Sarah Smith, MD

A Member of Inova Medical Group
Board Certified Specialty: Internal Medicine, Medical Weight Management
Years of Experience: 17
Gender: Female
Languages: English


Dr. Smith is a board-certified internist specializing in obesity medicine within the Inova VIP 360° team. She has special interests in obesity medicine, preventative medicine and treating chronic medical conditions. Dr. Smith’s comprehensive medical weight management program is available for VIP 360° patients on a referral basis.

After many years of practicing primary care, Dr. Smith has treated a great number of patients with weight-related chronic medical conditions. Striving for the best outcomes for her patients, she began researching ways to treat chronic conditions and obesity.

Dr. Smith enjoys working with patients to create a comprehensive and individualized weight management program including nutrition, physical activity, behavioral changes and medications if necessary. She believes an individual’s weight is multifactorial and losing weight is not as simple as “calories in – calories out.” In order to achieve desired outcomes, Dr. Smith works with each patient to meet their unique needs. She truly loves the privilege of practicing medicine and getting to know each and every patient and is dedicated to providing compassionate and collaborative medical care.

Dr. Smith lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and three children. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, running, traveling and exploring DC.


  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2020, 2021

Physician Group

Inova VIP 360 - Fairfax
Inova Specialty Center
8081 Innovation Park Dr., Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22031
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For office hours, insurances accepted, or other information call the office location.

Hospital Affiliations



  • Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University recognized for academic excellence as summa cum laude
  • Medical Degree, University of Pittsburgh


  • Internal Medicine Primary Care, George Washington University

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Services Provided:

  • Medical Weight Management
  • Weight Management Program


Please make note of the following information.

This referral service is sponsored by Inova. Only physicians with appropriate medical staff privileges at an Inova affiliated hospital may participate. There is no charge or fee to you or for the participating physician for our service. Physician participation is voluntary.

Physician referrals will be based on your referral needs and preferences of location, specialty, and rotation availability of the physician.

The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.