My Philosophy

As a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, I firmly believe in the importance of patient-centered care. I approach each patient as a unique individual with distinct needs and concerns. Listening attentively to my patients and involving them in their care journey is paramount to me. I strive to create a supportive and empathetic environment where patients feel comfortable discussing their skin health and are actively engaged in decision-making about their treatment plans. This approach allows me to provide comprehensive care that addresses both the immediate dermatological issue and its underlying causes. Collaboration is also a core value in my practice. I work closely with dermatologists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare professionals to ensure that my patients receive comprehensive and well-coordinated care. This multidisciplinary approach allows us to address not only the immediate dermatological concerns but also the broader aspects of our patients’ well-being. I look forward to the opportunity to serve you and support you on your journey to healthier skin.

Clinical Interests

General Dermatology for individuals of all ages and ethnicities, including:
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Melasma
  • Skin cancer screenings, prevention, and treatment
  • Eczema – Atopic Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Warts
  • Vitiligo

Degrees and Education

  • M.S.N. – Family Nurse Practitioner, Sonoma State University
  • B.S.N. – Registered Nursing, California State University, Sacramento


  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Board Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner Certified, recognized by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners