Cecily Havert, MD

Clinical Expertise:

Dr. Havert has extensive experience in healthcare policy and communication, public speaking and education. She trains future medical professionals as a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Georgetown University, and she also speaks about major public health issues such as anxiety, menopause, women’s cardiovascular health and the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, Dr. Havert regularly contributes to The Second Half Podcast, which shares people’s stories about the challenges and joys they experience, especially in the second half of life.

Prior to joining NVFP, Dr. Havert served as a physician at General Internal Medicine Group and Springfield Family Medicine. She worked on policy for the National Research Center for Women and Families and continues to remain active in shaping healthcare legislation on behalf of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

When I’m Not Working:

Dr. Havert enjoys playing tennis, hiking, painting and traveling. She currently lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband, two sons and a menagerie of rescued pets: two cats, two bearded dragon lizards and a dog.

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Top Doctor Award Arlington Magazine 2021

  • Washingtonian Top Doc, several years including 2020-2023

  • Best Doctor Award, Northern Virginia Magazine, 2016 – 2021

Educational Background & Training:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in medical microbiology and bacteriology from University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Family Medicine Residency at Fairfax Family Practice-VCU

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