Kari was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She attended Anoka Ramsey Community College where she earned her registered nursing degree in 2002. She worked at Unity Hospital for 18 years where she loved her career in labor and delivery, pediatrics, and GYN. In 2015, Kari made a job change and joined the staff at North Metro Surgery Center where she currently works as a pre-op and post-op nurse alongside NSES surgeons. In May of 2016 Kari earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) from Bemidji State University. Kari joined our team at NSES in November of 2016 as our cosmetic consultant. She trained under Dr. Lobanoff and received extensive training from local experts through Allergan. Kari is a high-energy nurse that prides herself on making clients feel comfortable and relaxed. She strives to educate clients about cosmetic enhancements while directly involving them in their decisions of enhancing natural beauty and navigating through the process of aesthetic solutions.
Kari is married and has 3 amazing children. On her free time, she enjoys boating, camping, riding ATV’s, playing sports, riding bike, vacationing by the beach, and any outdoor adventure with her family. Kari also delights in volunteering at her kids’ school, church, local food shelf, and FMSC. Kari’s most incredible experiences have been mission trips to Mexico where she lead a medical team on a weeklong trip hosting free medical clinics for local villagers and on a separate mission she helped to build a church.