“My goal is to provide a comfortable environment for a patient to reveal their true medical concerns. As such, I believe it is important to be well read and knowledgeable in many topics, both in and out of medicine, in order to find that connection with a patient that makes them feel understood. Health and the healing process are more successfully achieved with teamwork and mutual cooperation.”
"I had seen numerous surgeons who seemed to all want to operate. However Dr. Tabacco provided me with a clear concise plan to alleviate my knee pain. After a series of viscosupplementation and Platelet rich plasma I am now back to jogging moderately and feel great!"
A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Daniel Casey joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 2013.
Dr. Casey completed his medical education at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2006. He then pursued an internship and residency program in internal medicine and pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital. Finally, he completed a critical care and pulmonary disease fellowship at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in 2013.
Dr. Anthony Casolaro was born and raised in Northern Virginia. He graduated from Gonzaga College High School and subsequently from the University of Virginia. He then entered Georgetown University medical school, where he completed his medical education and graduated as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honors medical Society. His internship and residency were at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Following a residency in internal medicine, he received a national research service award at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. There, he was a fellow in the pulmonary branch for two years.
“I believe in building a partnership with my patients. I enjoy getting to know each and every patient and treating them individually, which is essential to providing quality medical care.”
“Medicine is constantly evolving and changing with new treatments and therapies. It is important to practice evidence-based medicine whenever possible. It is my goal to continuously seek knowledge and a better understanding. Medical decision making is a shared process between physician and patient. I believe that the keys to success in medicine are ensuring that physicians truly listen to their patients, establish a personal connection and care for the person, not a disease.”
A native of Massachusetts, Dr. David Duhamel joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 1991. His clinical expertise includes Interventional Pulmonology, Pleural Diseases, and Lung Cancer.
“Keeping you breathing well and living a full and enjoyable life is our mission at Pulmonary and Medical Associates. Joining Privia Medical Group allows us more tools to effectively achieve that mission.”
“I try to help people to live to their full potential so that they are able to enjoy the best quality of life possible, whether this is related to optimizing the quality of sleep or treating lung disease. In the critically ill, the goal is to improve the medical problems to focus on the quality of life also.”
“As a healthcare provider, it is my job to educate, heal, and motivate my patients. Patient education is one of the most important things I can do at every office visit.”
“Being in the ICU can be a terrifying experience. As your doctor, my goal is to help support you and your loved ones during these difficult times, and to help you find some clarity out of the chaos.”
Dr. Timothy Muir joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 2012 and has been in practice since 2000.
After graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Dr. Muir pursued his medical education at Georgetown University, where he graduated cum laude in 1997. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of North Carolina.
“As a primary care physician, I am only one part of a patient’s health team. One of my roles is to provide patient education and utilize current evidence-based medicine so that my patients can make the best choices for themselves. Together we treat illness, establish healthier lifestyles and choices, and prevent preventable diseases. To help potentiate these goals, each person in this team contributes invaluable time, effort, insight, personal strengths, and willingness to listen. I also believe in building a mutually respectful patient-doctor relationship founded on open communication and humor.”
“My primary goal with every patient is to develop a trusting relationship that promotes overall healthy living and prevention of chronic illnesses. I believe this is best achieved through a “team approach” to medical care and quality patient education.”
“I work with my patients to accomplish the desired goal by establishing a partnership, which is based on empathy and understanding.”
A native New Yorker, Dr. Lawrence Stein joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 1991.
“Most individuals who suffer from joint and muscle pain don’t realize that a variety of non-operative treatments are available to them. We strive to provide patients with comprehensive care so they can get back to life be it as quickly and safely as possible.”
“I have been active in healthcare since 1996, and currently work as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at the Virginia Hospital Center. I’m also an Adjunct Clinical Instructor and Course Coordinator at Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies.”
Originally from South Africa, Dr. Carren Yu Chi Wang joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 2013.
Dr. Wang completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 2003. After she pursued her medical education at Ohio State University College of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine internship and residency at the Washington Hospital Center. Finally, Dr. Wang finished a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in 2013.
Dr. Suzanne Wittig joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 2012 after practicing in Arlington, VA since 2002.
Dr. Wittig graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 1994, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She completed medical school and an Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at Georgetown University in 2002.
“Good medical care comes from a team approach that is patient-centered. The patient plays a very important role in their health and it is important that they have a say in the decisions that are being made. My patients are not just my patients, but part of my medical family.”
Dr. Steven Zimmet joined Pulmonary and Medical Associates of Northern Virginia in 1974, after serving in the US Navy. He has particular clinical interests in preventive medicine and the treatment of asthma and COPD.