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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Our Team

Inova offers patients the collective expertise of board-certified adult and pediatric specialists. Our congenital heart team includes adult congenital cardiologists and surgeons from Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) and pediatric cardiologists and cardiac surgeons from Inova Children's Heart Center.

Our team of specialists thoroughly understands the natural history of congenital heart disease and the techniques necessary to address it utilizing surgery or interventional procedures. With the full spectrum of care accessible at the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, patients with congenital heart disease can enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

Adult and Pediatric Congenital Heart Specialists

Mitchell Cohen, MD

Mitchell Ira Cohen, 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.
Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Children's Heart
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 31

Sherif S Tawfik, 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.
Specialty: Pediatric Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Children's Heart
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 40
Lucas Collazo, MD

Lucas R Collazo, 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.
Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Children's Heart, Children's Heart Surgery
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 33

Adult Congenital Heart Specialists

Mark P Tanenbaum, MD

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Clinical Interests: Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Sports Injuries
Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Years of Experience: 36

Pradeep Nayak, MD

Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Internal Medicine
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Years of Experience: 36

Advanced Practice Providers

Qurratulaen Khawaja-Javaid, PA

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.
Specialty: Physician Assistant
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.

Carolyn M Rosner, NP

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.
Specialty: Nurse Practitioner
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.

Karl David Young, PA

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.
Specialty: Physician Assistant
Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.