Kate grew up in New York City and attended Yale for college and medical school, finishing her MD in 1994. She first came to Seattle for residency at the University of Washington in 1995 followed by fellowship in Breast Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.
She was a breast cancer specialist at Seattle Breast Center for 13 years, receiving Top Doc honors each year since 2010. After a successful career in breast cancer, Kate found her way to aesthetic medicine in her 40’s when her expertise with needle procedures coincided with a deep interest in anti-aging techniques.
After an introduction to Botox and laser physics, being the science geek that she is, she began a thorough education in aesthetic medicine, leading her to found Glow Medispa in 2014.