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Our Team: Robotic-Assisted Surgery

Surgeons who are specially trained to perform robotic-assisted surgery at Inova

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Colorectal
Lynda Dougherty, MD
Kimberly Matzie, MD
Daniel Otchy, MD
Lawrence Stern, MD

ENT
Patty Lee, MD

General surgery
Ranjit Pullarkat, MD

General surgery – bariatric
Hazem Elariny, MD
Niko Tapazoglou, MD

General surgery – head & neck
Ryan Sobel, MD

General surgery – pediatric
Stephen Kim, MD

General surgery – transplant
Johann Jonsson, MD
James Piper, MD

Gynecology
Prashanti Aryal, MD
Sanda DiPaolo, MD

Gynecology oncology
John Elkas, MD
Ruchi Garg, MD
G. Scott Rose, MD
Stephanie Wethington, MD

Thoracic
Sandeep Khandhar, MD

Urogynecology
Walter Von Pechmann, MD

Urology
Brett Holt, MD
Simon Chung, MD (Medical Director of Robotic Surgery)
Ed Paquette, MD Dana Rice, MD


Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Bariatric surgery
Hazem A. Elariny, MD
Amir M. Moazzez, MD
Nicholas S Tapazoglou, MD

Colorectal
Lynda Dougherty, MD
Kimberly Matzie, MD
Daniel Otchy, MD
Lawrence Stern, MD

General surgery
Richard Brenner, MD 
Gordon Hafner, MD
Hiral Patel, MD
Ranjit Pullarkat, MD
Barry Walter, MD

Gynecology
Leonard Rosen, MD (Chairman of Robotics)
Eleni Solos-Kountouris, MD
Felicia Donald, MD
Lino Montilla, MD
Glen Silas, MD
Jasser Thiara, MD
Jaime Zaita, MD

Gynecoloy oncology
Ruchi Garg, MD 
G. Scott Rose, MD

Urology
Jonathan M. Mobley, MD 
Inderjit Singh, MD

Inova Loudoun Hospital

Colorectal
Lynda Dougherty, MD
Kate Khalifeh, MD
Timothy Plerhoples, MD

Gynecology
Saweda Bright, MD
Chauncey Stokes, MD
Jennifer Thompson, MD
Shalanda Webb, MD

Gynecology oncology
Ruchi Garg, MD

General surgery
Robert Ahmed, MD
James Cook, MD
C. Bernard "Bernie" Cross, MD
Leonardo Espinel, MD
Brita Kriss, MD
James Lesniewski, MD
Virginia Madey, MD
Russell McDow, Jr., MD
Barry Walter, MD

Urology
Gregory Schenk, MD (Chairman of Robotics)
Nicholas Lailas, MD
Nathan Roberts, MD
Kambiz Tajkarimi, MD
Christine Tran, MD
Jennifer Young, MD



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