George A. Taler, MD| Geriatric Medicine | MedStar Health

George A. Taler, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.7 out of 5 (153 reviews)

Specialties: Geriatric Medicine

Languages: English

(202) 877-6630

Clinical areas of focus

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Constipation
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Elder Abuse
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Frailty
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Homebound
  • Memory Disorders
  • Polypharmacy
  • Pressure Ulcer
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Instability
  • Anorexia
  • Arm Sprain
  • Arm Strain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma Flares
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bee Stings
  • Behavior Concern
  • Behavioral Issues In Dementia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Bleeding During Intercourse
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Eye
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Burns
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Celiac Diarrhea
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinus Infection
  • Claudication
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Cystodynia
  • Dandruff
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decreased Libido
  • Decreased Pulses
  • Degenerative Brain Disorder
  • Dehydration
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Diverticulitis
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Fullness
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elbow Strain
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elevated LDL Cholesterol
  • Emphysema
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Erysipelas
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (ETD)
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Pain
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Finger Strain
  • First Degree Burns
  • Foot Injury
  • Foot Strain
  • Frailty
  • Frequent Infections
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Frontotemporal Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatrics
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Handwriting Tremor
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Illness
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hip Click
  • Homebound
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hyperlipidemia Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Warmth
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Strain
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lip Droop
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Malnutrition
  • Mania
  • Mastodynia
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Memory Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Multiple Chronic Illnesses
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Numbness
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Oral Candidiasis
  • Orthopnea
  • Osteoporosis
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Attack
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Persistent Asthma
  • Plant Dermatitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Polypharmacy
  • Postcoital Bleeding
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Retained Tampon
  • Ringworm Of Body
  • Ringworm Of Groin
  • Ringworm Of Head
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Swelling
  • Scaly Skin
  • Senility
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Severe Asthma
  • Shakiness
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Irritations
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker Cough
  • Sputum Production
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Stridor
  • Submandibular Swelling
  • Substance Addiction
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Swooshing Sound In Ears
  • Tachycardia
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thumb Sprain
  • Thumb Strain
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tingling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Twitching
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Unexpected Weight Loss
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urticaria
  • Uterine Bleeding
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Vaginismus
  • Varicella
  • Vascular Neurocognitive Disorder
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Impairment
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vulvodynia
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Wheezing
  • Work Related Illnesses
  • Work Related Injury
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Procedures I perform

  • Alzheimer's Testing
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chemistry Blood Panel
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • College Health
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression And Anxiety Assessments
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Drug Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Executive Medicine
  • Executive Physical Examinations
  • Fall Risk Assessment
  • Family Planning
  • Geriatric Pain Management
  • Global Health
  • Gynecological Exam
  • Health Maintenance
  • Home Health
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Mens Health
  • Neurocognitive Testing
  • Nursing Home Care
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Occupational Health Screening
  • Office Gynecology
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Blood Test
  • Preventative Women Healthcare
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Reproductive Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Travel Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test
  • Wellness
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 512A
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-6100

Fax 443-444-6110

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 512
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4734

Fax 443-444-4752

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Suite EB3114
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0570

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110 Irving Street Northwest
Room EB-3114
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0576

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106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 204
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-0570

Fax 202-877-6630

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Fax 202-877-6630

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Fellowship Program: Jewish Institute for Geriatric Care (1980)

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1978)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1975)

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

    4.8
  • 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

    4.8
  • Jul 19, 2023

    Dr. Taler is a wonderful doctor, I would highly recommend to others.

  • Jul 12, 2023

    He is a doctor that care.

  • Jul 7, 2023

    Would recommend.