“My goal is for patients to understand and feel confident in my care. I believe this is best achieved through evidence-based medicine, shared decision making, and thorough patient education. I am committed to partnering with my patients to provide personalized care leading to healthy, gratifying lives.”

Board Certification

  • Physician Assistant

Areas of Expertise

  • Urgent Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Women’s Health


Graduate School

George Washington University
Master of Science in Physician Assistance Studies
Washington, DC

Undergraduate School

James Madison University
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Spanish
Harrisonburg, VA

Personal Interests

Joanna enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, scuba diving, being outside, and working out.


Joanna received her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and Spanish from James Madison University. Upon graduation from JMU, Joanna spent 5 months in Nicaragua volunteering with a child nutrition program and teaching English. She went to PA school at The George Washington University. Joanna has worked as a PA for 8 years with experience in primary/urgent care, emergency medicine, and women’s health.