At the Aesthetic Center of Plastic Surgery, located in Bismarck, North Dakota, our goal is to listen to and understand your concerns and wishes. Our staff is trained to treat you as unique and to make your plastic surgery experience pleasant and rewarding.

There are many plastic surgery techniques, both surgical and non-surgical, that are available to help maintain or improve your appearance and hopefully translate into increased self-confidence and assurance. We live in an exciting time where technology influences all aspects of our lives, from the Internet to new techniques in plastic surgery. Our goal is to provide our patients with accurate information regarding plastic surgery procedures, recovery periods, and expected results.

Our staff wants you to fully understand the risks involved in plastic surgery so that you can make an informed decision. Although complications are infrequent, all plastic surgery procedures have some degree of risk. If a complication does occur, we will use our expertise and skills to solve the problem quickly. The importance of having a highly qualified medical team and the use of a certified facility cannot be overestimated. Our entire staff is here to assist you throughout the entire plastic surgery process, holding your hand and making sure all of your questions and concerns are answered.

At the Aesthetic Center of Plastic Surgery, we are excited about the service we provide and love what we do. We are grateful for the positive changes we see in our patients’ lives, and, most importantly, we respect the trust and confidence that our patients have placed in us. This is our greatest reward.

We encourage you to contact us if you want to learn more about the exciting plastic surgery procedures we offer at our Bismarck, North Dakota, office, including breast augmentation, liposuction, abdominoplasty, rhinoplasty, facelift, blepharoplasty, and facial rejuvenation. We also invite you to call and arrange a free and personal cosmetic consultation with Dr. Rick Paulson.


Meet our Staff

We are very proud of our caring and team oriented staff. Each individual will attend to your needs and concerns as you begin your plastic surgery experience.

Our entire staff is excited and prepared to help make your plastic surgery experience a comfortable and pleasant one. We welcome the opportunity to be of service to you and discuss your plastic surgery goals and expectations. If you are considering plastic surgery in Bismarck, North Dakota, or other areas such as Fargo, Minot, Dickinson, Williston or surrounding areas such as Canada or Montana, contact the Aesthetic Center of Plastic Surgery today. We look forward to hearing from you!



Miranda, Coolsculpting TL

Miranda has been with Dr. Paulson since 2009. She joined the Aesthetic Center Team as a patient coordinator and is most likely the first voice to greet you when contacting our office. She has grown in her responsibilities and duties with our team and in 2014 became the Coolsculpting Team Leader. She has  attended the Coolsculpting University in Pleasanton, CA twice and most recently attended the first Coolsculpting Masters class in 2018. She has received extensive training and is a leader in Coolsculpting procedures worldwide. 

Kim, Billing Manager, CPC

Kim is Dr Paulson’s Billing Manager and Office Manager for both the Bismarck and Minot locations. She is from Mandan and has over 17 years of professional coding experience and has been a certified professional coder since 1998. She is also a member of the Bismarck AAPC chapter. Kim manages insurance and cosmetic patient billing. She also helps out at the front desk when needed and manages office duties. Kim started with Dr Paulson in July 2003.

Debbie, RN, BSN - Office Manager

Debbie graduated from the University of Mary in 1986.  She has been involved with the Aesthetic Center of Plastic Surgery since Dr. Paulson went independent in 2000.  She has been instrumental in the ongoing process of the accreditation of the IPA surgery center since 2004.  She has also helped with the ongoing growth of the clinic and staff development for the Aesthetic Center.  She has recently taken on a new responsibility and that is the administration of the Votiva treatments which is a bi-polar vaginal rejuvenation procedure.

Angel, RN, BSN - Clinic Manager

Angel graduated with her BSN in Nursing from Dickinson State University. She has worked in various fields of nursing but has always had a special interest in ambulatory surgery and aesthetics. She started at the Aesthetic Center in April of 2014. As the Clinic Manager she oversees patient care in Minot, Bismarck and Dickinson locations, as well as being involved in all aspects in the OR. Angel functions as a nurse injector of neuromodulators, HA dermal fillers and Sculptra. She has received training by nationally recognized trainers out of MN, along with training from Allergan, Galderma, and Merz expert injectors. Angel also has training in a variety of laser procedures. She has been a member of the ISPAN (formerly ASPSN) since 2014.

Leann, RN, BSN

Leann graduated with her BSN from North Dakota State University in 2009. She has worked as an RN all over the country but returned to ND in July of 2014 to be near family while advancing her career in aesthetics. She works closely with the Clinic Manager assisting with patient consultations in both clinic locations as well as  being involved in pre-operative care and post-operative recovery.  Leann functions as a nurse injector of neuromodulators (Botox, Dyport and Jeuveau), dermal fillers (Juvederm and Restylane products). She has received training from Allergan and Galderma. Leann also performs laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, erbium skin rejuvenation laser, spider vein laser treatments, vascular lesion laser and IPL treatments. In 2016, she took a special interest in bioidentical HRT and is the currently the coodinator and educator for our HRT patients.  She started with Dr. Paulson in March 2015.


Kara, RN, BSN

 Kara, RN is a native of Washburn, ND and graduated with her BSN from Medcenter One College of Nursing in 2010. She has worked in the healthcare field for over 12 years in cardiology, the infusion center, podiatry, and longterm care. She has been a PRN nurse at ACPS since November of 2016 and as of July 2018 started working with us part-time. She is currently working in our OR in pre-op, recovery and circulating as well as taking on a role in clinic. She is trained in all laser procedures. She has always had an interest in skincare and is taking the role of Bismarck Clinic Skincare Specialist. She has training in our medical grade skincare line ZO Skin Health and loves being able to talk with patients about their skincare issues/needs. She is also trained in aesthetic procedures and does the microderms, chemical peels and dermaplaning in the Bismarck office.


Tina, RN, BSN


Tina provides care in both the clinic and surgery setting. She is from Beulah and graduated from Medcenter One College of Nursing in 1995. She brings 20 years of nursing experience to the practice. Tina has experience in injecting neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) and dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane and Radiesse products). She has received training from Allergan, Galderma, and Merz along with nationally recognized trainers out of MN. She is PRN  in the OR setting as a pre-operative, recovery and circulating nurse. Tina performs laser treatments and injections at the Aesthetic Center's Minot and Dickinson locations. She started with Dr. Paulson in April 2012.

Kallie, RN, BSN - Minot office

Kallie RN, works in the Minot clinic. She is from Minot and graduated from Medcenter One College of Nursing in 2010. She brings 5 years of nursing experience to the practice. Kallie has experience in injecting neuromodulators, dermal fillers and Sculptra. She has received training by nationally recognized trainers out of MN, along with training from Allergan and Galderma expert injectors. She has skincare training from ZO, Obagi and is PCA certified. She also performs laser hair removal, sclerotherapy, laser skin rejuvenation and acne treatments, as well as medical grade chemical peels and medical microdermabrasion. Kallie started with Dr. Paulson in January 2015.

Carleen, RN, BSN - Minot office  Carleen, RN is our newest addition to the Minot clinic starting in December of 2019.  She brings over 20 years of nursing experience including previous experience and training as an aesthetic nurse injector.  She loves to educate patients on the multitude of options available to help them attain there goals.  She also has training and experiencein PRP treatments, microneedling, laser hair removal, and more. 


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Bismarck Location
115 W Century Ave Ste B
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
Phone: (701) 255-3311
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305 37th Ave SW Suite B
Minot, North Dakota 58701
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745 State Ave N
Dickinson, ND 58601
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