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Primary Care

Northern Virginia doctors

Hear from some of our physicians

Our expert team of primary care providers offer seamless access to Inova’s five award-winning hospitals, leading urgent care facilities, as well as community outreach programs, events and resources.

Some of our primary care doctors also treat children. View our primary care physician guidePDF for more information.

Choose a primary care doctor

  • By location – click from the list at the right to choose from more than 20 Inova physician practices
  • By physician name – click on the physician guide below to learn more about individual IMG doctors

Click to see or print our guidePDF

Inova Medical Group primary care doctors

Your primary care physician (PCP) may be an internist or a family medicine doctor

Inova primary care physicians (PCPs, also known as primary care doctors) are either internists or family medicine doctors. Both types of PCPs focus on health promotion, disease prevention, patient education and counseling, and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions, but there are also important differences between the two.

  • Family medicine doctor – family medicine practitioners can treat the entire family and focus on preventing, diagnosing and treating disease in children and adults
  • Internist – internal medicine doctors focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease that affect adults only