One of the Top

ENT Centers

Potomac ENT & Allergy
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Our renowned ENT experts provide top quality ear, nose & throat care by custom-tailoring comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans. We are available to rapidly schedule appointments at 3 convenient locations.

Potomac ENT & Allergy has been serving Woodbridge and surrounding communities for nearly two decades.  Founded in 2004 by Drs. Arabshahi and Ipakchi, they quickly became the premier ENT specialists in Eastern Prince William County.  Due to the ever expanding population of the metropolitan DC area and its increased demand for their services, Dr. Cheng joined the group in 2014.  Dr. Bane brought his vast experience to the practice in 2019.  We’ve now expanded to serve the Alexandria, VA and Stafford, VA regions as well, and we provide compassionate care for all disorders of the Ears, Nose, and Throat in children and adults, including:

Hearing & Balance
Hearing & Balance

Our team of ENTs, audiologists, and physical therapists offer a full range of hearing loss diagnostics, hearing aids, and vestibular rehab therapies.

Nasal & Sinus

We treat all types of nasal issues including common complaints of congestion, sinusitis, runny nose, post nasal drip, and nose bleeds.


We execute a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan for environmental allergies with skin testing and immunotherapy.

Pediatric ENT

The physicians at Potomac ENT & Allergy are highly trained and experienced at treating pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.

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Head & Neck Surgery

Our expert ENT surgeons evaluate, diagnose, and surgically remove and treat any benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck.

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Sleep & Snoring

Board-Certified Sleep Specialists evaluate/treat snoring, sleep apnea, and related issues with CPAP, Oral Appliances, and surgery as needed.

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Throat & Voice

Throat and voice disorders impact swallowing, speech, and breathing. Using endoscopy, we will diagnose any issues and provide treatment.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Our highly-trained ENTs provide world-class facial surgery including rhinoplasty as well as cosmetic injectables for wrinkles and folds.

Insurance We Accept

We accept the following insurance providers:

  • AARP
  • Aetna – No Aetna better health
  • Aetna Innovation EPO
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Anthen Healthkeepers Plus
  • ASI
  • BC/BS Federal Employee Program
  • Carefirst BC/B
  • Cigna – No Cigna Connect
  • Core Source
  • Coventry Health Services
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Medicare Services
  • Horizon Blue Cross of NJ
  • Humana
  • Medicaid Virginia
  • Medicare Virginia
  • Onenet PPO
  • Optimahealth
  • Pomco
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare (Please call to confirm acceptance of your plan)
  • VA Premier

Quality and Safety

Our core focus is to ensure that each and every one of our patients safely experiences top-quality ear, nose, and throat care.  Our providers and staff take the extra time to prepare rooms and equipment with the most sterile clinical techniques.

Awards and Recognition

The providers at Potomac ENT & Allergy are humbled and honored to win numerous Patient Choice and Top Doctor awards year after year.  We appreciate our patients and peers for recognizing our dedication and commitment to the provision of top-quality patient care. 


Managing Partner of Potomac ENT & Allergy


Managing Partner of Potomac ENT & Allergy

Dr. Alidad Arabshahi, MD, MBA

Dr. Arabshahi is a native of New Jersey and a Trinity College alumnus where he was inducted to the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He completed his medical training at George Washington University in 1998 where he was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. 

A seasoned, top-rated team of ENT experts with award-winning care delivery. 

People Say

Great experience. They are courteous and knowledgeable.
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Encompassing Ear, Nose, and Throat Diagnostics, Procedures, and Medical Treatments

We offer a comprehensive array of ear, nose, and throat care services for the convenience, accessibility, and quality of treatment of every one of our patients.