Ellen Kessler, MD, MPH, FACP
Occupational Health Services
In her role as medical director, Dr. Kessler uses her clinical expertise and management skills to oversee Inova's Occupational Health Centers ensuring integrated and consistent delivery of care. She will also focus on new program development and improving patient and client satisfaction through process improvement and clinical protocols.
Dr. Kessler received her medical degree from Georgetown University and brings over 25 years of occupational health experience and directorship to the program and is board certified in occupational medicine and internal medicine. She has worked with many national and local municipalities and agencies.
Patrick McCarty, MD, has a long and diversified career serving the occupational health care needs of patients and employers throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Board certified in occupational medicine, he attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University and will complete his residency program at the University of Pennsylvania in June of 2013.
Dr. McCarty’s main focus at Inova is to utilize his extensive background by partnering with public sector clients in Northern Virginia. He is committed to ongoing education and improving workplace health and safety thereby providing the highest quality of care possible to those he feels privileged to serve.
Nandini Koka, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Koka is the lead physician for Inova Urgent Care Centers. She has more than ten years experience providing primary care medicine. For the past six years she has practiced as an urgent care and occupational health physician.
Dr. Koka's expertise in urgent care medicine brought her back to her native Northern Virginia. She grew up in Northern Virginia and attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Dr. Koka received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed her family medicine residency training at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania.
Vasudha Joshi, MD, has been seeing occupational health patients since 1998. She served as the medical director of Inova Urgent Care Center in Vienna and now sees patients at Inova Occupational Health Center – Alexandria.
Dr. Joshi has extensive experience and knowledge working with numerous county agencies and private companies in Northern Virginia. She is very familiar with requirements of these numerous companies and is excellent in communicating with her patients and their employers. Her experience includes physical exams for firefighters as well as police and sheriff's departments and other environmental agencies that do HAZMAT work. She also provides care to injured workers and performs fitness for duty examinations.
Kimberly Cromwell, FNP-BC, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who works alongside Dr. Joshi at Inova Occupational Health Center – Alexandria to provide quality healthcare services. Kimberly has years of experience in neurology, emergency medicine and retail medicine. She began her career in healthcare at Inova and has successfully advanced from nursing student to nurse manager to her current role with Inova Occupational Health.
Kimberly graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University. She obtained her Master’s degree with a concentration in family medicine. Kimberly’s professional affiliations include Sigma Theta Tau, Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners and the Emergency Nurses Association.
Warren Adams is Director of Business Operations for Ambulatory Services. Mr. Adams has more than nine years of human resources experience in the healthcare industry. His experience has provided him with a solid understanding and working knowledge of performance management, strategic planning, leadership/employee development, workforce planning and employee relations management.
Currently, Warren has operational oversight for the Inova Alexandria Occupational Health Center as well as the Dulles South, Vienna, Purcellville and Centerville urgent care centers. A critical component of his job is working with the client representatives to ensure that we are exceeding the needs of each patient and organization we serve.