Karen has been Dr. Magilke’s medical assistant and patient coordinator for over 10 years focusing on ultimate patient care and takes great pride in working for one of the most respected plastic surgeons in Portland, Oregon. You will first meet Karen at your consultation, from there she will make sure you understand and feel comfortable with the entire surgical process. She assists Dr. Magilke with your surgery and is your “go to” person for pre and post surgical questions or comments.
Her friendly and organized attention to detail assures every patient that they will have a great experience in our clinic. Karen is the proud parent of two adult children and is very excited to welcome her first grandchild.
After 30 years of trauma care and emergency medicine. Kathy turned her career to aesthetics. She attended the National Laser Institute in Scotsdale, AZ in 2010 and has training with Obagi and Epionce skin care. She comes to us from Dr. Robinson’s office where she worked as an injector, assisted Dr. Robinson with consultations, surgeries and recovery. She loves working in the facial cosmetic and aesthetic field, “Because it offers the client such a broad range of options from injectables, laser treatments to surgery. I love working with clients to help them decide which combination of treatments will give them the individual results they desire.”
When she’s not assisting our plastic surgeon in Portland, Kathy spends her spare time with her two favorite things, Dave and her Harley. She also enjoys spending time with her three grown sons.
Julie is our lead aesthetician, having been in the medical aesthetic arena since 2005 and working with Dr. Magilke since 2010. Her previous aesthetic work focused on a wide range of skin care and laser treatments with personalized, one on one, consultation and treatment options. Working with reputable plastic surgeons in Portland such as Dr. Magilke has allowed her to develop her expertise in aesthetic work. She is able to take some of the most current state of the art procedures and personalize a unique treatment plan for each of her clients.
Julie’s passion is assuring that each client has the knowledge of procedures and products to ensure that together they can address concerns and reach rejuvenation goals for the long term. She regularly meets with Dr. Magilke’s surgical patients to work with them on maintaining their results and protecting the investment they have made in themselves.
Julie graduated with certification and licensing in Aesthetics and Microdermabrasion from the European Institute of Cosmetology and the State of Oregon. Continued studies has resulted in advanced clinical training with Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), Radio Frequency, Fractional Technology and Chemical Peels as well as advanced training with Epionce and Obagi medical grade skincare systems.
Julie’s spare time is devoted to her husband Jerry and her two college age boys. She has recently started dabbling in the world of Jazz voice.
Leslie is honored to join Dr. Magilke’s team as Business Administrator. Leslie brings marketing, managing and business experience from Dr. Lee Robinson’s Facial Plastic Surgery practice where she worked for over 10 years. She will oversee many of the business projects, management tasks and marketing so Dr. Magilke can spend more time in the OR. She is happy to join and work with an experienced and caring team dedicated to patient’s needs and outstanding customer service.
Leslie has three grown sons, two beautiful daughters in-law and an adored granddaughter. She loves to entertain, read, sew and take Sunday walks with her husband Dale exploring new neighborhoods around Portland. Leslie travels to Chicago whenever possible to spend time with her son, daughter in law and 2 year old granddaughter Emma.
Jo joined Dr. Magilke’s staff in 2009 as a receptionist and scheduler. She brought years of experience from working at another busy cosmetic surgery practice. Jo is one of the friendly voices you will hear when you call our office. She will answer your questions, schedule your appointment and help you with product.
“I have always been interested in Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetics so this is the perfect fit for me.
It’s very rewarding to see the before and after results and how it changes the way patients feel about themselves and gives them a new element of confidence and self esteem.”
Jo and her husband Al are the proud parents of three grown sons. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and loves traveling to warm destinations.
Monica Martin joins our team from the busy office of Dr. Lee Robinson, Facial Plastic Surgeon. Her warm smile, sunny personality and 7 years of patient care experience are what make Monica a wonderful asset to our office. Jo and Monica work as a team to ensure that each person, whether calling for information or scheduling a surgery, receive the devotion and respect deserved.
Monica and her husband Bill are the proud parents of four sons. Last September they welcomed a daughter into their family when their oldest son Paul married Rachel. Monica is devoted to her family, enjoys cooking, reading, walking and spending time with her many friends and extended family.