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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 Medical 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

Amir Moazzez, MD

Amir Moazzez, 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: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery Years of Experience: 23

Hazem Elariny, MD

Specialty: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, Diet Counseling, Gallbladder Surgery Years of Experience: 29

Matthew Fitzer, MD

Specialty: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Years of Experience: 19

Denis Halmi, MD

Specialty: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Diet Counseling, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nutrition Years of Experience: 40
Rajev Nain, MD

Rajev Nain, 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: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery Years of Experience: 19
Hamid Pourshojae, DO

Hamid Pourshojae, DO

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: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery Years of Experience: 22

Masoud Rezvani, MD

Specialty: Surgery Clinical Interests: Bariatric Surgery, Hernia Problems/Surgery and Treatments, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery Years of Experience: 15

Bariatrician

Patricia McClendon, 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: Family Medicine Clinical Interests: Bariatric Medicine Years of Experience: 10

Administrative Staff

Juan Velasco

Senior Administrative Coordinator
Bariatrics Database Manager
703-391-3183
juan.velasco@inova.org

Clinical Staff

Dietitians

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

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