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 8 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, three children (two boys and one girl), and extended family.

View the online database of medical articles authored by Dr. Vélez:

Dr. Lindsay C. Bacik, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist


Dr. Lindsay C. Bacik was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from Penn State University Schreyer Honors College with a Bachelors of Science . During her undergraduate years, she was a Division I athlete on the Track and Field team. Dr. Bacik received her medical degree and completed her residency in dermatology at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. In her last year of residency, Dr. Bacik served as chief resident.

Dr. Bacik is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is thrilled to join Pittsburgh Skin and provide excellent dermatologic care to patients of Western PA. Dr. Bacik sees patients of all ages for general, procedural, and cosmetic dermatology concerns.

Outside of work, Dr. Bacik loves running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and two French Bulldogs.

Dr. Molly Marous, MD, FAAD

Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon


Dr. Molly Marous was born and raised in Pittsburgh and is happy to be back working in her hometown. After graduating with a Bachelor in Science from the University of Notre Dame, she earned her medical degree from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, PA. Dr. Marous completed her internship at Allegheny General Hospital followed by her dermatology residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center where she served as chief resident her final year. She completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery at the University of Rochester before moving back to Pittsburgh. She practices general dermatology with a special interest in cutaneous oncology and Mohs surgery.

Dr. Marous has published numerous peer reviewed articles and presented her work at national meetings. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

Outside of work Dr. Marous enjoys trail running and hiking around the mountains of Pittsburgh. She loves spending time with friends and family and cheering for Pittsburgh sports teams.

Nadia DiClemente, PA-C

Physician Assistant


Nadia is a board-certified physician assistant specializing in dermatology.
She has been working in dermatology for over 5 years and is dedicated to providing high quality care. She is a Pittsburgh native and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Chatham University.
Nadia is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Pennsylvania Dermatology Physician Assistant Society, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
In her free time, Nadia enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, and is passionate about good food, traveling and practicing yoga.

Sydney Murray, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner


Sydney Murray is a certified registered nurse practitioner who specializes in dermatology. She is originally from Chester, West Virginia but relocated to Pennsylvania in 2021. She graduated from West Virginia University for both her bachelors in nursing and masters degree as a family nurse practitioner. She has experience practicing in cosmetic dermatology and completed a fellowship in medical dermatology at Penn State. She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (SDNP). When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, baby, and two dogs. She also enjoys being active, outdoors, reading, snowboarding, and traveling!

The Staff at Pittsburgh Skin


Amanda Troiano

Practice Manager

Amanda manages the day to day operations of the office as well as practice billing.Her goal is to ensure an optimal experience for our patients from the moment they schedule their appointment through and after their visit.

Lauren Dudash

Clinical Manager

Lauren manages the clinical aspect of our practice. She coordinates and assists with all surgical and cosmetic procedures.

Susan Zuccaro

Mohs Surgery Coordinator

Sue schedules and manages our Mohs surgery appointments and referrals. She also assists with your check-in and check-out process.

Eva McCracken

Medical Assistant

Eva assists with surgical, general dermatology and cosmetic procedures. She also handles medication authorizations and speaks to patients prior to surgery to explain the scheduled procedure.

Elizabeth Lind

Front Desk Assistant

Elizabeth will greet you upon arrival and assist with your check-in and check-out process. She also handles online referrals, scheduling and products.

Sarah Simpson

Histotech & Medical Assistant

Sarah manages our histology laboratory. She processes the tissue specimens from Mohs surgery so Dr. Vélez and Dr. Marous can examine the skin cancer under the microscope. She also assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology.

Jodie White

Front Desk Assistant

Jodie will greet you upon arrival and assist with your check-in and check-out process. She also assists with Mohs scheduling and billing.

Mary Gibson

Registered Nurse

Mary assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis. She also performs PDT and microneedling.

Sara Fobes

Medical Assistant

Sara assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Rebekah Lattea

Front Desk Assistant

Bekah will greet you upon arrival and assist with your check-in and check-out process. She also assists with patient scheduling and questions.

Bobbi Motter

Medical Assistant

Bobbi assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Kari McCracken

Medical Assistant & Histotech

Kari assists with Mohs histology, surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Nichol Korol

Medical Assistant

Nichol assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Linda D'Antoni

Medical Assistant & Histotech

Linda assists with Mohs histology, surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Sandra Prischak

Medical Assistant & Histotech

Sandy assists with Mohs histology, surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Sheila Schwartzbauer

Front Desk Assistant

Sheila assists with scheduling and billing.

Paula Zagger

Medical Assistant

Paula assists with surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Nicolle Coy

Front Desk & Medical Assistant

Nicole assists with front desk duties, as well as surgery, cosmetic procedures, and general dermatology on a day-to-day basis.

Kimberly Palacios

Front Desk Assistant

Kimberly will greet you upon arrival and assist with your check-in and check-out process. She also assists with patient scheduling and questions.

Alec Templeton

Practice Assistant

Alec assists with day-to-day general office needs, design and marketing.

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