Metro Bariatrics - Amir Moazzez MD, FACS

Dr. Amir Moazzez

Moazzez_Amir Dec 2014Dr. Amir Moazzez is one of the top bariatric surgeons in the Washington, D.C. area, having performed over 3,000 weight loss surgeries. He is board-certified in general surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery. Most recently, Dr. Moazzez has served as the Chief of Surgery at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and is the Director of the Bariatric Center of Excellence. He joins Inova Medical Group as the Director of Bariatric Surgery with over 14 years of experience.

Dr. Moazzez is a specialist in multiple advanced bariatric procedures, including laparoscopic Roux en Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gasterectomy, and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedures. He is also an expert in DaVinci robotic surgery. He became interested in weight loss surgery during his training at Georgetown University Hospital. After undergoing training in the field of advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery, his main focus became bettering the lives of those suffering with long-term obesity. Since 2003, he has been working exclusively with morbidly obese individuals and helping them resolve their co-morbid conditions and improving their quality of life. Dr. Moazzez and his team believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to weight loss with ongoing support from the surgeons, dietitians, psychologists, and exercise specialists. His goal is to ensure that prospective patients proceed, well informed, with this life changing experience in a seamless, convenient, and most importantly, safe manner.

As a native Washingtonian, Dr. Moazzez resides in Mclean, Virginia, with his wife and two children. During his spare time, he enjoys bicycling, yoga and spending time with his children.

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Hospital Affiliation

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital


UHS/The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois


Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC

Board Certification

General Surgery

Associations and Appointments

Fellow of American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Fellow of American College of Surgery
Medical Director, Inova Weight Loss Surgery Program
Chief of Department of Surgery Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (2012-2014)