Staff – New Radiance Cosmetic Centers – St. Lucie

Karen Shields

Karen Shields

Nurse Practitioner, DNP, ARNP-C

A native of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, Karen said, "I love all the dermal filler options, each one is as unique as each customer, and options for neuromodulators keeps growing as well. " She brings 30 plus years of medical field experience that includes cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, research and cosmetics. She has an incredible aesthetic eye and has developed a strong and loyal following in our Port St. Lucie office where she has been a team member for the last 3 years. As of January 2019, she is also available at our Wellington office. She expertly performs Ulthera, Laser Hair Removal, IPL (Intense Pulse Light) and Fraxels to name a few and is constantly exploring and researching options, modalities and techniques to keep her skills fine-tuned and in touch with today’s advances. Karen believes, “my clients also deserve my best, and I can’t provide that, if I am not proficient at being able to offer them as many resources as possible”. Karen also enjoys traveling, stain glass, working-out, scuba diving, jet skiing and snow skiing with her husband and their two boys.

Kimberly Hicks

Kimberly Hicks

Nurse Practitioner, MSN, FNP-BC

Kimberly Hicks, MSN, FNP-BC, began her career in aesthetic medicine in 2017. Her areas of extensive study, experience and expertise currently include: dermal filler injectables, neurotoxins (Botox & Dysport), CoolSculpting, laser hair removal, IPL and other laser procedures. Kimberly understands that each patient is unique, she develops treatment plans that are individual as each patient she spends time with, never using a “one-size-fits-all” approach. She is committed to staying at the forefront of aesthetic innovation and science by participating regularly in continuing education to ensure that patients experience the best technology and techniques available.

Kimberly is a native Floridian with over 20 years of nursing experience in caring for the acute and chronically ill patients crossing the lifespan from newborn, women’s health- OB/GYN, to geriatrics. She received her Master’s degree in Nursing from Georgetown University, Washington, DC and her Bachelors of Science from Indian River State College in Florida. She is an active member of AANP and of the Florida Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her three children, gardening and paddle boarding down the Indian River.

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Certified CoolSculpting Specialist

Morgan has been a CoolSculpting specialist for over 5 years and has performed more than 1,000 treatments, making her an expert in body contouring. CoolSculpting has become one of her favorite treatments to perform.
After graduating from CoolSculpting University, Morgan takes pride in staying current with the latest and greatest CoolSculpting advancements. She is a Certified CoolSculpting Specialist and licensed esthetician with years of experience and will work with you to achieve your goals!

Tracy Kudla

Licensed Esthetician, CME

Tracy Kudla is a Certified Medical Electrologist and Certified Medical Esthetician with over 20 years experience in the medical field. She graduated from Florida College of Natural Health with a CME and a full facial specialist degree. She has a passion for helping her clients obtain optimum skin health and reach their treatment goals. She is compassionate, personable and loves to educate regarding aesthetic treatments & skin care. She enjoys providing treatments that include micro-needling, HydraFacial, chemical peels, skin tightening procedures, ultherapy and CoolSculpting. She enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, the beach and her dogs Hershey & Maxwell.