Emma works alongside Dr. Nichols in the OR and clinic. She has over seven years of surgical experience with Dr. Nichols and a thorough knowledge of Plastic Surgery principles and techniques. Her assistance in the OR, clinical skill, and compassionate bedside manner enhance the overall quality of the Pearl experience.

Emma is a Board Certified Physician Assistant from the NCCPA.

She has clinical experience in Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, and Psychiatry.


Board Certified Anesthesiologist

Dr. Albershardt, a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, graduated from University of Washington’s UW Medicine Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine residency.  He received his medical degree from Dartmouth College and his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Biophysics from Oregon State University.  Dr. Albershardt is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Albershardt’s main focus is in ultrasound guided regional anesthesia procedures including nerve blocks for pain control and Iovera cryotherapy.  He has performed thousands of these procedures in his career. 

OUR Cosmetic providers


Aesthetic Nurse

Danelle is a cosmetic nurse injector with a dedicated 10 year career in nursing. Danelle has a gentle touch and calm demeanor that she has developed both guiding patients through injections and surgical procedures. She provides expert results in aesthetic procedures that accentuate natural beauty and restore youthfulness. 

Specializes in Botox, Lips Enhancements, Restoring Facial Volume and Delaying Aging and Radiofrequency Microneedling


Master Esthetician

Natalie’s genuine personality coupled with her passion for skincare and knowledge of Esthetics provide clients with comfort and quality. 

Natalie is a Master Esthetician certified by the NCEA and licensed in Washington State. She specializes in making PPS patients feel confident about their skin. She strives every day to help our patients bring out the best in their skin and achieve radiant results.

Natalie specializes in laser treatments such as Laser Hair Reduction, IPL, Laser Vein Removal, Laser Resurfacing, Peels, Facials, Radiofrequency Microneedling, and skin care products.

Our Care team

Our mission is to help our patient’s look and feel their best.


Office Manager

Patient Care Coordinator

Kaitlyn has been a rising star at Pearl Plastic Surgery.  She first joined PPS in 2019 and was soon promoted to our patient care coordinator and then to Office Manager.  Kaitlyn oversees the daily operations of the office and ensures the entire PPS team provides the best patient experience possible. She is intelligent, hard working, and cheerful to all patients.

She earned her bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Business in 2020.


Medical Assistant and Surgical Tech

Seraphine is the medical assistant and surgical technician at Pearl Plastic Surgery. Sera brings a wealth of knowledge with her of experience working with patients in both the clinic and operating room. She is always happy and upbeat and makes everyone smile.

Seraphine received her bachelors in Kinesiology in 2018 and recently co-authored a publication in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal with Dr. Chris Nichols


Medical Assistant and Surgical Technician

Authorization Specialist

Tori is the medical assistant, surgical technician, and authorization specialist at Pearl Plastic Surgery. A true jack of all trades, Tori excels at multitasking and is passionate about guiding our patients through their surgical journey every step of the way.

In addition to her many qualifications Tori is in training to become a Certified Weight Loss Specialist.


Registered Nurse

Marissa assists Dr. Nichols with individualized patient care throughout the surgical experience. She educates our patients at the pre-operative visit, assists the patients during surgery, and cares for patients post-operatively. She has an extensive background in Critical Care and PACU nursing and is ACLS certified. Marissa strives to make your surgical experience the best it can be.

Marissa has six years experience as a registered nurse in the operating room, pacu, and emergency room.

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