“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
  • European Respiratory Society Certification
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal 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



Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University
Pulmonary Medicine
Richmond, VA

National Institutes of Health
Critical Care Medicine
Bethesda, MD

Internship and Residency

Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University
Internal Medicine
Richmond, VA
1991 and 1994

Medical School

National University of Cordoba Faculty of Medical Sciences
Doctor of Medicine
Summa Cum Laude
Cordoba, Argentina

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

Professional Associations

American College of Chest Physicians (CCP)
2001 – Present

American College of Physicians (ACP)
2006 – Present

American Osler Society (AOS)
2012 – 2013

European Respiratory Society (ERS)
2010 – Present

Latino Asthma Initiative
2009 – Present

National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)
2007 – Present

Pan American Medical Society
2006 – 2008

Sibley Medical Association
2009 – 2010

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
1999 – Present

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.