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About Dr. Malik

Board Certified Internal Medicine in Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville and Columbia, MD

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About Dr. Malik


Rakesh Malik, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who has been serving residents of Gaithersburg, Germantown, and Rockville, Maryland, since 2005. He founded Doctors First, a renowned primary care practice, in 2008 and currently sees patients from the office in Columbia, Maryland. 

Dr. Malik was named a Washingtonian Top Doctor four years in a row and received the Compassionate Physician Award from Vitals Online.

Patients choose Dr. Malik for his attentive, patient-centered approach to health care. He crafts care in response to a patient’s specific needs and goals, offering comprehensive support for conditions such as sprains, flu, pneumonia, diabetes, allergies, injuries, weight loss, migraines, and vaccinations.

After earning his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, Dr. Malik completed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Malik offers personalized care to each of his patients and invites you to schedule an appointment at the Doctors First location nearest you to discuss your health goals.

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