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Leighton Forrester, MD

  • AMG


  • Cardiovascular Specialist

Accepting new patients.




Office Hours

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed

About Leighton Forrester

Leighton Forrester, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease and is a cardiologist with the Adventist Medical Group. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency and chief residency at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University in 1993. Dr. Forrester also completed his fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at MedStar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University in 1996.

Dr. Forrester has been in practice in the local area for the past 18 years. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the Montgomery County Medical Society and the Association of Black Cardiologists. His medical interests include adjunctive and alternative approaches to the treatment of cardiovascular diseases and strategies for patient empowerment and improving patient outcomes.

Dr. Forrester speaks French and enjoys photography, exercise, music and French literature. He sees patients at the Adventist Medical Group Cardiovascular Specialists office in Greenbelt.

The GW Medical Faculty AssociatesDr. Leighton Forrester is an affiliate of the GW Medical Faculty Associates.



University of Maryland School of Medicine


Washington Hospital Center


Washington Hospital Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital