Sarah Elmer

Sarah was born in southern Indiana and attended Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. There, she completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Physician Assistant Studies degrees in just 5 years and graduated summa cum laude from the College of Health Sciences. She holds certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed by the Texas Board of Physician Assistant Examiners. She worked in the Chicago area for 6 years in both general surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. She joined Dr. Potter’s team after moving to Austin in 2017. She holds certification for facial aesthetics with AestheticSAFE and the American Academy of Procedural Medicine and has completed a mentorship on Botox/Filler injections. Furthermore, she has attended several trainings and advanced courses on the Sciton laser. Sarah has extensive training with breast reconstruction and has been caring for DIEP flap patients since 2013. She is a member of the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants and has given speeches on the microsurgical management of lymphedema. Outside of working, Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband, Kent; her daughter, Elyse; and their two dogs, Deebo and Jasper. Her interests include exercising, puzzles, and traveling.