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Vicken Poochikian, M.D., has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 1987. He holds hospital staff privileges at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland and at Prince Georges Hospital Center in Cheverly, Maryland. Based on surveys through www.healthgrades.com, Dr. Poochikian is rated as “highly recommended and trusted physician” in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Poochikian comes from a family of scientists, researchers and pharmacists. This legacy of pursuing knowledge and scientific understanding continues in his own work, and is evidenced through his designation as a Principal Investigator in more than 25 clinical research trials focusing on a variety of important health problems: hypertension, diabetes, asthma, emphysema, antibiotics, smoking cessation, weight loss, hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis; this work was/is sponsored by pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, Merck, Glaxo, Novartis, Bristol Myers, Aventis, Forest , Park Davies, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk. Dr. Poochikian believes that the more involved he is, the better his understanding; the better his understanding, the more effectively he can serve his patients.