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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Richard Ospina, MD

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Richard Ospina, MD


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Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Alzheimer's Disease, Epileptic Conditions/Treatments, Migraines, Neuromuscular Disease, Sleep Disorder

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About Richard Ospina, MD

Dr. Richard Ospina is a neurologist. He joins Inova with over 13 years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in management of neuromuscular disorders.

Most recently Dr. Richard Ospina worked in private practice in Reston, Virginia.

Dr. Ospina became interested in neurology because of the complexity of the brain and the challenges of the care of neurological conditions. His goal is to help his patients manage their symptoms in the short term and maintain a long term team approach. This is a very exciting time for neurologists to practice medicine because significant breakthroughs are expected in the coming years. 

A native of Colombia, Dr. Richard Ospina currently resides in Oak Hill, Virginia with his wife Alexandra and his two children. In his spare time he likes to ride his bicycle and listen to music.


  • American Academy of Neurology, Active Member
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine


Medical Education

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 1998


Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Training Specialty: Neurology
7/1/1998 - 6/30/2002


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Training Specialty: Neuromuscular Disease
7/1/2002 - 7/1/2003

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