Be Whole. Be Well. Be Resilient. For Life.
For life's journey. Cultivate optimum health. Harvest lifelong wellness. Attain ageless vitality. Why be captive to poor health when you can feel better now? We can help. We are Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW), a highly regarded boutique health care practice for adults. PHW is a uniquely different, holistically focused, relationship-based practice. We successfully treat many patients who do not feel nor get better even after being seen by other health care providers. Discover our unparalleled whole health care and premier patient experience. Begin your personalized healing journey with us today to naturally restore your health for life. New patients welcome. By appointment only.
Comprehensive Health Care
Men's & Women's Health
Acute & Chronic Illnesses
Prevention & Wellness
Cardiovascular Disorders: High blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc.
Degenerative Disorders: Arthritis, osteoporosis, etc.
Gastrointestinal Disorders: Irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, etc.
Immunological Disorders: Allergies, autoimmune, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic inflammation, post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome, food allergies and sensitivities, etc
Infectious Disorders: Common cold, flu, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, tick-borne Lyme disease and co-infections (Lyme, Babesiosis, Bartonellosis), etc.
Lifestyle Disorders: Diet, detoxification, weight, etc.
Metabolic Disorders: MTHFR, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, obesity, adrenal stress, hormones, etc.
Non-Specific Disorders: Mood, cognition, fatigue, Fibromyalgia, sleep, etc.
Respiratory Disorders: Cough, bronchitis, asthma, etc.
Wellness: Fitness, nutrition, prevention, counseling, etc.
Holistically Focused. Relationship-Based.
Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW) is a highly regarded, boutique health care practice focused on your well-being inside out. Our mission is for you to attain optimal health, lifelong wellness, ageless vitality. Our advanced holistic health care approach includes elements of functional, integrative, complementary, restorative, alternative, and traditional medicine. We carefully evaluate your selective health factors, including: genetic vulnerabilities and metabolic pathways; immune system, gut health, food sensitivities and allergies; chemical, mineral, and hormonal imbalances; the presence of toxins, heavy metals, and parasites; and diet and lifestyle. We partner with highly specialized medical labs and testing facilities to precisely identify the underlying root causes of your illness, including inflammation, oxidative stress, and impaired immunity. We personalize treatment, through a wide range of conventional and integrative modalities, specific to your unique composition, needs, and health conditions. Our personalized bio-medical treatments and bio-available supplements naturally heal, restore, optimize your health for life.
Our vision is to provide you with the premier patient experience. As a relationship-based health care practice, we truly value the special connection with each of our patients. We continuously strive to earn your trust and confidence. We promote active patient participation and treatment compliance as potent enablers for healthier outcomes. We provide prevention and wellness counseling to ensure that your daily lifestyle and diet result in your wellness rather than your illness. We closely engage with your other health care providers to manage your health through a 360 degree perspective.
Best of all, PHW offers concierge quality health care without any of the typical concierge health care membership fees. Our concierge style amenities include:
New patients and referrals welcome. By appointment only.
Participating Health Plans
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) ONLY
Non-participating plans: HMO, POS, EPO, HSA, HDHP
ANTHEM OF VIRGINIA
FEDERAL EMPLOYEE PROGRAM
Non-participating plans: HMO, POS, EPO, HSA, HDHP
Find Us Here
Potomac Health & Wellness
6845 Elm ST
McLean, VA 22101 (US)
By Appointment Only
PO Box 7426
McLean, VA 22106 (US)
Physicians Billing Service
6035 Burke Centre Pkwy
Burke, VA 22015 (US)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW)? What health care services does PHW provide? What is your health care approach? Where is PHW located and what are your office hours?
PHW is a highly regarded, boutique health care practice for adults. We are a uniquely holistically focused, relationship based health care practice. We provide comprehensive whole health care services and concierge quality health care and concierge style amenities without any of the typical concierge membership fees.
PHW is located at 6845 Elm Street, Suite 309, McLean, VA 22101 (US), 10 miles NW of Washington, DC (US). McLean is vehicle accessible via the Capital Beltway, Interstate 495, Interstate 95, Interstate 66, Route 267 Dulles Toll Road, and George Washington Parkway. Popular local travel options include Uber/Lyft ride sharing, private taxi, Metro transit system, and local municipal transit systems. Fairfax Connector bus #721 services the McLean Silver Line Metro station and routes to/from our Elm Street office location weekdays. Popular non-local travel options include Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), and Union Station train station.
PHW is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Our office is closed on weekends and all major holidays.
How do I become a new Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW) patient? How do I schedule my PHW appointments? What do I need to bring in for my initial appointment?
New and established patients may conveniently contact us to request appointments or to make inquiries. New patient registration forms, in fillable Adobe portable document format (pdf), will be sent to you upon office confirmation of your initial appointment request. New patient forms may either be electronically completed and submitted or faxed back to our office at +1-703-448-1257, prior to your scheduled initial appointment. New patients must also provide, prior to your scheduled initial appointment, all current medical health records and related medical documents for review. New patients must present, at the time of your initial appointment, a valid, active, government-issued photo identification card, all active healthcare plan membership cards, and a preferred active billing credit card(s) for payments of health care services provided, as well as any outstanding accrued patient account balances.
NOTE: Please always arrive a minimum of 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, please notify our office a minimum of 24 hours in advance, to avoid a no show charge.
Insurance & Billing
Does Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW) participate with any healthcare insurance plans?
PHW currently participates with select Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) health plans. PHW is a Humana TRICARE East certified non-network, non-participating provider. PHW currently does not participate with any other health plans, including Aetna, Assurant, Cigna, GEHS, Humana, United Healthcare, as well as health maintenance organization (HMO), point of service (POS), and exclusive provider organization (EPO). PHW is also opted out of Medicare and Medicaid. We provide all office visit claims documentation upon request for you to submit to your specific non-participating health plan for self-reimbursement. Please contact us to confirm your health plan eligibility or for more information about our office visit fees since all uninsured, self pay, or non-participating health plans' patients must self pay for each office visit. Payment is due upon the time of your scheduled appointment and we accept most major credit and debit cards as forms of payment. All patient billing inquiries should be directed to Physicians Billing Service.
NOTE: Office consultation fees are not inclusive of any additional incurred health care or administrative services (e.g. third party medical records fees, patient forms, disability determinations, dietary counseling, special reports, etc.), which are an additional charge. All patients are solely financially responsible for all of their third party, health coordination services, including labs, pharmacies, imaging, etc., which may or may not be covered by your specific healthcare insurance plan.
Whole Health Care
Humera Malik, MD, DABIM
Dr. Humera Malik is a highly regarded, Board-Certified Internist, who launched Potomac Health & Wellness (PHW), to provide unparalleled whole health care and the premier patient experience to those seeking healthcare options to traditional, high volume health care. As a Functional Medicine practitioner, Dr. Malik's focus is to treat the root causes of illness, rather than just to medicate symptoms. As a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor/Provider (LLMD/LLMP), Dr. Malik has successfully treated countless patients with tick-borne Lyme disease and co-infections. Prior to Potomac Health & Wellness, Dr. Malik worked extensively, in both inpatient and outpatient health care settings, throughout the DC-MD-VA (DMV) metropolitan area. She successfully completed her Internal Medicine internship and residency pro fessional training at St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers, in professional affiliation with New York University Langone Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Upon completing her professional medical training, Dr. Malik successfully attained her Internal Medicine Board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and became a actively licensed physician with the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is currently training to become a IFM Certified Practitioner. When she is not in the office, Dr. Malik enjoys spending her time with her family and friends.
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