Dr. Albert Takem, MD

Dr. Albert Takem, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
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Dr. Albert Takem, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Bologna / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 2003 and specializes in internal medicine and obesity medicine.Read his story

8401 Connecticut Ave Ste 102

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 718-1604

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Dr. Takem's Experience

Dr. Takem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Takem's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Takem "Dr. Albert Takem is a highly skilled Internist who provides highly personalized medical care for all your health and wellness needs. At Optimal Wellness Center, primary care is integrated with overall wellness to provide patients with a holistic, personal and medically sound level of care. Dr. Takem completed his medical education at University of Bologna in Italy. He then pursued his medical residency in Internal Medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Takem is passionate about the effects of obesity on primary and preventive health care. He has years of experience caring for sick patients, many of whom could reduce their need for medical care and potentially avoid disease through better weight management and a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Takem is an avid sports fan. He is married and a father of four children."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Takem "I believe in treating the whole patient, not just the symptoms and strive to create a place where patients can heal their bodies and be encouraged to live their best life."


  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*


Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Bologna / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Bologna / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Bologna / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Takem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Takem's Reviews

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Dr. Takem's Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Chevy Chase, MD
Dr. Takem and his staff are simply AMAZING!! The office is very clean and spa-like. All modern equipment. He took the time to listen to all of my health concerns and took his time to explain his recommendations and prescriptions. For any one looking for high quality health care where you don't...more
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