Dr. Sarah Cheema is an experienced and qualified Pediatrician serving the communities of Annandale and Alexandria, VA. She obtained her medical degree from the Allama Iqbal Medical College; Pakistan. After numerous research and observership positions in North Carolina including the Mariam Clinic, Medical Alliance Ministry and University of North Carolina, and in Pakistan including The Children’s Hospital and Jinnah Hospital, she decided to pursue her passion of working with children and trained in Pediatrics at Texas Tech University of Health Sciences Center in El Paso, Texas.
A devout mother of four, Dr Cheema recognizes the special care and attention that children need and exercises her professional and maternal insight with her patients. She is multilingual in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Arabic allowing patients from a variety of backgrounds to comfortably communicate with her. Her extensive travel has also allowed her to be sensitive to various cultures and is able to understand the needs of patients from different backgrounds.
Caring for children is her passion. She believes that a visit to a Pediatrician should be warm and friendly and ensure an environment of comfort, diligence, discussion, and education. She also believes in building a relationship with the Patient/Parent by listening and creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health.