About Us

Island Dermatology & Wellness Center Rockledge Florida

Thank you for considering our dermatology and family practice for your skin and your healthcare needs.

We look forward to serving you and helping you achieve healthy, radiant skin and overall health for a lifetime. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Your skin's health and overall health is our priority!

Appointments are available Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Meet Our Providers

Our dermatology and family practice is staffed with a team of an experienced dermatology provider, family practice provider, plastic surgeon, and medical professionals. We are passionate about skin health and overall health and continuously stay updated with the latest advancements in treatments and technologies.

Kathleen Verpaele, APRN, FNP-BC

Kathleen Verpaele founded Island Dermatology & Wellness in 2023. She lives in Merritt Island where she grew up. Kathleen has six amazing children and a wonderful husband. She loves being on the boat, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

Kathleen Verpaele is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at University of South Florida graduating with honors. Kathleen decided to pursue her career further, obtaining her Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Central Florida graduating with honors.

She has over a decade of experience in Dermatology and 5 years in Internal Medicine. Kathleen is a certified Master injector. She loves everything skin. Kathleen belongs to the Dermatology Nurses Association and Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners.

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Nichole Venzara Deeks, APRN, FNP-BC

Nichole Venzara Deeks founded Island Dermatology & Wellness in 2023. She Venzara Deeks is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Merritt Island born and bred, she continues the healing tradition following her father, Dr. Frank Venzara II, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, and brother, Dr. Frank Venzara Ill, Board Certified Ophthalmologist, as a Family Practitioner.

Nichole earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu HI in 2011. She was a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse for 5 years, and in addition, 4 years in the congenital and adult cardiovascular intensive care unit. Nichole decided to pursue her career further, obtaining her Master’s of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of Tampa in 2018. She has a strong passion for family medicine, focusing on preventative health and wellness, including dermatological procedure. Nichole has been working as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2019. She is certified by the American Association Aesthetic Medicine in Master injection and cosmetic procedures.

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Frank X. Venzara, MD

Dr. Frank X Venzara Jr. is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Venzara graduated from the University of Miami and the Miller School of Medicine in 1977.  He and his wife have served the Brevard community for the last 46 years. They have three wonderful children, two who have followed suit in the medical field,  Dr. Frank X Venzara III, a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and Nichole Venzara-Deeks as a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

Frank finds great joy seeing his children serve the same community. He is proud to represent Island Dermatology & Wellness as their Medical Director and Supervising Physician.

Why Choose Us

Effective Treatments

Our clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and modern facilities to ensure accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. We maintain the highest standards of hygiene and safety to provide you with a comfortable and safe environment.

Personalized Treatment Plans

We understand that each patient's skin and wellness is unique, and we take the time to carefully evaluate your condition and medical history. Based on our assessment, we develop personalized treatment plans that are tailored to address your specific concerns and goals.

Patient Education

We believe that well-informed patients make better decisions about their skin health and overall wellness center Rockledge Florida. Our team is committed to educating you about your condition, treatment options, and preventive measures, empowering you to actively participate in your care.

Easy Appointment Scheduling

We value your time, and our friendly staff is here to assist you in scheduling appointments that suit your schedule. At Island Dermatology and Wellness, we endeavor to minimize wait times and ensure prompt attention during your visits.

Continued Follow-up

Your care doesn't end after your initial treatment. We emphasize ongoing follow-up and monitoring to track your progress and make any necessary adjustments to your treatment plan.

Compassionate Care

Your comfort and well-being are of utmost importance to us. We strive to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where you feel heard, understood, and supported throughout your journey with us.
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List of accepted insurance:

  • Medicare
  • United Health Care (pending)
  • Tri Care
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (pending)

Self pay options are available.


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