About Nader H. Balba, MD

Dr. Balba earned a B.S. degree in molecular and cell biology at the University of Connecticut, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He attended graduate school at Yale University, where he was involved in molecular genetic research and teaching.

While studying at Yale, Dr. Balba decided to pursue a career in medicine and returned to Connecticut to earn his medical degree. During his training, he earned several awards including the AAMA Outstanding Medical Research Award and Georgetown Internal Medicine Residency Ambulatory Care Award.

Dr. Balba joined Gastro Health in 2003 and is an active presenter in both local grand rounds lectures and national meetings. His interest in research continues from his time at Yale, with a current focus on eosinophilic esophagitis.

Dr. Balba is currently accepting new patients.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fistulas
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Colitis
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Gastritis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • ERCP & Stents
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • PEG Placement

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Chantilly Office


3914 Centreville Rd.
Suite 350
Chantilly, VA 20151

Phone: 703-698-8960
Fax: 703-828-0961

Additional Locations


3028 Javier Rd.
Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone: 703-698-8960
Fax: 703-828-0961


Fair Oaks

3700 Joseph Siewick Dr.
Suite 308
Fairfax, VA 22033

Phone: 703-698-8960
Fax: 703-828-0961


Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



University of Connecticut School of Medicine


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Professional Highlights

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, George Washington University Hospital


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Awards & Recognitions

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 
  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top Doctor, 2020, 2021, 2023, 2024
  • Washingtonian, Top Doctor, 2019, 2018, 2021, 2022, 2023

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine
  • Medical Society of Northern Virginia



Patient Care

IBS Diagnosis, Treatment and COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus has been shown to impact the gastrointestinal tract including a growing body of evidence connecting gut microbiota and COVID-19 severity. A recent study also found that COVID-19 has the potential to further influence symptoms in individuals with IBS and comorbid anxiety and/or depression.

Press Release

Fairfax Care Center Doctors Earn Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor Recognition-2020

Congratulations to our Fairfax Care Center Physicians recognized by their peers as Washingtonian Top Doctors -2020! Look for our ad in the November Issue of Washingtonian Magazine.