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PH: 703-249-4842

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Dodd A. Sims, MD


Dr. Sims is an MDVIP-affiliated primary care physician, which means all patients in his practice receive individualized care focused on prevention and wellness. The core of this personalized healthcare approach is an annual, comprehensive wellness program comprised of advanced screenings and tests that help Dr. Sims create a customized plan of care for his patients based on their needs and goals. These patients also enjoy on-time, unhurried routine and same-day appointments, the ability to reach Dr. Sims directly during and after hours and enhanced coordination of specialty care. To learn more about the benefits of Dr. Sims' MDVIP-affiliated practice, click here.

Dr. Sims grew up in Texas.  He received an undergraduate degree in molecular biology from the University of Colorado and graduated from Rush Medical School in Chicago.  He returned to Texas to complete his internal medicine residency.


He has a special interest in health care for the underserved.  He has made a number of trips to Central America as a volunteer doctor and sees patients regularly in a neighborhood clinic in Alexandria.  His work with immigrant patients has allowed him to pursue his passion for languages.   He regularly uses Spanish and French, and is working on several others.  He is an avid runner and has completed three marathons.  He has a masters in theology which allows him to combine his interests in medicine and ethics.


Dr. Sims is married to his high school sweetheart and has four children. The oldest is a pediatrician at Children's Hospital in DC.  The youngest is a social worker.



  • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)

Medical Education and Training

  • Medical Education:  Rush Medical College - 1982


  • Internship:  University of Texas at San Antonio - 1983

  • Residency:  University of Texas at San Antonio  - 1985

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