Podiatrist Dr. Howard Osterman DPM

Dr. Howard G. Osterman

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(4.9 out of 5 based on 498 Ratings)
Silver Spring, MD (Fenton)

(4.8 out of 5 based on 498 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 498 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.



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 498 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 498 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 went above and beyond to explain my situation with me. He took the time to thoroughly and clearly explain my xrays as well as the various options. The front desk staff made me feel so comfortable and were so friendly. This has been the best experience I’ve had going to a doctor’s office.

  2. I've been going to Dr. Osterman for many years. The service and professionalism has always been top notch!

  3. Wonderful practice

  4. Dr Ostermann is great. He is knowledgeable and quickly gets to the reason for the problem and his treatments solve the problem

  5. Outstanding service. Helpful in explaining services and medical issues.

  6. Dr. Osterman is a phenomenal doctor and a wonderful person. I am very lucky [too] that I found him after a long journey of searching for a resolution to my multiple feet problems. He is a savior. Elisa at the front desk is a very nice and helpful person!

  7. Great visit!

  8. I look forward to my appointments - from the front desk to the treatment room everything is professional. I am deeply appreciative to Dr. Osterman and his wonderful staff!

  9. Doctor was very patient and professional!

  10. Dr. O is very compassionate and calming. We need more like him, especially as we age and everything seems to act up; from head to toe.

  11. Osterman is practical, has a great attitude and sense of humor.

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

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

  14. Very professional service

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

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

  17. 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!

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

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