Dr. Howard Zahalsky, MD

Dr. Howard Zahalsky, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Howard Zahalsky, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1994 and specializes in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and more.Read his story

1715 N George Mason Dr Ste 501

Arlington, VA 22205

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Zahalsky's Experience

Dr. Zahalsky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Zahalsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zahalsky "Dr. Zahalsky is a primary care physician Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He earned a M.D. from Brown University, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He has been practicing medicine in Arlington, Virginia for more than 20 years. Dr. Zahalsky is on the staff of Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington. He has served a chairman and vice-chairman of the Division of Primary Care at Virginia Hospital Center. He has also been a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zahalsky "Are you searching for a new primary care physician? Choosing a doctor is one of the most important decisions you can make.  You want to find someone who is caring, knowledgeable and accessible.  You want someone willing to take the time to go over all of your options and treat you as a person, not just a patient.  At our practice, we pride ourselves on our patient service.  We know your time is valuable.  Our practice believes keeping to a schedule is a sign of respect.  As a result, 95% of our patients are seen within 10 minutes of their scheduled appointment times. "

3  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

228  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brown Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Baview Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Johns Hopkins U/Bayview Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zahalsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zahalsky's Reviews

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18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

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Dr. Zahalsky's Performance

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Patient Comments (1)

I have been seeing Dr. Zahalsky since my move from Texas to this area. I have always found him to be very professional, His treatment has been very beneficial to my over health these last seven years. I consider his evaluations to be based on our past experiences, and in best health's interest. ...more
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