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Taina Escobar

Taina has been working with Dr. Khalil since April of 2000, she is the longest working member of this awesome and very friendly crew at Dr. Khalil practice who she considers part of her family. Taina is happily married to her wonderful husband. They both enjoy and make spending time together with their two wonderful children a priority.

Taina enjoys helping her community by volunteering her time as much as she can. Taina comes from a family who strongly believe in the word of God. In addition, they are active members of Fairfax Baptist Temple for the Spanish community (Templo Bautista de Fairfax) where Taina Volunteers for the Church's Spanish Library.

She also is a current volunteer for the Fairfax City Fire Department as an EMS. In 2012 she completed her Level 1 Emergency Response courses in Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Training Center. Moreover, she successfully completed her EMS in 2013 and serves as Administrative support for the Fire Department.


Hilda Amapanga

Hilda has been working with Dr. Khalil since May of 2004. She is the heart and soul of the practice. Hilda is happily married she was born in Kenya and proudly became an American Citizen in 2006. Hilda obtained her Medical Assistance Certificate in 2003 from IMA Institute in Falls Church, Va. She enjoys helping all who surround her; she enjoys working in a diverse and strong community that grows with day. She is a strong believer of the word of God and shows respect and kindness. Hilda also works with the Resource of independence of Virginia where she makes a difference. Hilda along the years has built a great relationship with the patients who she continues to assist throughout the years. Hilda enjoys listening to Gospel music and learning new things.


Lina Hamamah

My name is Lina Hamamah, and I was born in Baghdad, Iraq. I work as a Medical Assistant with Dr. Zaid Khalil MD since Nov. 2010. I have a B.Sc. degree in Biology from the University of Baghdad. I am married and have two wonderful daughters. I came to the U.S.A as a refuge with my family in 2009. I first worked in a child care until I got my medical Assistant certificate from NOVA college. In addition, I enjoy reading and listening to classical music.


Zemar Ahadzada

I am an employee at Dr. khalil's office since August, 2011. I joined the team after completing my bachelor degree in Biology at George Mason University. Currently, I am working on my EMT certification with the Dunn Loring Fire department. My plan is to earn a professional degree that involves working with the community and to travel. I enjoy travelling, Recently I have traveled to India and Abu Dhabi, although I have visited France, Germany, Holland, Turkey, and Egypt.



Sawsen is a proud Iraqi who is happily married with 3 amazing kids. She is strong in her beliefs and sets her faith in God.

Sawsen lived in Sweden for 7 years before moving to the US in 2012. She completed her degree in Economics and Management in 1991 at the University of Baghdad. She speaks Arabic, Swedish, and she is still perfecting her English.
Sawsen loves to travel and visit her family and friends around the world. Her hobbies are anything that keeps here active, especially swimming.
Sawsen joined Dr. Khalil's team on July 2016. She enjoys helping others and getting to learn more about the community that surrounds her.