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Margaret M. Griffen, MD

Margaret M. Griffen, MD

Inova Medical Group

Board Certified Specialty: Surgical Critical Care, Surgery

Clinical Interest: Gallbladder Surgery, Gastroenterology, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Accepting new patients for: Surgical Critical Care, Surgery

Gender: Female

Languages: English

Physician Group

Inova Medical Group Surgical Services Clinic

Hospital Affiliations


Dr. Margaret Griffen is a general surgeon board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She joined Inova Medical Group in 2007 and currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. She completed her surgical training and fellowship at the University of Kentucky in 2000. Dr Griffen manages patients with a wide variety of surgical illnesses and has a special interest in caring for critically ill surgical patients.

Dr. Griffen became interested in a career in medicine and surgery as she grew up watching her father. She pursued her career in general surgery and in an academic environment because of her desire to teach future surgeons as well as care for patients. The ultimate goal is always expert care for all her patients.

A native of Kentucky, Dr. Griffen currently resides in Fairfax. She enjoys running, spending time with her family, dogs and cats and traveling.


Medical Education:

  • University of Kentucky College of Med. 1993

Board Certification:

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgery


  • University of Kentucky General Surgery 7/1/1993-6/30/1998


  • University of Kentucky Trauma Surgery 7/1/1998-6/30/2000

Areas of Interest

  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
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