5276 Dawes Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311     Tel:  571-777-8494    Cell:  703-887-8892   


Tesfaye Tetemke, MD

Dr. Tesfaye Tetemke is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has a successful and remarkable professional career with more than 22 years of experience providing medical care. He Served as General Medical Practitioner, Aviation Medicine Specialist, Chief Flight Surgeon, and Hospital Medical Director and Air Force Surgeon General. Dr. Tetemke has been conducting Disability Medical examinations of American Veterans for several years.

Speciality Internal Medicine, Aviation Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
Aerospace Medicine GAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, Germany
Physician Pilot Training GAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, Germany
Medical School Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Professional Association Memberships

    American College of Physicians
    Aerospace Medical Association
    American Medical Association

  • Hospital Admitting Privileges

    Inova Alexandria Hospital
    Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
    Doctors Community Hospital
    Holy Cross Hospital

  • Areas of Expertise

    Primary Health Care
    Internal Medicine
    Aviation Medicine
    Chief Flight Surgeon


Dr. Tetemke has long and comprehensive clinical experience in providing inpatient and outpatient care, performing periodic health maintenance examinations, performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. In addition, he has extensive experience in conducting medical selection of flying personnel, planning and supervision of aviation medicine, preventive medicine and public health programs. He is uniquely qualified to provide Primary Care and Internal Medicine services due to his long and diverse experience, highest professional commitment, and successful and extraordinary career.