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The NicholsMD Team
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Dr. Kim Nichols, MD FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist / Founding Director, NicholsMD
Emily Anne Scalise, M.A.
Emily joined NicholsMD in 2015 while she was pursuing her Master’s Degree at Columbia University.
At NicholsMD, Emily leads all staff initiatives relating to team development, staff training, and culture-building events. She’s also the woman behind NicholsMD’s community involvement, whether hosting or attending events, and leads the company’s Philanthropy of the Month initiatives.
Emily’s passion and expertise for the aesthetic industry has been recognized on a national level. Emily is an expert speaker for companies like Galderma and L’Oréal- SkinCeuticals, is a Board Member for ADAM, and has been a frequent writer for aesthetic magazines such as Practical Dermatology. You can read her most popular article, “The Importance of Employee Engagement: The most valuable asset to your medical practice is not what you think” here.
In 2019, Emily was awarded “Top 40 Under 40” for her leadership and influence in the community. Most recently in 2023, Emily helped to launch the NMD Cares Program.
Emily graduated Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland and had a near perfect GPA at Columbia University. Emily is also an alumna of Teach For America-New Orleans, and loves anything New Orleans.
Emily and her husband live in Fairfield, CT with their two children.
Popular articles include:
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Bianca Patel, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician Assistant
Bianca is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) and American Academy of the Physician Assistants (AAPA). Bianca graduated from a 6-year program at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a B.S. in Health Sciences and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She was trained at Virtua Hospital in New Jersey and Saint Christopher’s Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.
When she is not at work, she enjoys dancing, painting, and traveling. Her favorite dance style is Bhangra and her favorite paint to use is acrylic. Bianca loves art, which is why she chose cosmetic and medical dermatology. She believes that cosmetics is a form of art.
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Justine Shin, PA-C
Board-Certified Physician Assistant
Alyson is a Board-Certified Registered Nurse and a member of American Nurses’ Association. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology in honors at Pennsylvania State University, she continued her studies to obtain a B.S. in Nursing at Wagner College where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society. She is currently in her second year of earning a Master’s degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Sacred Heart University. She practices in New York City at Lenox Hill Hospital, but re-joined our team at NicholsMD to follow her dreams to work in dermatology.
Alyson previously worked in our boutique office in 2017 as a Client Coordinator, but left to gain further education in healthcare. After years working as a dedicated nurse, she developed comprehensive, quality care expertise that she has brought to NicholsMD of Greenwich.
Although nursing is Alyson’s passion, she also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and exploring the best food in New York City.
Mikayla is one of our Board-Certified Nurse Practitioners who graduated with honors in her master’s degree program through Regis College. Prior, Mikayla was a pediatric critical care nurse for four years and a registered nurse here at NicholsMD. Mikayla is certified in Advanced Life Support, is a member of the American Nurses Association and a Skin Ceuticals Ambassador. Mikayla has gone on several mission trips and has clinical experiences studying abroad in both Ireland and Guatemala. She has a passion for skin care and helping other people look and feel their absolute best. Mikayla lives in Astoria, New York, and when not at work, enjoys cycling, traveling and spending time with friends and family.
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Stephanie is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and wanted to continue pursuing her career in the medical field. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pace University’s Accelerated 1-year program and worked in cardiology and critical care, becoming board-certified in cardiac-vascular nursing. While working full-time, she earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Sacred Heart University. She is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing and the American Nurses’ Association, and is ACLS and BLS certified.
Stephanie is passionate about educating others and combining knowledge with art. She believes in treating the patient as a whole and enhancing their natural beauty.
When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, friends, and family. She also loves hiking with her three dogs, traveling to new places, and trying out new food and restaurants.
Board-Certified Registered Nurse
Carly is one of our board-certified Registered Nurses. Carly joined our team in 2021, following her passion in skincare, beauty and making people feel their most confident. Carly graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Keene State College, and her past medical experience consists of emergency medicine, critical care, and cardiology. Carly is nationally certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and nationally certified in Emergency Nursing.
Outside of the office Carly enjoys going on hikes with her two rescue dogs and spending time on her boat with friends and family.
Board-Certified Registered Nurse
Sadie Snow is one of our board-certified registered nurses, and joined our NicholsMD team in August 2022. Sadie is a graduate of Quinnipiac University nursing school, and is currently pursuing her Family Nurse Practitioner’s degree at Sacred Heart University.
Sadie was born and raised in Fairfield, CT where she currently lives now. When not at work, Sadie enjoys exploring new places, trying new foods, and going to bootcamp fitness classes. In addition, she loves spending time with friends, family and her dog Bailey.
