional medicine, aesthetic medicine, and integrative medicine.
Dr. Gavrila completed his residency at the University of Maryland and served as a Fellow at the Center of Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Gavrila developed an interest in integrative and anti-aging medicine after recognizing many of the present medical systems’ shortcomings. Patients appreciate a professional and confidential environment, as well as prompt appointments with a skilled and compassionate doctor.
Dr. Gavrila is a member of AMMG (Age Management Medicine Group); A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine); AAFE (American Academy of Facial Esthetics); Forever Health; IFM (Institute for Functional Medicine); AAAM (American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine); ASLMS (American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery).
Dr. Gavrila has treated a wide range of patients, including celebrities, models, athletes, and international royalty, and is renowned throughout the country as a trainer of other physicians.
Amy Fleming, PA-C
Amy Fleming has been a Board Certified Physician Assistant for over 15 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science, is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistant’s, and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. Amy has specialized in aesthetics since 2006, and has obtained multiple laser and injectable certifications. She strives to attain the perfect balance between art and science and stays current on the most cutting edge techniques to ensure her patients receive the best outcome. Amy also travels, training other practitioners, nurses, and doctors in advanced filler technique. She is the top utilized trainer on the East Coast.
“I am dedicated to creating a natural look for patients that leaves them feeling beautiful and rejuvenated, with unsurpassed customer service.”
Amy has worked with Dr. Gavrila in creating dynamic results for celebrities, models, athletes, and international royalty throughout the country.
Janette Roderick Sauter, PA-C
Janette is a Physician Assistant, board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and a Fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She specializes in aesthetics, Botox, dermal fillers, skin care, lasers, tattoo removal, and hormone replacement therapy.
Locally born and raised in Annapolis, Janette has been a lifetime native to the DMV. She graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine with a Master’s in Health Sciences and certificate in Physician Assistant studies. In addition to her Physician Assistant curriculum, Janette completed the Advanced Surgical program and training in Plastic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, and Wound Care. Her career began in Emergency Medicine for the George Washington University Hospital where she worked for several years.
Janette then joined ProMD Health where she underwent extensive training under Dr. Gavrila and PA Fleming. She believes strongly in patient education. “I enjoy teaching my patients about how each product works and why we make certain recommendations. This allows them to be a part of the medical decision-making and in control of their treatment. It is very important to me that patients leave my office with all of their questions and concerns having been addressed and answered.”
Aside from practicing medicine, Janette enjoys being outdoors, boating, dancing, and interior design. She currently resides in Arlington, Virginia with her husband Bo and their cat Poose.
Caroline J. Ruhl, BSN, RN
Caroline Ruhl, BSN, RN is a registered nurse who joined the ProMD team in 2018. With a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University, Caroline is certified in a variety of aesthetic modalities and brings a strong foundation of expertise and experience to provide our patients with the tools they need to look and feel younger.
Carla Cook, CAC
Carla is our Certified Aesthetic Consultant. She recently joined our team in 2014 and has brought with her over 9 years of experience in the cosmetic field. She strives to help each and every patient achieve the results they desire by working closely with our providers to ensure every detail is discussed and absolute happiness is achieved. She will also guide you through the consultation, treatment and recovery phase of any procedure that may interest you. Her goal is to educate each patient on the best aesthetic options for enhancing their appearance and to ultimately have each patient leave our office feeling confident about themselves and delighted about the treatment they received. Carla’s knowledge and warm demeanor will surely add a level of comfort and satisfaction to your visit seldom found elsewhere.
Hannah is our Medical Office Assistant. She holds a Bachelors in Science from Towson University with a focus in Nursing and Psychology. She is responsible for helping to ensure that each client receives an exceptional level of care by properly managing all patient records, answering client questions, and handling many of the day-to-day functions of our medical practice.
Abby is our Administrative Specialist in Annapolis. She is committed to building relationships with her patients and works closely with the staff to ensure quality patient care. She holds a Bachelors in Healthcare Administration with a minor in Marketing. Abby also holds a CNA license in the state of Maryland.
Abby strives to use her marketing skills and experience to keep ProMD Health’s patients well educated and informed about the latest and greatest ways to Look and Feel their best.
Jessica is one of our medical office assistants. She holds an associates degree with a concentration in science from Anne Arundel Community College. Jessica has over 10 years of customer service experience. She is responsible for handling the day to day administrative activities and making patients feel welcome at our business.
Laken Tychostup, Medical Assistant, joined the ProMD Health team in 2017. She graduated from the Aesthetic Science Institute and brings over 6 years of knowledge and experience in the cosmetic industry to the team. She works closely with all of the providers and strives to make every patient feel comfortable and welcome at our practices.