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Wesley E. Cook DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner | Home-Based Medicine

Dr. Wesley E. Cook is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who is board-certified in primary care across the lifespan. His clinical focus is on the care of the older adult, especially the home-bound or frail geriatric patient. Trained at Johns Hopkins University and Drexel University, Dr. Cook has practiced geriatrics in the home and long-term care settings as a family nurse practitioner (FNP-BC) since 2015, bringing a total of twelve years of nursing experience to his practice. 

Dr. Cook believes that the patient and the family are the center of the care plan. Scientific evidence provides the boundaries and informs the clinical management. Being a patient is a vulnerable experience, so he strives to deliver care with dignity, respect, and a sense of shared humanity.

Philosophy of Care

Education & Credentials


Doctor of Nursing Practice - 2018 - Drexel University

Master of Science in Nursing - 2015  - Drexel University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing - 2008 - Johns Hopkins University

Board Certification

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC), American Nurses Credentialing Center


DC  - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner

MD - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner

VA  - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Practitioner


Clarissa Paige

Office Manager

Executive Assistant to Dr. Cook

Ms. Clarissa Paige manages the day-to-day operations of the District Primary Care and provides administrative support to Dr. Cook. She can help you schedule an appointment, navigate your insurance company's prior authorization process, or gain access to your patient portal.