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Meet Dr. Kevan Petterson

Dr. Kevan Petterson, DNP, ARNP, FMP, NP-CDr. Kevan Petterson, DNP, ARNP, has been immersed in the world of cosmetic dermatology as an aesthetic treatment provider for nearly 15 years. His career began in the operating room at Virginia Mason Medical Center where he built a strong anatomical and physiological foundation. During his time in the operating room, he worked closely with Dr. Craig Murakami, a leader in board-certified ENT and facial plastic surgery and a key player in the region’s fellowship programs. Working with Dr. Murakami allowed Kevan to see plastic surgery and patient anatomy from a foundational and educational perspective. And it was in Dr. Murakami’s operating room that Kevan made the decision to fully commit to the field of aesthetics.

The beginning of Kevan’s aesthetic career was nurtured through high patient volumes and protocol-based education at two local corporate medical spas: SkinSpirit and Calidora Skin Clinic. While at these clinics, Kevan began to piece together his own protocols and yearned for a work environment that supported a more individual and personalized patient-provider relationship. This journey led to his employment at CosMedic Skincare under Dr. Jodie Reinertson. Together, their similar passion to develop evidence-based treatment algorithms that could be adapted to meet each patient’s individual needs accelerated their development.

Dr. Jodie pushed Kevan to obtain his Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Gonzaga University, which prepared him for the eventual acquisition of her “baby,” CosMedic Skincare. Running in parallel to the support he received from Dr. Jodie, Allergan Medical Institute nurtured Kevan’s ability to train aesthetic providers who work with him to provide personalized, multi-dimensional, and evidence-based care to the clinic’s patients.

In February 2023, Kevan officially purchased CosMedic Skincare and began its shift to KMP Aesthetics. He strives to create an environment where patients feel safe to express how they desire to see themselves reflected in this physical dimension. It is Dr. Kevan’s belief that by supporting the patient’s higher self, their projection of what feels most aligned with their purpose helps them achieve more throughout their lifespan.

When he’s not helping his patients enhance their innate beauty, Kevan can be found shopping for rare crystals, nurturing the growth of his indoor and outdoor houseplants, working out with his longtime trainer, and adding to his designer fashion collection.

Education and Training

Kevan received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner from Gonzaga University. His culminating DNP project focused on improved patient safety and quality outcomes during cosmetic laser and light treatments. He has also completed advanced training courses and workshops in a wide variety of other aesthetic treatment modalities. He currently serves as an aesthetic trainer for Allergan Aesthetics, the creators of BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, KYBELLA®, and a range of other cosmetic enhancement products.

Kevan is committed to ensuring that he and his team are able to provide patients at KMP Aesthetics with the safest, most effective treatments available. As a result, he regularly pursues professional education opportunities, staying abreast of the latest procedures, technologies, and techniques. Kevan has learned under some of the top companies and aesthetic trainers in the world, including Allergan Aesthetics, Sciton (creators of the BBL® HERO™ and Moxi® lasers), InMode (creators of Morpheus8), and Revance (creators of the innovative RHA® Collection and DAXXIFY™).

Professional Affiliations and Honors

Achievements, Trainings, and Workshops

Private Aesthetic Trainer – 2018 to present
Aesthetic Trainer Allergan Aesthetics – 2018 to present
Hyper Dilute Radiesse Workshops – 2023
Sciton BBL HERO Training – 2023
Sciton MOXI Training – 2023
Daxxify Consumer Trial – 2022, 2023
In-Mode Morpheus 8 Advanced Workshop – 2022
Sciton Bare-It Laser Hair Removal Training – 2022
Revance RHA Redensity Training – 2022
Revance RHA 2, 3, 4 Training – 2022
Daxxify Training, Revance Aesthetics – 2022
Allergan Medical Institute Trainer Workshops, Jawline, Cheeks, Tear Troughs, Cannula, Safety, Rheology – 2021, 2022
MD Codes Training – 2020, 2021, 2022
Subnovii Plasma Pen Training – 2021
In-Mode Morpheus 8 Training – 2021
PDO Max Advanced Threadlift Training – 2021
Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – 2021
DNP Project: Cosmetic Laser/Light Safety and Quality Improvement Project – 2020
PDO Advanced Threadlift training, Olga Volishina – 2020
Gonzaga University Dean’s List – 2016 – 2020
Nova Thread PDO Threadlift training – 2019
Advanced Tear Trough Workshop PALETTE Workshop – 2019
Instalift Training – 2019
Private Injectable Training, Cannula Training, Julie Kapplan – 2017, 2018, 2019
Radiesse Advanced Cannula Training – 2018
Kybella Training Workshop – 2015
Sciton HALO Training – 2015
Sciton BBL Training – 2015
Advanced Ultherapy Workshop – 2015
425 Magazine 30 Most Successful People Under 30 – 2015
Luminess IPL Training – 2015
Luminess Light Sheer Training – 2015
Sculptra Advanced Training, Steve Yoelin – 2015
Voluma DeMaio Workshop – 2015
Merz Injectable Workshop – 2014
Aesthetic Extender Symposium – 2013
Allergan Juvederm Training – 2012
Allergan Botox Training- 2012
Allergan Duet Training – 2012
University of Washington Dean’s List – 2011


Kevan’s protégés, Beredu Geleto, ARNP and Kelli Casagrande, RN , are another dimensional aspect of his abilities. As a team, they raise the density of the clinic provider perspective and work with one another to develop long-lasting and aesthetically affirming care with patients that match their frequencies.