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Our Team

Dr. Kate Shattenkirk earned a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and earned her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York. She was Board Certified in Family Medicine and has practiced in rural areas of New York and North Carolina for 22 years.

In 2000, she incorporated Cosmetic Laser Treatments into her Family Practice. Over the past 13 years, she has mastered the use of 6 Premier Candela Lasers, Spectra Lutronic, Yolo Lapex 2000, Smoothshape lasers, Coolsculpting by Zeltiq and VIORA'S Reaction device. Her credentials also include certifications in the use of Botox, Juvederm, and SkinPen microtherapy. She has extensive experience combining traditional Family Practice with Cosmetic Laser Surgery.

Dr. Shattenkirk is one of 7 Family Physicians designated nationally and internationally by the Candela Corporation to teach and certify physicians and other healthcare professionals on the use and benefits of laser therapy. Dr. Shattenkirk was recognized statewide for her expertise and developed a series of educational workshops and lectures for the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians.  She has lectured extensively throughout Asia and Europe.  Through these workshops and lectures, she facilitates the learning of both physicians and health care professionals.

Dr. Shattenkirk is a longstanding Fellow of The American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. She joined the staff at the Southern Pines Aesthetics and Laser Institute as Medical Director in 2009. 


Debby Carter joined Southern Pines Aesthetics & Laser Institute in June, 2011.

She is certified in administering Botox and Juvederm, as well as performing CoolSculpting by Zeltiq, Viora's Reaction device and laser procedures including photorejuvenation and hair removal.

As a Registered Nurse, Debby values the relationship between herself and her clients and prides herself on the time and care she gives to each client. With a strong interest in proper nutrition and diet, Debby enjoys working with our medically supervised HCG diet patients.

Lynn Nall joined Southern Pines Aesthetics & Laser Institute in April, 2009.

She began her career as a RN specializing in women's health in 1988. In April, 2009 she became certified in combined use of Botox and dermal fillers. Since that time, she has been performing the majority of Southern Pines Aesthetics & Laser Institute's injectable treatments. In May, 2013 she became certified in Advanced Techniques of Botox and dermal fillers.

Her artistic abilities combined with her passion for education in aesthetic procedures provides her patients with superior outcomes.