Reginald LaMar Robinson, MD| Cardiology | MedStar Health

Reginald LaMar Robinson, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (1782 reviews)

Specialties: Cardiology

Languages: English

202-877-5885

About me

Dr. Reginald L. Robinson, MD, is a board certified cardiologist at Medstar Washington Hospital Center and the Bowie, Maryland office of Medstar. Dr. Robinson also serves on the board of Medstar Cardiology Associates, and is part of the Quality Committee, interviewing committee, physician lead for the Irving street vascular lab and facility medical director there for the practice. In addition, he holds a position on the Greater Washington region board of the American Heart Association, where he was previously president. He is the current board president of the Eastern States Board of the American Heart Association which covers 30 local boards from Virgina to Maine including West Virginia. His expertise is in general clinical cardiology, treating heart arrhythmia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, and other diseases of the heart.

Performing a range of diagnostic procedures, Dr. Robinson informs his treatment recommendations through imaging studies, such as vascular ultrasound, as well as all forms of stress testing. His treatment approach is holistic, employing lifestyle changes as well as traditional cardiology. He sees medications as a supplement to healthy lifestyle changes. His clinical interests include clinical cardiology as it relates to taking care of the patient.

Dr. Robinson received the 2020 Eastern States Volunteer Health Equity Award from the Greater Washington Chapter of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Robinson received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He then completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in cardiology at Temple University Hospital, where he was named Chief Cardiology Fellow in the last year of the fellowship. Dr. Robinson is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), a certification awarded to cardiologists who meet the highest standards in vascular interpretation ultrasound.


Philosophy of care

“I look at the entire vascular tree — the arteries, capillaries, and veins that carry blood to each part of the body — and try to synthesize and link them together. I examine how the patient’s diseases interact and how they put the patient at risk for other diseases and related cardiac events.

“I believe in a lifestyle focused treatment approach, because about 80% of the conditions I see can be modified by lifestyle. I talk with my patients about how diet, exercise, and activity influence their health.”

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Advanced Heart Failure (ADHF)
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Sclerosis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardio Oncology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Cardiotoxicity
  • Carotid Aneurysm
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Edema
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Infiltrative Disorders Of The Heart
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Lymphedema
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypoplasia
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases Of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Endocarditis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Variant Angina
  • Vasospastic Angina
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Duplex Ultrasound
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Lipid Blood Tests
  • Anticoagulation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Health
  • Holter Monitor
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Sports Related Cardiovascular Assessment
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thallium Stress Test
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
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Practice locations

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4175 North Hanson Court
Suite 100
Bowie, MD, 20716

301-809-6880

Fax 301-805-4233

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Fax 301-805-4233

106 Irving Street Northwest
Suite 4800N
Washington, DC, 20010

202-877-5800

Fax 202-877-5885

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

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship Program: Temple University Hospital (2001)

Internship/Residency: Temple University Hospital (1998)

Residency Program: Temple University Hospital (1998)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (1995)

Hospital affiliations

Podcasts

https://www.youtube.com/embed/hK7GyGWn93I

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 11, 2023

    Outstanding JobThank you

  • Dec 7, 2023

    This is my first time to meet the provider. I am still concerned about my health.

  • Nov 29, 2023

    Very good, professional experience