Dr. Gene S. Mirkin

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(4.9 out of 5 based on 522 Ratings)
Annapolis, MD

(4.9 out of 5 based on 268 Ratings)
129 Lubrano Drive Suite 303
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-266-7575
Fax: 410-266-7366

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Kensington, MD

(4.9 out of 5 based on 628 Ratings)
10901 Connecticut Avenue Suite 200
Kensington, MD 20895
Phone: 301-949-2000
Fax: 301-949-2002

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Silver Spring, MD (White Oak)

(4.8 out of 5 based on 396 Ratings)
2415 Musgrove Road Suite 103
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Phone: 301-384-6500
Fax: 301-384-6670

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Dr. Gene S. Mirkin is President of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC and has served as Chief of the Podiatry Subsection at Holy Cross Hospital and the Podiatry Section of The Surgery Center of Maryland. He was on the Executive Board and a member of the Maryland Podiatric Medical Association, and has served the State Medical Society as Treasurer and Secretary. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association. He is on the staff at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.  Dr. Mirkin is double Board Certified, in Foot Surgery, as a Diplomate of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and, in Podiatric Medicine, by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Mirkin has published several articles and chapters in books, is a contributing writer to Podiatry Today, and has been a frequent guest on several local and satellite radio and television shows. He has lectured to athletes and other podiatrists and physicians. He enjoys treating athletes, having held a number of running world records as a child. Sports medicine, dermatology, and reconstructive surgery are his practice specialties, including the use of lasers for the treatment of skin and nail disorders.


Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Podiatrist Award, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

Washingtonian Top Sports Doc, 2019

America’s Most Influential Podiatrists/VIP DPMs 2017, PM News, June, 2017.


Medical Director, Foot & Ankle Surgery Center/Kensington Surgery Center Kensington, Maryland, 1993 – 2019

Chairman, Podiatry Section, Surgery Center of Maryland Silver Spring, Maryland, 2001 – 2008

Chairman, Podiatry Subsection, Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring, Maryland, 1999 – 2002

Board Certified, Foot Surgery. American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 1995 – present. Re-certified, 2014

Board Certified Foot and Ankle Orthopedics.  American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics. 1993 – present. Re-certified, 2013

Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons. 2011 – present.

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Podiatric Medicine. 1993 – present.

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 1995 – 2008.

Clinical Advisor, American Running and Fitness Association. 1991 – present.


1. Hao XP, Yim J, Freedman D, Siddiqui S, Levine D, Tritto M, Saffo G, Isaac A, Mirkin G. PAS stain based histological classification and severity grading of toenail onychomycosis. Medical Mycology In press 2019 doi: 10.1093/mmy/myz075 Corresponding author

2. Hao XP, Yim J, Qi C, Mirkin G. Soft tissue chondroma, a case report. JAPMA 2019 Nov;109(6):451-454. doi: 10.7547/18-047 Corresponding author

3. Hao XP, Mirkin G, Baglio R. Recurrent familial digital fibrokeratoma, A case report. JFAS 2019;58:1036-1039 doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2019.01.010

4. Hao XP, Levine D, Yim J, Qi C, Firestone L, Beiser I, Leone E, Woelffer E, Mirkin G. Schwannoma of Foot and Ankle: Seven Case Reports and Literature Review. Anticancer Research 2019;39:5185-5194 Corresponding author

5. Hao XP, Yim J, Chang S, Schwartz E, Rubenstein S, Friske C, Masternick E, Shamim S, Mirkin G. Acral lentiginous melanoma of foot and ankle: Seven case reports. Anticancer Research 2019;39:6175–6185 Corresponding author

6. Madden C , Spector A , Siddiqui S , Mirkin G , Yim J , Hao X . Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans on Adult Toes: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Anticancer Res. 2019 Apr;39(4):2105-2111. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.13323.

7. Hao X, Mirkin Joon Yim. Mycosis fungoides palmaris et plantaris on the plantar aspect of the left foot, A case report. Am J of Surgical Case Report. In Review 2020.

