Owsley Joins Associates In Plastic Surgery As Nurse Practitioner

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Natalie Owsley
Natalie Owsley
Associates in Plastic Surgery, office of Drs. Eyssen vonWerssowetz and Chase, announced the addition of Natalie Owsley, MSN, FNP-BC to their practice. Natalie is the first Nurse Practitioner for the practice and will focus on skin health evaluation and treatment, facial rejuvenation and cosmetic laser treatments.  
 
Ms. Owsley brings ten years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner and over 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse. She is a dual certified Family and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
 
“Adding a nurse practitioner brings tremendous value to our patients and the team,” said Dr. Chris Chase, Partner and Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon for Associates in Plastic Surgery. “Natalie helps to increase our focus on, not only excellent care, but also bolstering the top-notch treatment procedures that we are known for,” Dr. Chase added.
 
In her role as Nurse Practitioner, Ms. Owsley will focus on the following areas:

·       Skin health evaluation and treatment

·       Facial rejuvenation & wrinkle reduction including: BOTOX®, Juvederm® and Voluma®

·       Cosmetic laser treatment such as: hair removal, skin tightness, wrinkle reduction, repair of sun damage

·       Skin Cancer screening and management

 
Ms. Owsley first began her career at Associates in Plastic Surgery as a RN in 1994. “We are excited to have Natalie return to the Associates in Plastic Surgery team,” said Dr. vonWerssowetz, CEO and Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon. “She knows our patient base, and will seamlessly fit back into our family,” he added.
 
Prior to rejoining Associates in Plastic Surgery, she was a Nurse Practitioner for The University of the South where she provided primary care and women’s health care to the students. Natalie also worked as a Nurse Practitioner for family medical practices, pediatrics and OB/GYNs.
 
Ms. Owsley earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama.
 
Associates in Plastic Surgery is offering special introductory pricing on the above-mentioned procedures July thru September. For more information contact Associates in Plastic Surgery at 622-0021.

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