Meet The Office Staff
Sarah was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. While working as an Emergency Department nurse, Sarah attended graduate school at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas where she obtained a Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration. She worked with Dr. Walden at her Manhattan office for two and a half years, prior to relocating back to Texas. Sarah is excited to be working with Dr. Walden again in Austin as her Practice Manager, directing the operations of Dr. Walden's practice as well as performing a variety of cosmetic procedures such as injectables and laser. In her free time, Sarah enjoys the outdoors, teaching, running, cycling, swimming and going to the lake.
Originally from Nebraska, Shari is a seasoned professional in the field of plastic surgery office and operating room nursing. She attended Hastings College and graduated from Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1981. Her career began in the ICU/CCU. After moving to Frisco, Texas in 1984, she worked in OR and recovery room for many years. Moving to California in 1998 presented her with the opportunity to work in both the aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgical specialties. She returned to Texas in 2004 and has continued her career in that specialty. She has joined Dr. Walden's practice as her lead clinical nurse, overseeing continuity of patient care on both the office and operating room sides. Free time is enjoyed outdoors, doing landscape and gardening projects with her husband Steve, cooking, exploring the Texas Hill Country, and of course spending time with family and friends...
Hollis Schade was born and raised in Austin, Texas. A native to the area, she went to Westlake High School and then earned a Sociology degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Hollis joined Dr. Walden's office in August 2013 and brings with her years of experience working in medical offices including the front desk of an Austin dental practice. She is a valuable team member as the front desk coordinator.
When Hollis is not working she enjoys going to see live music, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends engaging in all that Austin has to offer.
Terra Yeske of 512Skincare is a fabulous aesthetician who brings a unique approach to skin health to Dr. Walden’s cosmetic surgery center including research, client education, and results. Terra states, “Skin care is only as good as the education behind it. I strive to provide a realistic approach to skin health and wellness. The power of professional treatments and products should not be overlooked. Treating yourself to regular facial treatments is essential to maintaining a regular pattern of exfoliation and healthy skin.”
Terra has been involved in the health, wellness and beauty industry for 13 years. As the founder of 512Skincare, she specializes in corrective skin rejuvenation with a strong focus on internal and external factors that affect skin health. Each treatment is meticulously tailored to each client based on their goals, lifestyle and the results they wish to attain.
You can now combine services that include in-office facial treatments, injectables, laser and cosmetic surgery. Terra and the team at Dr. Walden’s office will guide you on the path to your most beautiful self and transform your skin into a more vibrant, youthful state.
Karina has joined Dr. Walden’s team as a medical assistant (MA). She graduated from the Everest Institute in Austin, Texas and completed the medical assistant program in 2007. Prior to working with Dr. Walden, Karina gained experience in pediatric and cardiac care, family practice, and in dermatology. She is passionate about patient care and health & wellness. When Karina is not working, she enjoys fitness training and being involved with her 3 boys in sports.
Karen obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Niagara University, in Niagara Falls, New York. Early in her career she specialized in cosmetic plastic surgery and has worked the last 20 years in various Ambulatory Surgery Centers throughout the nation. She recently has joined Dr. Walden’s practice as a patient care coordinator. She also supports Dr. Walden on surgery days as a circulating and recovery room nurse.
Karen moved here three years ago and is enjoying the wide variety of activities Austin has to offer. She has three daughters that keep her busy. When she has downtime she enjoys yoga, cross fit and meditation.
Erin A. Spousta
Erin is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from San Diego State University and possesses over 15 years of clinical experience at prestigious hospitals and physician’s offices throughout the country.
Erin began her career at Scripps Clinic and Research Hospital in California, assisting with critical cardiology research, before progressing to Interventional Cardiology and Clinical Research for St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital/Texas Heart Institute, University of Denver Health Sciences Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Hospital, and the Heart Hospital of Austin.
After many years of sun-worshiping on the beautiful beaches of California, Erin became interested in the rapidly advancing field of aesthetics while on her own quest to repair sun damage. Today, Erin is an expert in neuromodulator and dermal filler injections, chemical peels, laser treatments, and other non-surgical aesthetic techniques. She applies her skills in Dr. Walden’s cosmetic practice through her medical spa and wellness center, Monet Aesthetics, for which Dr. Walden serves as the medical director. Erin’s passion is educating patients in healthy skin care practices and procedures while developing personalized, affordable treatment plans to assist clients in achieving their desired beauty goals.
Amber is Dr. Walden’s social media and blogging assistant. She writes weekly about Dr. Walden’s news, events, and plastic surgery topics. A California native, Amber moved to Austin when she was 10 years old. At 16 she tested out of Austin area Lake Travis High School to attend college early at Lamar University. In the summer of 2013, she interned with Dr. Walden at her Austin-based office. Amber was a key member in Dr. Walden’s #LiveOR team during that Summer, which succeeded in maintaining a live Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Vine feed of a six-hour procedure. The multi-platform coverage of the surgery online was a groundbreaking moment in the plastic surgery industry and was featured on Fox 7 News.
As a National Merit and National Achievement Scholar, Amber looks forward to graduating two years early from college. She plans to continue her education by going to medical school and have Dr. Walden continue on as her mentor. For fun, Amber enjoys going to the lake with her family and listening to Austin's live music.
Priscila Cevallos is a pre-medical student currently completing a Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology and minor in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. During undergrad, she conducted extensive research in the field of neuropharmacology, presenting her work at various conferences around Texas. In 2012 and in 2013, she was awarded an Undergraduate Research Fellowship to further pursue her own research projects. From 2013-2014, Priscila served as President of UT’s American Medical Student Association Chapter (AMSA), while also representing pre medical students nationwide on the Editorial Advisory Board of AMSA’s The New Physician. Priscila also blogs about her pre-medical experiences for Kaplan MCAT Test Prep. She volunteers for Dr. Walden as a research fellow and website developer. Originally from Germany and Brazil, Priscila loves to travel, paint, and practice calligraphy in her spare time.
Amy is a native Austinite and received her bachelor degree in Journalism and Marketing from Baylor University. Her agency work includes firms such as Hill and Knowlton in New York City; Halcyon Associates in Dallas; and Sicola Martin in Austin. Amy has also served as an event planner and membership liaison for local PBS station, KLRU-TV and its Austin City Limits broadcast.
In addition to supporting our staff and patients through a variety of services, Amy’s background in public relations, writing and marketing provides Dr. Walden with assistance in community and media relations as well as event planning.
Amy is married to her high school sweetheart and has three sons who attend Eanes Elementary and Hill Country Middle School. In addition to volunteering at church and her boys’ schools, as a family, she and the guys enjoy hiking, fishing, water-skiing, wake surfing, lacrosse and golf.
Although born in Mississippi, Olivia was raised in Houston, Texas and considers herself a Texan. She holds a Bachelors degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama and two Masters degrees in Voice and Opera Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. Olivia graduated New England Conservatory of Music with one of five Presidential Distinction in Performance awards. She has performed with countless opera and symphonic companies all over the country. We are proud to announce that Olivia has recently won Season 11 of NBC's The Biggest Loser after losing 129 pounds! Olivia helped our patients in Manhattan on their own journey towards health with tips on diet and exercise both pre- and post-operatively, and she remains our honorary "emeritus" staff member!