Amir Moazzez, MD, is a board-certified bariatric surgeon with extensive training and experience in the field of weight loss surgery....Read More
See how Dr. Moazzez's experience matches your preferences.
For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.
Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.
Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.
Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.
Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.
View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.
Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.
View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Moazzez to family and friends is 4.5 out of 5
Dr. Moazzez accepts 14 insurance carriers
*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment
Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Moazzez has admitting privileges.
I would like to express my appreciation, in advance, for your feedback. This is very much valued by all of us so that we can continuously improve our patients experience in our practice.
Please feel free to contact us with any concerns. You can reach us by calling 703-620-3211 (ask for Pam or Nancy). You can also address your concerns through our website.
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Minimally invasive bariatric and metabolic surgery to treat morbid obesity and its comorbid conditions including diabetes, hypertension sleep apnea and more.
In addition, an expert in minimally invasive foregut and abdominal surgeries to treat various types of hernias.
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and removal
Minimally invasive revisional and conversional bariatric surgeries
Laparoscopic paraesophageal/hiatal hernias
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)
incisional and inguinal hernias
No malpractice history found for Virginia.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Graduated in 1996
Completed in 1997
Completed in 2001
Graduated in 1992
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Dr. Moazzez has no media or publications listed.
Dr. Moazzez does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Moazzez and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.
Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.
Have you recently visited Dr. Moazzez? Take Survey
Amir Moazzez, MD, is a board-certified bariatric surgeon with extensive training and experience in the field of weight loss surgery. Since 2003, he has been working exclusively with morbidly obese individuals, helping his patients resolve co-morbid conditions and improve their quality of life.
Dr. Moazzez is one of the top bariatric surgeons in the Washington, DC, region, having performed over 3,000 weight loss surgeries. Most recently, Dr. Moazzez served as the chief of surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and is the medical director of the Inova Weight Loss Surgery Program.
Dr. Moazzez is a specialist in multiple advanced bariatric procedures, including laparoscopic Roux en Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gasterectomy, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedures. He is also an expert in daVinci robotic surgery. He became interested in weight loss surgery during his training at Georgetown University Hospital. After undergoing training in the field of advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, his main focus became bettering the lives of those suffering with long-term obesity.
Dr. Moazzez and his team believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss with ongoing support from the surgeons, dietitians, psychologists, and exercise specialists. His goal is to ensure that prospective patients proceed, well informed, with this life changing experience in a seamless, convenient, and most importantly, safe manner.
A native Washingtonian, Dr. Moazzez resides in Mclean, Virginia, with his wife and two children. During his spare time, he enjoys bicycling, yoga and spending time with his children.
My philosophy is to place myself in my patient's shoes and come up with a treatment plan that would address their needs and goals in the safest possible manner.