Kimberly is the first physician assistant to train exclusively with Dr. Mabrie in his Illumination 360° treatment approach. The search for a PA was exhaustive, and Kimberly was the ideal choice to fill the role. She has the passion for aesthetics, exceptional medical education and experience, and the natural people skills that make her the perfect addition to the Mabrie Facial Institute team. She joined the team in 2018 and initially spent more than 2,600 hours shadowing Dr. Mabrie and learning every aspect of his approach to contouring and rejuvenating with injectables.
Originally from Ohio, Kimberly chose to move to the West Coast to live and work in a vibrant, innovative environment. When she saw the job listing for Mabrie Facial Institute, she felt an immediate connection. In researching the role, she was impressed with the level of information the practice provides as patient education is very important to her. She also liked how the team balances professionalism and hard work with a relaxed, fun vibe. Most of all, she was drawn to the work, which represents a perfect combination of science and medicine with aesthetics and beauty—all passions of hers. In her own words, “I knew this was where I wanted to be.”
In addition to personality and talent, Kimberly has exceptional credentials. She graduated with honors and honors distinction in research from The Ohio State University with a degree in psychology and a neuroscience minor. She went on to earn her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Kentucky. She has steadily built a following of loyal patients who trust her skill and artistry and enjoy her warm, upbeat personality.
Outside of work she enjoys hiking, reading, and exploring The City and all it has to offer. She is also a huge sports fan…Go Buckeyes!
"I understand how important appearance can be to your self-esteem. I love helping people feel more confident and happy."– Kimberly
3 things that your best friend knows about you:
- I love any type of psychological thriller with a twist ending (movies, shows, or books!)
- I prefer sour over sweet!
- I enjoy off-roading in my Jeep and taking weekend trips to explore all California has to offer.