Caitlin Sarae Zarick, DPM| Podiatry, Foot And Ankle Surgery | MedStar Health

Caitlin Sarae Zarick, DPM
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (752 reviews)

Specialties: Podiatry, Foot And Ankle Surgery

Languages: English

202-877-8010

About me

Caitlin S. Zarick, DPM, is a board-qualified reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon and an associate professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University.

Dr. Zarick received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and her podiatry degree from Temple University. She completed her three-year surgical residency training at Inova Fairfax Hospital. She then remained in the D.C. metropolitan area for her fellowship training at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital focusing on diabetic limb salvage and research.

Her current practice focuses on all aspects of foot and ankle surgery with an emphasis on reconstructive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, and the management of complex and challenging wounds. She currently sees patients at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. 

Dr. Zarick is also actively involved in training residents of the MedStar Washington Hospital Center Podiatric Surgery Residency Program. She is currently the associate program director and teaches residents on a daily basis.  She enjoys teaching the students and residents and is excited about the future of medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Wound
  • Hammer Toe
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Toe Fracture
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Debridement
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Feet
  • Abnormalities Of The Tarsal Bones
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Achilles Tendon Tear
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles Tendonosis
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Tibialis Tendon Tear
  • Base Of Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis Of The Ankle
  • Bursitis Of The Foot
  • Cavus Foot
  • Charcot Foot
  • Clawfoot
  • Clawtoe
  • Clubfoot
  • Congenital Deformity Of Ankle
  • Congenital Deformity Of Foot
  • Corns
  • Deformity Of Forefoot
  • Diabetic Foot Infection
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathies
  • Diabetic Ulcer
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Mass
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Foot Wound
  • Freiberg's Disease
  • Frostbite Of Toes
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gangrene
  • Hallux Varus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • In Toeing
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Jones Fracture
  • Leg Ulcers
  • Lisfranc Tear
  • Mallet Toe
  • Morton Neuroma
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Nonunion Fracture Of The Foot
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Talus
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans Of The Ankle
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans Of The Talus
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Paratenonitis
  • Peroneal Nerve Lesions
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Tear
  • Pronation
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sural Nerve Injury
  • Syndesmosis Sprain
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Toe Bone Spur
  • Toe Dislocation
  • Toe Fracture
  • Turf Toe
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Procedures I perform

  • Achilles Tendon Surgery
  • Amputation Of The Toe Surgery
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Complex Wound Management
  • Correction Of Bunion
  • Decompression Of Tarsal Tunnel
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Footwear
  • External Fixation
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fusion Arthrodesis
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Minimal Incision Surgery
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Ankle
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Foot
  • Orthotics
  • Plantar Fasciitis Surgery
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection For Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Foot
  • Repair Claw Toe
  • Sports Medicine Of The Foot
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Toe Tendon Transfer
  • Transmetatarsal Amputation (TMA) Surgery
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Debridement
  • Xray Of The Foot
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Practice locations

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB 5000
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6640

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106 Irving Street Northwest
POB 3400
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-6640

Fax 202-877-8010

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miles away

Fax 202-877-8010

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Network OA
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Open POS II
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • First Health PPO
    • United Student Resources
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2015)

Residency Program: Inova Fairfax Hospital (2014)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.7
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.7
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.7
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.7
  • Dec 6, 2023

    She has been my doctor for several years

  • Nov 16, 2023

    The procedure was carefully explained, as with after care.

  • Nov 15, 2023

    Dr C. Zarick was very proffessinal