Podiatrist Dr. Howard Osterman DPM

Dr. Howard G. Osterman

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 350 Ratings)
Silver Spring, MD (Fenton)
8630 Fenton Street Suite 1
Silver Spring, MD
Phone: (301) 587-5666
Fax: (301) 589-4479
Washington, DC (I Street)
1720 I Street NW Suite 402
Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 331-9727
Fax: (202) 887-0741

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)
    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
  2. Washington, DC (I Street)
    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

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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  • Humana
  • Kaiser
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  • Medicare DC
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  • MedStar Select
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare/HealthNet Federal Services
  • United Healthcare/OneNet
  • United Community Plan 

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  1. 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.

  2. Dr. Osterman is the best!

  3. Dr. Osterman is wonderful--thorough, kind, relaxed, patient--an all-around excellent doctor.

  4. Dr. Osterman is the best! He is warm, professional, friendly and very helpful.

  5. 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.

  6. Thanks for explaining my problem thoroughly!

  7. Osterman is my hero. He makes my feet not hurt

  8. Dr. Osterman is the best.

  9. I've been a patient of Dr. Osterman's for 10+ years now, and he's always solved whatever issue I walk-in with. An awesome doctor! [...]

  10. Dr. Osterman is incredibly personable and is an expert in his field. My foot surgery occurred two weeks ago; however, he’s been seeing me for a couple months now, as he provided me with alternatives prior to surgery. I’ve always appreciated his professionalism, friendliness and dedication to ensuring I have a successful recovery.

  11. Dr Osterman is a terrific doctor. I recommend him to my friends often. All the great things you would want in a doctor!

  12. Experience was very pleasant. Problem explained and resolved.

  13. Dr. Osterman is the only reason I am still walking after botched surgery [...]. Dr O is my hero.

  14. I love Dr. Osterman. I refer him all the time to people. He is attentive, professional and realistic. Makes me feel comfortable with his diagnosis and treatment options.

  15. Doc seemed really nice and knowledgeable but as with all docs, always rushed. I realized later he did not tell me how long to take the prescribed medication. Jury is still out on diagnosis. If pain goes away quickly then I will be very happy!

  16. I’m very satisfied. The building and office spaces could use a facelift. However, I’ve come for care, and that was excellent.

  17. Dr. Osterman is the best in his profession In the Washington DC area. He is friendly & professional. I have recommended everyone in the family and friends circle. Whomsoever has met him have been [extremely] happy with his treatment results.

  18. Dr. Osterman is an excellent podiatrist. I highly recommend him to anyone needing assistance with foot and toe issues.

  19. Dr. Osterman is very professional, thorough, knowledgeable and courteous. I am very pleased with his service.

  20. Dr. Osterman is the best!