Podiatrists in
Kensington, MD

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 885 Ratings)
10901 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 200
, MD 20895
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Phone: (301) 949-2000
Fax: (301) 949-2002


  • English
  • Farsi
Monday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Podiatrists in Kensington, MD have a particular interest in care and management of podiatry sports medicine injuries.  We strive to be the best “one stop” location for all types lower extremity sports trauma. Simple to complex, we enjoy the challenge of helping you to solve your sports injury.

Dr. Gene Mirkin opened his first office, July of 1990, in Burtonsville, MD. After two years, he moved the office to Silver Spring, MD. The Kensington, MD office opened as Dr. Mirkin’s second location.

Drs. Gene Mirkin, Mohammad Esmaili, and Andrew Liss deliver top-quality care and always put their patients’ best interests first.

Our patients are informed of what their diagnosis is and are a part of our decision-making process for the best treatments. We have a very active patient population, where exercise and sports injuries, as well as reconstructive surgical procedures have become a regular part of our practice. We enjoy patients from infancy to geriatrics. They are all welcome.

Our patients are our friends and we do everything possible to deliver five-star service. Our goal is to educate each patient about their diagnosis and all treatment options.

Special Services Offered

Our podiatrists in Kensington, MD provide comprehensive foot and ankle care. This includes foot and ankle surgery, foot and ankle sports medicine, diabetic foot care, diabetic foot wounds, ingrown toenails, plantar fasciitis, and fracture care. We also offer the following unique services:

We offer the most up-to-date treatments:

  • Laser treatments for fungal problems, skin lesions, and promotion of quicker healing and pain relief
  • Pathology for direct access to biopsy for a quicker response and expert diagnosis


If you need help finding our office for any reason, please give us a call and we’ll be happy to guide you over the phone!

Our podiatrists in Kensington, MD work at three locations to serve your needs. You will find the same expert care and experience from our Columbia, MD and Silver Spring, MD (White Oak) offices as you would here, in Kensington.


We are located near North Kensington, Wheaton Hills, Wheaton Crest, Chevy Chase View, Connecticut Avenue Estates, Wickford, and Viers Mill Village.

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  1. Everyone was extremely pleasant and Dr Mirkin was actually professional AND fun.

  2. Have been treated well and very professionally.

  3. I first saw Dr. Liss in 1983. I lost contact with him when I went to law school. I was so glad to find out that he was still in practice. He is such a wonderful doctor.

  4. Very thorough, took time to go through xrays and explain and answer questions.

  5. Dr Liss was very attentive to my situation. He provided answers to all questions that I had. There was no waiting, I saw the doctor promptly.

  6. Dr. Mirkin is the first Podiatrist (in years of dead-end consultations with others) who took a comprehensive approach to diagnosing the problem and creating a plan to address it. Where other docs are transactional, Dr. Mirkin is holistic in his approach. It's a great bonus when a skilled doctor is also a super nice guy. I can certainly understand his popularity.

  7. Dr. Mirkin is a great doctor.

  8. Excellent service; friendly manner.

  9. I look forward to recommending [Dr. Mirkin] to people I know. He has a positive but realistic personality and explained the problems and solutions thoroughly in a way I could understand. He should be training other doctors in his patient skills.

  10. Dr. Esmali is an exceptional doctor; respects me as his patient; takes time to listen, assess, explain, & treat the problem. He is honest providing individualized treatment & care options that are best appropriate based on his full examination of my problem & medical history. I appreciate his positivity, ethics, sincerity, & resourcefulness.????


  12. Very clear and detailed in his explanation. Showed me my problem on the X-ray which was helpful. Gave me the rationale for the treatment plan and was upbeat throughout.

  13. Dr. Mirkin was awesome! He did not try to get me to spend money on possibly unnecessary treatment and took plenty of time explaining the way he works.

  14. Always great to come to FASM and to know that my health issues are addressed!

  15. I was quite impressed with the efficiency and pleasant demeanor of Dr. Mirkin. Staff in his office were very polite and efficient as well.

  16. Dr. Liss was prepared for my appointment and made good recommendations to address the problems.

  17. Dr. E and the staff seemed SUPER!!!

  18. Dr. Mirkin is fantastic! His desire to truly understand my issues and concerns made me feel supported and that he truly had my best interest at heart. He asked great questions, and gave me all the options up front and helped me understand the implications of each option. I never felt like he was trying to sell me anything or urge me to take a certain path. Will definitely return to seek his guidance and treatments.

  19. Dr. Liss took the time to patiently and completely advise me about future alternative actions.

  20. Excellent experience!