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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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.
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.
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!
Dr. Osterman is the very best.
Dr. Osterman was great!
Dr osterman is thorough pleasant and I feel like I am getting the best care
Dr. O actually cares about my issues and is willing to sit and talk with me about them. That's a rare gem in a doctor, so thank you!
Everyone is friendly and helpful. And Dr. Osterman is extremely patient, understanding and takes the time with you.
Dr. Osterman values a patient's time as much as his own. An appointment time is honored. and the office staff will do their best to get you in early is scheduling allows some flexibility. His staff seem to schedule appointments to allow enough time for doctor patient interaction without feeling rushed. He is attentive and provides a medical explanation in a manner that is understandable. I would highly recommend Dr. Osterman to my friends and family.
I have been a patient of Dr. Osterman's for over 20 years. I truly value his kind manner, medical expertise, thoroughness and his explanation of the diagnosis and treatment plan. He always tries for the simplest and least invasive treatment before going on to more complex care. He is a good listener and very open to questions My only regret is that wait time before getting an appointment with him is often two or three weeks. I see him in his Silver Spring office.
After trying a number of podiatrists, I first saw Dr. Osterman about 10 years ago. He has always treated me with concern and professionalism but, more importantly, his diagnosis and treatment of several different problems have been accurate and effective. Two other family members have had similar positive experiences. Although I have moved from the Washington area, I make an appointment with Dr. Osterman when I visit the area.
Explained everything well. A plan to move forward.
Dr. Osterman is such a caring and funny doctor!
Dr. Osterman is, simply, the best there is. As I've told him, I wish he was my go-to health care professional for all the separate disciplines. I feel extremely lucky to be one of his patients. [...]
Dr. Osterman and Staff provided excellent care before, during and after my surgery. I have recommended Dr. Osterman’s service to several family members and friends.
Dr. Osterman is the best!
Dr. Osterman is wonderful--thorough, kind, relaxed, patient--an all-around excellent doctor.
Dr. Osterman is the best! He is warm, professional, friendly and very helpful.
Dr Osterman made me feel at ease about having surgery. He tried different approaches before surgery. He is a warm, friendly, to the point Doctor. He approaches with a smile. I would and have highly recommended Dr Osterman.