“Prevention is the goal, understanding is key.”

Board Certification(s)

Geriatric Medicine
Family Medicine



George Washington University
Geriatric Medicine
Washington, DC


Loyola School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Chicago, IL

Medical School

Ain Shams University
Cairo, Egypt

Undergraduate School

George Washington University
Masters in Global Health
Washington, DC

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Medicine
2006 – Present

Academic Appointments

Virginia Commonwealth University
Staff Provider

Personal Interests

Mindfulness in medicines, yoga, gymnastics, running, volunteering.


Dr. Heba Elzawahry is a family physician with special training in geriatric medicine and global health. She has focused her career in community medicine practicing medicine in inner city of Chicago, Los Angeles, and DC.