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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

David P Blake, MD

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David Blake, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

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About David Blake, MD

Dr. David Blake is an Acute Care Surgeon board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He joined Inova Medical Group in 2019, after 34 years of active military service. He has a special interest in management of patients who are critically ill following critical illness or traumatic injury, with a particular interest in disaster response, surgical infections, and quality/process improvement.

Dr. Blake’s prior military experience included numerous leadership positions, including Trauma Director/Theater Trauma Consultant in Iraq and Deputy Commander for Clinical Services/Theater Trauma Consultant in Afghanistan.

He is currently active with several national organizations, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Infection Society.


Medical Education

Uniformed Services University 1990


Wilford Hall Medical Center
Training Specialty: General Surgery
07/01/1990 - 06/30/1996


Eastern Virginia Medical School
Training Specialty: Trauma Surgery
8/1/2008 - 6/30/2009
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Training Specialty: Surgical Critical Care
08/01/2007 - 7/31/2008

Board Certification

Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

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Inova Physician Referral Services

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Physician referrals will be based on your referral needs and preferences of location, specialty, and rotation availability of the physician.

The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.