Board Certification

  • Physician Assistant

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Spinal Health
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management

Education

Graduate School

The George Washington University
Master of Science in Health Science, Physician Assistant
Washington, D.C.
2011

Undergraduate School

James Madison University
Biology
Harrisonburg, VA
2005

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
Catholic Medical Association

Personal Interests

Rita enjoys local food & wine, pick-your-own produce, crafting with kids, walking/hiking, and bird-watching.

Biography

Rita is a Northern Virginia native who completed her PA studies at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She initially worked in Spinal health and has been involved in treating back pain, neck pain, and other orthopedic conditions both surgically and non-surgically. She also spent 4 years practicing for a non-profit OB/GYN office in both a clinical and administrative role. She had a particular interest in Adolescent Medicine and frequently gave presentations to teen girls, inspiring confidence and admiration for their unique feminine health needs. She brings a breadth of specialty knowledge to her general internal medicine practice.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 young kids.