Dr. Nicole F. Vélez, MD, FAAD, FACMS

Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Nicole F. Vélez is proud to be born in Pittsburgh, PA and practicing dermatology in her hometown for the past 5 years. Dr. Vélez graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from Carnegie Mellon University and with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

She completed a combined internal medicine and dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School. She has additional fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Vélez is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgeons. She enjoys teaching and staying on top of new advancements in her field. Dr. Vélez has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and lectured both nationally and internationally on skin cancer.

When not at work, Dr. Vélez enjoys spending time with her husband, two young boys and extended family.

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Meet Our Team

Ashley Hodak

Dermatology Medical Assistant

Ashley has several years of dermatology and Mohs surgery experience. She coordinates and assists with all surgical and cosmetic procedures.

Amanda Troiano

Front Office Assistant

Amanda has also been working in dermatology for several years. She oversees scheduling and communications with patients and referring providers.

Teryl Zivkovich


Teryl manages our laboratory. She processes the tissue specimens from Mohs surgery so Dr. Vélez can examine the skin cancer under the microscope.

Team photographs by Captivating Imagery