Maria Tolcher
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse


Maria is an Atlanta, Georgia native and a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, where she received a BS in Nursing in 1999. While earning her undergraduate degree, Maria worked as a medical technician at the Shepherd Center specializing in acute care spinal cord rehabilitation.
Maria went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Georgia State University in 2005. She began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner, during her work at the Shepherd Center. She later received an opportunity to move to Oakland, California, where she practiced at Stanford University in the ICU, then went on to join Clinica la Luna y el Sol. During Maria’s tenure with Clinica la Luna she worked in an outpatient setting serving a Latino population, increasing her proficiency in Spanish.
She has traveled internationally for medical trips to Cambodia, Guatemala, and El Salvador. 
She changed her focus to pediatrics in 2013 when she became a mother and has not looked back. It is her greatest passion.

Maria now lives in Decatur, GA with her family.