Joan Pohutsky, DNP, APRN, NP-BC

Joan Pohutsky, DNP, APRN, NP-BC

Joan Pohutsky, DNP, APRN, NP-BC is a board-certified nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She graduated with honors from Rush University in Chicago, IL, earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice. Her practicums were completed in hematology/oncology and her residency in dermatology and primary care.

Joan earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Loyola University Chicago, graduating with honors. Her nursing residency was completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD where she worked in the surgical intensive care unit. She then began her graduate studies while simultaneously working in the surgical and cardiovascular thoracic intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center, later transitioning to lead surgical nurse for the hospital’s Mohs surgeon. She practiced as a dermatology nurse practitioner at Rush University Medical Center before joining Anne Arundel Dermatology’s Rock Creek/Silver Spring practice.

Joan currently serves on the Board of Directors, as well acts as the Wisconsin Illinois Chapter President, for the Dermatology Nurses Association. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and Order of Omega honor societies. She has completed a variety of cosmetic trainings through Allergan, Galderma, RHA, and Vi Peels.

Joan is most passionate about providing excellent care through emphasizing preventative skin health, and creating individualized plans to help patients look and feel their best. When not in clinic, she enjoys traveling, concerts, and hanging out with her foster dog fail turned rescue dog adoptee, Rusty.


Silver Spring/Wheaton, Maryland

2730 University Blvd.
Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20902

(443) 351-3376

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