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Kathy Kramer, RN, CEO

Meet Kathy Kramer

Kathy Kramer is CEO of Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy and Med Spa and a registered nurse with over 30 years of experience. She is a former critical care, trauma, and emergency medicine nurse. In 2010, she switched her expertise and devoted her time to learning about cosmetic medicine. She earned her Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist Certification in 2014 from the Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board. Following her certification, Kathy spent seven years working at two premier facial plastic surgery clinics in the Portland, OR area, where she developed a broad base of loyal clients. She co-founded Pacific Northwest Aesthetics Academy and Med Spa and Med Spa in 2016, where she develops curriculum and leads courses.

Specialties & Expertise

Kathy specializes in cosmetic injections and PDO threads. Her expertise in emergency medicine is utilized to keep her patients safe. Her wealth of experience in the medical field enables her to provide comprehensive care. Additionally, she is a national trainer for PDO threads for the face and body. She continues to treat patients at PNAA on a limited basis. In her personal life, Kathy is an RYT® 200 certified yoga teacher. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Dave.


"What a great quality solid education and simple awesome, kind nurses! Very professional"



"Trained with the team for three different classes! All were great! Plus, personalized follow up when ever a questions arises"



"Wonderful Instructors. Extremely knowledgeable. Helpful. They really enjoy what they are doing and the positive impact they are having in people's lives. Highly recommend them. So happy to work with them!! Go team!!!!"



"Absolutely amazing training. Beautiful venue, lots of space to learn and practice. Trainers very attentive and patient. I've attended two days injector training and I had opportunity to watch experts in action as well as learn from other students. They provided lots of models so we had proper hands on training. Definitely will be back for more courses provided by PNAA and I do recommend this place if you really want to learn and practice on real patients."



*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.