Dr. Tashko’s Medical Services

Dr. Tashko offers comprehensive medical services in Maryland, specializing in hormone imbalances, women's health, diabetes, thyroid disorders, cortisol regulation, and pituitary issues. His expertise and care address a wide range of endocrine concerns, supporting patients in achieving optimal hormonal health.
Dr. Tashko offers comprehensive medical services in Maryland, specializing in hormone imbalances, women's health, diabetes, thyroid disorders, cortisol regulation, and pituitary issues. His expertise and care address a wide range of endocrine concerns, supporting patients in achieving optimal hormonal health.
Dr. Tashko offers comprehensive medical services in Maryland, specializing in hormone imbalances, women's health, diabetes, thyroid disorders, cortisol regulation, and pituitary issues. His expertise and care address a wide range of endocrine concerns, supporting patients in achieving optimal hormonal health.

Endocrinology

Dr. Tashko is a renowned endocrinologist in Maryland, specializing in diabetes, thyroid disorders, and weight loss management. With extensive expertise, he provides cutting-edge treatments and personalized care to improve patients' metabolic health and overall well-being, making him a trusted figure in the state's medical community.

Endocrinology is the field of medicine dedicated to hormones, the endocrine system, and their disorders. Hormonal imbalances are prevalent worldwide, impacting millions. Endocrinologists diagnose and treat conditions like diabetes, thyroid disorders, and hormonal fluctuations, enhancing the well-being of individuals grappling with these issues.

Diabetes Mellitus

Dr. Tashko is a renowned diabetes specialist located in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, he has established himself as a leading expert in the field of diabetes care and management. Dr. Tashko is widely recognized for his compassionate approach to patient care, providing personalized treatment plans that encompass the latest medical advancements and holistic strategies. His commitment to staying updated with cutting-edge research and techniques ensures that his patients receive the highest quality care tailored to their individual needs. Known for his effective communication skills, Dr. Tashko fosters a collaborative relationship with his patients, empowering them to actively participate in their diabetes management journey. His clinic in Rockville stands as a beacon of excellence, offering comprehensive care that addresses the multifaceted aspects of diabetes, promoting overall well-being and improved quality of life for his patients in Montgomery County and beyond.

Diabetes, a chronic metabolic disorder, occurs when the body struggles to regulate blood sugar due to reduced insulin production or defective utilization. Globally, more than 529 million individuals grapple with diabetes, with nearly 1 in 10 Americans affected. If left untreated, diabetes can result in severe complications including blindness, amputations, kidney disease, nerve damage, heart attacks, and strokes.

Lipidology

Dr. Tashko, a distinguished lipidologist in Montgomery County, Maryland, excels in cholesterol and triglyceride management. He specializes in treating hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia. Using advanced lipid testing like NMR and lipoprotein(a) analysis, he gains precise insights into patients' lipid profiles. His practice aims to prevent atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease, offering personalized strategies for heart health. Dr. Tashko's approach includes lifestyle changes and medications like Repatha, Praluent, Leqvio, and Fenofibrate, ensuring comprehensive care. His deep understanding of lipid metabolism and cardiovascular risks helps him significantly promote his patients' well-being in lipid management and heart disease prevention.

Dyslipidemia refers to an abnormal lipid profile marked by elevated levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the bloodstream. This prevalent condition affects millions of individuals globally, with approximately 86 million adults in the United States alone. If left unaddressed, dyslipidemia can precipitate serious health issues, including atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease, stroke, and even pancreatitis.

Hypertension

Hypertension, commonly referred to as high blood pressure, entails elevated pressure within the arteries. This prevalent condition impacts 26% of the global population and a notable 48% of Americans. If not properly addressed, hypertension can significantly escalate the risk of grave health outcomes, including chronic kidney disease, heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral vascular disease.

Weight Loss

Obesity is a major health issue in the United States, affecting around 42% of adults. It causes serious complications, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and cancer. Moreover, obesity negatively impacts emotional well-being, leading to low self-esteem and social isolation. Addressing this issue through education, lifestyle changes, and medications is essential to improve the overall health and well-being of the affected population.

