Sara Bode, FNP-C

Sara Bode, FNP-CSara Bode, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University in New York City, and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. As a graduate student, Sara was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Sara joined Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in 2006 as a registered nurse. She assisted in cosmetic surgery and cosmetic dermatology alongside Westlake Dermatology physicians for over 10 years. After attaining an advanced degree, Sara rejoined Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in 2019 as a nurse practitioner. Sara now provides both medical and cosmetic dermatology services. She is licensed to diagnose and treat medical conditions. Her goal is to help patients attain healthy, beautiful skin, whether it is through skin cancer screening, treating skin disorders, or addressing cosmetic concerns. Cosmetic services she offers include aesthetic injections, laser rejuvenation, body contouring, and non-invasive skin tightening.

Sara is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and licensed through the Texas Board of Nursing. She is a member of the professional organizations Austin Advanced Practice Nurses and the Dermatology Nurses Association.

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Testimonials for Sara Bode, FNP-C

  • “Sara Bode is so lovely. Her professionalism and positive energy makes the whole experience so much better. Ultherapy can be uncomfortable but she was great about keeping me calm and updated on each step of the way!” — Meesha F. (October 6, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode was very informative and so kind!” — Madison M. (September 15, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode is amazing! Super knowledgeable with both medical and cosmetics. Takes her time and cares about her patients.” — Megan S. (September 2, 2022)
  • “Sara was very thorough when talking about lip filler to me! She was cheerful and happy to answer my questions.” — Madeline Y. (August 16, 2022)
  • “I use Sara Bode. She is so skilled at fillers and Botox. She has a great bedside manner and very informative on different procedures. I highly recommend her. And her medical assistant was just as awesome” — Robin T. (July 28, 2022)
  • “Both Sara Bode’s medical assistant and herself were very thorough, welcoming, & overall pleasant to be around. This was my first visit & I was a little intimidated walking in, but the front desk staff was very welcoming with check in & my appointment went great. Sara Bode answered all of my questions & I felt ready for my next steps walking out of the office. Will 100% recommend Westlake Dermatology!” — Lauren V. (July 27, 2022)
  • “Both Sara Bode and her assistant are just so lovely and sweet! As is the front desk payment staff!!” — Jessica F. (July 22, 2022)
  • “It was great seeing the nurse Sara. She was so well educated and informative about her profession. It was a pleasure seeing her.” — Sobia G. (July 21, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode is very good at making me comfortable and keeps me looking great. Allison at check out was very helpful as I had trouble looking up my rewards. Patient and kind.” — Anne S. (July 14, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode FNP listened to my concerns and created a comprehensive treatment plan. Sara was thorough and efficient during my exam while also making sure to address all of my questions.” — Kristen J. (June 20, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode is great. I get really nervous when I visit as I have spent my life in the sun. She makes me feel at ease and is efficient.” — Robert S. (June 15, 2022)
  • “Loved Sara Bode and her assistant for Botox! The front desk staff is also excellent and very helpful.” — Lyn O. (June 6, 2022)
  • “Sara was great! I got confused with my appointment, the staff went out of their way to accommodate me. Thanks so much!” — Michelle B. (April 28, 2022)
  • “Sara was very thorough and very informative.” — Carrie F. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Staff was friendly and helpful.” — Maria M. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode is incredible. Highly recommend!” — Maya N. (March 30, 2022)
  • “The staff was great and the office is beautiful!” — Elizabeth K. (March 24, 2022)
