Kala has 20 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner, assessing patients' medical, disease, physical, and diagnostic information, and developing treatment plans based on the highest scientific and professional standards of care.  Kala has worked in a variety of clinical and medical settings, including in addiction facilities.  Kala has worked as a nurse practitioner at the World Bank/IMF, Adventist Hospital, and the Maryland Treatment Center, helping patients suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. In addition, Kala owns and operates a first-aid clinic in Potomac, Maryland, where she has been providing emergency services, tests, and evaluations for Potomac residents, particularly local students.  Kala has taught and supervised nurse practitioner students in Maryland.  She currently is pursuing her doctorate in healthcare administration. 

On recovery

"As a caring and understanding addiction care provider, I like to promote addiction treatment to help bridge the gap between the 20 million people struggling with addiction and the addiction resources available." 

It may surprise you to know...

Kala can speak and write in multiple Indian languages: Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi. 


9800 Falls Road

Suite 7
Potomac, MD 20854



Kala Shahi, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner