Tara is an experienced RN and brings her dedication and aesthetics training to Neaman Plastic Surgery & Medi Spa. Having first received her nursing degree at Chemeketa Community College, and her Bachelors in Nursing Science at Grand Canyon University, Tara enjoyed her time working in a variety of settings including hospital in-patient surgery, peri-operative services, post-anesthesia care (PACU) and post-partum. And in 2010, she discovered her passion for aesthetics.
Today, Tara has refined her skills as an injector for facial aesthetics and frequently works with Botox, Dermal Fillers, Sculptra, Kybella, and more. And as a nurse, she wants to nurture and educate with a personalized approach. She believes when her client’s needs are met, it translates into significant changes in the way patients feel about their appearance. Tara’s goal is to establish lasting relationships with patients, providing them with quality, safe, and satisfying care while making people feel beautiful and refreshed. Her love of both aesthetics and surgery make her an excellent fit for Neaman Plastic Surgery.
In her spare time, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, reading, travel, backpacking, and everything outdoors. She grew up in Montana but loves Oregon’s and variety of landscapes all so close to where we live.
Katie is an experienced RN that joined the Neaman Medi Spa team in January 2020 as our new Nurse Injector. She grew up and completed her nursing degree in the Portland, OR area. Katie has worked in a variety of medical aesthetics positions going back over 10 years and is highly knowledgeable about the latest techniques and technology in aesthetics.
Katie has extensive experience in a variety of facial aesthetics treatments and frequently works with Botox, Dermal Fillers, Sculptra, Kybella, and more. Her passion and experience in aesthetic medicine makes her an excellent addition to the Neaman Medi Spa team.
Her favorite vacation destination is Las Vegas (especially during the summer time) with her husband. You can always find her sipping her favorite Dutch Bros coffee and she has two adorable kids, ages 3 and 6.
After receiving her degree in nursing from Chemeketa Community College in 2008, Karson started her career at Salem Hospital on Post Surgical Telemetry and then moved to Silverton Hospital Med/Surg. Karson found her way into the operating room in 2011, working in many different specialties including plastic surgery alongside Dr Neaman. Plastics has been a passion for Karson ever since, bringing her to join Neaman Medi Spa in 2018. The knowledge she has gained in the operating room has helped her to hone her skills in the aesthetic world; ultimately bringing knowledge, finesse, and compassionate care to her craft.
Karson works with Botox/Dysport, an assortment of fillers, and many other aesthetic treatments to help her patients feel their best. Karson ensures that every time a patient leaves her care, they’re feeling both confident and beautiful. Karson believes that taking your time to get to know your patients, and what they want, is key to attaining a long lasting relationship.
Karson is married to her best friend, and together they have 4 active boys. They enjoy the outdoors, boating, and soccer. When she finds time to get away she enjoys reading, yoga, and sunshine.