  • “The staff was super friendly. The FNP was terrific in explaining the options for my situation. She checked multiple times during the procedure to make sure I was comfortable. Great experience!” — Robert B. (March 15, 2022)
  • “Love seeing Sara Bode and her amazing nurse Mikayla! They continue to always provide the most efficient, compassionate care. I will be a life long patient here!” — Sarah C. (March 10, 2022)
  • “Always prompt always great” — Deb L. (March 3, 2022)
  • “I love the attention to detail, professional mannerisms, and expertise of Sara Bode and all the providers at Westlake Derm.” — Ann S. (March 3, 2022)
  • “Sara was amazing with my 3 daughters. Thank you so much!” — Morgan M. (February 28, 2022)
  • “There’s nothing that l disliked about my visit. Everyone was so professional and kind. Sara was friendly and very gentle. Everyone made me feel comfortable from the very first hello.” — Alvin G. (February 25, 2022)
  • “Everything was wonderful! Everyone is so friendly and kind and it is such a professional environment I enjoy my visits” — Victoria R. (February 22, 2022)
  • “Sara Bode rocks!” — Katie P. (February 18, 2022)
  • “I liked how caring and accommodating the staff was. Sara Bode listened to my concerns and was very helpful!” — Madeline Y. (February 11, 2022)
  • “Sarah Bode is so knowledgeable and has the most caring disposition of any medical professional we’ve seen! She puts her patients at ease from the moment she greets you!” — Jillian F. (January 24, 2022)
  • “The check in process was smooth and simple, nurse was super helpful, and Sarah was quick and concise with good explanations and questions to help guide me. In and out in no time. Great experience!” — Nolan C. (January 18, 2022)
  • “Sarah Bode was great. She listened well and provides options. She asked if I was comfortable with those options.” — Raena M. (January 14, 2022)
  • “Sara is wonderful and very knowledgeable about helping in my problem areas. Her personality is very approachable and easy to communicate with no judgement” — Leanne P. (January 13, 2022)
  • “Love Sara Bode!! She’s patient, thorough and incredibly helpful in treating me for both cosmetic and derm issues.” — Ashley B. (January 7, 2022)
  • “I looooove the staff! Mikayla, Megan and NP Bode are always so kind and thoughtful. They ask about my family and they remember where we left off at the last appointment. I like how punctual all of my appointments have been. I know I won’t be waiting for ever or sometimes I don’t wait at all. I also love that they have the latest most advanced products for sampling. The products are so nice. One more thing, the building itself is pretty amazing. Aesthetically pleasing and very clean and organized. Not just one particular thing, I like many things about Westlake Dermatology! Thanks Y’all!!!” — Miriam C. (December 15, 2021)
  • “Sara was wonderful!” — Mary C. (December 13, 2021)
  • “Great visit. Comfortable waiting area and loved the FNP and her assistant. Very professional and friendly.” — Ashlee M. (December 9, 2021)
  • “First time seeing Sarah. I really liked her.” — Kristen S. (December 2, 2021)
  • “Positive experience from check in to checkout. Very polite and informative staff! Highly recommend!” — Nichole C. (December 2, 2021)
  • “The staff are super friendly, very professional and efficient.” — Sam L. (December 2, 2021)
  • “Sarah is wonderful & so thorough & kind.” — Lauren F. (December 2, 2021)
  • “The staff are very professional, but kind and very concerned. They listen with an open mind.” — Ava R. (November 30, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode is amazing!” — Hannah M. (November 17, 2021)
  • “Such a great place and the doctors and staff are so nice.” — Deborah P. (November 15, 2021)
  • “Love Sara so much!! She was so helpful” — Morgan H. (November 10, 2021)
  • “The staff were really nice and friendly!” — Lilla G. (November 10, 2021)
  • “The receptionists, the Medical Assistant, and the Nurse, they were absolutely kind and professionals. Thank you.” — Rosenilda D. (November 8, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode is personable, professional, and knowledgeable.” — Joe K. (November 3, 2021)
  • “I loved everyone I talked to. They were all very nice and helpful.” — Kimberly E. (October 26, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode is amazing, will reschedule with her again.” — Megan S. (October 26, 2021)
