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8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031


Monica Longo, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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About Monica Longo, MD

Dr. Monica Longo is a specialty care physician board certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at Inova Health System. She joined Inova in 2022 and has been practicing since 2007.

Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Longo worked as an associate professor in the maternal-fetal medicine division of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Since 1996, Dr. Longo’s research has focused on the cardiovascular adaptations during pregnancy and its dysregulation as occurs in preeclampsia, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. As a natural extension, her research veered toward investigating the implications of an adverse uterine environment on the long-term health of offspring, particularly as it relates to fetal programming of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Similarly, her research involves assessing long-term maternal health following adverse pregnancy outcomes, given that pregnancy is considered a “window to future health.” Pregnancy provides a new window of opportunity for early heart disease risk screening and intervention for women and their children.

Dr. Longo has also developed an interest in drug delivery in pregnancy using nanotechnology to deliver maternal and/or fetal therapy with better targeting, allowing for improvement in drug efficacy while decreasing therapeutic dosing and side effect.

PubMed Publications


  • American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society 
  • Italian Menopause Society, Italy
  • Italian Medical Association, Italy
  • International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • American Heart Association
  • Sigma Xi
  • American Public Health Association
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Perinatal Research Society


Medical Education

University of Modena 1996


University of Modena
Training Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
3/1/1996 - 6/30/1997


The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Training Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
7/1/2011 - 06/30/2013
University of Texas Medical Branch
Training Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
6/20/2007 - 6/30/2010


University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School
Training Specialty: Maternal Fetal Medicine
7/1/2016 - 06/30/2018

Board Certification

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

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