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Kate Dee

Aesthetic Medicine Physician

Dr. Kate Dee transitioned from breast cancer specialist to aesthetic medicine provider and blogger.


Dr. Kate Dee grew up in New York City and attended Yale for college and medical school, finishing her MD in 1994. She then completed residency in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Washington followed by a fellowship in Breast Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.

She was a breast cancer specialist at Seattle Breast Center for thirteen years, receiving Top Doc honors each year since 2010. After a successful career in breast cancer, Kate found her way to aesthetic medicine in her forties when her expertise with needle procedures coincided with a deep interest in anti-aging techniques. Kate has three grown children and lives in West Seattle. She especially loves to ski, cycle, and play tennis.

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Med Spa Mayhem

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Secrets of the Aesthetic Industry

Beauty’s Hidden Peril: A Doctor’s Guide to the Risks and Realities of Med Spas In her groundbreaking book, Dr. Kate Dee pulls back the curtain on the often unregulated world of medical spas. With raw, compelling stories and expert insight, Dr. Dee reveals the alarming risks behind many of these…

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