Dr. Azadeh Sami
Dr. Azadeh Sami is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She received her degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and has since been in private practice in Northern Virginia. Prior to medical school, Dr. Sami graduated cum laude with a B.A. degree with a double major in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She also obtained a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Sami’s clinical experience before medical school included working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the University of Colorado Hospital’s Oncology unit. During that time, she also performed research studies for the Colorado Health Department’s Office of Homeless Youth. During her residency training, she received an award for her scholarly activity on the identification of learning disabilities in children. She has published dermatology case studies in a well-known Pediatrics journal. For two years, she served as the first female President of the Iranian-American Medical Society of Greater Washington, dedicated to the promotion of education for physicians, networking, and embracing cultural values. She has also appeared on a local television program, “Virginia Medical Updates”, for interviews regarding popular pediatrics topics. In addition to her passion for issues such as obesity and ADHD, she applies her osteopathic manipulation skills to patients who may benefit from the treatment as an adjunct. Dr. Sami has served as a member of the AAP’s Council on Early Childhood, Section on Obesity, and is currently on the Osteopathic Pediatricians Research Subcommittee. She also serves on the Council on Communication and Media.
Outside of work Dr. Sami seeks to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, including hiking, running, and Pilates. She loves cooking and travel and is fluent in Farsi.
Dr. Caroline Schulz
Caroline Schulz graduated valedictorian from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency training in pediatrics at Georgetown University Hospital. She is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to medical school, Dr. Schulz graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Psychology.
During her residency, she was interested in global health and spent time in South Africa caring for children in rural clinics and hospitals. She has always loved children and is dedicated to providing compassionate care to all of her patients. Her areas of interest include newborn care, breastfeeding, and preventative medicine and education.
In her free time, she loves to stay active through running, basketball, soccer, and yoga. She enjoys spending time outdoors hiking with her husband and walking her dog. She also loves giving back to the community and currently volunteers as a youth basketball coach.
Dr. Isabel Ramaswamy
After 40+ years she will work as needed to devote more time to her family and other interests.
Isabel Ramaswamy, M.D. is a Board Certified Pediatrician with over 40 years experience in General Pediatrics. Dr. Ramaswamy has practiced in the Arlington community for over 40 years while caring for thousands of newborn babies at Inova Fairfax Hospital and Arlington Hospital, now known as Virginia Hospital Center. She is an advocate of breastfeeding and emphasizes preventive care and immunizations for newborns, children, and adolescents. Dr. Ramaswamy believes in collaboration between patients, parents, caregivers, and extended family to promote the total well-being of her patients. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is on the clinical teaching staff of Georgetown University.She is a proud grandmother of four children who keep her young and healthy.