Podiatrists in
Kensington, MD

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 690 Ratings)
10901 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 200
, MD 20895
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Phone: 301-949-2000
Fax: 301-949-2002


  • English
  • Farsi
Monday7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

EXTENDED HOURS starting February 1st :

Monday:  7:30am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Wednesday:  9:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 7:30am -4:00pm
Saturday:  Hours vary.  Call for an appointment.

About Our Office

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,  Andrew Liss, and Alex Olivera 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. I am always pleased with my service, my waiting time and the warm and supporting staff.

  2. I would recommend The Foot & Ankle Specialists to any one needing the services that they offer. All of the staff are very professional.

  3. Dr. Mirkin took the time to make me part of the process. He was informative, gave his recommendation, and made me feel like my decisions were reassured.

  4. Dr. Esmali is considerate and knowledgeable. It seems as if he anticipates concerns and responds in kind.

  5. Thanks for a good [...]Experience.

  6. Gene Mirkin is my hero!

  7. Cindy and Dr. Esmaili are the best!

  8. I have recommended Dr. Esmali to many of my friends. He is an excellent listener and has always recommended the perfect solution to my issues.

  9. Dr. Mirkin ROCKS!

  10. Dr. Esmaili is a very caring doctor whom we like a lot!

  11. Dr. Mirkin not only is an excellent professional also has tons of charisma so visits are really pleasant.

  12. Glad you are back seeing patients.

  13. I love this office and Dr. Esmali. So easy to get in and out, everyone is friendly and efficient.

  14. First time with this Dr. He was good

  15. Dr. Mirkin’s combination of professionalism and personal attention is, and has been, the finest I’ve ever experienced. And his staff reflects that.

  16. I appreciate all the extra care the doctor and staff have taken. I felt safe and comfortable during the visit.

  17. I am having a great experience w/ Dr. Mirkin. He is very thorough, has a great attitude, and makes me smile as I leave. I wish he were my neighbor or friend.

  18. Excellent examination, rapid diagnosis and precise treatment plan.

  19. Wonderful doctor.

  20. Really appreciated Mr. Mirkin and Lou (not sure I got her name right) thorough and encouraging attention to my feet and to how I was feeling.