  • “Professional, fast friendly service.” — Lori P. (October 14, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very nice and that made the energy that filled the space welcoming.” — Stephanie C. (October 13, 2021)
  • “Kindest NP. Very knowledgable and sharp. Def seeing her again.” — Vanessa M. (October 13, 2021)
  • “Very professional and good bedside manners.” — Marie P. (September 29, 2021)
  • “They are the utmost professional and skilled technicians! The PA’s and Doctors are extremely knowledgeable and experienced. I totally feel at ease when I am in their care. I wouldn’t trust my skin to anyone else in Austin.” — Victoria R. (September 28, 2021)
  • “Everyone is incredibly friendly, kind and helpful. I am always made to feel comfortable and my questions are answered thoroughly, no matter how silly I feel they may be. Thank you for the great experience and care.” — Evelyn S. (September 9, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode is so professional and you can see how passionate she is about her job. From beginning to end I felt in great care with Sara.” — Bruce R. (September 7, 2021)
  • “Great first visit, explained the issues clearly and very thorough. Thanks.” — Andrew P. (September 2, 2021)
  • “Love everything about my visits here. Especially the knowledge and recommendations of the doctors or aesthetician. My results are always what I expect.” — Silvia B. (August 30, 2021)
  • “Sarah and the entire staff is amazing! I love the results and more importantly the overall experience.” — Debbie M. (August 5, 2021)
  • “The PA I saw was so nice and diligent.” — Arielle A. (August 3, 2021)
  • “Sara was very patient in answering all my questions, even if they were about general skin issues, and not my procedure.” — Philip D. (July 30, 2021)
  • “Everyone I interacted with was helpful, knowledgeable, and thoroughly explained each step, big or small. Beautiful facility, too.” — Mary M. (July 28, 2021)
  • “No wait! Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Such an easy, pleasant experience. I got all my questions answered! It was also super convenient to book online.” — Shelley D. (July 28, 2021)
  • “Sara explained everything very well and I know I will get excellent results with her work . Many thanks.” — Elizabeth R. (July 27, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode was informative and really provided a lot of options. I feel she honestly heard my concerns and wants to help with assisting my son with resolving his skin issues.” — Matthew G. (July 27, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very friendly. Sara was amazing! She is very knowledgeable about the treatment and recovery process. I will definitely return when needed.” — Joe K. (July 27, 2021)
  • “Sara is such a professional!!” — Bret Z. (July 26, 2021)
  • “I like the level of competency and everyone treats me well there. I also like being able to choose a female practitioner for things like skin check that be really intimate.” — Jennifer R. (July 22, 2021)
  • “Sarah Bode and her MA Michaela were both very friendly and professional! The treatment was very easy and fast.” — Ricky U. (July 21, 2021)
  • “Efficient and professional” — John B. (July 20, 2021)
  • “Super quick, didn’t wait long. Everyone was friendly and professional.” — Caroline J. (July 20, 2021)
  • “The NP Sara and her MA were amazing. Kind and it was clear they knew exactly what they were doing. I’ve never had Botox or lip fillers before and they made me feel very comfortable and made the procedure as painless as possible!” — Stormie G. (July 20, 2021)
  • “I was in and out in 20 minutes, all of my concerns were heard and I felt taken care of.” — Courtney K. (July 12, 2021)
  • “Super nice and friendly!! Answered all my question and worries I had!” — Lily M. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Friendly staff that were communicative throughout the process.” — Jake S. (July 6, 2021)
  • “It was quick and easy. Staff is very friendly!” — Monica B. (July 1, 2021)
  • “No matter if it’s medical or cosmetic I always know I’m leaving happy! Love this team!” — Sarah C. (June 8, 2021)
  • “The office was calm, clean and welcoming. Everyone was very professional and kind. I felt well taken care of and my concerns were heard and addressed.” — Evelyn S. (June 4, 2021)
