Holiday Hours

With the exception of Inova hospitals, Inova Emergency Care and Inova-GoHealth Urgent Care, all Inova outpatient offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday – Monday, May 27.

Inova Weight Loss Services is proud of its team of expert professionals, each ready to accompany you through your weight loss experience from beginning to end.

Whether you are having weight loss surgery or hope to lose excess weight through our Nonsurgical Weight Loss Program, we can answer all your questions. Our multidisciplinary approach provides the support and assistance you will need, from preparation through follow-up and ongoing lifestyle changes.

Inova's bariatric surgeons are widely recognized, board certified and highly experienced. This group of specialists performs the largest number of bariatric surgeries in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, metro area. To date they have performed more than 7,000 surgeries. 

Bariatric Surgeons

Courtney Culbreath, MD
Courtney L. Culbreath, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
8
Amir Moazzez, MD
Amir H. Moazzez, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery
Years of Experience
28
Rajev Nain, MD
Rajev I. Nain, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Hernia and Gallbladder, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
24
Hamid Pourshojae, DO
Hamid R. Pourshojae, DO
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
27
Matthew Fitzer, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Years of Experience
24
Denis Halmi, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Surgery, Diet Counseling, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nutrition
Years of Experience
45
Masoud Rezvani, MD
Specialty
Surgery
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery
Years of Experience
20

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Team

Bariatricians

Pamela Brandt, DO
Pamela Brandt, DO
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
Bariatric Medicine
Years of Experience
12
Meetal Mehta, MD
Meetal Mehta, MD
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Years of Experience
10

Clinical Staff

Nicholas Graves, BS, ACSM

Nicholas Graves, BS, ACSM

Exercise Physiologist
Program Health Coach
Carmen Spencer, RN, BSN, CCRN

Carmen Spencer, RN, BSN, CCRN

Clinical Program Coordinator

Dietitians

Laura Royfe, MS, RD

Laura Royfe, MS, RD

Nutrition Educator
Karen P. Via, MS, RD

Karen P. Via, MS, RD

Nutrition Educator

Counselor

Jacqueline Jacobson, LPC

Jacqueline Jacobson, LPC

Weight Loss Counselor

Inova Weight Loss Services - Doctors

Dr. Amir Moazzez
Meet Dr. Amir Moazzez with Inova Bariatric Surgery
Meet Dr. Rajev Nain with Inova Medical Group Bariatric Surgery
Meet Dr. Rajev Nain with Inova Medical Group Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Hamid Pourshojae
Meet Dr. Hamid Pourshojae with Inova Bariatric Surgery

Inova Bariatric Surgery

The Inova team of bariatric surgeons are dedicated to helping you achieve a lifetime of improved health, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.

Meet the Inova Bariatric Surgery team