Open Accessibility Menu

Atlantic General Welcomes New Behavioral Health Specialist

Atlantic General Welcomes New Behavioral Health Specialist

Atlantic General Hospital and Health System officials recently announced that a new provider has joined its behavioral health program. Diane Skolka, ANCC board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) provides psychiatric and behavioral health care at the Atlantic Health Center alongside psychiatrist Bryce Blanton, MD.

Skolka has 19 years of experience as a registered nurse. She has a background in critical care/post anesthesia care in addition to her previous role as a patient care coordinator in case management and population health. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at Wilmington University and her master’s degree in PMHNP studies at Eastern Kentucky University.

Skolka provides diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders including, but not limited to, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, and personality disorders, with use of psychopharmacology and therapy.

Her philosophy for practice is based on facilitating positive personal change and growth. She incorporates a whole person approach to care with respect to the mind-body connection. Skolka is currently accepting new patients ages 18 and older. To schedule an appointment, please call 410-641-3340.

About Atlantic General Hospital

Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built through the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, Atlantic General’s main facility in Berlin, Md., combines the warmth of personalized attention with the reassurance of medical expertise and advanced technology. The not-for-profit hospital provides quality specialty care in oncology, medical and surgical weight loss, orthopedics, and women’s diagnostics among other services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, cares for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit