Marcia Smithson is a lifelong Maryland resident with varied experience as a nurse practitioner. She joined the practice in August 2006. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Nursing with an M.S. degree in geriatric/adult advanced nursing practice. Additionally, she has a post-master’s certificate in advanced nursing–pediatrics from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Previous nurse practitioner experience includes preoperative assessment, orthopaedic management of degenerative joint disease/joint replacement and soft tissue tumors, and care of neurological/neurosurgical patients at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Marcia is seeing patients in the Bel Air and Havre de Grace offices.