Kristen Russell, APRN, CPSN
Kristen specializes in skin care education, neurotoxin treatments (Botox & Dysport), dermal fillers, sclerotherapy, and lasers to treat a variety of conditions. In addition to non-surgical rejuvenation, she provides pre and post-operative care for plastic surgery patients and holds a special place in her heart for breast cancer patients.
Education and Training
Kristen received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky. Kristen is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses. Kristen truly sets herself apart with her years of side-by-side training with Dr. Kerekes and has further distinguished herself as a Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse.
Kristen is a Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse (CSPN), which means she has passed an extensive exam after meeting the following application requirements:
currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the United States, its territories or Canada, holding a current full and unrestricted license.
a minimum of two (2) years of plastic surgical nursing experience as a registered nurse in a general staff, administrative, teaching, or research capacity for at least three (3) years prior to application, and
at least 1,000 practice hours in plastic surgical nursing during two (2) of the preceding three (3) years.
currently working in the field of plastic surgical nursing and in collaboration with a board-certified plastic surgeon who holds a current full and unrestricted license.
Kristen notes, “My true passion is helping people to feel good, build their confidence, and to help them become the best version of themselves. I look forward to expanding our practice to help patients maximize their health in all aspects.”