About Michael Banihashemi

Dr. Michael Banihashemi, MD, FACC, RPVI, is a distinguished doctor with an extensive background in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, and Peripheral Vascular Interpretation. Recognized multiple times as a Top Doctor by various publications including Washingtonian Magazine, Northern VA Magazine, and VA Living Magazine, Dr. Banihashemi is dedicated to partnering with patients in their journey towards optimal cardiovascular health.

After earning his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Physiology and Neurobiology from the University of Maryland in 2002, where he was recognized as Valedictorian, Commencement speaker, and graduated Summa Cum Laude, Dr. Banihashemi went on to obtain his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2006. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In 2012, Dr. Banihashemi completed a fellowship in Cardiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was honored as Chief Fellow.

Dr. Banihashemi's areas of expertise are vast and include Congestive Heart Failure, Diagnostic Catheterization (including radial approach), Echocardiography, Endovenous Laser Ablation Treatment (EVLT), General Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Interpretation, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Varicose Vein Treatment, and Weight Management.

He is affiliated with Inova Fairfax Hospital, Loudoun Hospital Center, and Reston Hospital Center. As a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and a member of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), and the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV), Dr. Banihashemi stays at the forefront of advancements in his field.

With a proven track record of excellence in patient care, Dr. Banihashemi continues to be a respected and valued figure in the world of cardiovascular health.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Interpretation

Areas of Expertise

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diagnostic Catheterization (including radial approach)
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation Treatment (EVLT)
  • General Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Interpretation
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Weight Management

Education

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC • 2012

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cardiology

Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Internship and Residency

Baltimore, MD • 2007 & 2009

University of Maryland Medical Center

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Baltimore, MD • 2006

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Undergraduate School

College Park, MD • 2002

University of Maryland

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Physiology and Neurobiology

Valedictorian, Commencement speaker, Summa Cum Laude

Hospitals Affiliated With

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Loudoun Hospital Center
  • Reston Hospital Center

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Fellow
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) — Member
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) — Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) — Member

AWARDS

VA Living Magazine

Top Doctor • 2020

Northern VA Magazine

TOP DOCTOR • 2020 & 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

TOP DOCTOR • 2021-2023

About Michael Banihashemi

Dr. Michael Banihashemi is a distinguished cardiologist at Cardiac Care Associates, known for his unwavering dedication to advancing heart health. With years of specialized experience, Dr. Banihashemi brings a wealth of expertise to his practice, providing personalized care and innovative solutions to his patients

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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Interpretation

Areas of Expertise

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diagnostic Catheterization (including radial approach)
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation Treatment (EVLT)
  • General Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Peripheral Vascular Interpretation
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Weight Management

Education

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Fellowship

Chapel Hill, NC2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cardiology
Honors & Awards – Chief Fellow

Hospitals Affiliated With

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Loudoun Hospital Center
  • Reston Hospital Center

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) — Fellow
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) — Member
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) — Member
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) — Member

LOCATIONS

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

Reston Office

1830 Town Center Drive Suite 405 Reston, VA 20190

AWARDS

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor • 2021 – 2022

EXCELLENT PATIENT EXPERIENCE

“I have been visiting this practice on and off for over 20 years.  The doctors and staff are phenomenal.   They listen to you. Explain the information they develop.  They provide you sound advice on improving your health.  Staff are helpful.  There are no long waits for your appointments.  They are the best!”

— Verified Patient

“Quality organization staffed by the best cardiologists in Northern Virginia. Dr. B listens, assesses and provides his patients treatment options that are sound and achievable in a reasonable period of time. None better!”

— Verified Patient

“I have always had a great experience  at Cardiac Care Associates with their excellent doctors and staff. Dr. Yager has consistently monitored my health and has always provided me the best consultation.”

— Verified Patient

“Dr. Elliot Mahlof is an excellent and caring cardiologist. Thanks to a recommendation from a friend who goes to Cardiac Care, my family found Dr. Mahlof and we are so grateful for his expertise, thoroughness, and attention to detail in caring for my daughter.”

— Verified Patient

MEET THE DOCTORS

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Young D. Park, MD, FACC

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Kenneth M. Brooks, MD, FACC

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Bhanu Krishnan, MD, FACC

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Elliot Mahlof, MD

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY

Jonathan E. Yager, MD, FACC

SLEEP MEDICINE

Mark Miller, MD

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Junsoo Alex Lee, MD, FACC

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Douglas (Alec) Hill, MD, FACC

Physician Assistant

Melissa Wood, PA-C

Nurse Practitioner

Carla Reynoso, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Sarah Oliver, NP, FNP-BC

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