Palisades Primary Care and Pulmonary
Lorraine Olivero, DNP, FNP-BC
Lorraine Olivero, DNP, FNP-BC is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at Highland Medical, P.C., Palisades Primary Care and Pulmonary Medicine in West Nyack, NY.
Dr. Olivero was part of the first cohort of primary care practitioners to receive her D.N.P (Doctor of Nursing Practice). This clinical degree addresses the need of a well-rounded primary care practitioner with a deep understanding of preventative and functional medicine that addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Dr. Olivero received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Columbia University School of Nursing in New York, NY and her Master of Science, as a Family Nurse Practitioner, from Pace University, in Pleasantville, NY.
Prior to her current position with Highland Medical, P.C., Dr. Olivero was an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Columbia University, as well as the Clinical Director of the Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. A medically published researcher in her field, she has authored and co-authored a number of scientific papers focused on obesity and weight loss surgery.
Dr. Olivero completed her Residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in the following divisions: Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery; the Combined Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; and Neuroendocrinology Weight Control Center.
Dr. Olivero’s clinical research interests include obesity; bariatric surgery; functional medicine; holistic medicine, herbal medicine; weight loss; energy medicine; gut hormones, aesthetic medicine; wellness; and nutrition.
Dr. Olivero is also the Director/Co-owner of CORE-do Wellness Center.
Natasha P. Ferguson, MD
Natasha P. Ferguson, MD is a board-certified physician in Primary Care/Family Medicine. She practices at Highland Medical, P.C., Palisades Primary Care and Pulmonary Medicine in West Nyack, NY.
Dr. Ferguson received her medical doctorate at Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies. She completed her residency and was chief resident in her final year at Underwood Memorial Hospital in Deptford, NJ. She was a research fellow at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University in Bronx, NY.
Prior to joining Highland Medical, P.C., she practiced as a physician at Stamford Community Health Clinic in Stamford, CT. She specializes in Hepatitis C and HIV treatment as well as transgender medicine.
Dr. Ferguson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She enjoys reading, cycling and spending time with her family. Dr. Ferguson is eager to build relationships with her new patients.