Heart Health

The role and field of preventive cardiology

Optimal heart health plays a pivotal role in promoting overall well-being and extending longevity. Clinicians dedicated to heart-healthy medicine and cardiovascular disease prevention require profound comprehension of dyslipidemia, hypertension, inflammation, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes mellitus.

Thyroid

Dr. Tashko serves as a distinguished thyroid specialist and expert in Rockville, located within Montgomery County, Maryland. With a wealth of experience and extensive knowledge in the field of endocrinology, Dr. Tashko plays a pivotal role in diagnosing and treating thyroid-related disorders. Patients seeking guidance for conditions such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer can rely on Dr. Tashko's expertise for accurate assessments and tailored treatment plans. Dr. Tashko's commitment to staying abreast of the latest advancements in thyroid care ensures that patients receive the most up-to-date and effective medical interventions. Beyond clinical excellence, Dr. Tashko is renowned for his compassionate approach to patient care. He takes the time to thoroughly listen to each patient's concerns and collaborates closely with them to determine the best course of action. This personalized attention fosters a sense of trust and confidence among his patients, who often praise his ability to explain complex medical concepts in a clear and understandable manner. Dr. Tashko's dedication extends to patient education, as he believes that informed patients are empowered to actively participate in their treatment journeys. In the medical community of Rockville, Dr. Tashko stands out not only for his medical acumen but also for his unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals grappling with thyroid disorders. His contributions extend beyond his role as a clinician, as he engages in research endeavors and educational initiatives to advance the understanding of thyroid health. Residents of Montgomery County and beyond are fortunate to have Dr. Tashko as a prominent thyroid specialist, as he continues to make meaningful strides in the field of endocrinology.

Thyroid disorders affect a large number of people worldwide, with approximately 200 million individuals experiencing some form of thyroid illness. Women are particularly susceptible, being up to eight times more likely than men to suffer from thyroid dysfunction, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and autoimmune thyroid diseases like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Graves’ disease.

Parathyroid

Dr. Tashko, a renowned parathyroid specialist in Montgomery County, Maryland, specializes in diagnosing and treating parathyroid conditions such as hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, and parathyroid adenomas, providing expert care for patients with these disorders.

Parathyroid disorders occur when there is an imbalance in parathyroid hormone levels, leading to disruptions in calcium-phosphorus regulation. Conditions like hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism can have adverse effects on bones, nerves, muscles, and overall health. It is crucial to accurately diagnose and treat these conditions to improve patients’ well-being and quality of life.

Adrenal

As an adrenal specialist, my role is crucial in diagnosing, treating, and managing a wide range of adrenal disorders. These disorders occur when the adrenal glands, small triangular-shaped glands on top of each kidney, produce either too many or too few hormones. These essential hormones regulate various bodily functions, including metabolism, the immune system, blood pressure, electrolyte balance, and the stress response. Examples of some key hormones released by the adrenal glands are:

Adrenal conditions arise when the adrenal glands, small triangular-shaped organs situated atop each kidney, produce excessive or insufficient amounts of specific hormones. These hormones, such as cortisol, aldosterone, and epinephrine, play a pivotal role in regulating a wide range of bodily functions. Notable adrenal disorders encompass adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s syndrome, hyperaldosteronism, and pheochromocytoma.

Pituitary

Dr. Tashko is a distinguished pituitary specialist practicing in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. With a stellar medical career spanning over two decades, he has garnered a reputation for his expertise in diagnosing and treating disorders related to the pituitary gland. Dr. Tashko's commitment to patient care is evident through his personalized approach, focusing on comprehensive evaluations and tailored treatment plans. He is recognized for his contributions to the field, including research and publications that have advanced the understanding of pituitary health. Patients commend his compassionate nature, effective communication, and dedication to improving their quality of life. Dr. Tashko's clinic serves as a hub for cutting-edge diagnostics and innovative treatments, making him a respected figure in the endocrinology community and a trusted partner in his patients' healthcare journeys.

