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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Noriko S. Hunter, MD

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Noriko Hunter, MD


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

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
General Medicine, Physicals, Preventative Disease Care, Primary Care, Women's Health

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About Noriko Hunter, MD

Dr. Noriko Hunter received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University where she graduated with cum laude honors. She attended medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine/primary care at The George Washington University Medical Center.

Prior to her medical career, she worked as an electrical engineer for five years after obtaining a master’s degree in electrical engineering at the George Washington University School of Engineering.

After residency, Dr. Hunter worked in a private outpatient primary care office in Sterling, VA, for 20 years. In 2008, she joined Inova Loudoun Hospital as a weekend hospitalist as she maintained a part-time primary care office during weekdays in order to accommodate her children’s schedule.Since then, she has worked as a hospitalist at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center.

Dr. Hunter sees each of her patients as a unique individual, and customizes her approach to their care and health maintenance by prioritizing the patient’s own needs. She has a particular interest in promoting the importance of prevention and health maintenance. She would like to help her patients navigate the medical care maze which is often perceived complex by utilizing her experience in both outpatient primary care and inpatient hospital medicine.

Outside of work, Dr. Hunter enjoys music, travel and spending time with her three dogs. She is also a trained soprano vocalist and sings the national anthem in various social events. She is an active member of her church choir as well.


Medical Education

George Washington University School of Medicine 1993


George Washington University Medical Center Internal Medicine 6/1/1993 - 6/30/1994


George Washington University Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
6/1/1993 - 6/30/1996

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

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