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Mary Washington Healthcare Doctors are Named Among Region's Best by Northern VA Magazine

Mary Washington Healthcare Doctors are Named Among Region's Best by Northern VA Magazine

Fredericksburg, VA – (March 3, 2020) – The annual “Top Doctors” list from Northern Virginia Magazine features 37 Mary Washington Healthcare providers across 22 specialties. February’s special edition of the magazine is published to list the region’s best doctors.

“We are so thankful for the honor and recognition that has been given to so many of our physicians in the Mary Washington Medical Group. It is truly a privilege to be able to serve the Fredericksburg and surrounding community and we appreciate deeply all the individuals who have chosen to entrust their health and lives to our professionals,” said Daniel Woodford, MD, Mary Washington Medical Group Senior Medical Director of Physician Practice Operations.

Nominations for Northern Virginia Magazine’s list of “Top Doctors” are generated by a peer survey and panels from eight hospitals. Each panel nominated doctors based on internal evaluations, patient reviews, patient access, and training. This year’s recognized physicians from Mary Washington Healthcare include:

Kenneth J. Accousti, MD – Orthopedic Surgery

Avnit Ahuja, MD – Rheumatology

Awol Ali, MD – Infectious Diseases

William R. Anderson, Jr., MD – Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Mahdere Asfaw, MD – Endocrinology

Vladimir Bakalov, MD – Endocrinology

Wahid Baqaie, MD – Spine Surgery

Norman Bernstein, MD – Infectious Diseases

Michael F. Bowen, DPM – Podiatry

John Cardone, MD – Cardiovascular Surgery

Kelley Clark, MD – Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Vicki Colapietro, MD – Family Medicine

Theresa Conologue, DO – Dermatology

Kostas J. Constantine, MD – Hand & Upper Extremity Orthopedic Specialist

Demi Dang, MD – Ophthalmology

Maria Darland, MD – Rheumatology

Lauren Fiske, MD – Infectious Diseases

Nancy C. Goeden, MD – Pediatrics

Ali Hashemi, MD – Orthopedic Surgery

Nelson Henry, MD – Family Medicine

Rosemary Iwunze, MD – Infectious Diseases

Andrea Lough, DO – Family Medicine

Brian T. McDermott, MD – Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Replacement

Alex Na, MD – Cardiovascular Surgery

Kussay Nassr, MD – Neurology

Reshma Parab, MD – Endocrinology

Jeffrey J. Pelton, MD – Surgical Oncology

Anson Pham, MD – Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Rony Ramia, MD – General Surgery & Trauma

J. Timothy Sherwood, MD – Thoracic Surgery

Bhavin Suthar, MD – Pain Management

Daniel Trementozzi, MD – Pediatrics

Antonio Valdes-Dapena, MD – Family Medicine

Agostino Visioni, MD – Neurosurgery

Carol A. Voss, MD – Family Medicine

Daniel Woodford, MD – Internal Medicine

David A. Zijerdi, MD – Hip & Knee Replacement, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy & Trauma

About Mary Washington Healthcare

Mary Washington Healthcare is a fully integrated, regional medical system that provides inpatient and outpatient care through more than 50 facilities and services including Mary Washington Hospital, a 451-bed regional medical center, and Stafford Hospital, a 100-bed community hospital. Mary Washington Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system with a longstanding commitment to providing care regardless of ability to pay. For more information about our services and facilities, please visit

About Mary Washington Medical Group

Mary Washington Medical Group, a division of Mary Washington Healthcare, has 27 primary care and specialty practices and over 130 providers in the greater Fredericksburg region. With specialties ranging from family medicine to highly specialized surgical care, Mary Washington Medical Group offers a patient-centered experience and provides access to leading-edge clinical expertise and technology available throughout Mary Washington Healthcare. Visit to learn more.