Dr. Maria Atkins
Maria Atkins, D.O., co-owner and Medical Director of the Cosmetic Enhancement Center of New England, is a Board Certified Maine physician and experienced health care practitioner. Dr. Atkins holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry and graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993. After completing a Family Practice Residency at Brighton Medical Center in Portland, Maine, she turned her focus to Medical Aesthetics in 1996. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and holds numerous certifications in her field. By incorporating multi-wavelength laser technologies as well as a comprehensive range of non-invasive state of the art techniques, modalities and procedures, Dr. Atkins has made CEC the most successful and highly regarded medical aesthetic and laser practice in New England today. She is continually the leader in bringing latest technological advances in medical aesthetics to Maine. Dr. Atkins has a thoughtful and compassionate approach to caring for her patients. She always has their best interest in mind while working with them to achieve their overall goals and expectations making her the most trusted physician in Maine when it comes to medical aesthetics and why her patients remain loyal to her.
Dr. Michael Bedecs, D.O. is the founder and senior consultant of CEC. Dr. Bedecs is a triple board certified physician and in addition to his previous medical career in Family Practice leading to a specialization in Rectal Surgery, Dr. Bedecs had several successful medical related businesses that have contributed to his interest in Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Bedecs’ primary focus is now CEC’s Age Management Center.
Dr. Gerry Ollila, D.O. joined the CEC team in April 2011. Dr. Ollila grew up in New Hampshire and received a Bachelor of Science cum laude degree in physicaltherapy from the University of New England in 1988. She graduated from the University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993. Dr. Ollila completed her residency at Brighton Medical Center alongside Dr. Atkins and is board certified in family practice.
Nonie Letellier, R.N. is a licensed Registered Nurse in Maine with over 19 years of cosmetic, aesthetic and laser experience. Like all our staff, Nonie is constantly updating her cosmetic training, knowledge, and skill sets within the rapidly expanding world of modern aesthetics medicine and advanced laser treatments.
Shirley Millett, M.E. is a Maine licensed Medical Aesthetician who was in private practice for over 7 years before joining the CEC staff. Shirley is a graduate of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics and the Victoria Raynor Institute. Shirley offers total aesthetic care including a wide assortment of cosmetic treatments and laser procedures.
Cassandra Garrity, C.M.A is CEC’s Medical Assistant. She graduated from Seacoast Career School in 2008 as a Certified Medical Assistant and joined the CEC staff in June 2010. Cassandra not only assists all of CEC’s providers but is also a skilled provider of CoolSculpting and Pellevé treatments.