Farangis Habib, M.D., MHSc, F.A.A.P.
Pediatrician in Fairfax County & Loudoun County, VAVirginia Pediatric Group
Dr. Habib was born in Tehran, Iran and earned her medical degree in 1981 from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. In 1988, she completed her pediatric training in hospitals in Karachi, London, and Dublin, graduating with the highest honors. For several years, she worked as a Pediatrician as well as a Researcher and Medical Director for two international pharmaceutical companies. During this time she became interested in Public Health and traveled to the United States to begin her training at Harvard University. She completed a Tropical Medicine Certificate at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2000. She then earned a Master of Health Science from Johns Hopkins in 2001. For over a decade, she worked in Florida in various allied health fields. She completed her Pediatrics residency at Toledo Children's Hospital and became board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Subsequently, she worked as a pediatrician in Toledo, Fredericksburg, and Reston until she joined the Virginia Pediatric Group in 2017.
Dr. Habib is a member of several organizations including: American Academy of Pediatrics, HANDS (Health and Nutrition Development Society), Spouse member of Young Presidents' Organization, Alumnus of Harvard School of Public Health, Alumnus of Johns Hopkins University, Alumnae-I-Network for Harvard Women.
She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and has four grown children. She is fluent in English, Farsi, Hindi, Dari, basic French and Arabic. In her free time, she enjoys playing chess, cooking, reading Persian poetry, writing calligraphy, and listening to traditional music.