Edward D. Marion, M.D.
Dr. Marion earned his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree in 1969 and his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1972 from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He completed his surgical internship in 1973 at Yale-New Haven Hospital and his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein Hospital in New York City in 1976. He received his Board Certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in 1976 and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in 1977. He is a past president of the Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Society. He is also a member of the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology. Dr. Marion has been included in Washingtonian Magazine's "Top Doctors" since 1993.
His interests include treatment of sinusitis and endoscopic sinus surgery (including balloon sinuplasty and image guided endoscopic surgery), snoring and sleep apnea, and head and neck surgery (including laryngology, benign and malignant tumors, salivary gland surgery, and congenital cysts).
He has a special interest in rhinoplasty surgery and in pediatric otolaryngology. He has been the Ear, Nose and Throat consultant to The Center for Facial Rehabilitation at Fairfax Hospital since it was founded in 1986 to care for children with congenital facial anomalies.
Dr. Marion lives in Fairfax with his wife.
Joshua P. Oppenheim, M.D.
Dr. Oppenheim graduated summa cum laude from Union College (NY) and went on to receive his M.D. from Wake Forest University Medical School in 1982. He completed his Otolaryngology specialty training at Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Oppenheim is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He has been both President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology. He is also a member of the American Sleep Disorders Association.
Dr. Oppenheim was Chief of the Otolaryngology Section at Fairfax Hospital from 1994-2000. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University (Medical College of Virginia) medical school, and has been on the teaching faculty of Georgetown University medical school as well.
Dr. Oppenheim's interests include adult and pediatric general otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, salivary gland disorders, surgical treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, otology and nasal and sinus surgery. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders, and he directs the video diagnostic voice laboratory in our Falls Church office.
Dr Oppenheim has been repeatedly cited in Top Doctors lists of Washingtonian, Consumer’s Checkbook and Northern Virginia magazines. You also may have seen Dr. Oppenheim appear on TV as a contestant on "Jeopardy" in 1996. In his free time, he enjoys bicycling and playing basketball. He lives in Annandale with his wife and three children.
Karen L. Hermansen, M.D.
Dr. Hermansen has been in private practice in Northern Virginia since 1980. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy in 1972 from the Medical College of Virginia. She practiced pharmacy while continuing her education. In 1976, she received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Virginia. A surgical internship was completed at University Hospital of Case-Western Reserve in Cleveland in 1977. Otolaryngology training was completed at Yale - New Haven Hospital. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the local and state medical societies. Dr. Hermansen served as Chief of the Otolaryngology Section at Fairfax Hospital from 1990-1993.
Dr. Hermansen's practice includes head and neck surgery, salivary gland diseases, ear and hearing disorders, nasal and sinus disease. She has a special interest in pediatric and adult general otolaryngology and sinus disease and its treatment.
Dr. Hermansen and her sons live in Herndon.
Josef E. Gurian, M.D.
Dr. Gurian is a native of Massachusetts. He graduated cum laude as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School, receiving his medical degree in 1989. Dr. Gurian did his internship in general surgery and completed his residency in Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in 1995. He was Chief Resident and was Clinical Instructor in Otorhinolaryngology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine during his last year of training. Dr. Gurian is Board Certified in Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and is a member of local, state and national medical societies.
Dr. Gurian is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU; formerly the Medical College of Virginia) and has been given the “Excellence in Teaching” award by the medical students for the past three consecutive years. Dr. Gurian coordinates the teaching program in Otolaryngology for the medical student at the VCU Inova campus and sits on the curriculum committee. Dr. Gurian has also volunteered his services at the Commonwealth of Virginia Hearing Impaired Clinic for Children in Fairfax. For fifteen years, Dr. Gurian has been the Ear, Nose and Throat consultant to the Center for Cranio-facial Rehabilitation at Fairfax Hospital, caring for children with congenital facial anomalies. He is also the past President of the Washington Metropolitan Otolaryngology Head and Neck Society.
Dr. Gurian is pleased to be voted as one of the Washington's Top Doctors in both Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian Magazine.
His professional interests include the treatment of the ear and hearing disorders, and nasal and sinus disease (including endoscopic balloon sinuplasty), snoring and sleep disorders, and head and neck surgery. Dr. Gurian also offers the newest treatment options for snoring, including Pillar Palatal Implants.
Dr. Gurian is fluent in Spanish, and Dr. Gurian enjoys treating both adult and pediatric patients.
Dr. Gurian is married to Karen Vernof Gurian, M.D. (OB-GYN) and has four children.
Richard E. Gardner, M.D.
Dr. Gardner is a cum laude graduate of Howard University. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine where he was named Most Outstanding Student in Otolaryngology for his graduating class. Dr. Gardner received his Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery training at Georgetown University Medical Center where he three times received the Washington Hospital Center BRAVO Award for patient care. His research work has been presented at national meetings and published in leading medical journals. Dr. Gardner is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Gardner has been listed in Washingtonian Magazine every cycle since 2004. He was one of the youngest physicians in the field to be so honored. Additionally, he has been recognized in Consumer Checkbook, listed in Who’s Who in Medicine, and honored by the City of Manassas. His practice includes the diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the head and neck, disorders of the ear, and all forms of upper airway obstruction from snoring to sleep apnea. His special clinical interests include pediatric issues as well as endoscopic diagnosis and surgery for nasal, sinus, and laryngeal disorders.
Dr. Gardner served as the Chairman of Surgery for Prince William Hospital. He was appointed Delegate to the Medical Society of Virginia, the state branch of the American Medical Association. Since 2002, he has served on the Board for the Virginia Society of Otolaryngology. He is now President-Elect of that body. He and his wife have three children.
Michelle M. Roeser, M.D.
Dr. Michelle M. Roeser pursued her undergraduate education in Pre-Professional Studies and Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and was awarded a Bachelor of Science with Cum Laude distinction in 2001. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC in 2005.
She completed Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where she trained extensively in a variety of procedures including head and neck oncology, otology, pediatrics, rhinology, laryngology, and facial plastic surgery.
Dr. Roeser has been an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. She was elected as Member-at-Large for the Section for Residents and Fellows in 2008-2009 and serves on the Women in Otolaryngology committee. She is also active in national health care politics as an advocate for the specialty and her patients. She is eager to participate in medical education and teaching residents and fellows.
Her interests include facial plastic surgery (both reconstructive and cosmetic procedures), adult and pediatric general otolaryngology, endoscopic sinus surgery, and disorders of the ear and hearing.
She enjoys travel, and in 2009 visited Nanning, China as part of a medical humanitarian mission focusing on pediatric facial deformities.