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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

David M Whitney, MD

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David Whitney, MD


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Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Deep Brain Stimulation, Essential Tremors, Movement Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Tremors

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About David Whitney, MD

Dr. David Whitney is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship-trained movement disorders specialist. He joined the Inova Movement Disorders Center in 2019 with more than six years of clinical experience in neurology and movement disorders.

Dr. Whitney specializes in the management of Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, ataxia, tic disorders and other movement disorders. He has specialized training in the use of botulinum toxin injections and deep brain stimulation (DBS) for movement disorders.

After seeing firsthand the profound impact that quality care combined with the latest in pharmacologic and technologic interventions can have on patients with neurologic disorders, Dr. Whitney became interested in neurology and movement disorders as his chief medical interest. His goal is to work alongside his patients and their families to restore and maintain quality of life and stay at the forefront of developments in the field.

A native of Michigan, Dr. Whitney currently resides in Arlington, Virginia, with his significant other. In his free time he enjoys board gaming and watching Detroit Red Wings hockey.


  • American Academy of Neurology
  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society


Medical Education

Temple University School of Medicine 2013


Rush University
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014


Rush University
Training Specialty: Neurology
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017


University of Nebraska
Training Specialty: Movement Disorder
07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019

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