Christopher Sendi, MD Addiction Medicine

Christopher Sendi, MD

Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry, Pain Medicine
Alexandria, VA 22306
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About Christopher Sendi MD

Christopher Sendi, MD is a doctor primarily located in Alexandria, VA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry, Pain Medicine. Sendi is affiliated with Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. He speaks English.


Nova Health Recovery Ketamine Infusion Center 8101 Hinson Farm Rd Ste 201 Alexandria, VA 22306


Christopher Sendi has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol, or in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions. These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.

Specialty Expertise

Christopher Sendi has the following 3 expertise

  • Accidents
  • Injury
  • Trauma


27 Years Experience

Georgetown University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1994

E Carolina University School Of Medicine


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More about Christopher Sendi

TeleMedicine Provider

Dr. Sendi has twenty-one years of medical experience and board-certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Obesity Medicine. He is a NeoGraft specialist for hair restoration and also provides trichology (hair restoration) services. He has special interests in the application of Ketamine infusions for the treatment of depression, PTSD, anxiety, pain, CRPS, Lyme disease, and neuropathies.
  • Ketamine infusions for depression, PTSD, pain, anxiety, cancer pain, grief reactions, bipolar disorder, cluster and migraine headaches
  • Home-based ketamine therapies
  • Addiction treatment for alcohol and opioid 
  • Web-based visits are available after initial evaluation (telemedicine)
  • Suboxone, Buprenorphine, Zubsolv Opioid Treatment
  • Sublocade (Injectable Buprenorphine) for opioid use disorder
  • Vivitrol for alcohol and opioid use disorders
  • Evening and weekend appointments available by arrangement
  • ADHD evaluation and treatment available
  • Ketamine therapy for alcohol use disorder, opioid use disorder, and other addictions
  • Scopolamine and dextromethorphan therapies for anxiety and depression
  • IV Vitamin therapies, high dose vitamin C, Glutathione, and specialty formulas for wellness, low immunity, addiction, and recovery
  • Pain management
  • Integrative therapies for depression and anxiety
  • Medical weight loss, Optifast, Nutrimed, and metabolic assessments using bioimpedance and calorimetric technologies
  • IV NAD+ therapies for aging, addiction, chronic fatigue 
  • NeoGraft hair restoration, hair loss services, low level laser light therapy for hair loss

Our Story

Dr. Sendi has spent over 23 years in the medical field and has observed the rise of obesity, addiction, depression, and pain as they have affected the quality of life of so many people. There are so many available therapies that are underutilized but have great effectiveness in these conditions. Having treated these ailments for so many years, it became apparent to Dr. Sendi that many practitioners were poorly prepared to intervene. Many patients lost opportunities to improve their health and wellness. Progressive therapies for addictions, weight loss, and chronic pain have been overlooked as options for many patients. Seeing this, Dr. Sendi decided to create this center with the expectation of helping patients reach their goals of health, mitigate risk, and enjoy the health they deserve. 

Ketamine for Depression Treatment

Ketamine, first developed and approved by the FDA as an anesthetic, is a promising new innovation in the field of depression treatment. While you may know it as the club drug often abused as Special K, Ketamine is what some doctors are calling the biggest breakthrough in depression treatment in decades. When infused at a low dose into the bloodstream, research shows that Ketamine may be up to 80% effective at providing relief for depression symptoms.