Kajal G. Zalavadia, M.D.
Inova Medical Group
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Clinical Interest: Bariatric Surgery
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Inova Medical Group - Weight Loss Center
Dr. Kajal Zalavadia is a double board certified internist and obesity medicine specialist. She joined Inova Medical Group after completing her fellowship in 2012. She has a special interest in the management of medical weight loss patients, bariatric surgery patients and treating patients with malnutrition.
Currently, Dr. Zalavadia oversees the Inova Medical Weight Loss Program. She became interested in obesity medicine during her internal medicine residency where she wanted to focus more on helping her patients prevent and reverse any weight related medical condition and ultimately improve her patient’s quality of life. Dr. Zalavadia then went on to complete a fellowship in Obesity Medicine and Nutrition Support. She was one of the first in the nation to receive a board certification in obesity medicine.
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Zalavadia currently resides in Washington DC, with her husband. In her spare time she likes to travel, read novels and participate in outdoor activities.
Medical Education: St George's University 2008
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital 2011
Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center 2012