Antonio R. Parente ,

  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
Antonio R. Parente MD, FACC, specializes in Consultative Cardiology, which has included a 33 year career in Invasive and Interventional Cardiology.  He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases.  He has a special interest in Coronary Artery Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation and Complex Chest Pain syndromes. 

Dr. Parente has served in multiple leadership roles at area hospitals, and remains the Cardiologist for the Washington Redskins.  He has appeared as a “Top Doctor” in the Washingtonian and multiple other local publications consistently since 1993. 

Dr Parente became interested in Cardiology because of the unique and life altering impact that treatment can achieve for patients with cardiovascular disease. The ability to “make a difference” still drives his desire to this day as he interacts with patients to improve outcomes and quality of life. 

Dr. Parente and his wife enjoy traveling and experiencing different cultures to better understand our neighbors across the globe.  



Medical School 

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine


  • Georgetown University Hospital | Internal Medicine


  • Georgetown University Hospital | Cardiovascular Disease
  • Georgetown University Hospital | Interventional Cardiology


Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine 

Specialty Areas of Interest

  • General Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology | Fellow
  • Arlington County Medical Society
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Internal Medicine


  • Top Doctor | Washingtonian Magazine
  • Top Doctor  | Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Super Doctor | Washington Post Magazine
  • Top Doctor  | Washington Consumer Checkbook 
  • Official Team Cardiologist of the Washington Redskins

Other Languages Spoken

  • Italian

Hospital Affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

"I feel I am a strong patient advocate and thus patient centered care, backed by evidence based medicine, drives me to deliver the highest level of care. "

- Dr. Antonio R. Parente


Arlington Office

1005 N. Glebe Road
Suite 750
Arlington, VA 22201

P: 703-524-7202
F: 703-516-4501