The Most Respected Plastic Surgery Team in Portland
Karen has been Dr. Magilke’s medical assistant and patient coordinator for over 13 years, focuses 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.
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 former office of Dr. Lee Robinson, Facial Plastic Surgeon. Her warm smile, sunny personality and 9 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 is who you will see once you decide to schedule your surgery. She will go over all your pre-op instructions, schedule your post-op visits and assure you of the decision you have made.
Monica and her husband Bill are the proud parents of four sons. In September of 2012 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.
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.
Originally from Mississippi, Lauren is a seasoned professional in the field of aesthetic nursing. She graduated from the University Of Mississippi School Of Nursing in 2004. Her nursing career began in the ICU and surgical recovery. After moving to Austin, Texas in 2007, she decided to transition her career to the field of aesthetics. She attended Avenue Five Institute in Austin TX where she received her aesthetics license and began working in a cosmetic surgery practice as a nurse injector. Lauren has had extensive training in facial injections and various lasers and skin care treatments including the Sciton BBL laser. She recently relocated to Portland, OR where she is excited to join Dr. Magilke’s staff and will be offering cosmetic injections and laser treatments.
When Lauren is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs exploring their new home in the northwest.
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.
Diane Ramos is our O.R. Nurse/Manager. She has had many years of O.R. experience in acute as well as day surgery settings. She most recently comes to us after working with Dr Robinson.
Diane and her husband Marty are the proud parents of three children- Catherine, Marty III, and Carole. Catherine and Marty are attending University of Portland, and Carole is an eighth grader at St Anthony’s. They all enjoy camping trips as well as gardening.