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John J. Moynihan, MD

Inova Medical Group

Board Certified Specialty: Surgery

Accepting new patients for: Surgery

Gender: Male

Languages: English

Physician Group

Inova Fairfax Hospital Department of Surgery

Hospital Affiliations


Dr. John Moynihan is a specialty care physician board certified in general surgery. He joins Inova Medical Group with over 33 years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in management of breast, colon, gallbladder, hernia, and thyroid/parathyroid surgeries.

Currently, Dr. Moynihan serves as the Chair of the Department of Surgery at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. Dr. Moynihan became interested in general surgery because it allowed him to apply his training and education to assist patients with a variety of surgical issues.

A native of Massachusetts, Dr. Moynihan currently resides in Northern Virginia with his wife. In his spare time he likes to bike, travel, and visit their children.


Medical Education:


Board Certification:

  • Surgery


  • Georgetown University Hospital General Surgery 7/1/1980-6/30/1985


  • Georgetown University Hospital Peripheral Vascular Surgery 7/1/1985-6/30/1986

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