Brett A. Wohler, MD

Family Medicine
6160 Fuller Court
Alexandria, VA 22310 Get Directions
Brett A. Wohler, MD

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Annual Membership Fee

500.00 every 3 months
1,000.00 every 6 months
2,000.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I am a primary care physician practicing in a personalized healthcare model with an emphasis on prevention, wellness and early detection. As a family physician, I see children and make rounds with my patients admitted to INOVA Alexandria Hospital. My practice is located in Alexandria, Virginia and serves the DC Metro area, including Springfield, Fairfax, Alexandria and Arlington, as well as surrounding areas in Maryland. 

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. Similar to concierge medicine practices, I also offer conveniences like same- or next-day appointments that start on time. 

I have been named to the list of Best Doctors in America® for 18 consecutive years.

Meet Dr. Wohler


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Dr. Wohler's Credentials

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University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Medical School:
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Doctorate of Medicine 1986

Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Bachelor of Science, Interdepartmental Studies 1981
University of Kiel
Kiel, West Germany
Fulbright Scholarship
Neurophysiology Research 1981-1982

American Board of Family Practice
INOVA Alexandria Hospital
Phi Beta Kappa 1979
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, Clinical Preceptor
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Associate Clinical Faculty 1989-1990
American Academy of Family Practice 1986-present
Virginia Medical License 0101042682

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from Carolyn in VA March 23, 2023 for Brett A. Wohler, MD
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Dr. Wohler has been my physician for about 30 years. When he converted to the MDVIP system, there was no question that I would join MDVIP to keep him has my physician. Although I am retired and this is an expense each year, it has to be a priority -- if you don't have your health, you can't help yourself or others, and in my opinion, Dr. Wohler and MDVIP have played and continue to… See more

from Wendy in VA December 14, 2022 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

As I get older, I face more and more many unwelcome 'events' that life throws at me. It sometimes feels like I'm "in the ring" - the boxing ring that is. And the person that keeps me going is Dr. Brett Wohler. He is in my corner - cheering me on, giving me the tools, physically and mentally, to take on the tough challenges, to face my fears. I'm recovering from… See more

from Carolyn in VA March 21, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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

from John in VA March 20, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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

from jacqueline in VA March 2, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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

from Cristina in VA March 2, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

I could go on forever with ways in which
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

from Anne in VA February 29, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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!

from Richard in VA February 29, 2020 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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

from Jeffrey in VA March 8, 2018 for Brett A. Wohler, MD

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

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As a family physician in Alexandria, Virginia, I’m routinely asked by patients, “What should I eat to lower my cholesterol?”

It’s an important question. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance in all your cells. When you have too much of it, it can stick to the lining of your blood… See more

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The supplement aisle in grocery stores is tempting, isn’t it? The labels on the backs of the bottles would have you believe that for just a few dollars, you could take a pill that improves a huge range of symptoms – or just your overall health. 

I have a feeling you know the bad “news” I… See more

4 Surprising Summer Health Hazards - And How to Avoid Them

Summer is right around the corner, and for a lot of us that means a vacation is in store. Will you head to the beach? Travel abroad? Pop a tent at a nearby campsite? 

You’re probably not thinking about summer vacation health hazards as you plan, pack or travel. Unfortunately, they happen… See more

good sleep hygiene tips

Like most family physicians, I talk about sleep a lot with my patients. They tell me they can’t fall asleep or stay asleep or that they don’t feel refreshed when they wake up from sleep. Usually, these patients – especially those older than 65 – would like either a prescription for sleep… See more