New Dermatology Practice Opens in Tinton Falls
Dr. Maria Ann Kolarsick, DNP APN FNP-BC DCNP*, Fair Haven, has opened Dermatology Health Center, a dermatology practice, at 43 Gilbert Street North, Suite 2, Tinton Falls, New Jersey 07701.
*DNP: Doctor of Nursing Practice; APN: Advanced Practice Nurse; FNP-BC: Family Nurse
Practitioner-Board Certified; DCNP: Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner
As a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and a Board-certified Dermatology and Family Nurse Practitioner (DCNP), Dr. Kolarsick diagnoses and treats such conditions as acne, moles (nevi), skin cancers, rashes, warts, psoriasis, and rosacea, among others. She performs comprehensive skin exams and provides medical, cosmetic, and minor surgical care. The scope of her practice includes the entire family.
Before opening her practice, Dr. Kolarsick worked as a DNP and a DCNP with a Mohs surgeon, in Tinton Falls. She worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with the Central VNA of NJ in the Red Bank, Asbury Park, and Keyport clinics. She also volunteered offering dermatology health care at Parker Health Center, Red Bank, N.J., a facility for the underserved and underprivileged population.
Dr. Kolarsick, a graduate of Mater Dei Prep High School, New Monmouth, New Jersey, received a B.S. with a major in nursing from Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island. She began her M.S.N. (Master of Science in Nursing) at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, finishing that degree at Monmouth University in 2001 where she also became a FNP. Dr. Kolarsick earned her DNP in 2011 from UMDNJ (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), Newark, N.J.
Kolarsick has published in journals and co-authored Site Specific Skin Cancer and Melanoma, a book sponsored by the Oncology Nurses Society.
She is a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners; American Nurses Association; New Jersey State Nurses Association; Dermatology Nurses Association (DNA), Sigma Theta Tau; Doctor of Nursing Practice, and has served on national executive committees, such as the Dermatology Nurses Association and the American College of Nurse Practitioners.
Dr. Kolarsick is also a volunteer of the Medical Reserve Corps, Freehold, an organization that meets public health needs by responding to national and international disasters, such as 911, the earthquake in Dominican Republic, and Katrina.
Dr. Kolarsick, a lifelong resident of Monmouth County, and her husband Paul are the parents of five children, ages 25 to 33, and grandparents of twins.
For more information, contact Dr. Kolarsick at 732-747-3376 or visit www.dermatologyhealthcenter.com.