Joanne G. Crantz, MD, FACP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.
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Physician Profile


Jackson College, Tufts University
Medford, MA
Bachelor of Arts 1974
Magna Cum Laude
Medical School
George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
Doctorate of Medicine
Beth Israel Hospital
Boston, MA
Beth Israel Hospital
Boston, MA
Internal Medicine 1980-1982
New York University, Bellevue Medical Center
New York, NY
Fellow in Geriatrics 1982-1983
Laboratory of Dr. Michael Freedman 1982-1983


District of Columbia

Professional Society Memberships

Fellow, American College of Physicians
American Geriatrics Society
American Medical Association
Medical Society of Virginia
Fairfax County Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Chief, Geriatrics Section, INOVA Fairfax Hospital 2008-present
INOVA Health System
- Consultant in Geriatrics 1986-present
- Board Member 1998-2007
- Member, Medical Affairs Council 1988-2007
Medical Director, Commonwealth Care Center 1987-2005
George Washington University School of Medicine
- Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine 1988-2005
- Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine 1985-1998
- Associate Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Health Care Sciences 1983-1985
- Assistant Professor of Medicine 1983-1985
American Geriatrics Society, Washington Metropolitan Area Affiliate
- President 1997-1999
- Vice President 1989-1991, 1995-1996
Teaching Assistant, Department of Medicine, New York University, Bellevue Medical Center 1982-1983

Hospital Affiliations

INOVA Fairfax Hospital

Honors and Awards

Top Doctor, The Washingtonian Magazine
Top Doctor, Northern Virginia Magazine
Top Doctor, Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Magazine
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Ciba Book Award
Commitment to Excellence Award, INOVA Health Systems
Influential Women of Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Weekly
INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Joanne G. Crantz Geriatric Resource Center
Best Doctors in America® 2014


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Carole

    I have been a patient of Dr. Crantz for many years. She is a caring, very intelligent and professional Dr.. These are qualities t...

  • Member: Helen

    I have been a patient of Dr. Crantz for 24 years. During that time, I always felt I had her undivided attention when I was in her...

  • Member: Dick

    Dr. Crantz has been my primary care physician since 1990. When she decided to become an MDVIP affiliated physician a few years ago...

  • Member: kathy

    We live on a boat and are not based in a single location. We do expeditio-style cruising, traveling to some very remote areas wher...