• At A Glance
  • Education
  • Bio

    Joann Spinale Carlson, MD joined the Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in July 2014. Dr. Carlson is a graduate of The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric nephrology fellowship training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    After her fellowship, she joined the faculty at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. She is currently Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, and Pediatric Medical Director at Davita Dialysis in New Brunswick. Additionally, she is Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Nationally, she has leadership roles in the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and serves as chair of the Pathology webinar series. She is also a member of the PREP Nephrology Editorial Board. Dr. Carlson’s research interests are in medical education, quality of life and chronic kidney disease. She has published her work in a variety of journals and presented at many national meetings.

  • Medical School

    George Washington University, WASHINGTON, DC

    Internship

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA