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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Veena K Chawla, 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.
Veena Chawla, MD


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

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Primary Care, Sports Injuries

Years of Experience





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About Veena Chawla, MD

Dr. Veena Chawla is a primary care and sports medicine physician board certified in family medicine. She joined Inova Health System in 2021 and has been practicing since 2006. 

Dr. Chawla specializes in the management of acute and chronic conditions for patients over 14. She has a special interest in helping individuals who are seeking wellness and improved quality of life. 

Dr. Chawla has added qualifications in sports medicine and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various musculoskeletal ailments and sports injuries. She loves to help guide patients on their journey through an active lifestyle, and show how a healthy lifestyle can prevent and help manage certain chronic illnesses.

Dr. Chawla strongly believes in preventive healthcare, and patient education, which she feels is a key way to empower patients to manage their health. She utilizes a holistic care approach when appropriate and attempts to keep patients involved with their treatment plans.

Dr. Chawla loves the great outdoors and enjoys family outings with their dog. In her spare time, her hobbies include playing tennis, kayaking and learning different forms of meditation. 


  • American Board of Family Medicine 
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 

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Medical Education

Kasturba Medical College 2001


Kasturba Medical College
Training Specialty: Extern
9/1/2001 - 11/30/2002


Carepoint Health Hoboken University Medical Center
Training Specialty: Family Medicine
7/1/2003 - 6/30/2006


Boston Medical Center
Training Specialty: Sports Medicine
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008

Board Certification

Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

  • Inova Ambulatory

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