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Barry S Talesnick, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)



Cardiology, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Echocardiography, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Holter Monitoring, Hyperlipidemia, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Stress Testing more


Cardiology and Internal Medicine, PA

Appointment Phone: 301-656-9070
5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Fax: 301-986-5561


Dr. Talesnick has served as the Director of Non-Invasive cardiology at Sibley Memorial Hospital and is currently the team medical physician for the Washington Wizards of the NBA. He has also served as a consultant for the Washington Mystics.

Dr. Talesnick resides in Rockville, Maryland with his wife Debbie, and they have three children: Justin, William and Heather. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Medicine at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; New York Medical College (1980)


  • Internal Medicine; Medstar Washington Hospital Center (1983)


  • Cardiology; University of Maryland Medical Center (1985)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (1987)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1983)

Activities & Honors


  • Washingtonian Top Doctor
  • Bethesda magazine Top Doctor


  • The American College of Cardiology
  • The American Society of Echocardiography
  • The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Patient Ratings & Comments

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