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Our staff is professional, friendly and knowledgeable and will strive to make every visit a productive, healing and pleasant experience.

Raafat (Ray) Shabti, MD, MPH

Dr. Shabti is a Board Certified Internist with extensive experience in Internal medicine, Emergency medicine and Hospital medicine. He is also a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, and he enjoys teaching Georgetown medical students at his office. He is certified as a civil surgeon who can conduct physical examinations for immigrants. He is also certified as Dr. Shabti has been serving the Northern Virginia community since 2009. 

Dr. Shabti likes taking care of complex medical issues and coordinating care for patients with multiple medical problems and multiple providers. He is an excellent listener who believes that effective and genuine communication between a doctor and a patient is the basic foundation for optimal care and outcomes.


  • American University of Beirut
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Virginia State Board of Medicine
  • North Carolina State Board of Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • John Episcopal Hospital 
  • State University of New York, King's County Hospital


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Civil Surgeon/Immigration Physicals
  • Certified Medical Examiner for Department of Transportation Physicals
  • Certified in Fundamentals of Critical Care
  • ACLS and BLS

Languages spoken: English, Arabic.

Dr. Armstrong is a Chiropractic physician licensed by the Virginia State Board of Medicine. He has been practicing since 2003.

His love of science and desire to help others led him to earn his degree in human biology from East Carolina University and his doctor's degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic Medicine in South Carolina.

As a former football player, Dr. Armstrong likes most sports activities. He especially enjoys treating patients with sports and traumatic injuries, including auto accident and work related injuries without the use of drugs and/or surgery.

His philosophy of "equitable treatment for all" inspires him to provide the best Chiropractic care and physical therapy for his patients. His love of educating others motivated him to teach Biology at the College level prior to joining Dr. Ray's staff. Today, Dr. Armstrong continues to enjoy helping his patients in their quest for a "pain free body."


  • East Carolina University
  • Sherman College of Chiropractic Medicine


  • Virginia State Board of Medicine