“I always tell my medical students that one can never rush the history-taking part of the medical examination, and that, in order to be effective and accurate, the physician must ask the questions himself. I cannot begin to count the number of times the diagnosis has been handed to me by the patient, just by allowing him or her enough time to talk and answer questions.”

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

Education

Internship and Residency

Georgetown University Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Washington, D.C.
1998 and 2001

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Washington, D.C.
1997

Hospital Affiliated With

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Leadership Positions

Georgetown University Hospital
Chief Resident in Medicine
2000 – 2001

Georgetown University Alumni Association
Medical Alumni Board

Georgetown University Alumni Association
Board of Governors

Academic Appointment

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Personal Interests

Eric and his wife make frequent trips to Brooklyn with their daughter, Luisa, to visit Eric’s parents who are in their ninth and tenth decade and are still going strong and bowling regularly. Eric and Kristi are longtime season-ticket holders to Georgetown Men’s Basketball and enjoy attending home games with Luisa whenever possible. Dr. Vallone continues to be highly involved with the Georgetown University alumni association, serving on the Medical Alumni Board and the Association’s Board of Governors as an Active Senator. He enjoys cooking and reading “weird fiction” and his favorite musical group is Brooklyn’s own, “They Might Be Giants.”

Biography

As the newest member of the NOVAMED Associates medical team, Dr. Vallone comes to the practice with over thirteen years of clinical experience, having worked in Fairfax as a busy practitioner of Internal Medicine/Primary Care Medicine since 2001. He graduated from Georgetown University’s College of Arts and Sciences and earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1997. Being a Georgetown Hoya through and through, he then went on to complete his medical residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in 2000 and was selected to serve as Chief Resident in Medicine from 2000-2001 with Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Vallone was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. and although he has been a Washingtonian since 1986, he can’t entirely deny his roots. But if you ask him, he’ll deny having a Brooklyn accent. He proudly attended Regis High School in New York City. Regis is a Jesuit school with close ties to Georgetown, and all applicants must compete to be granted a full four-year scholarship to Regis in order to attend. In 2004, he and his wife, Kristi were married at Georgetown University’s Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart.

Dr. Vallone is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and has enjoyed teaching medical students both in his office and at the hospital since 2001. He has been selected numerous times by his patients for inclusion in “Washington Consumers’ Checkbook” as a “Top-Rated Primary Care Physician.”