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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Ambika R Baru, MD

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Ambika Baru, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine

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About Ambika Baru, MD

Dr. Ambika Baru is a specialty care physician, board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in endocriniology, diabetes and metabolism. She joined Inova Health System in 2020 and has been practicing since 2015. Dr. Baru completed her internal medicine residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center – Philadelphia and graduated from a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Her interests are diabetes and thyroid cancer.

Dr. Baru cherishes the personal bonds that endocrinology practice allows her to form with patients. She lives with her husband and son in Fairfax, VA, and enjoys cooking and music.


  • AACE
  • Endocrine Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Karnataka Medical Education


Baru AR, Kumari K, Kharidehal D. (2014, April 8). Atypical Small Acinar Proliferation of Prostate Needle Biopsies.

Baru AR, T S, K P, Kharidehal D. (2014, August 23). An Evaluation Based on Systemic Review of Etiological Factors of Gastric Cancer: A Two & Half Years Study.

Baru AR, Hegde R. (2011, October 15). Case Report Publication - Vesicouterine Fistula. S.S Times Issue of October 2011 volume 2. Publication Status: Published.

Baru AR, Prasad BS. (2012, January 12). Case Report Publication - Congenital Tuberculosis. S.S TimesIssue of January 2012 volume 2. Publication Status: Published.

Sunkesula V, Baru AR, Kundrapu S, Cadnum J, Donesky C on Impact of Patient Hand Hygiene intervention at the Acute and long term care facilities: A randomized control trial (2016, October)


Medical Education

SS Institute of Medical Sciences 2012


Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/1/2015 - 06/30/2018


Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Training Specialty: Endocrinology
7/9/2018 - 08/18/2020

Board Certification

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine

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