Dr. Stolarczuk was born and raised in Chicago. She earned her bachelor's degree in Chemistry at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign and earned her Bachelor of Science in Visual Science and doctorate degree in Optometry at Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Stolarczuk completed a Hospital Based Optometry Residency at the San Francisco Veteran's Administration Medical Center. She has worked for West Coast Retina performing ultrasound on patients with ocular melanoma and was involved in a number of national studies researching various treatments for macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. Dr. Stolarczuk has taught at the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry in the Ocular Disease Clinic. When not at work, she enjoys her family, yoga, hiking, swimming, reading, biking and traveling.