Podiatrists in
Washington, DC (19th Street)

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(4.8 out of 5 based on 506 Ratings)
1145 19th Street NW, Suite 605
, DC 20036
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Phone: 202-833-9109
Fax: 202-833-5762


  • English
Monday7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday7:45 AM - 4:30 PM

The 1145 19th Street, NW office of Foot & Ankle Specialists in Washington, DC is located in the heart of downtown near Dupont Circle and Farragut. Our office was opened by Dr. Ian Beiser who has been practicing podiatry here since 1994. Dr. Alvin Bannerjee joined the practice in 2019. In 2017 we expanded the office and moved from the 2nd floor to our new space on the 6th floor of the building.

We are totally focused on our patients. We take a progressive patient-centered approach to evaluation and treatment using the latest in diagnostic technology. The doctors at the 1145 19th Street office of Foot & Ankle specialists in Washington, DC offer comprehensive foot and ankle care. We also 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.

In addition to sports medicine, we also diagnose and treat the full gamut of foot and ankle ailments, from the simple to the complex, including plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, heel pain, ingrown toenails, fungal nails, bunions, diabetic foot problems, arthritic conditions, gout, neuromas, flat feet, sprains, broken bones, warts and bone spurs. We offer both surgical and non-surgical treatments for most conditions and emphasize education and prevention.

We see patients of all age groups. We have many patients who work downtown and also have many patients who live nearby. We have a bright, friendly office and provide personal service.

Special Services Offered

  • On-site digital X-ray
  • Ultrasound diagnostics
  • LASER nail treatments
  • Orthotics and arch supports
  • 3-D orthotic scanning
  • DNA bacterial testing
  • Advanced Foot and Ankle reconstructive surgery
  • Electronic Prescriptions sent directly to your pharmacy


While we are serious about our patients, we strive to be friendly, casual, and professional.

Our mission is to provide total foot care for each and every patient. Specializing in general podiatric medical and surgical care & advanced surgical techniques of the foot and ankle.


We are located on 19th Street, NW between L and M streets. We are about 2 blocks from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North and Farragut West Metro stations. There is a parking garage in our building and in neighboring buildings.

We are situated between Dupont Circle, West End, Downtown, and Logan Circle– just a short metro ride away from the White House, National Monuments and Smithsonian Museums.

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  1. Dr Banerjee was very nice, good bedside manner; staff were friendly and efficient.

  2. I found this first visit to be an excellent experience.

  3. He was great and the cortisone shot with numbing meds was so worth it. It’s nice not to be in pain. Thank you!

  4. Dr. Banerjee is great. He took care of hangnail, reviewed how we can take care of that tendency [permanently], observed that my nails are improving, told me how to care for injured areas on my toe for next 2-3 weeks, and detailed where and how to get the meds I need for treating toe and toenails.

  5. Dr Beiser and his staff are great!!!

  6. Excellent visit - very caring and professional doctor and staff

  7. I had a televisit - my first. It was very efficient. I was highly satisfied.

  8. Excellent service and professionalism as always!

  9. Excellent! And I've been a patient for about 20 (more) years. [Dr. Beiser] is focused on each patient's individual needs and, just as important, his/her goals. Also, if you have questions, he answers them fully.

  10. Dr. Bannerjee and his staff are kind and compassionate.

  11. Pleased with the empathy and compassion of the doctor

  12. A day after my appointment with Dr. Beiser and following his recommendations, my foot is feeling better. I will monitor my foot as he recommended and let his office know if there are any further issues regarding my left foot.

  13. Dr. Beiser's examination was thorough. He explained everything to me clearly and in detail. Very nice and professional manner. If I'll have foot problems in the future I will definitely come back to Dr. Beiser.

  14. Dr. Beiser listens to my explanation of my problem as well as my concerns about treatment options. He has exceptional knowledge of foot & ankle structure and mechanics and can communicate this in ways that I understand.

  15. Dr. Ian Beiser is the best podiatric surgeon anyone can ever ask for. Starting from his knowledge in his field and stellar skills to his excellent bedside manner, he is a doctor I will never trade for anything!

  16. Excellent service, friendly and caring doctor, great receptionist. Thanks!

  17. Top-class.

  18. Dr. Beiser is an excellent doctor. He operated on my bunion in July 2018 and last week he took out a Morton’s neuroma. I did very well with my first surgery and I am doing great with the second one, no pain whatsoever in both cases. I have told him I think he is a magician because I have not had to take pain medication. Anyone needing foot surgery should see Dr. Beiser.

  19. Dr. Beiser is an excellent doctor -- very experienced and knowledgeable, informative, kind and friendly -- everything you want in a doctor.

  20. The appointment was granted fast I truly appreciate how I was accommodated.