Karen Whitney, PA – Expert Sclerotherapist and Injector
Karen Whitney, PA, has been certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants since 1976. As a Board Certified PA, Ms. Whitney must take a Board Exam every six years to maintain her certification and the privilege to add the “C” after her name. A Physician Assistant (or PA) is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional. PAs practice medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.
Karen is a native of Cincinnati. She attended University of Cincinnati for a Bachelor of Science in Community Health, and received her degree as a Primary Care Physician Assistant from Cincinnati State Technical College in 1976. She enjoyed working several years for a local Health Maintenance Organization in both the Internal Medicine and Gynecology Departments before moving to the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg to continue in Internal Medicine for another HMO. After working part time in order to devote her energy to raising three daughters, Ms. Whitney returned to primary care medicine and a vein and laser cosmetic practice in 1996, which developed into a passion for non-surgical cosmetic treatments. Prior to joining Advanced Cosmetic Surgery and Laser, she spent 14 years as President and PA at a local vein and cosmetic practice, where she developed a devoted following of patients while managing the day-to-day operations of the practice.
Karen Whitney specializes in the evaluation and treatment of leg veins and non-surgical cosmetic procedures, including facial injectables, light-based treatments, and skin rejuvenation. She is one of the areas most experienced sclerotherapists, having treated an estimated 3 million veins over the past seventeen years. She was also selected by Allergan, manufacturer of Botox and Juvederm, to be a Non-Physician Injector Trainer.
Once you meet Karen you will understand why her patients have traveled from the east and west coasts, as well as Brazil and Netherlands, to receive treatment. Her attention to detail, skilled hand, and warm and caring demeanor assure you will receive the very best of care. This caring attitude extends beyond her medical care as she has been a local chapter leader of Dining for Women for the past 7 years, helping raise funds towards the betterment of women and girls in developing countries.
By attending annual meetings held by the American College of Phlebology and the Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, as well as various Aesthetic conferences, Ms. Whitney stays at the forefront of vein and non-surgical cosmetic treatments. She is a member of the American College of Phlebology and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, as well as the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants.
You can learn more about treatment of leg veins by visiting our Advanced Vein Solutions page and by visiting this site* for the American College of Phlebology. http://www.phlebology.org/patientinfo/index.html
July 17, 2014 — CINCINNATI, OHIO — Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center is proud to announce the addition Karen Whitney, a Physician’s Assistant specializing in the treatment of leg veins and non-surgical cosmetic procedures to the practice.
Whitney has perfomed more than 200,000 Sclerotherapy treatments since 1996, and stays at the forefront of the most cutting edge vein treatments by attending annual meetings held by the American College of Phlebology and the Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, as well as other aesthetic conferences.
Says Dr. Jon Mendelsohn, Medical Director of Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center, “Karen is a wonderful addition to the Advanced team.
She is one of the area’s most experienced Sclerotherapists; having treated an estimated 3 million veins the past seventeen years. She puts her patients at ease, with her warm, personal approach, and their comfort is one of her top priorities.”
Born and raised in Cincinnati, Whitney graduated from Oak Hills High School. She and her husband Jerry reside in Anderson Township. When she is not working, she enjoys boating, water skiing, windsurfing, hiking, gardening and cooking.
Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center’s state-of-the-art facility is located in the first floor of the Rookwood Tower at 3805 Edwards Road in Hyde Park. For more information, call 513-351-FACE, or visit www.351face.com.