Doctors

At WassermanUlitsky Dermatology you will be cared for by Board Certified Dermatologists, each of whom have won multiple awards for high quality care. They take pride in caring for the communities in and around Venice, FL with comprehensive dermatology treatments that cater to the person as a whole and their individual needs. Read on to get more acquainted with our personable, calming, and compassionate doctors.

Justin Wasserman, MD, FAAD


Dr. Justin Wasserman is a board-certified dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and Mohs micrographic surgeon with special interests that span both surgical and general dermatology. Dr. Wasserman graduated cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He received his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Florida where he graduated first in his class. He was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in his junior year as well as receiving numerous academic achievement awards. Dr. Wasserman completed his internship in internal medicine at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, followed by residency training in dermatology at the University of Chicago where he was Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Wasserman completed a much sought after dermatopathology fellowship at the renowned University of Chicago.

Dr. Wasserman has particular interest and expertise in contact allergy testing, skin pathology, and dermatologic surgery. He has published multiple articles in pathology and general dermatology in peer-reviewed medical journals, and he has written a book chapter on infectious disease. He is a staff member at Venice Regional Bayfront Health. His professional affiliations include the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons and the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Wasserman was raised locally in Venice, FL and is a running/triathlon enthusiast. He is fluent in Spanish. In his spare time he enjoys participating and attending sporting events such as golf, tennis, and football. He also enjoys playing guitar, going to the cinema, and making and enjoying art.

Olga Ulitsky, MD, FAAD


Dr. Olga Ulitsky is a board-certified dermatologist with interests in surgical, general, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Ulitsky graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University – Chicago and received a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Chemistry with emphasis in Biochemistry. She received her Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Illinois – Chicago where she graduated in the top of her class. While there, she was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was the recipient of the Research in Dermatology award for her work on resveratrol in Melanoma cell lines as well as multiple other scholastic achievement awards. Dr. Ulitsky completed her internship in internal medicine at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, followed by residency training in dermatology at the University of Chicago. After residency, Dr. Ulitsky spent several successful years practicing in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook where she sought out further training in cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Ulitsky has particular interest cosmetic dermatology and dermatologic surgery. She has published many articles on general dermatology in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as presented her work at national and international meetings such as the World Congress of Dermatology. She is a staff member at Venice Memorial Bayfront Health. Her professional affiliations include the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, the Skin Cancer Foundation, and the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Ulitsky was born in Minsk, and raised in Chicago, IL. She is fluent in Russian and conversational Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys long distance running, hot yoga, arts and cinema, as well as time with family and friends.

Penelope Skopis, MD, FAAD


Dr. Penelope Kallis Skopis is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Skopis graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern Greek Studies. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and completed a year of clinical research in wound healing prior to graduating. In her senior year, she was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for her academic achievement. Dr. Skopis completed her internship in internal medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in D.C., followed by residency training in dermatology at the University of Florida. During her residency, she received the Gold Humanism Award for her compassionate care and her volunteer work with the underserved. After residency, Dr. Skopis spent a year in Chicago where she worked as assistant professor in dermatology and director of the medical student dermatology clerkship at Rush University Medical Center. Her time at Rush was devoted to teaching residents and medical students, and she gained invaluable experience treating patients with a variety of complex dermatologic conditions.

Dr. Skopis has special interest in treating inflammatory skin disorders, such as psoriasis, eczema, and other rashes, in addition to dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She has published many articles in general dermatology in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Skopis was raised nearby in Bradenton, Florida and is excited to be moving close to home. She is proficient in Greek. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and trying new restaurants, traveling, and group fitness classes.

Affiliated Hospitals


We are affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital Health Care System.

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