Dr. Howard G. Osterman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, is currently a member of APMA, as well as the current President and Board Member of the District of Columbia Podiatric Medicine Association. Dr. Osterman is the current Team Podiatrist for the Washington Wizards of the NBA, Washington Mystics of the WNBA, and a Consultant for many college and high school programs. Dr. Osterman was honored as a Top Podiatrist and Sports Medicine Professional by the Washingtonian Magazine. He is one of Yelp’s top rated podiatric physicians and received Special Recognition on Angie’s List of preferred providers.
Dr. Osterman is an active member in the community. He works with various organizations to improve healthcare by incorporating athletics into daily activity through lectures and health fairs.
Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, IL, 1989.
Two-years’ post-graduation podiatric surgical residency at the Loretto Hospital Residency Program in Chicago, IL.
Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot surgery. He is also a Fellow at the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.
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Dr. Osterman know his stuff, and he explains himself clearly, showing patience and good humor. And he always comes up with helpful solutions. Office visits are always enjoyable. I've recommended him highly to friends with foot and ankle issues.
I made it through!!!...with an exceptional experience both before surgery, during surgery, and after for follow-up visits...AMAZING STAFF...THANKS GUYS FOR KEEPING MY FOOT IN GREAT SHAPE!!!
Dr. Osterman is the consummate professional and charming to boot!
Very professional, attentive, reassuring.
Dr. Osterman is just wonderful. He listens intently and cares about his patients.
Greetings, Dr. Osterman is so [patient] and caring. If I had million dollars I told him I would give it to him because my feet feel so good, but maybe I would give some of it. (smile) We recommend our friends to him, they love him also.
Great office, great doctor
Dr. Osterman has an excellent bedside manner and he is very professional and knowledgeable. My feet feel so much better after the maintenance I have done. Thank you.
The Podiatrist was very knowledgeable about my foot issues. He diagnosed very quickly and offered very simple but yet very effective ways of healing. I was super happy on hearing that I did not need a surgery.
Dr. Osterman is a superb podiatrist and is extremely kind and caring to his patients.
Dr. Osterman not only helps with foot problems but advises us and helps us avoid foot problems.
Provisional and personable staff/Dr who pay attention to detail work with clients to resolve issues!
This was my first visit. I was surprised to get an appt so easily. The staff was friendly and professional. Dr. Osterman was outstanding and offered a thorough explanation and reasonable options. Also, I noticed that he seemed to have a good rapport with the staff. That is important to me as I appreciate a doctor’s office where folks work well together and enjoy each other.
Dr. Osterman is wonderful
Dr. Osterman really knows his stuff and uses the latest technology. In addition to creating new, high quality orthotics for me, he also modified my old orthotics so I can continue to use them.
ALL staff members are warm and genuine. It makes a difference in your (patient) day to have a warm and welcoming team at the Silver Spring. In addition, knowing that I will get the best possible care regarding an ailment. Thanks.
Dr. Osterman is professional, knowledgeable and very kind. I have recommended him to friends as well as other medical professionals.
Dr Osterman and his staff are the best -- I just wish every experience with the health care system could be "close to" this positive!
Very personal and thorough. Communicated a complete understanding of my problem. Very helpful.