About the Practice

Prima Medicine is a state-of-the-art primary care practice that provides exceptional care for adults at its two offices in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area: Fairfax and South Riding, Virginia. Prima Medicine is part of Privia Medical Group, a national physician-directed, multispecialty medical group known for its commitment to providing superior, coordinated care.

Under the leadership of Washingtonian magazine’s 2018 Top Doc, Chethana Rao, MD, the medical and professional staff at Prima Medicine will never rush you through an appointment. The well-trained, compassionate medical staff’s number one job is to help you maintain the best overall health throughout your lifetime. The staff also knows that getting sick isn’t something you can plan ahead of time. In addition to offering regular office hours, same-day or next-day appointments are available as well as weekend hours. 

The physicians at Prima Medicine offer a wide range of services to maintain your wellness as well as care for chronic and acute medical conditions. Services include annual physicals, Pap smears, and the management of conditions like acid reflux and peptic ulcers, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep disorders, and arthritis. To make an appointment, book online or call today.

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Prima Medicine

Prima Medicine is a state-of-the-art primary care practice that provides exceptional care for adults at its two offices in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area: Fairfax and South Riding, Virginia. Prima Medicine is part of Privia Medical Group, a national physician-directed, multispecialty medical group known for its commitment to providing superior, coordinated care.

Under the leadership of Washingtonian magazine’s 2018 Top Doc, Chethana Rao, MD, the medical and professional staff at Prima Medicine will never rush you through an appointment. The well-trained, compassionate medical staff’s number one job is to help you maintain the best overall health throughout your lifetime. The staff also knows that getting sick isn’t something you can plan ahead of time. In addition to offering regular office hours, same-day or next-day appointments are available as well as weekend hours. 

The physicians at Prima Medicine offer a wide range of services to maintain your wellness as well as care for chronic and acute medical conditions. Services include annual physicals, Pap smears, and the management of conditions like acid reflux and peptic ulcers, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, sleep disorders, and arthritis. To make an appointment, book online or call today.


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Insurances

Here is a list of insurances accepted at Prima Medicine. If you do not see your insurance provider or if you have any questions about payment, please contact our office. *Medicaid participation is optional and varies amongst Privia Medical Group providers – please verify participation prior to your visit.

Aetna
Anthem
CareFirst
Cigna
GEHA
Guardian
Health Net
Humana

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Google

    "My husband and I are so glad to have found Prima Medicine as our regular doctor office."

    Julia B.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rao is great, pretty thorough and she listens. My old PCP went independent and I'm glad I switched over to someone that's more efficient!"

    Stacy B.
  • Yelp

    "My cousin recommended Dr. Rao and I am so glad! She made me feel at ease within the first few minutes of meeting her."

    Alla A.
  • Yelp

    "Just within 3 weeks of starting out under her guidance, positive results have started showing. Highly recommend Dr.Rao."

    Zack S.
  • Yelp

    "She is friendly and courteous. She has an exceptional staff working for her that always greet you with a smile. I never had any trouble setting appointments."

    Sha B.
  • Yelp

    "The receptionist, nurses, and nurse practitioner are top notch and overly caring. They definitely put you as the patient first."

    Ashleigh C.
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