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Kajal G. Zalavadia, M.D.

Inova Medical Group

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Clinical Interest: Bariatric Surgery

Accepting new patients for: Internal Medicine

Gender: Female

Languages: English

Physician Group

Inova Medical Group - Weight Loss Center

Hospital Affiliations


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.

Watch Dr. Zalavadia's Live Chat where she discusses some healthy habits for weight loss and wellness


Medical Education: St George's University 2008

Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital 2011

Fellowship: Geisinger Medical Center 2012

Areas of Interest

  • Bariatric Surgery
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