Diabetic teaching classes will be held: 

  • Thursday October 6th

  • Thursday October 20th

Please check this website the day of the class to ensure there have not been any schedule changes.

All class times are 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm and are $10 per class.  Please call Tierra 301-762-5020 x 3040 to reserve a place and walk-ins are always welcome!


We are pleased to announce that, as of June 1st 2016, RIMG offers specialized care in hypertension.  Dr. Gerti Tashko, board-certified endocrinologist, is now a certified clinical hypertension specialist, accredited by the American Society of Hypertension.

Hypertension is a major public health problem.  About 30% of Americans have elevated blood pressure.  It is a main contributor to poor cardiovascular and renal outcomes, such as heart failure, myocardial infarction, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, vascular dementia and chronic kidney dysfunction.

Hypertension is commonly seen in various endocrine conditions primarily diabetes type I and II, but also in adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid and metabolic abnormalities.


FLU SHOT CLINICS available 9/14/16 to 11/2/16:

Walk in clinic flu shot clinics will be held Wednesdays 8:00 am - 3:30 pm. Although, if already have an appointment scheduled with your provider, please ask the clinical staff member for your flu shot during your visit

RIMG has regular,quadrivalent and high dose flu shots available.

A high dose flu shot is recommended for our patients 65 years and older.

Quadrivalent flu shots are recommended for our high risk patients.


Dr. Igor Dorokhine, Internist


RIMG is pleased to announce to the addition of Dr. Igor Dorokhine, board certified in Internal Medicine.  Dr. Dorokhine is experienced in general and geriatric internal medicine and accepts Carefirst, Cigna, Humana, Multiplan, Medicare health care plans.  He is accepting new patients and looks forward to being a partner in your good health.

For an appointment, please contact the call center at 301-762-5020, option 2.


RIMG is proud to announce an Olney, MD location!

As of August 1st, you may be seen at our Olney location for internal medicine appointments with Dr. Daphna Henkin, Dr. Shashank Patel or Katherine Kemper Dean, CRNP.  

The appointment hours are 8:30 am -4:30 pm Monday - Friday with evening appointments available on Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm with the nurse practitioner.  Please call our Olney location to schedule an appointment, 301-933-5050.


RIMG will be closed Monday, September 5th for the labor day holiday.

RIMG will close at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, October 5th for staff training.

Our Specialties

We are dedicated to your overall good health. In addition to providing primary care we have a special focus on Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Sleep Medicine, Endocrinology, Dermatology and Healthy Living.


Practice News

RIMG would like to emphasize the importance of Mindfulness Meditation for our patients.

Some cell phone apps are:

  • Relax Melodies
  • Buddhify
  • Head Space
  • Meditation Timer Pro
  • Omvana
  • Take a Break!
  • Calm


  • The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher K. Germer, PhD
  • Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment – and your life by John Kabat-Zinn
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by John Kabat-Zinn
  • Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh


  • “Guided Mindfulness Meditation: A Complete Guided Mindfulness Meditation Program” by John Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Meditation Classes

  • Casey Health Institute, caseyhealth.org






If you are unable to sleep and feel unrested in the morning or have excessive daytime sleepiness please contact our sleep center for a consult, 301-762-5020 ext 3088



2015 Washingtonian Top Doctors

Congratulations to the following doctors:

  • Ira Berger
  • Sara Brooks
  • Kelly Cowen
  • Terri Esterowitz
  • Patricia Kellogg
  • Shishir Khetan
  • Le Le Luu
  • Alan Pollack
  • Lawrence Schainker
  • Monika Schlamminger
  • William Steinberg
  • S. Grace Woo