Kristen Hammes, APRN
Kristen is a Board Certified Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. She began her career in nursing by working in the intensive care unit in Evansville, IN. Since then she has logged nearly 24 years of experience in various areas of nursing including PACU, teaching, cardiology, ED and most recently aesthetic medicine. In addition to extensive clinical experience, Kristen also has a comprehensive academic background that includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (1994) and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the Adult Health Nurse Practitioner Program (2001) both from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Kristen’s combination of clinical education and experience provide a strong foundation to allow her to exceed in aesthetics. She obtained her Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) designation in 2014. For the past two years, she has been a trainer for Allergan Medical Institute (AMI). She enjoys educating other health care professionals about proper technique and the newest trends in injectables. She has been invited to lecture many times in the community and medical settings.
Outside of work, Kristen likes to spend time exercising and traveling with family and friends. She especially likes the beach and scuba diving. She also enjoys hiking and skiing in the mountains. Her and her husband, Tim, keep busy with their girls Megan (17) and Mallory (14).
Patty Widlowski, RN
Patty is a registered nurse that started her career in the emergency room. She has been working in plastic surgery and aesthetics for the past 10 years. She brings vast experience and knowledge as she has worked in all areas of aesthetics including the PACU, medspa, and in clinical and case management.
Patty works directly with all of Dr. Harbison’s patients from consultations to follow ups after surgical procedures. She works very close with the operating room procedures and makes sure our clinic runs smoothly. She also enjoys working with patients in our medspa. She brings a great deal of experience with injections and laser procedures and enjoys helping her clients achieve their desired result.
Away from work Patty loves trying out new recipes and enjoys healthy cooking. She likes to spend time with her partner Bill and three daughters Katie, Kristin and Morgan. She also became a grandma this past year to her adorable grandson Sullivan.