Podiatrists in
Kensington, MD

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 820 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. He explains everything and is more interested in solving the issues on the most conservative manner possible. Puts the patient at ease

  2. Dr. Liss was great in explaining the root of my problem and offered concrete solutions that have already started helping.

  3. I missed my appointment the previous day somehow. The receptionist checked with the doctor and he decided to see me. I was very appreciative that he saw me on short notice along with his thoroughness of the examination and his assessment giving me multiple treatment alternatives.

  4. Doctor remembered to check the condition of my ankle which I had injured 3 months ago.

  5. Dr. Esmaili is an outstanding doctor. He takes his time, provides information and options and listens well. His skill in getting shot to the targeted area of my joint makes the treatment well worth it.

  6. He was absolutely amazing !!!!!very kind very concerned gave me samples .I felt like he heard me and I walked out of there not in pain for my foot problem

  7. Dr. Esmaili explained everything to me and how long it would take for my stress fracture to heal. He had a very nice professional manner and was also personable.

  8. Thoughtful and clear explanation condition and treatment options. Thank you

  9. Doctor is very attentive.

  10. He was personable and welcomed questions

  11. No problems!

  12. I feel extremely fortunate to have found you. Everything has been well beyond my expectations.

  13. Dr. Esmaili [gave] me excellent treatment and care at our two appointments.

  14. We have been very pleased with Foot and Ankle Specialists in general and Dr. Esmali in particular. My son and daughter have low pain tolerance, and he's been most patient and comforting.

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

  16. Have been treated well and very professionally.

  17. 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.

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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.