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 that time 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).
Melissa Heim, RN, BSN
Melissa has been a Registered Nurse for 13 years. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from University of Nebraska Medical Center in Dec 2004. Her nursing career started in the Burn Unit at The Nebraska Medical Center in Jan of 2005, where she spent 5 years caring for adult and pediatric burn patients. For a short time after that she worked in an outpatient wound care clinic. Since then she has spent the last 6 years working in the Medspa and Aesthetic Surgery industry.
Melissa works closely with Dr. Harbison to help make every patient experience a positive one. As the Patient Care Coordinator, Melissa is an excellent resource for patients to get answers to questions ranging from what to expect during their procedure to scheduling and finance. Melissa is also a provider in our Medspa. She enjoys guiding her patients to make the best decision to achieve their goals while at the same time helping them feel comfortable in their own skin.
When Melissa is not at work she loves spending time with her family and friends. She really enjoys travel and is somewhat of a foodie as she loves to explore new places to eat and drink whether she is in Omaha or wherever her travel takes her. Melissa and her husband, Scott, are blessed to have 3 beautiful children, Leighton, Grayson and Aven, who keep them very busy.
Kristin Hegge, BSN
Kristin Hegge has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years. She received a Bachelors Degree from University of Nebraska Medical Center. Kristin has spent the last 13 years in Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics including 3 years in the Operating Room, PACU, and clinical Areas of the Plastic Surgery Department. Her last 10 years have focused exclusively on the Aesthetics and Med Spa side of the industry. This dual experience and knowledge combination gives Kristin a distinct edge and the ability to provide comprehensive consultations and recommendations for each client’s unique aesthetic needs.
Kristin’s goal is to provide her clients with the most advanced and safe procedures and products to achieve their specific goal. This approach applies to Kristin’s expertise in Botox, Dermal Fillers, IPL, and laser treatments. She has and continues to receive extensive training by experts in this ever changing field, enabling her to perform the leading facial and aesthetic procedures with the highest standards of care and results.
Away from the office Kristin loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family. She and her husband, Brandon, have two children, Anna and Jake, and a beloved Basset Hound named Stella.