About Ira Marathe, MD, FACP

Ira Marathe, MD


Outpatient Internal Medicine Teaching Award 2020 by the Virginia Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Awarded Ambulatory Preceptor of the Year by Inova Internal Medicine Residency Program

Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor

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Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Obesity Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Acute and Urgent Care
Annual Physicals
Chronic Disease Management
Complex Medical Problems
Depression and Anxiety
Executive Health
Geriatric Health
Medical Weight Managment
Preventative Health
Women’s Health

Hospital Affiliation

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  
Inova Fairfax Medical Center


Internship and Residency
Emory University,
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency 
Atlanta, GA 1993-1996

Medical School
University of Missouri-Kansas City Combined BA-MD 1993

Undergraduate School
University of Missouri-Kansas City 
B.A. in Biology and Chemistry, completed MD 1993

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Reading, traveling, exercising and spending time with my family and friends.

Learn About Dr. Marathe

Dr. Marathe joined Lifetime Internal Medicine in April 2020, bringing over 2 decades of clinical experience with her. She grew up in the Midwest, a product of 2 hard working primary care physician parents. She attended an accelerated combined undergraduate/medical school program in Kansas City, MO, and then did her Internal Medicine residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She remains board certified in Internal Medicine and also attained board certification in Obesity Medicine in 2020.

She and her husband settled in Northern Virginia in 2002, as they felt it was an ideal place to raise a family. She has worked at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Washington, DC and at Inova Primary Care for many years, but she found that her visits with her patients were too short to have adequate time to listen to them deeply. She longed to be able to spend more time with her patients and discovered that the concierge model would allow her to do so. She is dedicated to providing compassionate, thoughtful care across the spectrum of age and health for all adults.