Goals of Care, PLLC

About Goals of Care, PLLC

Goals of Care, PLLC, offers outstanding primary care to adults living and working in the Herndon, Virginia, area. Internal medicine physician Richard Hilburn, MD, FACP, and his team use a holistic approach that includes exercise, diet, sleep, and spiritual/psycho-emotional health within an evidence-based medicine framework.

Dr. Hilburn is a three-war veteran, having served in the United States Army for 35 years. He began his career as a private and trained as a medic. Later he became a practical nurse and eventually attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Hilburn eventually retired from the Army as a full colonel. 

At 60, Dr. Hilburn completed a geriatrics fellowship at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He also trained at the Washington School of Psychiatry in geriatric psychotherapy and at the Center For Group Studies in New York City, New York. 

Patients at Goals of Care, PLLC, benefit from expert diagnosis and treatment for an extensive range of conditions, including hypertension (high blood pressure), depression, anxiety, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular disease, diabetes, chronic pain, heart disease, and dementia.

Dr. Hilburn and the Goals of Care, PLLC team provide acute care and chronic disease management. Dr. Hilburn also has extensive experience in geriatric psychiatry, managing advanced illness, and caring for home-bound patients and those nearing the end of their lives. Patients with post-stroke disabilities also receive specialized care and rehabilitation.

Preventive medicine is fundamental to the holistic approach that Goals of Care, PLLC, takes. Patients benefit from annual physicals, general health maintenance, nutrition counseling, and herbal medicine advice.

Referrals are available to highly qualified personal trainers, massage therapists, and psychotherapists. People experiencing sexual dysfunction receive comprehensive care, including hormone replacement therapy, prostaglandins, and enzyme inhibitors.

The team at Goals of Care, PLLC, believes that optimizing health begins with carefully designed individual wellness strategies. They create well-developed plans integrating proven preventive measures with the best, most up-to-date health maintenance practices. 

Call Goals of Care, PLLC, to learn more about benefiting from holistic health care, or book an appointment online today.

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Our Location


492 Elden Street,
Herndon, VA 20170

Hours Of Operation:
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM