Dr. Sharon Sherling, MD

Dr. Sharon Sherling, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Sharon Sherling, MD is a family medicine specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds in 1999 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

9401 Lee Hwy Ste 400

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

(703) 383-4836

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Dr. Sherling's Experience

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

Dr. Sherling's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sherling "Dr. Sherling was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She attended Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, VA, where she majored in chemistry and biology. She then moved to Norfolk, VA and graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1999. Dr. Sherling moved to Pittsburgh for her 3-year family practice internship and residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret. Additionally, Dr. Sherling worked at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and Magee-Women's Hospital, where she received additional training in Pediatrics and OB/GYN during her residency. She has attended many continuing medical education conferences since graduating from residency, and is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is board certified in Family Practice. Dr. Sherling has been practicing in the Northern Virginia area since 2002, and has been named among "America's Top Family Doctors" by the Consumer Research Council of America. She has extensive experience in caring for patients of all ages and helps coordinate the care of patients with multiple medical conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, depression, and various autoimmune conditions. Dr. Sherling has a particular interest in the connection between the mind and body and is constantly researching the best way to combine traditional medicine with natural treatments. She strongly believes that all patients have an inner ability to ultimately explain what is causing their symptoms, and with the help of an experienced healthcare provider, heal themselves. She strives to relate to her patients with grace, kindness, and compassion. She embraces the uniqueness of each individual patient and never misses an opportunity for her life experiences to teach her to become a better physician and person. Dr. Sherling lives in Fairfax with her husband, two sons, and daughter. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sherling ""I enjoy caring for the whole patient and getting to know them as a person. I am a strong believer in the principles of holistic medicine, and my aim is to help my patients achieve their optimal health by balancing the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of their lives.""

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis 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.


  • E Va Med Sch Of M C Of Hampton Rds
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Upmc St Margaret
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Upmc St Margaret
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sherling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sherling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sherling to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Sherling's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Based on first visit, was very pleased with her holistic approach. I liked her ability to talk about conventional medicine and leaky gut in the same sentence. I love finding her without having to find a non insurance covered integrative medicine practioner. She spent a lot of time understanding...more
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Awful experience. The front desk staff is not helpful and couldn't answer simple questions. Dr. Sherling made little effort to listen to what my symptoms have been, the duration of my symptoms, or connecting the dots of what I was telling her. She was condescending and had terrible bedside manner....more
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After numerous visits, all but begging for help, I'm done. No engagement, just 2 minutes with her staring at her laptop. No better than when I started. Discussing medications with her, she just seems confused, asking me to repeat myself again and again, only to discover that scripts are incorrect....more
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Terrible experience !!!!! She came to the office and never look at me, all the time she was looking at the laptop she brought with her. She didn't ask any questions, let me Do the talk, Rush me the 2 minutes she spent with me and gave me a poor, wrong diagnostic. She didn't even touch me ! Or look...more
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Dr. Sherling rushed through my entire office visit. I needed a PCP closer to home, so made an appointment for annual exam. I even explained to Dr. Sherling that I was seeking a new PCP, and that I had a few other issues I wanted to discuss. She didn't seem to care, she didn't ask me any questions,...more
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