Dr. Joanna Bolton, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist 

Creekside Office Location: Tuesday - Friday

Dr. Joanna G. Bolton is a board-certified dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology with over 8 years of dermatology experience. She recently completed 11 years of honorable active duty service as a United States Navy physician, including 3 years as the Director of Dermatology in Guam. Throughout her military career, she was awarded multiple academic honors and personal awards, including the Navy Commendation Medal and achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

In 2016, Dr. Bolton completed the distinguished American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program under the leadership of Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman, at the internationally renowned Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, California. She has been an investigator in dermatologic research since college, and has participated in over 50 clinical research trials. Dr. Bolton has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters, serves as a peer-reviewer for dermatologic publications, and routinely presents at professional meetings.

Dr. Bolton is a native of Bennington, Vermont and graduated from Brown University (with honors) and the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine. While in medical school, Dr. Bolton received the highly coveted U.S. Naval Health Professions Scholarship Award as well as numerous academic honors. She completed her internship and dermatology residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. During her residency, Dr. Bolton was highlighted as a “Resident in the Spotlight” by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and completed the ASDS Preceptorship Program.

Dr. Bolton serves as a member in numerous professional medical societies and has demonstrated ongoing volunteerism as a mentor for aspiring dermatology residents and fellows and by providing skin cancer screening clinics for operational military units, including Navy SEALs, and charitable events. Her main social interest is spending time with her husband and 3 young children.