Katherine Kubarek, APRN, fNP-BC, C.Ped.
Katherine Kubarek, APRN, FNP-BC, C.Ped. is the Clinical Director at Lexington Podiatry.
She has worked as a registered nurse in the medical/surgical unit, stroke intensive care unit, and an outpatient pain clinic. Katherine also has clinical experience in the areas of family practice, urgent care, under-served/under-insured, and ob-gyn care.
Katherine is currently studying to become a Diabetic Educator and is hoping to improve the health outcomes of her patients.
Every diabetic should have a yearly foot exam and is entitled to certain benefits through their insurance, such as diabetic shoes and inserts.
A Love For Geriatric Patients
Katherine was raised by her Grandparents and she credits this with the tenderness she feels towards her more elderly patients. You can tell right away that she has an old soul.
Katherine performs much of the routine nail care for patients in the office. They love that they feel they are visiting a friend every 9 weeks.
Kat is actively working on her CPED certification and will complete it this year, which is no easy task.
Due to having family members who suffer from foot problems, and her experience in healthcare, she has a lot of empathy for what patients are going through.
She knows this high level of certification is already helping her make breakthroughs in her patients' care.
Katherine hopes to help improve the future of healthcare and is taking new patients.
Masters in Science of Nursing Indiana Wesleyan University – August 2015
Bachelors of Science in Nursing – April 2012
Associates of Science in Science of Nursing – May 2009
Bachelor of Arts in Undergraduate Studies University of Kentucky – May 2007
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (2015)
- Sigma Theta Tau- Honor Society of Nursing (2014)
- ABC Certified Pedorthist (C.Ped.)
Get To Know Kat
Katherine currently resides in Lexington with her husband, their daughter Alexandra and newborn son Jack, and their cat, Chloe.
Katherine loves going to Keeneland and watching UK basketball.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, crafting, traveling, and being outdoors.
She also enjoys local festivities and trying locally-owned restaurants in Lexington.
Tell her about any new restaurants you've tried!