Welcome to Dr. Pottanat's Practice

Where compassion meets Adult and Family Medicine

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About Dr. Cissy Pottanat, MD, MPH

Dr. Cissy Pottanat is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics. She serves as a Primary Care Physican in the Washington D.C. Metropolitian area.


Dr. Pottanat started her medical education in Kottyam Medical College, India. She recieved her training in Family Medicine and Geriatrics in the United States and is a certified Medical Director of Long Term Care Facilities. Additionally, Dr. Pottanat is an Associate Professor of Medicine at George Washington University.


  • Annual Physical Exams
  • Wellness Exams
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Early Dementia Care Plans
  • Diabetes Management
  • Referrals
  • Testing and Diagnosis
  • Family Medicine
  • Hypretension Management
  • Treatment of Acute Illiness


Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Consumer Checkbook: Top Rated

Convience for our Patients


New patients are always welcomed.

We are well known for our Same Day Appointments !

Onsite Labs

As courtesy, we draw labs on site for our patients.

Complete Blood Count, Blood Glucose, Lipoprotein Panel, Albumin, and more.

Please bring $10 cash for the lab charge.

Wheelchair Accessibility

Center for Primary Care and Geratrics assures we provide accessibility for all of our patients.

We have a wide ramp located at the front of the building and multiple elevators.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What times can I see the Doctor?

    The doctor is available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays.

  • Of course! Thanks to Practice Fusion, we have been able to do this in a smart and secure method.

    Just be ready with an email in mind for us to send the invitation into the patient portal!

  • Dr. Pottanat particpates in network and accepts many major insurance plans.

    These plans include:

    • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
    • CIGNA
    • AETNA
    • HUMANA
    • Family Medicine
    • HMO&PPO


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Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!


7115 Leesburg Pike, Suite 211, Falls Church, VA 22043

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