Headshot Photo for PatriziaPatrizia is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and a native of the Gulf Coast. She has always been passionate about taking care of people and believed that becoming a nurse was her calling.

She attended college at The University of West Florida, graduating magna cum laude in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She then received her Master of Science in Nursing in Adult and Geriatric studies in 2014 from University of South Alabama with honors. She also is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.

For the past ten years she has worked in various positions in the hospital and clinic setting, but she has been drawn to dermatology as a specialty since she was diagnosed with skin cancer. She was treated with the Mohs procedure, which was performed by Dr. Henghold.

Patrizia is married and the proud owner of three dogs. She loves to participate in outdoor activities, such as running and biking and has participated in many local runs, including the Pensacola Marathon and The Black Water Trail 50K. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and The Dermatology Nurses' Association.

Patrizia joined Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group and has been trained in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, as well as general and cosmetic dermatology.