Dr. Brett Wohler has been my physician for almost 30 years. When he decided to join MDVIP there was no question in my mind about joining MDVIP to remain his patient. I have had absolutely outstanding care from Dr. Wohler for my chronic illnesses (diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, thyroid, and sinus/allergies) and also for the occasions when I have had acute illness. His excellent… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
My practice philosophy is focused on getting to know and understand my patients as best I can to help guide them through the maze of our current healthcare system. This commitment involves partnering with patients and continually discussing their health concerns and lifestyle choices. As a private doctor, I like to emphasize the power of the individual and to help him or her using natural treatments (more exercise, stress management, healthier diet and weight management) rather than pharmaceuticals when possible.
I have been named to the list of Best Doctors in America® for 18 consecutive years.
Dr. Wohler's Credentials
University of Virginia
University of Virginia
University of Virginia
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
Washington and Lee University
Bachelor of Science, Interdepartmental Studies 1981
University of Kiel
Kiel, West Germany
Neurophysiology Research 1981-1982
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Bowman Scholarship, Clinical Excellence 1985
Raven Society 1985
Chief Resident 1988-1989
Washingtonian's Top Doctors List 2008, 2010
Consumers' Checkbook Top Doctor 2007
Best Doctors in America® 1996-2014
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Associate Clinical Faculty 1989-1990
Testimonials from patients of Dr. Wohler
My wife and I were patients of Dr. Wohler for a number of years prior to the inception of MDVIP. His selection as one of the top 1% of primary physicians did not surprise us. Our decision to join him in MDVIP was very easy. Dr, Wohler epitomizes the caring physician who considers his patients as partners in their health care. As we approach the sobering age of 80, still in quite good… See more
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Dr Wohler takes care of my family. He is an extremely knowledgeable in Medicine and in the patients conditions. Dr Wohler always seems to be available to me weather he is in the office or not. He has an exceptional staff as well, who are all friendly and compassionate when need be. I am truly thankful for Dr Wohler as well as his staff. I would… See more
Our family is forever indebted for the care Dr. Wohler has provided for us. He has been out doctor for almost 20 years now and he is extremely caring and intelligent. He never fails to return an email or phone call and always takes the time to patiently answer what must seem like the most annoying of questions sometimes. He is completely and entirely devoted to the practice of medicine and… See more
In all kinds of situations, through several years of ambulance moves and emergency surgeries, Dr. Wohler has been there when I needed him. He even showed up at the hospital to visit before critical surgery. Way above and beyond. He has been through emails when he was on vacation, and renewing prescriptions when I was on vacation. He has inspired confidence openly discussing changes in… See more
Dr. Wohler is an excellent doctor. He has improved my health, and early on discovered a thyroid deficiency that had escaped every other doctor. Also, I went through a bad depression and he helped me through it and was very supportive when I wanted to get off the antidepressants, which I eventually did with his guidance. I'm so happy I found him!
Thank you Dr. Wohler and your entire staff for the excellent care you have provided to me this past year. I never have any issues with obtaining a quick appointment when a need arises. I also appreciate how you and the staff take the time to listen to my health concerns and are not in a rush to get me in and out of the ofc. Also appreciate that when I call with an issue that can be handled via… See more
Dr. Brett Wohler is a stellar practitioner, with vast knowledge and expertise in his field. He is a true humanitarian who deeply cares about his patients and goes out of his way to accommodate their needs, answer questions, and address their concerns. My family and I take great pleasure in commending him and would unequivocally recommend him to our loved ones/friends.
Happy National Doctors' Day Dr. Wohler! I continue to appreciate the positive impact that you have made on my overall health and on the quality of my life. Enjoy this special day.
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