Ali H. Nagia, M.D., FACA
Dr. Nagia has been a Board Certified Anesthesiologist for over 46 years, and Board Certified in Pain Management for almost 20 years. Dr. Nagia is also trained and certified in the art of acupuncture, where he perfected this holistic approach of pain therapy in China. He has an impeccable reputation for caring for patients with a standard of excellence.
Dr. Nagia completed his medical training at Ain Shams University School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt, followed by his anesthesiology residency and fellowship at Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.
Dr. Nagia is a retired Colonel and flight surgeon of the United States Air Force Medical Corp. He served as the Chief of Anesthesia and pain specialist for over 26 years at Malcolm Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base (now known as Joint Base Andrews). Dr. Nagia played an integral role in the design, and implementation of Anesthesia monitors and devices used in flight to this day, now made by GE. He participated in the aero-medical evacuation of critically ill patients from other countries to United States medical centers, was appointed as the Chief Consultant to the Surgeon General of the United States from 1991 to 1999, as well as served as the Primary Physician Escort during official Congressional Delegations for international travel until 2000.
In addition to being a member of professional organizations, including the American Society of Anesthesiology, Dr. Nagia has been an adjunct professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland since 1984.
Over the years, Dr. Nagia has been recognized for the quality of his medical care. He has been named one of Northern Virginia's Top Doctors by Northern Virginia Magazine, and has been nominated as a Leading Physician of the World.