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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leighton Forrester, Cardiologist is Excellent. Dr. Forrester has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

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 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Forrester has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Shady Grove Adventist Hosp 
  • Washington Adventist Hosp 


  • French
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Leighton Hugh Forrester MD is a male Internist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Leighton H. Forrester practice?
Dr. Leighton Forrester has 1 office location.
Dr. Leighton Forrester practices Cardiovascular Disease near Greenbelt, MD.
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