  • “Great every step of the process.” — Neftali M. (May 28, 2021)
  • “My only comment is about the incredible professionalism and friendliness of the entire staff. Rare – here’s hoping the staff is well appreciated.” — Rene B. (May 6, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode is awesome!!!! I was terrified to visit dermatologists until finding her.” — Sarah F. (February 2, 2021)
  • “Sara Bode was super great. Oh wow you have a winner there in my book.” — Sarah I. (January 29, 2021)
  • “I loved my visit with Sara Bode! She was beyond amazing and so was her nurse Mia. Coming for my cancer check is terrifying and they made me so comfortable! The time they took with me exceeded my expectations! I have ever NEVER had such a fantastic experience at a dermatologist before. Thanks so much!” — Sarah C. (January 28, 2021)
  • “Sara was amazing and I drive 2 hours from College Station because you all are so good at what you do.” — Annette F. (December 17, 2020)
  • “The provider who administered my Botox did a wonderful job at making my visit very relaxed and comfortable. She kept a flowy conversation which helped calm my nerves. She was just great.” — Silvia B. (November 24, 2020)
  • “I am always very impressed by the patience and kindness of the front desk teams. My nurse practitioner, Sara Bode, is attentive and helped me find affordable options for my medications.” — Lily P. (November 20, 2020)
  • “Everything was great.” — Nicholas S. (November 6, 2020)
  • “Sara Bode is an amazing person.” — Kelsey F. (October 27, 2020)
  • “Sara Bode was very sweet and personable! So glad the girl that scheduled me recommended her!” — Melissa H. (October 15, 2020))
  • “Sara Bode was attentive, engaging, and calming, a gentle touch with the necessary needle. Great experience – I’ll be back!” — Robert D. (September 29, 2020)
  • “Sara was very good. She was patient and took her time and was very gentle.” — Christine W. (August 27, 2020)
  • “I really appreciated that Sara explained the requirements for aftercare even though I have had the procedure many times before. It is easy to forget!” — Mary M. (August 26, 2020)
  • “I was blown away with the office, staff and overall professionalism during covid. I felt safe during my procedure and have already mentioned you guys to several friends.” — Nikki G. (June 20, 2020)
  • “Everything from the time I entered the office was amazing! Everyone was taking health safety precautions, while both friendly and professional! I absolutely loved the PA she was just wonderful!” — Aliya M. (June 8, 2020)
  • “Everyone was cheerful, kind and helpful! The receptionist especially wanted to make sure I was comfortable. The nurse was gentle and thoughtful about my questions . Five star rating!” — Maggie B. (June 2, 2020)
  • “Everything was great! Listened to all my concerns and provided recommendations that were feasible with my income.” — Jennifer W. (May 20, 2020)
  • “The staff was knowledgeable, patient and caring. Great experience overall!!!!” — Savannah V. (May 19, 2020)
  • “Great experience. Will definitely be back!” — Angela M. (May 14, 2020)
  • “Appreciate being able to do video call to renew old prescription instead of having to do an office visit. Timesaver.” — Don D. (April 2, 2020)
  • “Excellent staff, customer service, and such a nice environment. My appointment was quick and easy. I’m very satisfied!” — Joyce P. (March 12, 2020)
  • “Wonderful experience in lovely setting. You are great at what you do!” — Kristin B. (March 4, 2020)
  • “Very professional. The doctor (PA) was very cognizant to my feeling about being comfortable during the exam and when taking off my robe to check my body. It was a great experience!” — Marcy R. (February 27, 2020)
  • “The appointment was very professional and thorough. The staff was kind, respectful and knowledgeable! Thank you!” — Deborah E. (February 11, 2020)
  • “I scheduled on-line on Sunday and was seen Monday morning. Very easy and convenient. I was seen at my appointment time, and in and out in 20 minutes! That included the removal of a spot on my skin. Now I’m hoping the scarring isn’t bad. Overall a good experience!” — Ruth R. (February 11, 2020)
  • “Sara / NP was fantastic!!!!” — Tracy O. (September 17, 2019)