Laura is one of the country’s top board-certified physician assistants specializing in aesthetic and clinical skin care. Renowned for her advanced injection techniques and expertise in body contouring, Laura is a leading master injector, a highly respected injection trainer and speaker, and her innovative CoolSculpting treatments have become the industry standard. She has more experience with CoolSculpting and CoolTone than any other medical professional in the world, and her work on the technique has been published in multiple medical journals.
A gifted clinician, Laura’s consistently superb results are famously natural-looking. Her philosophy of client-directed care impels her to prioritize spending time with her patients to discuss all options, leaving them feeling empowered and confident about their care. Her attention to detail, full understanding of the anatomy of the aging face, ability to embrace patient goals and keen artistic eye has led her to be an industry leader in injectables and laser treatments, while paying the utmost attention to patient safety at all times.
Laura is NCCPA board-certified, and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health from Pennsylvania State University, followed by her Master of Medical Sciences with a certification in Physician Assistant Studies at George Washington University School of Medicine.
Laura has been practicing clinical and cosmetic dermatology since 2005. Before relocating to New York, she worked with preeminent Los Angeles plastic surgeon, Dr. Grant Stevens, helping to plan and provide a variety of nonsurgical cosmetic techniques. During this time she gained experience with a full spectrum of leading-edge dermatologic procedures, and her exceptional aptitude for the work made her a sought-after trainer.
Recognized as a leader in her field, Laura was named an Allergan Medical Institute Facial Aesthetics Clinical Injector Trainer and KOL Speaker in 2009, and began teaching physicians and other medical professionals to safely and effectively use products like Botox, Juvéderm and Voluma. Soon afterward, she was tapped to become a master injector trainer and speaker for Galderma, the maker of products such as Restylane, Dysport and Sculptra. She is also part of the Allergan Medical Institute for Body Contouring as faculty and also as a speaker and clinical trainer for CoolSculpting and CoolTone. She regularly spends time teaching at CoolSculpting University. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with other health care providers and giving back to the industry.
As a sought after media consultant, Laura has appeared as a medical expert on shows such as The Today Show, The Doctors and The View as well as a variety of other major news media. She has also been featured in many national media outlets such as Vanity Fair, Brides Magazine, Allure, InStyle, Refinery 29, Coveteur, Spotlyte, Observer, WWD, Popsugar, Violet Grey, Nylon and many others. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Academy of Plastic Surgery Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants. You can follow Laura on Instagram, where she is a celebrity favorite and shares her knowledge and insight into injections, body contouring and dermatology.