Dr. Gerti Tashko, MD

Dr. Gerti Tashko, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
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Dr. Gerti Tashko, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Rockville, MD. He has been practicing for 7 years.Read his story

1201 Seven Locks Rd Ste 111

Rockville, MD 20854

Contact Information

(301) 762-5020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 90% of peers
Thyroid Disease
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Tashko's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tashko "Dr. Gerti Tashko graduated from University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and endocrine research fellowship at Penn State Medical Center. Dr. Tashko is author and coauthor of several medical articles. Over the years, he has been involved in research projects conducted at National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, University of Maryland Baltimore, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Tashko is ABIM board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. As of 2016, he is also a certified clinical hypertension specialist, accredited by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Tashko's main clinical interest is METABOLIC SYNDROME and its related conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, insulin resistance, thyroid dysfunction, polycystic ovarian syndrome, low testosterone, and hormonal imbalance. His goal as a physician is to apply evidence-based medicine tailored to patients' needs, by developing a strong partnership via trust, understanding, and education. His patients should expect a compassionate, thorough discussion on diagnosis, management, and treatment. In the spare time Dr. Tashko enjoys exercise, football, J.S.Bach music, history and keeping up with recent medical research and literature. He frequently posts new clinical findings online (GertiTashkoMD,com)."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tashko "My goal as a physician is to apply evidence-based medicine tailored to patients' needs; by developing a strong partnership via trust, understanding, and education. My patients should expect a compassionate, thorough discussion on diagnosis, management and treatment options."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Diabetes Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Maryland, College Park.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center.
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center.
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Clinical Hypertension Specialist (American Society Of Hypertension)
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tashko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tashko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tashko to family and friends
4.8
based on 186 total reviews (48 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (186)

  • 5
    (175)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Tashko's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (48)

in ANNAPOLIS, MD |
Dr. TASHKO SAVED MY LIFE! I first met Dr. Tashko November 5, 2017. He spent over two hours listening to my history of childhood diabetes diagnosis, 65 years of treatment, and my desire to eliminate insulin dependence. He is the first physician to correctly diagnose that when I was taken off the...more
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in Germantown, MD |
Dr. Gerti Tashko is a truly fine Endoctrinologist with a vast medical knowledge and experience honed in his specialty field of practice. He has an inherently rare ability to analyze a patient's complex diabetic conditions and provide solutions custom-tailored to render real improvements in patient...more
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in Germantown, MD |
Dr Taksho is very knowledgeable. I will recommend Dr Tashko to my family and friends. In fact I already just did that.
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Germantown, MD |
Dr. Tashko is not only knowledgable but also shares that knowledge with patient so that patient better understands and can better care for their condition.
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in Bethesda MD |
Before I found Dr. Tashko my life was over. I was a shell of the person I used to be and my doctors weren’t looking for the cause. The told me I was depressed and having anxiety attacks. Dr. Tashko listened and asked the right questions, he took time and ran tests and analyzed the results against...more
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Dr. Tashko accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Ohio State University Health Plan
    NGS CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan

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