Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine


Avni Jain, MD, FAAFP is board-certified in family medicine and obesity medicine. She is a dedicated and compassionate physician with a passion for helping individuals and families achieve their optimal health and well-being. As a board-certified Family and Obesity Medicine specialist, she brings a unique blend of expertise to her practice, focusing on comprehensive care that addresses both medical needs and lifestyle factors.

Dr Jain graduated from GSVM Medical College, India at the top of her graduating class and completed her residency at the University of Minnesota. After her residency she worked with major health systems in Minnesota for a few years before moving to Maryland. Prior to opening up Potomac Wellness, she worked with Adventist Healthcare in Rockville Maryland for almost 12 years.

Dr Jain realizes that Family medicine serves as a touchstone for holistic healthcare, encompassing patients across their lifespan and fostering long-lasting relationships. Dr. Jain has a special interest in Obesity Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Women’s Health. During her time at Adventist Healthcare doing primary care she realized that obesity is the root cause of a lot of chronic disease and so she became Board Certified in Obesity Medicine. Due to her expertise in obesity medicine it enables her to assist patients in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, which is crucial for managing various health conditions and improving overall quality of life.

She enjoys meeting people from various cultural backgrounds and tailors her treatment approach to meet every individual’s needs. Dr. Jain strongly believes in giving back to the community and has been very involved in several community events. Dr. Jain is fluent in Hindi and Gujarati, and enjoys cooking, singing, and traveling to new places with her family.