Kim Burke, APN, FNP-C

Founder, Medical Director, & CEO

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Kiss Aesthetics founder, medical director, and CEO Kim Burke is no stranger to the aesthetic care field. Kim is a certified nurse practitioner, and is listed as one of the "Top 100 Best Injectors in America." She has trained and learned from the best in the aesthetic and plastic surgery industry; she also trains the best in the industry by instructing the Kiss Academy, her own private injectable training course.

Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and a Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Illinois State University and The University of Saint Francis, respectively, and has been a guest lecturer and speaker for conferences, podcasts, and symposiums in her field. She has also completed several professional training courses for assessments and consultations, dermal fillers, Sculptra®, and PDO thread lifts. In addition, she is a national trainer for the Galderma Aesthetic Injector Network (GAIN). Some know Kim as "The Chicago Lip Boss," and she has appeared on the podcast "For the Record: An Unfiltered View on Surviving in Aesthetics" to discuss how she balances her life with her success.

Kim is the director of two Kiss Aesthetics locations in the Chicagoland area. She has been married since 2003 and has two kids and two (extremely) spoiled dogs.

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Specialties & Expertise

Kim specializes in injectables (such as dermal fillers) and Sculptra facial rejuvenation. She leads the Kiss Academy, a private training course that focuses on neurotoxin and dermal filler injections, as well as Sculptra.


Kim is proud to be a member of the following societies:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses
  • American Med Spa Association
  • Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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203 W Mondamin St

Minooka, IL 60447

Call: 708-627-2549

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Trusted, Proven

As always Kim does an amazing job and I’ve been going to her for years. She has a very professional and friendly salon.

T.N. Google

I have been going to KISS for botox for a few years. I have always been happy with Kim and Ashley. I finally made the decision to have my lips done. I could not be happier! They look amazing! Ashley made me feel comfortable. She explained the process and what to expect. Love Ashley and the KISS team!

D.L. Google

I’ve had great results with both sculptura and lip injections done by Kimberly..

J.S. Google

OMG! Kim is everything! She is EXTREMELY TALENTED at what she does. Absolute perfection! I regularly go for Botox. I have been getting Botox since 2004 with poor results from prior practitioners, (plastic surgeons), who either didn't know what they were doing and/or were diluting the Botox. The tip-off should have been that within a week after having Botox from these prior practitioners I had full movement in the treated areas. I guess I could have gone back to them for more, but at $19.00 per unit I think not! And with these prior practitioners my results lasted for four weeks, if I was lucky. This is not the case with Kim. Kim is a genius. She is extremely detail-oriented, and knows exactly where to inject/how much. I get sixty-five units and I forget how much per unit but it is WAY LESS than $19.00/unit. And for me the results literally last for a solid four and a half/five months.I have also gotten filler in the lips, cheeks, and nasolabial folds from Kim. Likewise perfection! None of the prior practitioners that I went to, (again plastic surgeons), had a clue on the different fillers, which filler would provide the best results, etc. All they kept pushing was "fat grafting," where they take fat from the stomach or buttocks and then harvest it and inject it into the lips or cheeks or nasolabial folds. Why do they push this fat grafting? Because it's way more expensive than fillers, as it is a quasi-surgical procedure. This fat grafting is not a good option at all. It is (a) invasive, as they have to prep the areas with tons of surgical solution and lidocaine, almost similar to stomach surgery and then use a twelve inch needle to yank out fat, (b) with the hundreds and hundreds of different fillers on the market entirely unnecessary, and (c) unpredictable with a high fail rate in that there is a strong possibility that the body will reject it. I know because I got suckered into it once. I looked worse when I walked out then when I walked in! Not over-filled, but the opposite! I have been getting filler for years, and I can honestly say that I walked out of these prior places looking no different than I did when I walked in. Again this is not the case with Kim. She knows about every filler known to man and explains the pros/cons of each filler well. Kim is extremely thorough, and knows where/how much to inject for optimal results. She also takes her time, and ensures the areas are appropriately numbed before she starts her magic. The results are pure perfection! Also and of equal importance is that Kim is extremely sweet and personable, as is her staff. And her facility is absolutely darling, and immaculate, like "eat off of the floor" immaculate.I can't say enough good things about Kim. Definitely a class act, A++++ all the way around!!!

H.S. Yelp

Kim is the best! I have been coming to Kim for a couple years now for my lips and I refuse to go anywhere else because of how real, honest, and precise she is. Kim and her team make you feel so comfortable the moment you enter the building and it makes the entire process so smooth. All of her locations are so clean and cute!

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