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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Parineeta S Rao, 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.
Parineeta Rao, MD


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

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Diet Counseling, Nutrition, Personalized Medicine, Preventative Disease Care, Primary Care

Years of Experience





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About Parineeta Rao, MD

Dr. Neeta Rao is a primary care physician board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She also completed a post-primary care fellowship in emergency medicine. Dr. Rao joined Inova Medical Group with more than five years of clinical experience. She has a special interest in the management of acute and chronic illnesses, in addition to preventive medicine.

Dr. Rao became interested in family medicine because of her love for general medicine and a desire to help educate patients about their medical conditions. Her favorite parts of her job are developing trusting relationships with her patients, and advising them on health and nutrition. Dr. Rao’s goal is to help patients achieve optimal well-being by balancing the best medical treatments available along with promoting positive lifestyle changes.

A native of North Carolina, Dr. Rao currently resides in the Washington, DC metro area. In her spare time, she likes to travel, try different cuisines, and spend time with family.


  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians


Medical Education

American University of Antigua 2014


Lynchburg Family Medicine
Training Specialty: Family Medicine
7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017


Alteon Health
Training Specialty: Emergency Medicine
08/01/2017 - 7/31/2018

Board Certification

Family Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

  • Inova Ambulatory

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