“We emphasize active living and the use of current scientific knowledge to improve our patients quality of life. We stress the importance of remaining physically engaged, utilizing appropriate immunization, preventive medicine strategies to accomplish good long term results without overburdening the individuals with excessive tests that may have no added value. We strive to find Value Added – Cost-Conscious strategies to achieve best long-term results.”

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • European Respiratory Society Certification
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Acute & Urgent Care
  • Annual Physicals
  • Asthma
  • Complex Medical Conditions
  • COPD, Emphysema
  • Disease Management
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Men’s Health
  • Preventive Health
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
  • Travel Vaccinations

Education

Fellowships

National Institutes of Health
Critical Care
Bethesda, MD
1998

Internship and Residency

Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
1994 and 1995

Medical School

National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba Facultad de Ciencias Médicas
Doctor of Medicine
Cordoba, Argentina
1989

Hospitals Affiliated With

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Suburban Hospital

Leadership Positions

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Vice Chairman, Internal Medicine
2011 – 2013

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Chairman, Pulmonary Medicine
2005 – 2011

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, Dr. Picone likes astronomy, squash, bicycling, skiing, and reading. In fact, his favorite books are the classics by Victor Hugo, Tolstoi, Balzac. His favorite music is Spanish guitar, and his favorite movies are the Bourne Identity trilogy and Dragon Tattoo.