and Direct Physician Care

Our mission is to deliver comprehensive, creative care for the whole individual and to revitalize the patient and physician's relationship. By combining the best of eastern and western medicine, we tailor unique and effective treatments for a variety of rheumatologic and internal medicine conditions. 

Except for medicare, we are a Direct Pay practice. This allows us to provide high-quality, time-intensive care to our patients.   Read more in the FAQ's section

General medical care from a double board-certified Internist and rheumatologist

Comprehensive care for autoimmune and musculoskeletal disease

A complementary medical practice with great benefit for a wide variety of conditions

Dr. Zarbalian takes a holistic, multi-faceted approach to these conditions among others:

  • Chronic pain, acute injury, and musculoskeletal disorders 

    • Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes​

    • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, with a focus on hypermobility subtype

    • Osteoarthritis

    • Chronic pain due to a variety of conditions

  • Autoimmune conditions 

    • Including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus (SLE), Sjogren's, and sarcoidosis among many others​

    • Vasculitis and raynaud's phenomenon 

    • Polymyalgia rheumatica and Temporal arteritis

  • Neurologic disorders 

    • Peripheral neuropathy​, small fiber nerve disorders

    • Chronic fatigue syndrome (also can be classified as an autoimmune condition)

    • Autonomic dysfunction / dysautonomia 

  • Digestive disorders 

    • Irritable bowel syndrome

    • Inflammatory bowel disease and its associated musculoskeletal symptoms

  • Menstrual, gynecological and obstetric disorders 

    • Acupuncture and cupping treatment can have a therapeutic effect on conditions such as menstrual irregularity, infertility, pregnancy-associated nausea/back pain/breech position, etc.)

  • Psychologic conditions

    • Anxiety states, panic, depression and insomnia

Now accepting new patients

Our office is located in McLean, Virginia but we serve Fairfax County as a whole and the surrounding areas:

  • Washington, DC and suburbs

  • Arlington, VA

  • Vienna and Tysons, VA
  • Sterling and Ashburn, VA

  • Alexandria, VA

  • Falls Church, VA

  • Cabin John, MD

  • Potomac, MD

Dr. Zarbalian is licensed to practice in Virginia and Maryland.​

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6800 Fleetwood Rd. Suite 110
McLean, Virginia 22101

Phone 703-372-2646


6800 Fleetwood Rd., Suite 110

McLean, VA 22101

Phone Number: (703) 372-2646

Email: eastwestrheum@gmail.com

Fax: 703-828-0255

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