Board-Certified Registered Nurse
Zerin joined the NicholsMD team in July 2023 as the first dedicated Nurse Assistant to Dr. Nichols. Zerin received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing with Honors from Fairfield University. Zerin is BLS certified and also has research and clinical experience studying abroad in Nicaragua. For the past 3 years she has run various vaccine clinics at pharmacies, nursing homes, and residential facilities throughout the state of Connecticut. Her diverse experience in healthcare has grown her appreciation for holistic care and empowering patients with education. She is excited to be working alongside Dr. Nichols and shares her passion for making people feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. Zerin is from Fairfield County and loves exploring new places, trying new foods and restaurants, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Zerin can’t wait to meet you and have you leaving the office feeling your absolute best!
Jessica Bergquist Romanzi
Aesthetic Educator and Master Aesthetician
Jessica is our Licensed Medical Aesthetician at the Boutique. She studied at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in the Boston area, where she became a Master Aesthetician specializing in medical skin care. Before working at NicholsMD of Greenwich, she worked on Madison Avenue in New York City for over three years as the Lead Aesthetician.
Having earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Springfield College and with over 5 years of experience as a Master Aesthetician and Laser Technician, Jessica knows how to provide each and every client with a therapeutic yet clinical approach to address her clients’ every need.
Jessica holds several different Aesthetic certifications such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, advanced treatment of acne, and facial massage. She is also a graduate of CoolSculpting University where she became a Coolsculpting Specialist for this non-surgical, fat reduction treatment. She also attends several SkinCeuticals continuing education courses every year to stay up to date with the latest trends of the industry.
Jessica lives in Westchester County, NY and when not at work, she enjoys staying fit by taking dance classes, spending time with her family, and traveling.
Lexie is from the picturesque state of Rhode Island, she has spent over 9 years dedicated to being a Medical Assistant, specializing in dermatology. Recently, she became a licensed aesthetician, expanding her expertise in skincare and beauty.
Having honed in on her skills and knowledge at Paul Mitchell The School North Haven, she understands the value of continuous growth and education, which she strives to promote within her practice at NicholsMD
Beyond the world of work, she enjoys traveling, always eager to explore new places and cultures. Yet, her heart finds its greatest joy in spending quality time with her family and friends, cherishing the bonds that make life truly meaningful.
Hailey joined the NicholsMD Team in 2023, and is a senior biochemistry major at Fairfield University where she is the President of the Pre-Med Club.
Hailey is from Branford, CT and enjoys spending time on Cape Cod. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, going to the beach, and painting.
Lana is one of our full-time Medical Assistants. She joined NicholsMD in August 2023. She is an alumna of Quinnipiac University where she received both her Bachelors and Masters in Biomedical Sciences. Lana is excited to work alongside Dr. Nichols and the NicholsMD Team where she can combine her love for science and skincare – and making everyone feel confident in their own skin with results that are #NaturalAtNichols.
Lana is bilingual in both English and Arabic. She enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and finding new hobbies to try out!
Madison Bradley, MBA
Madison is one of our office managers. She joined NicholsMD in 2021, and is an alumna of Sacred Heart University, graduating with a Bachelors in Science in Biology in 2021. Her passion for both medical and cosmetic dermatology has led her to NicholsMD. She recieved her MBA at Pace University. She is so excited to be able to help patients love their skin.
Madison lives in Stamford and in her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending her days off at the beach – sun-safe of course!
Jessica joined the NicholsMD team in 2021, with a passion for patient satisfaction. Jessica moved from New Zealand in 2019, she worked in Retail Management and has always had a love for customer service and patient care. Since joining the NicholsMD team she has become our Greenwich Office Manager and loves to greet you in our reception!
Jessica is from Stamford, and when she is not at NicholsMD, she enjoys spending her time traveling and hiking with her husband and dog, Milo. They find new spots to explore every weekend – she can’t wait to hear your recommendations for where she should see next!
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Diana Vata is our Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining NicholsMD in 2022, Diana graduated with a degree in Health Services Administration. Diana is CPR certified and bilingual; she speaks fluent English and Albanian.
Diana has always had a passion for dermatology and loves helping others create customized skincare regimens. Diana lives in Westchester, NY, and outside of the office she loves to read and find new recipes to cook.
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Emily is our full-time Marketing Manager. She joined NicholsMD in 2020 and is an alumna of Fordham University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and Media Studies with a minor in Marketing. She is the woman behind the camera (or phone), capturing the excellent services and luxury atmosphere that NicholsMD provides, as well as driving social media and marketing initiatives and events.
Her passion for skincare has grown throughout the years, and she believes that skincare is selfcare – she is so excited to be a part of a 100% women-owned and operated company that instills the confidence in other women to live their best lives every day.
Emily lives in Norwalk, CT, and when not at work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and finding new Instagram-worthy spots along the East Coast!
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Andreah is our full-time Marketing Associate. She joined NicholsMD in 2021. Andreah has an extensive background in design and event execution. Her strength as a Marketing Associate lies in her charismatic personality and ability to create and build personal relationships with our patients through experiential events. Andreah’s goal is to make sure she gives everyone a reason to smile, and ensure they feel the best version of themselves.
When not at work, Andreah enjoys volunteering for dog rescues, exploring the outdoors, and can usually be found someplace by the water.