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Hey-Jin Kong

Hey-Jin Kong, MD

Dr. Kong has been board certified in internal medicine since 1995 and has practiced in Arlington since then. She initially practiced at GUMC at Ballston and then started Premier Primary Care Physicians in 2003 with her partners, Dr. Sexton and Dr. Stanford. Although she studied mechanical engineering at MIT, she returned to her original dream of practicing medicine. She is a 1992 graduate of University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Boston City Hospital.

At Boston City Hospital, she developed a passion for primary care and a strong interest in geriatric medicine. She sees adult patients of all ages, but has a particular interest in issues that are particular to the elderly, such as memory impairment, falls, and functional assessment of the elderly. Her other areas of interest are management of chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and hypertension, smoking cessation, and women’s health. She believes in the bio-psychosocial model of health and enjoys developing relationships with patients that allows for better understanding of the interplay among biologic, emotional, and social factors in a given person.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her family, reading, and classical music. She is fluent in Korean.

Sumi Sexton

Sumi Makkar Sexton, MD

Dr. Sexton is board certified in family medicine, and she is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She is also an Associate Editor for the most widely read medical journal in the nation, American Family Physician. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1996 and completed her family practice training at Georgetown University. She sees patients of all ages, including newborns, teenagers, adults, and elderly patients. Dr. Sexton has special interests in well newborn and infant care, adolescent medicine and women's health, and she is fluent in Spanish. She has written a book entitled "Pacifiers Anonymous: How to Kick the Pacifier or Thumb Sucking Habit" available online here. She was interviewed about the book on Fox news. She was listed in the Washington Post Magazine as a 2011 "Super Doctor" in the DC area.

Julia Stanford

Julia Stanford, MD

Dr. Stanford is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1998 and completed her Med/Peds residency at Georgetown. She maintains her connection with Georgetown by assisting in the education of both medical students and residents. Dr. Stanford sees patients of all age groups. Her areas of interest in medicine include primary care of the premature infant, adolescent healthcare, and preventive medicine for the adult patient.

Wendy Schwartz, MD, MPH

Wendy Schwartz, MD, MPH

Wendy Schwartz, MD, MPH has been a board certified Family Physician since 1982 and has practiced in the Arlington area for over 20 years. She graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1978, and then attended The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health where she received a Masters of Public Health specializing in Maternal and Child Care and Population Dynamics. Subsequently, she completed a residency in Family Practice at Georgetown University School of Medicine. In 1985, Dr. Schwartz and her partner opened the original Family Physicians of Arlington. After ten years of private practice she rejoined Georgetown by practicing at GUMC at Ballston. After the closing of GUMC at Ballston, Dr. Schwartz reopened Family Physicians of Arlington in Falls Church. Due to her special interest in women's health care, Dr. Schwartz has received additional postgraduate training in gynecological issues and procedures, which she incorporates into her practice. Her other areas of interest include pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and psychiatry. Dr. Schwartz has one adult daughter and lives in Arlington. She enjoys horses, theater, blues and historical novels.

April Everett, MD

April Everett, MD

Dr. Everett graduated from Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University after completing her undergraduate degree at University of Virginia. Then she went on to complete her residency at Georgetown Family Medicine Residency Program, during which time she was selected to be chief resident. In the ensuing 10 years she has worked throughout the DC metro area, first completing a fellowship in primary care health policy at Georgetown and then working with Unity Health Care, a network of health centers in DC that provide care regardless of ability to pay. Most recently she worked in Woodbridge in a small practice and then with Inova Medical Group. She is glad to be finally working in her home town of Arlington. Dr. Everett has 2 children in elementary school at Oakridge and throughout her career has worked part time as a doctor and part time as a stay at home mom. She enjoys roaming the Virginia countryside looking for wineries, pick your own produce, camping with friends, and eating the gourmet meals her husband cooks on the weekends.

Susan Park, MD

Nicole Sibley PA-C

Nicole Sibley, PA-C completed her Physician Assistant education at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and her nutrition education at the Medical College of Virginia, VCU Health System. She will see patients of all ages. Her interests include preventative medicine for pediatric and adult patients, nutrition and weight loss management, women's health and gastrointestinal disease.

Alison Galie Broadbent,  PA-C

Alison Galie Broadbent, PA-C


Alison Broadbent is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. A native of Buffalo, NY, she received her Bachelor's of Biology from Canisius College in 1994 and her Physician Assistant degree and training from D'Youville College in 1999, with her final rotation at Washington Hospital Center. Alison has been practicing family medicine as a primary care provider in the Northern Virginia area since 1999. For the past year, she has specialized in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. She has a particular interest in patient education and preventative medicine. She also enjoys women's health issues and pediatrics. Alison is a mother of two and has lived in Arlington since 2001.