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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Sheila Khianey, MD

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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.
Sheila Khianey, MD


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

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Cardiac, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Nutrition, Preventative Disease Care, Stroke

Years of Experience





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About Sheila Khianey, MD

Dr. Sheila Khianey is board certified in cardiology and internal medicine with a focus in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and vascular imaging. She joined Inova with 15 years of clinical experience. She specializes in clearly understanding each patient’s condition to provide the most customized care with a passion for the overall being of her patients. Her interests include coronary artery disease, heart failure, congenital heart disease and individualized medicine.

Growing up in a family of physicians, Dr. Khianey knew from a young age she wanted to become a cardiologist. Her focus is to translate her knowledge of how daily stressors impact the heart and coach her patients to prevent and manage it effectively to lead positive and productive lives. Her passion and expertise have translated into providing high quality patient care to heal by taking a holistic approach to the human body.

Dr. Khianey was named Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2017 and 2019. She also has been awarded Patient Centered Specialty Practice and Heart and Stroke Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

She currently lives in Ashburn, Virginia, and enjoys travel and spending time with her family.


  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2021

Blog Posts

How to Maximize Heart Health During Pregnancy. February 2020.


Medical Education

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 2004


Montefiore Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007


Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Training Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2010

Board Certification

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

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