Ramona Raya, M.D.
Inova Medical Group
Specialty: Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Accepting new patients for: Rheumatology
Dr. Ramona Raya is a board certified internal medicine physician with subspecialty board certification in rheumatology. She joins Inova Medical Group with over seven years of clinical experience. She has a special interest in the management of chronic rheumatologic conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Vasculitis. Dr. Raya sees inpatients as well as outpatients at her practice.
Most recently Dr. Raya served as an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she won several Best Physician Awards and Best Teaching Awards. Dr. Raya became interested in rheumatology at a very young age when her mother developed rheumatoid arthritis. After completing medical school and a rotation in rheumatology, she knew that was her field of choice. Since then, she has diligently taken care of many rheumatologic patients with various conditions. Her goal is to help her patients achieve improved quality of life despite chronic illness.
A native of the Washington D.C metropolitan area, Dr. Raya currently resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children. In her spare time, she likes to travel, spend time with her family, read books and watch movies. She also enjoys choreographing and teaching Indian dance.
Medical Education: University of Nebraska 2003
Board Certification: Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University -DC 2006
Internship: Georgetown University -DC 2004
Fellowship: National Institute of Health - Bethesda MD 2008
Areas of Interest
Rheumatoid Vasculitis (RV)
SLE - Systemic Lupus Erythematosis