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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Stephen A Gaeta, MD, PhD

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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.
Stephen Gaeta, MD, PhD


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

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About Stephen Gaeta, MD, PhD

Dr. Stephen Gaeta is a specialty care physician board certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He joined Inova Medical Group from Duke University Medical Center with eight years of clinical experience. He has a special interest in the management of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), ventricular tachycardia (VT) and premature ventricular contractions (PVCs). At Inova, Dr. Gaeta serves as the Director of Electrophysiology Outreach, which focuses on bringing needed cardiac care to the underserved areas in our region.

Dr. Gaeta is passionate about electrophysiology as an opportunity to use his unique background to help others with disabling or life-threatening heart conditions. A native of Wisconsin, he currently resides in McLean, Virginia, with his wife and two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar and reading.

Podcasts & Webcasts

Ask the Expert: Atrial Fibrillation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib): What Is It, How to Know If You Have It and What Can Be Done to Treat It


Medical Education

Weill Cornell Medical College 2011


University of California San Francisco
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
06/21/2011 - 06/30/2014


Duke University Hospital
Training Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
Duke University Hospital
Training Specialty: Cardiac Electrophysiology
07/01/2017 - 06/30/2019

Board Certification

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

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