Dr. John Feola

Internal Medicine
falls church, VA
33 years experience male

Locations

6400 ARLINGTON blvd

falls church, VA

Address

940, falls church, VA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 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

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
KAPOSI SARCOMA: KAPOSI SARCOMA ARE RARELY SEEN NOW DAYS WITH THE INCREASINGLY MORE POTENT ANTIRETROVIRALS. THEY ARE USUALLY PURPLEISH AND CAN OCCUR ON LEGS/ ARM/THORA... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O OSA: OSA MOST LIKELY CAUSE. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ AM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/The definitive test is... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
UROLOGY W/U: You need a full exam labs and UA C&S. Ultrasound of kidney and bladder. Urology evaluation for overactive or under active bladder muscles. While ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
INTERACTION : No known interactions Wellbutrin better in AM. Can give energy. Savella (milnacipran) and Pristiq PM , can cause sedation .
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
STREP THROAT: STREP THROAT needs to be treated, to prevent Rheumatic Fever. If you have Penicillin allergy, Biaxin (clarithromycin) or azithromycin will work. PLEAS... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
NEVUS =MOLE: If it is large and multiple colors you need to be seen by a dermatologist and evaluated for biopsy VS excision .
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O TONSILITIS: LATYNGITIS and recurrent sore throats can cause tonsillitis . You need to be examined and have a throat culture. If that is negative then blood work n... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
TEA TREE OIL: Yes, In moderation it had antibacterial and antifungicidal properties if it doesn't improve follow up with your doctor.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
TICK BITE R/O LYME: Yes you need to be examined and labs screened for Lyme disease. empiric therapy with 3 weeks of doxycycline is usually initiated and labs rechecked in... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
TRICHOMONAS/STD: Trichomonas is an STD that you can get via sexual intercourse. Potentially if you had unprotected sex in the Jacuzzi. Risk may be decreased due to the... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O TONSILLITIS : Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Also ENT ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O PLEURITIS: PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O OSA: R/O OSA : Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O FOLLICULITIS : Your symptoms sound like folliculitis or in lampoon of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
UTI TX: If you have symptoms and the culture is positive you need antibiotics. The sensitivity will tell you which one. MACROBID/CIPRO. Stay well hydrated an... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
HIRADENITIS: It may be HIRADENITIS Supporitiva , a type of folliculitis is that can occur in the groin or armpit region. You need to be examined to make sure it i... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O DVT ER EVAL!: Although it is unusual you can have DVT(deep venous thrombosis ) = blood clot in this area. Or an aneurysm(dilated blood vessel) in either case I woul... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 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
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
VALASALVA: When you cough you increase intrathoracic pressure. It is a bit unusal For this to cause pelvic pain. I would follow up with your doctor and have labs... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
DENTAL CHECK: The OTC whiting strips can sometimes cause a secondary gingivitis. Follow up with a dental check up.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
MASTALGIA: MASTALGIA is breast pain , MASTITIS IS BREAST INFLAMMATION. You need a full exam labs. Also mammogram and ultrasound of the area in question to define... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Uncommon: True micturition syncope is classically associated with a bladder pheochromcytoma which is a tumor that produces epinephrine and norepinephrine. If y... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
HTN GOALS: HTN goals the lower the better as long as you are tolerating it. SBP<120. DBP<80. Important to Moniter EKG/ECHO for LVH. The data is better wit... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
DME: DME, durable medical equipment. It may recovered but it depends on the type of insurance. Get a prescription from your doctor wit an appropriate diagn... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O MIGRAINE 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O MRSA: MRSA IS A VERY AGGRESSIVE TYPE OF SKIN INFECTION. If he has it he is very sick right now and on very strong oral or IV ABS. IF THAT IS THE CASE, YOU N... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
LEUKOCYTOSIS: LEUKOCYTOSIS = elevated WBC. These labs associated with your results are borderline. But need revaluation for infection. You need an Exam/Labs/UAC&amp... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O ALLERGIC RX: Rash that is an allergic Rx may take 1-4wks to resolve. To expedite resolution I reccomendation medrol (methylprednisolone) dose Pak /Zantac /ZYRTEC F... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
LONGER TRAINING : Nurse anesthetist train longer and usually are allowed to work more complex cases. Anesthesia assistant train shorter period and have less duties .
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O COPD: Over Inflated Lungs can be caused by COPD=CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE the majority is caused by tobacco abuse. You need full exam /labs /... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine fo... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
VITAMIN D: VITAMIN D is critical to over all health. It rarely can cause insomnia. Discuss with your doc taking a lower dose daily VitD
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
HYPERTHYROIDISM : In my experience hyperthyroidism is harder to diagnose and more difficult to manage. Meds like PTU (propylthiouracil) and Tapezole have a lot of side ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
SHOULD BE FINE: Unless it was a large quantity of alcohol it should be fine. Binge alcohol use will raise liver studies specificly GGT level. Push fluids water and c... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Post-Infectious IBS: If it is several Weeks since the viral gastroenteritis and you still have symptoms . You need to have your stool checked on 3 separate days to rule ou... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis And throat pain. you need to have throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Also potential... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O LHERMITTE'S: R/O LHERMITTE'S SIGN. Your SX may be inductive of an underlying NEUROLOGIC DZ. TOU NEED A FULL EXAM/LABS(B12/VITD /FOLIC ACID/LYME TITERS/SSA/SSB A... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
AEROPHAGIA: AEROPHAGIA = Eating Air. Is very common people are always on the run eating and drinking too fast. Focus on eating and drinking slower avoid carbonat... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O DIABETES 2: HBA1C of 6.5 is the cut off for Diabetes 2, it is a very common condition. The first step is to focus on weight loss. Weight gain/Obesity is at the ro... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
LAB TESTIMG: It depends on the labs your doctor ordered. Check with your doctor if you need to be fasting. If you are worried about getting too much drawn on one d... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
TOO V CERVICAL DISC: SX are suggest cervical disc disease vs TOO (THORACIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION)When you cough, sneeze or hiccup, you increase intrathoracic pressure and fl... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted, gluten free diet is best . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERO... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PERSISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMP... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
JVD EVAL FOR CHF: You need prompt evaluation. Prominent jugular vein i.e. JVD. Can be a sign of heart failure. If you are obese there may also be a component of sleep ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
R/O BAKER'S CYST: Your SX are suggestive of a bakers cyst that may be leaking or potentially ruptured. You need to be examined and have an US or potentially MRI perform... Read More
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Testimonials
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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
HealthTap member
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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