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Allen A Nimetz, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)



Angiography, Angioplasty, Cardiac Catheterization, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, High Cholesterol, Pacemakers, Valvular Heart Disease


CardioCare LLC

Appointment Phone: 301-656-5050
5530 Wisconsin Avenue The Chevy Chase Building Suite 700 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Fax: 301-654-4237


Dr. Allen Nimetz is board-certified in internal medicine, interventional cardiology, and cardiovascular iseases.

Dr. Nimetz has been practicing cardiology since 1974 and specializes in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He is also an active fellow at the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.

He completed both his undergraduate and medical degree from Cornell University in New York. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Nimetz served as an intern in medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Following two years at the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C., he completed his training as a resident in medicine and a fellow in Cardiology at The Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where he was an assistant resident and cardiology fellow. He also held the title of Fellow in Medicine at The Harvard Medical School. Academic appointments for Dr. Nimetz have included Georgetown University, George Washington University and Harvard Medical School. 

He has served on the staff of Suburban Hospital since his first day in practice and has held the positions of Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (founding director) and three terms as Chairman of the Subsection of Cardiology.

His practice in Cardiology includes special interests in diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, pacemaker implantation and follow-up, cholesterol management and hypertension.  He holds faculty appointments at Georgetown and George Washington Medical Schools and is active in teaching students.

He is currently serving as Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Sibley Memorial Hospital, and Chair of the Subsection of Cardiology at Suburban Hospital. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University (1968)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Medicine (1972)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Cardiology (1974)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (1975)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1973)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Interventional Cardiology (2000)

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