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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leighton Forrester, Cardiologist is Excellent. Dr. Forrester has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Leighton Forrester, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Forrester graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)


Dr. Forrester has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Southern Maryland Hosp 
  • Doctor's Community Hospital 


  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Leighton Hugh Forrester MD is a male Internist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Leighton H. Forrester practice?
Dr. Leighton Forrester has 2 office locations.
Dr. Leighton Forrester practices Cardiovascular Disease near Greenbelt, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Washington, DC.
See Greenbelt Cardiologists.