Tirsa Quartullo is a doctoral prepared, board certified family nurse practitioner. Tirsa earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Buffalo in 1999. She also earned her master’s degree from the University of Buffalo in 2002, with honors. She was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society. Tirsa continued her education by pursuing her doctoral degree from Rocky Mountain University in Provo, UT after accepting the university’s presidential scholarship. In 2009, she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, focusing her studies and dissertation in dermatology-based research.
Tirsa’s professional background began in the field of gerontology and family practice but she quickly shifted her attention to dermatology. In 2005, Tirsa was trained in medical and cosmetic dermatology, including Botox and dermal fillers. In 2009, the American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals certified her in medical aesthetics. During this time, Tirsa also served time as an independent nurse consultant for various dermatologic pharmaceutical companies.
Tirsa is a current member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a local speaker of common dermatological conditions among medical professionals.
Tirsa has been recognized as an industry leader in medical aesthetics and chosen by Galderma, a leading dermatology company, to instruct her peers in injection techniques for both Restylane and Dysport. As part of Galderma's GAIN network, Tirsa travels across the country to serve as an educator and ambassador.
Tirsa joined Arizona Dermatology in 2013.