Sumi Makkar Sexton, MD

Editor-in-Chief, American Family Physician (AFP); President, Premier Primary Care Physicians, Arlington, Virginia; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

[Premier Primary Care Physicians]

Dr. Sexton earned her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, and completed her training at the Georgetown University-Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Washington, DC. In addition, she completed a faculty development/medical editing fellowship through Georgetown’s Department of Family Medicine. She sees patients ranging from newborns to older adults four half days a week at her private practice in Arlington, Virginia, where she focuses on well-child/adolescent care and women's health. Dr. Sexton regularly precepts medical students in her office. In addition to practice administration, her nonclinical time is spent managing the clinical content of AFP, which she has been editing since the late 1990s. She serves on the board of governors for Privia Medical Group and chairs its National Clinical IT Advisory Council.