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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Behnam N Tehrani, MD

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Behnam Tehrani, MD


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Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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About Behnam Tehrani, MD

Dr. Behnam Tehrani is a specialty care physician board certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease. He joined Inova Medical Group with several years of clinical experience. He serves as the Co-Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories for Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and Co-Director of Inova Heart and Vascular Institute's Cardiogenic Shock Program. Dr. Tehrani's clinical expertise is in the management of complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease.

Dr. Tehrani is a member of Inova’s cardiogenic shock, coronary chronic total occlusion, pulmonary embolism and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension programs. He also serves on national committees with the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention. He has been an investigator in clinical trials for coronary artery disease, cardiogenic shock and pulmonary embolism management.  

Dr. Tehrani became interested in interventional cardiology because of the opportunity to use catheter-based technologies and evidence based-medicine to work with the collaborative heart team and provide care to acute and chronically ill patients with cardiovascular disease.

A native of Potomac, MD, Dr. Tehrani resides in Northern Virginia. In his spare team, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and traveling.


  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2020, 2021

Blog Posts

Surviving Cardiogenic Shock: Survival Rates Soar at Inova. April 2019.

Podcasts and Webcasts

How Heart Disease Differs for Men and Women. February 2022.

Inova Health Talk: What You Should Know About Cardiovascular Disease. February 2020

Inova Ask The Doctor: How Heart Disease Differs for Men and Women.


Standardized Team-Based Care for Cardiogenic Shock, Journal of American College of Cardiology (Vol. 73, No. 13, 2019)


How Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease Differ for Men and Women


Medical Education

George Washington University School of Medicine 2006


George Washington University Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
6/23/2006 - 6/30/2009


George Washington University School of Medicine
Training Specialty: Cardiology
07/01/2010 - 06/30/2013
George Washington University School of Medicine
Training Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014

Board Certification

Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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