Podiatrists in
Silver Spring, MD (Fenton)

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 446 Ratings)
8630 Fenton Street, Suite 1
Silver Spring
, MD 20910
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Phone: 301-587-5666
Fax: 301-589-4479


  • English
Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Our podiatrists in Fenton focus on sports medicine and surgery. We are the team podiatrists for the Washington Wizards and the Mystics and consult with the DC United and many of the local college and high school athletes. Dr. Howard Osterman has twice been named a tops sports medicine doctor by Washingtonian Magazine and multiple times in the Top Docs category.

We are a nurturing and compassionate group of physicians and staff that care that our patients improve. We are committed to providing care in a way that creates a team between the patient and the doctor/staff.

We have the expertise of treating pro and elite athletes and then transferring the knowledge to athletes at all levels. We are trained in conservative treatment and all aspects of surgical care, including arthroscopy, if needed. We work closely with many of the top orthopedists, physical therapists and other allied health physicians in town.

Special Services Offered

We have an in-office orthotic repair lab and advanced therapy modalities, like EPAT, that many offices do not have. We are investors in our own outpatient surgery center that allows us to provide state of the art surgery.


We are located outside the main building and in the corner next to the All Set restaurant.

We are situated in downtown Silver Spring, near Woodside, Goodacre Knolls, Colonia Village, Shepherd Park, New Hampshire Estates, and Forest Glen.

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  1. My doctor, D Osterman, is one of the best. He is friendly, warm, helpful. and excellent professional service. I have referred some of my friends to him. I look forward to my visits to his office for professional help because he is what every good doctor should like.

  2. As always, Dr. Osterman is thorough, friendly and provides good advice.

  3. Dr. Osterman was excellent — friendly, professional, patient in explaining my foot issues and potential solutions.

  4. Excellent.

  5. I have been to the worst Podiatrist Montgomery County has to offer. Dr. Osterman and His staff are the best, the kindest and most competent. I speak with authority after having 1 botched foot surgery by the worst and four successful surgeries by the best, Dr. Osterman. Gold stars,kudos and thanks to them all. [...]

  6. Dr Osterman, was outstanding. His staff could not have been more kind, professional or helpful. The admin at the front desk was very kind and helpful. I had to call as I was close to your office but not there. She was very calming and patient. She set the tone for the office and made for a wonderful experience. Thank you to everyone! Stay well!

  7. Comfortable demeanor as well quality bedside manner.

  8. N/A

  9. I gladly recommend this practice in general and Dr. Osterman in particular.

  10. Dr. Ahmad and his team provided excellent care during this stressful time. I'm so pleased I started going to this practice!

  11. I am very happy with [Dr. Osterman] , he always has a pleasant attitude.

  12. Dr Osterman listened and cared.

  13. My 90 year old mother and I saw a different doctor for the first time. Dr. Tulpule who is our doctor was not available that day. So, we took an appointment with Dr. Ahmad. He was very courteous, professional and thorough. Although we are used to and still want to see Dr. Tulpule, we were very pleased with the outcome of the visit. He discovered an issue with my mom and promptly began the process to take care of the situation. [...]

  14. Dr. Tulpule and all the staff were very excellent. My procedure went without a hitch.

  15. The front office's responses to my inquiries about your practice, via the phone, were very welcoming, knowledgeable and were a part of my decision to choose Dr. Gerres. I send a thank you to your receptionist. Also, your office is so very presentable. It is clean, adheres to the special care that needs to be taken re: the virus. Dr. Gerres is all that I was looking for in a physician. I prepared much information for her in that I submitted a written outline of my medical hx. including my feet issues. She read it all and had incorporated it so that when I came for my first appointment her examination was thorough and covered in a precise way all of my written concerns. After my visit, I had a need to calll Dr. Gerres back with a question. Her response was immediate. This quick response is so meaningful. The sheet given to me at the close of my visit is very well done and helps a patient to have before them all of the salient points of the visit.. Dr. Gerres' thank you to patients for choosing her is warm and shows her respect for our confidence in her. I will certainly be a responsible patient and will refer others. Yours is a great practice..Stay safe.. [...]

  16. Dr. Osterman is great. Always glad to see him and he is very professional.

  17. Dr. Ahmad was thorough, professional, and friendly.

  18. I had a great experience.

  19. I continue to find that the receptionist at the Silver Spring office is very pleasant, helpful and competent. As usual, Dr. Osterman was professional, skillful, courteous, thorough, and dedicated to help me and address my needs. The orthodics he made for me are fantastic - incredibly supportive and comfortable.