Meet the Staff
From left to right: Rachell Jarrell RN, BSN, PCCN
; Pamela Killian LVN
; Sarah Welborn Practice Administrator
; Dr. Sugene Kim MD FACS
; Lindsay Black LVN
; Kathy Bagley Certified Surgical Technologist
; Emily Ashmore Patient Care Coordinator
Sarah Welborn, Practice Administrator
As the Practice Administrator, Sarah Welborn is responsible for managing all practice operations, personnel, marketing, and skin care services. Sarah joined our team in 2014 with over 9 years of experience in the healthcare industry including 3 years of practice management. With a passion for customer service and patient satisfaction Sarah is devoted to ensuring every patient at SGK Plastic Surgery receives the highest quality of care.
Sarah studied at Kansas State University before moving to Texas with her husband in 2011. Prior to joining the SGK team, Sarah served as the Director of Human Resources for one of the largest Pediatric Urgent Care groups in Texas. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering for the Texas Sled Dog Rescue.
Rachel Jarrell, RN BSN PCCN
A native Californian, Rachel moved to Texas in 2014. She graduated with her Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) in 2009 and her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 2012 and also maintains a Progressive Care Nursing Certification (PCCN). Her previous experience includes many years caring for intermediate level critical patients. She works part time as a Forensic Nurse, caring for those who have been victims of sexual assault. Rachel is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of clinic as well as our surgical center. She is knowledgeable in regulatory compliance, infection control, patient safety and patient care. She assures that patients receive the highest quality of care throughout their surgical journey.
Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery has been a passion of Rachel’s for several years. She feels that Plastic Surgery is the “icing on the cake” of a healthy lifestyle that incorporates clean eating and consistent exercise. Rachel is a huge dog lover and passionately supports the ethical treatment of all animals. While not working, Rachel enjoys lifting weights, experimenting with make up, watching crime-dramas and spending time with her boyfriend David and their two dogs Abel (Boxer) and Coco (Pit Bull).
Emily Ashmore – Patient Care Coordinator
As our Patient Care Coordinator Emily meets with surgical patients with Dr. Kim when they visit SGK Plastic Surgery. She helps navigate patients through their surgical process and ensures any and all questions are answered. Emily originally began working as Dr. Kim’s Front Office Coordinator before being promoted into the Patient Care Coordinator position.
Prior to joining SGK Plastic Surgery in 2014, Emily lived in East Texas where she worked in the medical field for 7 years. Her experience in Healthcare has given her the ability to successfully accommodate the demands of a busy and diverse patient base. She takes great pleasure in sharing a patient’s journey, and she looks forward to witnessing their excitement at the end of the transformation. When Emily is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Craig, and their Cane Corso, Lexi, reading, and traveling.
Pamela Killian – Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Pamela is our LVN; being deeply committed to her calling it is her desire and passion to continuously provide excellent patient care. Pamela is certified in basic life support as well as advanced cardiac life support. She guides our patients every step of the way making you feel comfortable, confident and satisfied. Pamela sees our patients both pre and post operatively in our front office clinical setting as well as assists in our surgical facility. Pamela is a certified injector and performs the vast majority of our BOTOX and dermal filler injections, such as Juvederm, Radiesse and Belotero; she receives continuing education so that she is up to date on the most advanced injection techniques and products. “It is a wonderful feeling knowing that you have made a difference in someone’s life whether it be emotionally, mentally or physically.”
Pamela and her husband have two children and three dogs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family. One of Pamela’s favorite quotations has embedded itself into her approach to patient care; “Each of us can look back upon someone who made a great difference in our lives, someone whose wisdom or simple acts of caring made an impression upon us. In all likelihood it was someone who sought no recognition for their deed other than the joy of knowing that, by their hand, another’s life had been made better.” – Stephen Wolf
Kathy Bagley – Certified Surgical Technologist
As Surgical Technologist Kathy plays an integral part of our surgical team. Kathy helps maintain a safe protocol for surgical cases; prepares the OR and assists Dr. Kim during surgery as well as maintaining our supplies and vendor relationships. In addition to her role in our surgery center Kathy is our Certified Ultherapy Technician. Her warm smile often welcomes patients during consultations, pre-operative and post-operative visits.
Kathy is originally from East Texas, she moved to the Houston area with her husband in the early 1990’s. Kathy was very blessed to be able to stay at home with her two boys when they were younger. Once her children were older she decided to return to school where she obtained her Surgical Technologist certification. In her spare time she enjoys running, antiquing, interior design and photography.
Kathy has a passion for assisting others and helping our patients achieve their aesthetic goals while helping them feel good about themselves. “The great thing about working at SGK Plastic Surgery is that we all work together with the same goal in mind; that goal is patient care, comfort and satisfaction.”
Lindsay Black – Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Lindsay provides quality and compassionate nursing care to our clients. She will prepare you for your visit in such a way that you feel confident and well cared for. Lindsay sees patients both pre and post operatively in our clinic as well as in our surgery suite and recovery room. Her genuine compassion and sunny disposition, provide an atmosphere of comfort that patient’s both desire, and deserve! Lindsay’s goal is for each patient is to leave our office feeling great about themselves and the treatment they received. She enjoys educating patients about the cosmetic and surgical process, and is always available to answer their questions.
Lindsay and her husband have 2 children, Cayden and Prestyn and a Basset Hound named Fred. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, photography, being outdoors, fishing, and horseback riding. “Being able to see the transformation and impact we can have on our client’s lives is a wonderful and touching gift!”.
Jennifer De La Cerda – Front Desk Coordinator
Jennifer is the face of our practice, being the first point of contact for our patients. She greets patients with her friendly smile making the reception area a warm and inviting environment. Jennifer coordinates patients’ schedules, handles patient information, and ensures patients’ needs are met. She seeks to make every patient’s visit at SGK Plastic Surgery comfortable, confidential and pleasant. Jennifer enjoys being able to make your day a little brighter by providing thorough and compassionate customer care. She is extremely service oriented and attributes this quality to her many years in the Medical industry. Jennifer is also cross-trained as a Certified Medical Assistant. Her goal is to provide a positive, worry-free experience that is most conducive to patient health and happiness. In Jennifer’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 beautiful daughters, family, traveling, and shopping.