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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

John Edward Liljestrand, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
John Liljestrand, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Years of Experience





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About John Liljestrand, MD

Dr. John Liljestrand, MD is a Board Certified Family Physician. He joined Inova Medical Group with over 20 years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in management of adolescent and chronic health issues. He also likes to study brain science and its applications to improve the doctor-patient relationship; and wrote a Log Book to improve that process.

Dr. John Liljestrand became interested in Family Medicine because he liked the variety of patient ages and problems. His goal is to help his patients live their life to the fullest, taking their health into account, but realizing it is only a part of their whole life experience.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Liljestrand lived in Phoenix, Arizona and then for the last two decades in Albuquerque. He has four children. He likes to bike, write and play music in his spare time.


  • Top Doc Albuquerque Magazine
  • Presbyterian Medical Group Chair
  • Presbyterian Healthcare System Medical Executive Committee Chair


Medical Education

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine 1992


Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center Family Medicine 6/23/1992 - 6/30/1995

Board Certification

Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospital Affliation

  • Inova Ambulatory

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This referral service is sponsored by Inova. Only physicians with appropriate medical staff privileges at an Inova affiliated hospital may participate. There is no charge or fee to you or for the participating physician for our service. Physician participation is voluntary.

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

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