Dr. Leighton Forrester, MD

Dr. Leighton Forrester, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Leighton Forrester, MD is a cardiology specialist in Greenbelt, MD and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in cardiology.

7500 Hanover Pkwy Ste 204

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Forrester performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Forrester's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forrester's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forrester to family and friends
18 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Forrester'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 (1)

Dr. Forrester is a patient, kind, knowledgeable cardiologist. He is easy to talk to. He takes his time with you. Wow. I am so glad I found him! I feel like I am in great hands.
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