April John Mercado, CRNP
With over a decade of experience, AJ has been dedicated to delivering top-notch care to patients dealing with acute and chronic kidney disease. His nursing journey began with the completion of a Bachelor of Science at Far Eastern University-Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in the Philippines in 2008. AJ then served as a hemodialysis nurse at Veterans Memorial Medical Center for three years before transitioning into roles as a clinical manager across various dialysis clinics in Maryland, including Fresenius Kidney Care.
In 2021, AJ achieved a milestone by obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in adult-gerontology nurse practitioner. Notably, he is an active member of the American Nephrology Nurses Association and holds the designation of a board-certified nephrology nurse from the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission.
AJ’s commitment lies in making a positive impact on health outcomes through the provision of exceptional quality care. Outside of his professional pursuits, he finds joy in activities such as hiking, swimming, and running. A passionate traveler, AJ embraces diverse cultural experiences and values history in his exploration of different ways of living.