Robert Anthony Gallino, MD| Interventional Cardiology | MedStar Health

Robert Anthony Gallino, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (1468 reviews)

Specialties: Interventional Cardiology

Languages: Italian, English

(301) 570-7405

About me

Robert Gallino, MD, is an interventional cardiologist and is board certified in cardiovascular disease. He formerly acted as Director of Peripheral Vascular Interventions at George Washington University Hospital. He currently is the Trainer of Interventional Fellows at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Georgetown University Medical School. He is a member of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia and the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland.

Dr. Gallino specializes in treating chronic total occlusions of the coronary arteries.. He sees patients for blockages of the coronary arteries that lead to angina and heart attacks.  He also treats the arteries of the legs that lead to claudiaction and non healing ulcers.

Dr. Gallinograduated with honours  from Creighton University School of Medicine. He then completed his internship, residency and chief residency training at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center.  He remained there  to complete fellowship training in cardiology, interventional cardiology and peripheral angiography & interventions. Since 1993 and the ensuing years, Dr. Gallino has been named as a Washingtonian Top Doctors.  He also published a chapter on Crossing SFA Occlusions in the publication Peripheral Artery Disease by Robert Dieter.

Dr. Gallino has traveled the world performing interventional techniques for the treament of complex coronary and peripheral arterial disease.   He has taken the stage in China, Japan, Poland, Germany, France, Spain and Italy,  to perform these procedures . While teaching physicians in Japan how to treat blockages through the use of a laser, he learned how to perform interventional procedures from the wrist, or using a transradial approach. Dr. Gallino uses this knowledge to lead the teaching program at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he teaches cardiology fellows interventional techniques.


Dr. Gallino continues to consult with contacts he has made globally throughout the years. He continually improves his techniques by teaching as well as learning from other physicians. When not refining his surgical techniques, Dr. Gallino tests golf clubs for Golf Magazine. He is also a die-hard Yankees and NY Giants fan.

Philosophy of Care

I strive to  find a common bond with my patients, connecting with each other enhances the interaction and leads to better outcomes.   I  continue to feel honored that people allow me to help care for their loved ones.

  Patients  often thank us for all that we have given them through the extenson of their life experiences, but their successes  fuel and motivate us in the  care of others.  For that,  I thank them.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Refractory Angina
  • Transradial Catheterization
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Unstable Angina
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Procedures I perform

  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Collateral Vessel Closure
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Embolic Protection Devices
  • Fractional Flow Reserve
  • Laser Atherectomy
  • Peripheral Angiography
  • Peripheral Artery Angioplasty
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transradial Catheterization
  • Transradial Coronary Angioplasty
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Practice locations

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9501 Old Annapolis Road
Suite 308
Ellicott City, MD, 21042

301-621-6570

Fax 844-606-5116

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6410 Rockledge Drive
Suite 401
Bethesda, MD, 20817

301-570-7404

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3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD, 20906

301-598-1590

Fax 855-433-5302

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3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD, 20906

301-598-1550

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Suite 5200
Olney, MD, 20832

301-570-7404

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18101 Prince Philip Drive
Suite 4100
Olney, MD, 20832

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12111 Darnestown Road
Suite A
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

301-570-7404

Fax 844-304-5349

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1991)

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1987)

Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1987)

Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1986)

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine (1983)

Hospital affiliations

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.)

    4.8
  • 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 19, 2023

    Dr. Gallino enjoys excellent reputation

  • Dec 12, 2023

    Dr. Gallino is an excellent Doctor and a friendly guy.

  • Dec 8, 2023

    An excellent doctor.!