Janine Van Lancker, MD

Allergist located in McLean, VA

About Janine Van Lancker

Dr. Van Lancker is a board-certified Allergist and Immunologist who treats both adults and children. She is originally from the Midwest and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She then attended medical school at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern’s McGaw Medical Center. She first came to the Washington area in 2004 to complete her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. After that, she joined the faculty at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, where she was an Assistant Professor of Medicine from 2007 to 2019. She participated in the teaching and training of medical students, internal medicine residents, and NIH allergy fellows while at George Washington.

Her patient care philosophy centers around carefully listening to her patients concerns. She looks at each patient holistically and works to create an individualized allergy treatment plan. Thanks in part to assessment of her peers, she has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington’s Best Doctors for the last nine years.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, and spending time with her two children and husband.

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Dr. Van Lancker is a board-certified Allergist and Immunologist who treats both adults and children. She is originally from the Midwest and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She then attended medical school at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and completed her residency in internal medicine at Northwestern’s McGaw Medical Center. She first came to the Washington area in 2004 to complete her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. After that, she joined the faculty at The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, where she was an Assistant Professor of Medicine from 2007 to 2019. She participated in the teaching and training of medical students, internal medicine residents, and NIH allergy fellows while at George Washington.

Her patient care philosophy centers around carefully listening to her patients concerns. She looks at each patient holistically and works to create an individualized allergy treatment plan. Thanks in part to assessment of her peers, she has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington’s Best Doctors for the last nine years.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, and spending time with her two children and husband.


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