8. Mo Esmaili, Michael Tritto, Gary G Procop, Sarwat Siddiqui, Gene Mirkin, Xingpei Hao. Neglected Tropical Mycetoma on the Foot in the United State: Two Case Reports and Literature Review. JAPMA In Review 2020 Corresponding author

9. Jason Birkel, Gene Mirkin, Xingpei Hao. An Intradermal Spindle Cell Lipoma on the Plantar Hallux in a Patient with Scleroderma and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Case Report. Am J Surg. In view 2020.

10. Guest Clinical Editor Q&A: Prescribing Orthoses For Bunions, Hammertoe and Achilles Tendinosis. Podiatry Today, August, 2015:Vol. 28, Issue 8.

11. Washington Post Health & Science: Ten little things that can get hurt …and what you can do to protect them. July 22, 2014.

12. Guest Clinical Editor Q&A: Current Insights On The Benefits Of Custom Orthoses and AFOs. Podiatry Today, February 2014; Vol. 27, Issue 2.

13. Guest Clinical Editor Q&A: Orthotic Prescriptions. Podiatry Today, August, 2013; Vol. 26, Issue 8.

14. Berlin, SJ, Mirkin, GS, Tubridy, SP: Tumors of the Heel. Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. 7:2 (April, 1990).

15. Mirkin, GS and Mirkin GB: The Prevention and Treatment of Sports Injuries That Are Due to Errors in Training. The Journal of Current Podiatric Medicine, 1988; 5:10-14.




Dr. Mirkin received his BS degree, in Biology, from Guilford College, in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Mirkin received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.

He completed his residency at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, MD. His training also included rotations at Francis Scott Key Medical Center (a Johns Hopkins Institution), Maryland General Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Dr. Mirkin is board-certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He holds a second board certification, in Foot and Ankle Orthopedics, from the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.

  1. Annapolis, MD

    (4.9 out of 5 based on 396 Ratings)
    129 Lubrano Drive Suite 303
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Phone: 410-266-7575
    Fax: 410-266-7366

    Dr. Gene S. Mirkin's hours at Annapolis, MD:
    Mon7:30am - 7:30pm
    Tue2:00pm - 4:45pm

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  2. Kensington, MD

    (4.9 out of 5 based on 396 Ratings)
    10901 Connecticut Avenue Suite 200
    Kensington, MD 20895
    Phone: 301-949-2000
    Fax: 301-949-2002

    Dr. Gene S. Mirkin's hours at Kensington, MD:
    Wed9:00am - 3:30pm
    Thu8:00am - 1:15pm

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  3. Silver Spring, MD (White Oak)

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 396 Ratings)
    2415 Musgrove Road Suite 103
    Silver Spring, MD 20904
    Phone: 301-384-6500
    Fax: 301-384-6670

    Dr. Gene S. Mirkin's hours at Silver Spring, MD (White Oak):
    Tue8:00am - 12:00pm

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

  2. everything excellent

  3. Were it not that I came in for professional help for a physical problem, I would have truly enjoyed the experience. The care and concern, and professionalism, of everyone I came in contact with was exceptional.

  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!


  6. Dr. Mirkin is AWESOME. takes a conservative approach and considered my other health issues. I feel COMPLETELY with his expertise.

  7. Routine checkup; no problems.

  8. Dr Mirkin was very professional and friendly. He explained my problems and treatment clearly and presented treatment options from which to select. My treatment was effective and I already feel much better.

  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.

  11. Very professional, courteous, caring people. Would recommend this physician to everyone.

  12. Dr. Mirkin has been hanging in there with me as we work through this stubborn, ongoing inflammation issue. I appreciate his optimism though I am concerned this has become a chronic issue.

  13. This is an amazing doctors office! I was made comfortable and worryfree from entering the office to exiting it. I can not say enough good things about the staff and doctor to express my amazing experience yesterday. Everyone was friendly, professional, and knowledgeable! Thanks!

  14. This was my first experience with Dr. Gene Mirkin and it was such a wonderful experience! Dr. Mirkin is such an encourager/cheerleader to his patients, as well as a great teacher, explaining everything in detail. I didn't feel rushed. I was made to feel like each of the staff truly cared about me as a patient and a person. Congratulations! Great experience!!

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

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

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

  18. My Doctor is helpful and explained the problem in a good way i recommend him to all

  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.