Dr. Alexandra Modiri, MD
Dr. Modiri is a very caring and compassionate physician. She completed her internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. In addition, she specializes in medical weight loss and is now offering a clinic to help patients lose weight. Dr. A Modiri has authored several manuscripts in prestigious journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and Science. She has also presented numerous abstracts and an oral presentation at national meetings. She has been involved in clinical research in the areas of colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, esophageal cancer, deep balloon enteroscopy and gallstone pancreatitis. Dr. A Modiri is an expert in colonoscopy to diagnose and prevent colon cancer. She specializes in management of inflammatory bowel disease along with gastrointestinal health and wellness. Dr. A Modiri obtained her undergraduate education at the University of Maryland. She then attended the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Medical Association. Dr. Modiri grew up in Washington D.C. and has lived in both Northern Virginia and Maryland. She is fluent in French and an avid tennis player. She will start seeing patients in our Woodbridge office starting August 2017.
- American Republic Insurance Company
- Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
- American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and training
- Medical School - George Washington University, Doctor of Medicine
- Temple University Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
- Medical College of Wisconsin, Fellowship in Gastroenterology
- American Medical Association
- American Gastroenterological Association
Awards and publications
- Habashi JP, Doyle JJ, Holm TM, Aziz H, Schoenhoff F, Bedja D, Chen Y, Modiri AN, Judge DP, Dietz HC. Angiotensin II type 2 receptor signaling attenuates aortic aneurysm in mice through ERK antagonism. Science. 2011 Apr 15; 332(6027):361-5.
- Lee ZE, Modiri AN. Images in clinical medicine. Palmoplantar keratoderma associated with esophageal cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 13; 367(24):e35.
- Modiri AN, Makipour K, Gomez J, Friedenberg F. Predictors of Colorectal Cancer Screening Participation According to the 2009 California Health Inventory Survey. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2013 Feb 28.
Houshang Makipour, MD
2280 Opitz Boulevard, Suite 200
Woodbridge, VA 22191