Eileen West

MD, FACP, CCD

About Dr. West

I am honored to be recognized as one of the Top Doctors in my field. I understand and care for the often-complex healthcare needs women face. We follow clinical guidelines endorsed by national primary care and women’s health organizations, and our providers are board certified in internal medicine with advanced training in women’s health. My medical training and advance certifications work to advance your health.

  • Nationally Certified Menopause Provider
    (certified by the North American Menopause Society)
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist
  • Practicing women’s health, primary care provider with more than 20 years of experience.

Qualifications

Dr. Eileen West is board certified in internal medicine, and trained in women’s health.  She was the director of the Inova Women’s Comprehensive Health Center before setting out to deliver her own brand of personalized care for women.  Dr. West was director of internal medicine women’s health at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City from 2002-2015.  She has held faculty appointments at Tulane University and the University of Oklahoma. Currently, she holds the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Dr. West is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. She serves on the Council of the ACP Virginia Chapter and on the planning committee for their annual meeting. She is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and the North American Menopause Society. She is among the physicians voted “Most Compassionate Physician” and a US News and World Report/Castle Connelly Regional Top Doctor since 2008, both in Oklahoma and Northern Virginia. She was listed as a Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor in 2018 and 2019 and most recently as an Arlington Magazine Top Doctor in 2019.

Scope Of Practice

In addition to regular internal medicine issues such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, sinus problems, asthma, and performing annual physicals, Dr. West is specialized in internal medicine women’s health, including cardiovascular disease prevention in women, osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment, menopause management, routine gynecologic exams and breast cancer risk assessment. She is a certified clinical densitometrist and has interpreted thousands of bone density tests.   

Dr. West chose to practice internal medicine because she loves solving her patients’ medical problems. Her goal is to establish long-term relationships to help keep them healthy and see them through illness when it occurs. She believes a direct patient care practice and an affiliation with Ms.Medicine allow her the opportunity to provide the best possible personalized care for her patients.

Education

Following graduation from Yale University with Bachelor of Arts degree, she obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1998. Dr. West completed her residency in internal medicine at Tulane University and a preceptorship in office gynecology at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans.

Experience

Dr. West is a dedicated clinician educator. She has taught residents and medical students throughout her career, serving as an associate program director of the University of Oklahoma Internal Medicine Residency Program, clinical preceptor for students and numerous graduating residents at Tulane, OU and Inova/VCU, and serving on the Resident Clinical Competency Committees for both the University of Oklahoma and Inova Fairfax Hospital.  Throughout her career, she has sought to provide excellent care to women and men, and has a special passion for coordinating the health needs of women.

Hobbies

When not in the office, Dr. West loves to spend time with family and friends. Her husband, Abbas Shobeiri, MD, MBA, FACOG is a urogynecologist, and together they have three daughters. Eileen loves chorale singing and has been fortunate to share a stage with some of the world’s top conductors such as Boston Symphony’s Seiji Ozawa and performers such as Renee Fleming.