Podiatrist Dr. Howard Osterman DPM

Dr. Howard G. Osterman

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 471 Ratings)
Silver Spring, MD (Fenton)

(4.8 out of 5 based on 471 Ratings)
8630 Fenton Street Suite 1
Silver Spring, MD
Phone: (301) 587-5666
Fax: (301) 589-4479

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Washington, DC (I Street)

(4.8 out of 5 based on 471 Ratings)
1720 I Street NW Suite 402
Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 331-9727
Fax: (202) 887-0741

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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.




  • English

Hospital Affiliation

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.

  1. Silver Spring, MD (Fenton)

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 471 Ratings)
    8630 Fenton Street Suite 1
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Phone: (301) 587-5666
    Fax: (301) 589-4479

    Dr. Howard G. Osterman's hours at Silver Spring, MD (Fenton):
    Tue8:00am - 3:45pm
    Wed8:00am - 12:00pm

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  2. Washington, DC (I Street)

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 471 Ratings)
    1720 I Street NW Suite 402
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: (202) 331-9727
    Fax: (202) 887-0741

    Dr. Howard G. Osterman's hours at Washington, DC (I Street):
    Mon8:00am - 3:45pm
    Thu8:00am - 3:45pm
    Fri8:00am - 12:00pm

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Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC ("FASMA") ​is in network with most major health insurance plans including, but not limited to, those listed below. If you don't see your insurance plan listed, it may have another name.  Please contact the customer service number on the back of your card to verify your specific coverage.  

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  1. Dr. Osterman has been my podiatrist for almost 30 years. He is a caring human being and a superb clinician.

  2. Thank you for making my feet HAPPY?for several years.

  3. Very professional service

  4. Dr. Osterman was very professional and thorough and I feel he had a great understanding of my problem.

  5. Dr. Osterman and staff have always been pleasant, professional and efficient.

  6. I love Dr. Osterman--he is quick, cheerful and gives plenty of information. Has a great, genuine chairside manner--makes you [feel] you are talking to a friend who just happens to really know feet!

  7. I commend both techs in the DC office - Kern and Carmen - they are efficient, professional and very kind. Dr. Osterman is terrific - he does whatever he can to help me solve issues without resorting to surgery, which I very much appreciate. He is also a great person - he explains diagnoses and treatment thoroughly and is always available by email to answer other questions that arise later, which has been very helpful. He has a good sense of humor and I always look forward to seeing him.

  8. I’ve been seeing Dr. Osterman for over 10 years. He and his staff are fabulous. He takes the time necessary to explain exactly what the problem is and how to fix it. I highly recommend him.

  9. Dr. Osterman is the best! Lisa at the front desk is my favorite, though!

  10. I have been a patient of Dr. Osterman for many years. He is a very kind and thoughtful doctor. He takes his time with his patients ~ not rushing to finish. He greets you warmly with a handshake, and makes you feel that you are important. I would recommend him to anyone.

  11. Dr. Osterman is a superb podiatrist.

  12. Dr. Osterman is the best!

  13. The two ladies on phone/front desk were super helpful as I was having a hard time finding the office (way streets go from 16th to 19th with other streets in-between, few numbers on big buildings on I so hard to figure out numbers). I really appreciate their time and patience helping me find my way to your office. I had many recommendations for Dr. Osterman, from my work colleague Susan, to about 7 people in my Dupont Circle Village. I now know why he is so highly recommended.

  14. Outstanding service and attention

  15. Dr. Osterman is always so pleasant and knowledgeable. He provided me with pain relief and wonderful tips for me to use in the future to continue to improve my foot pain. I am so grateful for him and his staff.

  16. Dr. OSTERMAN is a superb doctor.who immediately zeroes in on the problem and quietly does what is necessary to eliminate the pain.

  17. We had a fantastic experience. My son needed attention quickly. Dr. Osterman made time for him and had a clear way to resolve the problem. I am so relieved and pleased.

  18. Dr. Osterman is a terrific physician, one of the best. He has the nicest bedside manner and shows genuine interest in the problems brought to him by his patients. He always looks for solutions and ways to fix the problem and make me feel better.

  19. Dr. Osterman was referred by another doctor I have. Clear to see it was a great recommendation. He's knowledgeable, friendly and professional. 3 pretty good qualifications when your asking for help w/ an issue!

  20. Dr. Osterman is the very best.