Kellie is a highly-skilled, Ivy-league educated nurse practitioner with years of experience in the nursing field. Kellie began her nursing career in the ICU at UCLA where she cultivated a love of caring for others. Soon after, she began working in the operating room where she found a passion for surgery. Kellie went on to obtain her training and board certification as a nurse practitioner at the University of Pennsylvania to provide patient care in a provider role. She trained under one of the top plastic microsurgery teams in the country while living in San Francisco and obtained her first assistant training at UCLA. Her attention to detail and compassionate care led her to her current role in neurosurgery, helping patients with every aspect of their care. She is currently focused on research measures to bring top-notch care to those who are underserved in rural areas while pursuing her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified and licensed to practice in Louisiana and California. In her free time, Kellie enjoys yoga, cycling, her book club, and spending time traveling.
Certified Surgical First Assistant