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Photos From Washingtonian’s 2023 Top Doctors Reception

Guests gathered at Philotimo to celebrate the physicians on our 2023 Top Doctors list.

Over 300 physicians from Washingtonian’s Top Doctors 2023 list gathered on Thursday, December 7 at Philotimo for a special cocktail reception honoring their outstanding achievements in the medical field. Cathy Merrill, President & CEO of Washingtonian, welcomed attendees and thanked the physicians for making a positive impact on their community. 

Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres, spirited cocktails, and custom United Bank branded cupcakes from Sweet Treats DMV. Guests also enjoyed having their faux Washingtonian cover photos taken and enjoyed the sounds from DJ Chris Laich.

Thank you to our amazing sponsor, United Bank for their support!

Thank you to our vendors and partners:

Chris Laich Music Services, Dan Goldman EventsLee’s Flower Shop, Philotimo, Sweet Treats DMV, and Washington Talent Agency.

Photos by Sarah Noelle and Evy Mages

Kim Lizardo and Randy Lizardo of Capital Women’s Care
Washingtonian President & CEO Cathy Merill on stage
Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery’s Tina Alster and Neelam Khan
Washington Talent Agency taking faux cover photos for guests
Tasty United Bank Cupcakes provided by Sweet Treats DMV
Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center’s Paulette Brown, Washingtonian’s Sherri Dalphonse, and Virginia Women’s Health Associates’ Camilla Hersh
Retina Group of Washington’s Jordana Fein and Virginia Heart’s Adam Fein
Virginia Hospital Center’s Andrea Williams and Nancy Kim
Medstar Georgetown’s Ian Greenwalt and Marc Boisvert
Loudoun ENT Specialists’ Betsy Vasquez and DermUtopia Wellness Brenda Dintiman
Northern Virginia Neurologic Associates’ Margaret Perrin, Virginia Hospital Center’s Preston Perrin, and Northern Virginia Physicians to Women’s Susanne Prather
Arlington Eye Center’s Shazia Ahmed, CN Internal Medicine’s Sabahat Nawab, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery’s Ednan Mushtaq, and CN Internal Medicine – Privia Medical Group’s Habib Chotani
George Washington University’s Samah Nassereddine with Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group’s Saria Izzeldin, Ashlee Williams, Collette Spalding, and Sos Mboijana