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Dr. John Feola

Internal Medicine
falls church, VA
32 years experience male

Locations

6400 ARLINGTON blvd

falls church, VA

Address

940, falls church, VA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

703-241-7723

Office

Falls Church

About

Bio

My practice blends traditional medicine with a holistic approach. I specialize in Anti-Aging / Regenerative medicine. I integrate diet, vitamin supplements and traditional therapies in an effort to give my patients the best strategy for their conditions.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Virginia

Doctor Q&A

952 Answers
10K Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook . This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds . The two alternative therapi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O TMJ : TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery. . It can start with a poor b... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O TMJ : TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery. . It can start with a poor b... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
EVALUATE CAD: A chest CT WITH CORONARY ARTERY cuts and 3d images will help with documentation of calcification. A thallium scan is more effective for blood flow dis... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O SYRINX: You need to R/O SYRINX a fluid collection at the base of the neck where your malformation is.located. YOU NEED TO BE EVALUATED ASAP With AN MRI AND MA... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Rule out tonsillitis: LINGULAR TONSILS under the tongue can become inflamed =tonsillitis and can cause halitosis. You need exam and have a throat culture. If that is nega... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
IMPACTION: NO: IMPACTION means no stool passage. You likely have .IBS = irritable bowel syndrome constipation predominant .You need a full exam and blood work. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O HPV : HPV Evaluation You need an exam and Pap smear . HPV can increase risk of cervical cancer. Your partners need to be evaluated and if HPV IS DIAGNOSED ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook . This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds . The two alternative therapi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O SOFT TISSUE : R/O SOFT TISSUE INJURY secondary to trauma from soft ball. RICE. REST ICE COMPRESSION AND ELEVATION. Also Motrin or aleve (... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O PLANTAR WART: Plantar warts are commonly found on feet and hands . The dark spot in the middle is the vascular supply. It can be treated with FREEZING/LASER/TOPICAL... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O DISC DISEASE: Your description of the pain sounds neuropathic in nature . You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam. Full lab tests including TFTS /Vit b12/Vit d/... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook . This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds . The two alternative therapi... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
MILARIA: It sounds like MILARIA inflammation of the ducts in the skin. Vs HPV VS MOLLOSCUM CONTAGIOSUM. You need an exam STD SCREEN/LABS.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
SCREEN 4 CLOTTING : Screen for clotting disorder this can cause SAB If you are pregnant or post partum you need to be throughly screened for clotting disorders and treate... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O LIPOMA: If the lump is on the stomach that is movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need a Ultrasound is needed to evaluate for /CYST/LIPOMA/l... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with you... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O OSA: OSA can be suggested by history and physical. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice an... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
PRESYNCOPE: If you are under 50yo, most likely low blood pressure or hypoglycemia . Start keeping track of blood pressure morning and evening and when you have sy... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
FIRST DO NO HARM: One of the principles of medicine is first do no harm . Latin "primum non nocere". In most states your license will be revoked if you assist with self... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
COPD: COPD patients have a persistent state of low oxygen . They need to be monitored with yearly Pulmonary Function Tests with DLCO. Medical management wit... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
GASTROENTERITIS : Acute onset of symptoms is most consistent with gastroenteritis. You need to rest , fast for 8-12 hrs then clear liquids as tolerated. You need full ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
SCOLIOSIS : YES: Scoliosis often causes a leg length discrepancy. You need a PT EVAL appropriate stretching exercises and evaluation for orthotics .
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Adverse reaction: Valium can cause menstrual irregularities . If it returns to normal when you stop Valium then it should be fine. If it persists you would need a tran... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibioti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O LIPOMA: If the lump in the neck is movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need Us to evaluate for lymph node/DVT/Cyst/LIPOMA. Also full exam a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
SINUSITIS : Yes nasal endoscopy can detect more subtle mucosal changes. You should irrigate sinuses with saline/take a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
