Meet Karen Yonick, APRN
Karen is a licensed and board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who evaluates and consults with patients about which procedures may be most beneficial to reach their desired outcome. She also performs numerous nonsurgical procedures for the face and body. Karen focuses on outpatient nonsurgical treatments that rejuvenate her patient's appearance and boost their confidence. With years of experience and training, Karen is able to evaluate patients before, during, and after surgery to ensure that they will and are responding well to treatment. As a first assist in the operating room, she is a fundamental part of the surgical team during cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive surgical operations. Karen offers exceptional outpatient care and is essential in making sure that patients have an efficient and successful treatment and recovery.
Skills and Specialties
Karen works with her patients to evaluate the best course of treatment, whether surgical or nonsurgical, to meet their specific desires and goals. As a part of nonsurgical treatment to enhance the aesthetic appearance of her patients, Karen performs several injectable treatments, including BOTOX, Dysport, Voluma, Juvéderm, Restylane, and Kybella. She also performs CoolSculpting, laser skin resurfacing, laser hair removal, and laser skin tightening. Using innovative, state-of-the-art laser technology, Karen is able to efficiently produce exceptional results for her patients.
Education and Training
At St. Francis University in Joliet, IL, Karen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing before going on to receive her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Karen is board certified by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
Karen continues to share and expand her knowledge in the industry by writing for medical publications and furthering her research of new, modern technologies and techniques. Through clinical research experience, she is able to evaluate the highest level of advancements and products that can make treatments more efficient and beneficial for her patients. She works diligently to ensure the practice uses the safest and most effective technology, like CoolSculpting and the advanced Sciton Joule laser system for aesthetic treatments.