“I’ve been a patient at NVFP for many years. Dr. Gardner is my doctor and I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else for my care except the specialists they recommend. All the doctors in NVFP are excellent and my health has improved so much since I first came here.”
With four decades of experience serving in the military and in private practices and medical organizations in Virginia…
Dr. Gardner utilizes his expertise and unique leadership skills to effectively address the many challenges and issues that arise in primary care. Practicing concierge medicine has allowed him to enhance his approach to patient care by focusing on disease prevention and healthy living.
Dr. Gardner previously launched the Family Practice department in Alexandria Hospital. He was department chief for six years, managing the drafting and implementation of bylaws and facilitating hospital accreditation. He also served as president of the Medicine Society of Northern Virginia.
Dr. Gardner is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician who is extremely knowledgeable in all facets of primary care. He and his care team have built lasting relationships with his patients, most of whom have been seeing him for decades.
Awards & Recognitions:
Best Doctor in America for seven years
Best Doctor in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine
Top Doctor by Consumers’ Checkbook
Top Doctor by The Global Directory of Who’s Who
Top Rated Primary Care Doctor by Washington Consumers Checkbook Magazine
Washingtonian Top Doc, 2008, 2021, and 2022
Best Doctor Award, Northern Virginia Magazine, 2021
Physicians Recognition Award, AMA
Educational Background & Training:
Doctor of Medicine from West Virginia University School of Medicine
Residency in Family Medicine from the First Colonial Family Practice program of the Medical College of Virginia
What Patients Have Said About Me
“I have known Dr. Gardner for over 25 years. I think highly of his overall character and reputation and believe he offers outstanding and professional medical care.”
Our practice is growing! We are looking for physicians with a passion for personalized care to join NVFP. Click below to learn more about our physician opportunities.
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