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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Afrooz Ardestani, MD

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Afrooz Ardestani, MD


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Cardiovascular Disease

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About Afrooz Ardestani, MD

Dr. Afrooz Ardestani is a specialty care cardiologist board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, adult comprehensive echocardiography and internal medicine. She joined Inova Medical Group with more than 14 years of clinical experience. Her expertise is in general cardiology, especially in cardiovascular imaging, preventive cardiology, lipid disorder and women's heart health.

Her research interests are in the areas of preventive cardiology and cardiovascular epidemiology and cardiac imaging. She has authored several presentations and peer-review publications.

Dr. Ardestani became interested in cardiology because she believes that many people are not aware of their cardiovascular risks. Through her patient-centered approach, her goal is to help her patients understand their cardiovascular health and provide them with preventive care and treatment measures so they are empowered to carry out a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Ardestani resides in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband and son. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, paint and travel.

Blog Posts

High Blood Pressure Guidelines: Take Control to Protect Your Health. July 2020.

Podcasts and Webinars

Inova Ask the Expert: Women and Heart Disease – Why Gender Matters. April 20, 2021.


Medical Education

Shahid Beheshti Univ of Med 2001


Griffin Health - Griffin Hospital
Training Specialty: Internal-Preventative Medicine
6/1/2005 - 6/30/2009


Hartford Healthcare - Hartford Hospital
Training Specialty: Cardiology
7/1/2009 - 7/30/2010
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Training Specialty: Cardiology
7/1/2011 - 8/1/2014

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliation

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