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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Heather Bernard, MD

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Heather Bernard, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
General Pediatrics, Pediatric Primary Care

Years of Experience





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About Heather Bernard, MD

Dr. Heather Bernard is a board-certified pediatrician. She joined Inova Health System in 2022 and has been practicing since 2015.

Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Bernard was an attending physician at Boston Children’s Hospital and completed a masters degree in public health concentrating in clinical effectiveness at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


  • American Academy of Pediatrics 
  • Academic Pediatric Association 
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellow for Life

Research and Publications

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Medical Education

University of Pittsburgh 2015


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Training Specialty: Pediatrics
6/21/2015 - 6/30/2019


Boston Children's Hospital
Training Specialty: Pediatrics
7/1/2019 - 12/31/2021

Board Certification


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.