NAUSEA WITH MEDS: Most pain meds, especially narcotics cause nausea. Try taking it with food, also 50-100mg B6 will ease nausea. If necessary prescription Zifran and c... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O SPINAL TRAUMA: After a lumbar puncture, which may be done to evaluate for meningitis , encephalitis or MS. You may suffer from a severe spinal headache and/or pain a... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O LYME: If you have the tick tape it to a card and bring it to your doctor in the am or to the er of symptoms worsen. You may develop a scrotal cellulitis req... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
COUGH SYNCOPE: COUGH WITH SYNCOPE IS VERY UNUSUAL.:CLASSICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH ARMOLD CHIARI . You need evaluation for acute bronchitis :exam/labs and CXR done to ru... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
SEDATION: SEDATION IS A SIDE EFFECT FOR MANY MEDS: especially PAIN MEDS/MUSCLE RELAXANTS/SEDATIVES/HYPNOTICS/NEUROLEPTICS/ANTIDEPRESSANTS.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O UTI: SX May be a UTI VS Vaginitis the cause can be multifaceted you need full exam , UAC&S pelvic exam cultures/labs and STD SCREEN to determine diagno... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
GASTROENTERITIS: Acute onset of symptoms is most consistent with gastroenteritis. You need to rest , fast for 8-12 hrs then clear liquids as tolerated. You need full ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
DEEP SCAR: After a year of healin a deep scar can only de addressed surgically. You need to consult a top plastic surgeon for a consult on scar revision .
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ET DYSFUNCTION: Your symptoms are consistent with EUSTACHIAN TUBE DYSFUNCTION seen with allergic rhinitis.. Try nasal irrigation/ZYRTEC/FLONASE. Follo up with Doc to... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
NSAIDS/Diclofenac: NSAIDS like diclofenac are best taken with food. If you have the 50mg dose, the regimen is 2 q12 max of 4in 24 hours.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O WRIST FRACTURE: With that type of injury you need a wrist X-ray to rule out a fracture. Often the early swell in can obscure a stress fracture. If pain persists, a se... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
TRIGGER POINT: Tender knots of muscle are referred to as trigger points . You need an exam and labs. Especially check Thyroid and Vit D levels. Multiple trigger poin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
MED INTERACTION: DIFLUCAN (fluconazole) + ?. It depends on which antibiotic and other meds you are on , follow up with your doctor to be reassessed.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
LEXAPRO (escitalopram): Yes it will still take some time to adjust to medication change. Lexapro (escitalopram) is the mirror image of celexa and tends to have less side effe... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/C... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O CVD: CVD = COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. The classic ones are LUPUS & RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. UCVD=UNDIFFERENTIATED COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. This means th... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O GASTROENTERITIS: R/O gastroenteritis with severity of symptoms you are very dehydrated, please seek ER eval.. If symptoms persist you need to be examined and have labs... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ED / R/O. LOW T: Paxil (paroxetine) at does above 20mg may decreSe libido. You should get a full exam and lab check, especially free and total testosterone , you may b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ANXIETY TX: ANXIETY TX: I recommend the Anxiety &Phobia Workbook . This goes over all strategies, diets, supplements and Meds . The two alternative therapie... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
NO INTERACTION: No listed interaction between these two meds
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
R/O CHALAZION: Your description is consistent with a CHALAZION . Apply warm soaks and seek an exam from your internist , you may need antibiotics topically and orall... Read More

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
Jan 8, 2016
Dr. John Feola is a highly trained clinical expert in Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, and he runs a concierge medical practice in Falls Church, Virgini...Read More
Aug 10, 2015
I have learned, and continue to learn a great deal from Dr. Feola. Highly expert in his field, and is very good at meeting patients comfortably where they are. He collaborates well with colleagues! A ...Read More
Jan 4, 2016
Dr Feola shows broad interest and expertise in being able to make helpful comment on a wide range of issues. He is a very helpful and resourceful colleague to have in anyones network.I am privileged t...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much. Your answer was very informative but due to not being able to afford insurance cannot have a colonoscopy done. I have scoliosis in lower back and am...Read More
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This was very helpful as I take my lexapro religiously every morning I'm 37 years old and have been taking it for 5 years I'm on 40mg a day it works well and I'm able to work and function properly
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! I have an appointment with the physician on the 16th. I was nervous when I got the results but feel better since it doesn't sound serious!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER

Awards

"Top Doctors" by Consumer's Checkbook Magazine,
Most compassionate doctor 2014
Master Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015

Affiliations

Georgetown Hospital
Fairfax Hospital
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