About Refine Aesthetics

The Refine Aesthetics team always has one focus in mind—and that’s you. When you visit Refine Aesthetics, we promise to always provide personalized care to help you achieve your aesthetic goals. We want to provide you with a medical plan that will ensure you can enjoy beautiful, long-lasting results. Each member of our team has a vast background in the medical industry and always remain knowledgeable and up-to-date on the best practices so that we can give you the highest quality of care.

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Courtney Gill PA-C

Owner and Practitioner

Courtney Gill PA-C is a nationally certified Physician Assistant who has been practicing medical and cosmetic Dermatology in the Austin area for close to a decade. Texas born and a University of Texas Longhorn graduate she is invested in keeping Austin beautiful. Courtney earned her masters from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and returned to Austin to pursue her love for aesthetic medicine. She continues to pursue education in new technology and techniques on how to help her patients optimally through professional forums, trainings and conferences.   

Courtney feels personally invested in her career as she herself has struggled with acne, sun damage, and aging. Her goals for each client is to help a person address the different aspects that contribute to the aging process and to help formulate an encompassing plan that patients can build upon. Courtney enjoys building a relationship with each patient and is personally invested with her clients wellbeing. With a background in medical dermatology, Courtney has the knowledge base to safely assess patient complaints and prescribe correct treatment options. She holds multiple certifications in advance injection techniques, laser light therapy, and body contouring.  She has vast experience with Botox® and Dysport®, Juvederm® and Restylane® Products, Scultpra®, Kybella®,  SkinPen® Microneedling with and without PRP, Hair restoration with PRP, laser resurfacing and Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy. She is continually learning on how to help patients “Refine” themselves in a natural and beautiful way. 

When Courtney is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children Pierce (3.5) and Presley (2). 

Courtney Gill PA-C, Aesthetics, Austin, Texas

Emily Johnston PA-C


Emily Johnston, PA-C joins Refine Aesthetics with more than a decade of experience in cosmetic dermatology, always at the forefront of the latest in innovative technology and products to deliver the highest quality services to her patients.

With her meticulous attention to detail and an artistic eye, Emily is passionate about enhancing the natural beauty of her patients. Her skincare philosophy is driven by a commitment to ethics, superior quality, and precision to restore youthfulness that appears effortless.

Emily’s positive attitude and ability to openly discuss patient goals and concerns helps to provide a sense of comfort to her patients. In close consultation with her patients, she determines an individualized treatment plan in order to achieve their personal aesthetic goals.  Emily is highly skilled in combining various treatment modalities such as dermal fillers, Sculptra®, Botox®/Dysport®, microneedling with PRP, laser resurfacing, chemical peels, and light therapy – consistently mastering and employing the latest developments in skincare, and training under some of the leading cosmetic dermatologists and plastic surgeons in the country.

Originally from Oklahoma City, Emily attended the University of Kansas for her undergraduate degree in Human Biology, before returning to the University of Oklahoma where she graduated at the top of her class from the Physician Associate program. Emily moved to Austin in 2008 to begin her career and also start a family with her husband, Seth. Emily and Seth have three young sons. When they’re not at flag football, baseball or soccer games, Emily and her family enjoy exploring the Austin culinary scene, spending time at the lake, and traveling to ski or relax at the beach.

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Erma Morris LA

Certified Professional Laser Specialist – Master Aesthetician

Erma Morris has been a licensed Medical Aesthetician specializing in leading-edge skincare and cosmetic aesthetics for more than 25 years. She believes that ongoing education is essential to the art of skincare and cares about inner beauty and health in creating beautiful faces. Her personal mission is “To Bring out the Beauty Within.”

Erma has achieved multiple certifications such as The Science of Skin Rejuvenation in paramedical studies in the applied science of Chemexfoliations, Advanced Medical Aesthetics at the Skin Institute, Clinical Skin Care Program from Scott and White Memorial Hospital Division of Plastic Surgery relating to Plastic Surgery Dermatology and Oncology with emphasis on continuity of patient care in facilitating a Clinical Approach to cosmetic application, skin care management, preoperative/postoperative consultation and post-management of congenital, trauma, and elective surgery patient care. Erma is also a member of the International Associations for Aesthetics, Aesthetics International Association, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.  

Her laser expertise includes over 20 different state-of-the-art laser and cosmetic procedures. Below are the lasers offered at Refine Aesthetics.  

  • Sciton BBL and HERO – Certified with Dr. Patrick Bitters in advanced training courses
  • Alma OPUS Fractionated Plasma – Certifications with radio frequency, physics, & safety
  • Inmode Morpheus8 – certification face and body
  • BTL Emsculpt Neo
  • SkinPen Microneedling PRP
  • SkinPen Microneedling
  • Mesoestetic Professional Cosmelan Mask
  • Advanced Chemical Peels – VI Peel, VI Precision Peel, VI Precision Plus Peel, VI Peel Purify Peel, Skinbetter AlphaRet Professional Peel System 30 & 50

Erma loves spending her free time in the desert (specifically Arizona) where she feels grounded and spiritual. She can sit next to a cactus all day! In the meantime, she is happy with all her cactus plants at home.

Dr. Steven Holzman MD

Medical Director, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Steven Holzman is a board-certified plastic surgeon dedicated to providing beautiful, natural-looking results for women and men seeking cosmetic enhancement and/or reconstructive care. He works closely with each individual to determine the most beneficial approach for their unique needs, never pressuring anyone into a treatment they are not completely comfortable receiving.

From surgical procedures like breast augmentation and facelift to non-surgical treatments such as injectables and dermal fillers, Dr. Holzman is passionate about helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals through the least invasive means possible—always prioritizing safety, comfort, and efficacy.

Ultimately, he takes pride in not only enhancing a patient’s body, but also their overall confidence and self-esteem.


Ashleigh Gonzales

Operations Manager

Ashleigh Gonzales is a Georgia born and raised jack-of-all-trades. Ashleigh’s attention to detail, organization and creativity help us to stay up-to-date with marketing and branding our business. She has played a vital role in both back office assisting, as well as leadership roles for a number of different practices. She has been working in the medical industry for more than a decade. She is extensively trained in a number of physician grade skin care lines and has vast knowledge along with clinical experience of brands such as Allergan and Galderma. 

Ashleigh is customer experience-oriented and passionate about patient care. She strives to help provide the best experience possible to all of our patients at Refine Aesthetics. 

When Ashleigh is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Benny and their dog, Raine. 

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