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Leader in Medicine

Selection for the American Health Council’s “Leader in Medicine” award is reserved for those individuals who have exhibited exemplary conduct in their field. These doctors and medical educators serve as the guiding light for advancement from the classroom to the consultation room to the operating room. Leading by example, the difference begins with them.

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VIRGINIA

Virginia's Best in Medicine
Julio C. Soto, MD, has years of medical expertise and commitment to increased patient autonomy over their medical decisions. Over eleven years in the healthcare industry, Dr. Soto developed his specific expertise in Mental Health, Men’s Health, and Primary Care Medicine, often performing in-office Medical Procedures.
Dr. Katrin Arnolds, an OB/GYN at Beebe Medical Center and previously at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, shares her knowledge and expertise in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Dr. Katrin Arnolds became involved in medicine because of her passion for women’s health. She specializes in minimally invasive surgery from adolescents to adults from pregnancy through menopause.
Karen Arnold, BS, PA-C, a physician assistant at Lakeside Urgent Care in Burbank, Calif., Ms. Arnold provides immediate walk-in treatment for patients suffering from a variety of illnesses and injuries. Since entering the healthcare industry 16 years ago, Ms. Arnold has garnered skills and knowledge in the emergency room and urgent care and all its diversity, especially orthopedics, pediatrics and dermatology.
Preeti Rana, MD
Preeti Rana, MD, PC in Arlington, Va. Dr. Rana and her husband, Dr. Irmindra Rana founded their practice more than a decade ago and have provided high-quality care since. Specializing in general medicine, obesity, diabetes, thyroid disorders, asthma, arthritis and depression.
Emilio Canal, Jr., DDS, FASD
Dr. Emilio Canal, Jr., Dentist at Dental Group at Reston Station, will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, and Orthodontics. Dr. Canal has spent the past 26 years in the healthcare industry.
Board Certified in General and Addiction Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Jorandby utilizes her decade of expertise in the field of Medicine in her role as an Addiction Psychiatrist at Amen Clinic.

Shadi Ayyas, MD

Medical Director Internist
Medics

David Lasseter MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU

Physician
Bayview Physicians

Gelareh Naenifard, DC

Owner 
Pain and Rehab Center

Preeti Rana, ABIM/ NBPAS

Director
Preeti Rana MD PC

Shahriar Shahzeidi, MD

Medical Director
Grand Health Institute

Robert Sikora, MD

Physician
Self

Jacqueline Yuille, MS

Physician Assistant
Unity Healthcare Inc