Pituitary conditions stem from irregularities in the pituitary gland, a pea-sized structure located at the base of the brain. This gland oversees hormones like growth hormone, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and adrenocorticotropic hormone, all of which play a vital role in various bodily processes. Among the array of pituitary disorders are acromegaly, Cushing’s disease, and hypopituitarism, each disrupting normal hormone production.

Low Testosterone

Dr. Tashko, a testosterone expert in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, specializes in treating male patients with primary and secondary hypogonadism. Offering comprehensive care, his approach involves lifestyle changes and may include Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) to address hormonal imbalances for improved health and well-being.

Low testosterone becomes more prevalent as men age, causing symptoms such as fatigue, diminished sexual desire, and erectile dysfunction. Timely diagnosis and treatment are crucial to enhance sexual health, preserve muscle mass, manage body weight, and address metabolic and heart health issues linked to hypogonadism.

PCOS

Dr. Tashko specializes in personalized care for PCOS, emphasizing hormonal and metabolic balance. He takes a holistic approach, addressing obesity, insulin resistance, irregular menses, acne, hirsutism, fertility, and overall wellness.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. It causes irregular periods, elevated androgen levels (male hormones), and the presence of multiple cysts on the ovaries. Symptoms include acne, weight gain, excess hair growth, and fertility issues. Treatment focuses on lifestyle changes, symptom management, and hormonal balance.

Osteoporosis

Dr. Tashko, an osteoporosis expert in Rockville, Maryland, specializes in holistic management of primary and secondary osteoporosis. Providing comprehensive care, he serves Montgomery County residents with expertise.

Osteoporosis is a common bone disease characterized by reduced bone density and increased fragility, making bones more susceptible to fractures. It often progresses silently without symptoms until a fracture occurs. Factors like aging, hormonal changes, and inadequate nutrition contribute. Prevention involves lifestyle changes, calcium, vitamin D, and sometimes medication.

Calcium

Dr. Tashko, a renowned Maryland-based calcium disorders expert, specializes in hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, and related conditions. Offering personalized, holistic care, he addresses issues like hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, thyroid surgeries, vitamin D toxicity or deficiency, and complications associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Calcium disorders, prevalent in conditions like hyperparathyroidism, kidney disease, and vitamin D deficiency, disrupt vital bodily functions. Personalized therapies, ranging from medication to dietary adjustments, aim to restore calcium balance. Proper diagnosis and tailored interventions are crucial for managing these disorders and promoting individualized well-being.

Longevity Medicine

Dr. Tashko serves as a longevity specialist in Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. With extensive expertise in the field of longevity and aging, Dr. Tashko is dedicated to helping individuals achieve and maintain a healthier and more fulfilling life as they grow older. Through personalized consultations and evidence-based approaches, Dr. Tashko offers guidance on lifestyle adjustments, preventive measures, and medical interventions that can contribute to prolonged vitality and well-being. As a prominent figure in the community, Dr. Tashko actively engages in educational initiatives, seminars, and workshops to raise awareness about the importance of proactive health management in extending one's lifespan. By staying up-to-date with the latest research and advancements in the longevity field, Dr. Tashko ensures that patients receive the most relevant and effective recommendations. Dr. Tashko's commitment to the well-being of individuals goes beyond the typical medical approach. With a compassionate and holistic outlook, Dr. Tashko considers not only the physical aspects of aging, but also the emotional and psychological dimensions. This comprehensive approach allows patients to address various factors that influence their overall quality of life as they age. In essence, Dr. Tashko plays a pivotal role in empowering the community to embrace aging with vitality and enthusiasm. Through practical strategies, informed guidance, and a deep understanding of longevity principles, Dr. Tashko continues to make a positive impact on the lives of those seeking to age gracefully and healthfully.

Longevity, an exciting field, focuses on living better and longer. It combines holistic care and scientific research to understand how we can enjoy extended well-being. Specialists study various aspects including biology, environment, and lifestyle to uncover the secrets of a longer, healthier life.