Vice President of Clinical Operations
Katie, PA-C board-certified Physician Assistant. She was born in Southern California and lived in Malibu and then Pittsburgh, PA. Katie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Pennsylvania State University in Life Science with a minor in Psychology in 2006. She then spent a year working at Children’s Hospitals of Pittsburgh where she developed a passion for the medical field.
In 2010, Katie graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with her Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She moved to San Diego and worked at El Centro Regional Medical Center and then Palomar Medical Center in the Emergency Department for 5 years.
After five years of practicing Emergency Medicine, Katie was ready for a change. She changed specialties to Aesthetic & Facial Plastic Surgery with a plastic surgeon in the San Diego area. This is where she developed a strong foundation of aesthetic technique and passion for skincare.
In 2018, Katie joined Dr. Holden at Holden Timeless Beauty as her Aesthetic Physician Assistant working at her Fallbrook, Escondido and La Mesa locations.
At the end of 2018, Katie partnered with Dr. Holden again in a venture and founded True to You Medical Aesthetics. True to You had three locations throughout the Southern California area in Fallbrook, Oceanside, and Murrieta.
Katie and Dr. Holden founded The Academy of Medical Aesthetics in 2019 to pursue their passion for educating other inspired medical providers in the field of Aesthetics.
In September of 2020, Katie again joined the Holden Timeless Beauty team as Director of Operations and Master Injector. She specializes in neuromodulators, dermal fillers, Sculptra, Kybella, medical grade chemical peels, mirconeedling and medical grade skin care consultations. She also works closely with the laser and body sculpting departments. Katie works at the San Marcos, Fallbrook and Murrieta locations.
In 2022, Katie was selected to be a GAIN Faculty Member and Trainer for Galderma Aesthetics. She joins an elite group of aesthetic providers who train peers in natural and safe results.
Katie is a wife and mother of two girls. She enjoys yoga, running, reading and traveling to beach destinations.