“I believe that an educated patient is the best-served patient. What I love about my work is helping people understand their health.”

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Education

Internship and Residency

Georgetown University
Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine
Washington, D.C.

Medical School

East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Greenville, NC

Undergraduate School

Old Dominion University
Bachelor of Science
Norfolk, VA

Hospital Affiliated With

Inova Fairfax Hospital

Leadership Positions

Tricare North
Member of HealthNet Clinical Quality and Utilization Committees
2007 – Present

American College of Physicians
Virginia Governor’s Council
2009 – 2014

Academic Appointments

Virginia Commonwealth University
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
2008 – Present

International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine
Faculty and Advisory Panel
2012 – 2015

George Washington University
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
2004 – 2006

American Board of Obesity Medicine
Diplomat
Present

Personal Interests

Dr. Long lives in northern Virginia and enjoys exercising and spending time with his family. Favorite books: Not As a Stranger by Morton Thompson, Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, Einstein by Walter Isaacson. He enjoys all types of music.

Biography

Dr. Long is a board certified internist who has been practicing in Northern Virginia for more than a decade. Dr. Long is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is on the Governor’s Council for the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Physicians. He is on the clinical faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University and teaches medical students from INOVA Fairfax Hospital’s VCU contingent. Dr. Long has been rated as one of Checkbook’s top-rated physicians in the area.

Dr. Long was formerly a Naval Surface Line officer and served in combat missions during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After serving in the US Navy and prior to medical school, Dr. Long was a system’s analyst supporting the Naval Aegis Weapons System.

He attended East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University. He was formerly trained as an F.A.A. Aviation Medical examiner.

Dr. Long has been trained in advanced injection techniques in aesthetic medicine, including Botox and Dysport, and dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Radiesse, and Restalyne. He is a member and educator with the International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine.