Podiatrists in
Kensington, MD

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 630 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. Dr. Esmaili was fantastic, he made me feel so comfortable and cared for. He answered all of my questions thoroughly and clearly

  2. Dr. Mirkin was very knowledgeable and explained my issue clearly.

  3. Fantastic professional service. Dr is fantastic

  4. I have known and been cared for by Dr. Mirkin for a really long time, so it's like seeing an old friend - and I am sure it's mutual. He knew and appreciated my late husband, who was also his patient. I couldn't ask for a better doctor to care for my increasingly old feet!

  5. Doctor and staff are always respectful, professional and very friendly.

  6. Dr Esmaili is great! My problem was quickly diagnosed by Dr. Esmaili and medication prescribed to relieve my pain.


  8. Routine checkup; no problems.

  9. [Dr. Mirkin] always listens to what I have to say, then does exam & maybe x-ray. He explains problem and treatment clearly. He also has a very nice personality.

  10. Dr. Mirkin did a through examination and explained my issues in depth and in terms I could understand. He described the different treatment options and listened to my concerns. The staff was professional, cordial and respectful.


  12. Dr. Liss and my nurse (sorry but I missed getting her name) were incredibly kind, courteous, and professional during my visit. I was seen and treated quickly, given a detailed yet understandable explanation of what was wrong and the steps I needed to take going forward, and offered many opportunities to ask questions.

  13. Dr. Esmali has been exceptional.

  14. Dr. Mirkin is very helpful and empathetic with my needs.

  15. There is no one better than Dr. Mirkin!!! All I need to say.

  16. Thank you for getting me into the office w/in 24 hours! Dr. Esmaili is an excellent practitioner with an awesome sense of humor! In times of Covid, that's a real asset! Thanks! [...]

  17. I am always pleased with my service, my waiting time and the warm and supporting staff.

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

  19. 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.

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