Our Team

Lauren Ward
Office Manager

Lauren was born and raised in the Columbia area and currently lives in Hopkins with her husband and son. She has been with Columbia Plastic Surgery since March of 2017. She attended Midlands Technical College from 2012-2016 where she studied Surgical Technology.

Lauren is trained to do Cosmetic Micropigmentation (Permanent Makeup), SkinPen Microneedling, Geneveve™ by Viveve, and laser skin treatments. She performs these procedures in the office under the medical supervision of Dr. Newkirk.

In addition to clinical care, Lauren schedules Dr. Newkirk's surgeries and handles the administrative duties for the office. She is available to assist you with any questions you may have before, during, or after your care to be certain your experience with Columbia Plastic Surgery exceeds your expectations.

Katie Roberts

Katie is a lifelong resident of Columbia, South Carolina. She has worked in the medical field since 2010 when she received a certification in Medical Billing and Coding from Remington College.

Katie joined our team in 2017 and is the friendly face welcoming you to the office. As a patient concierge, Katie will schedule your appointments, answer your questions about insurance coverage, and assist you through your entire experience with Columbia Plastic Surgery.

When she's not providing you with extraordinary service at the office, Katie enjoys watching baseball and spending time with her family and son.

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