“My philosophy of care is to help my patients to achieve maximum possible health potential at their current stage of life. I believe in collaborating with my patients so that my patients will all get the care they want and need. I work with my patients to optimize medications according to patients’ goals and preferences to avoid side effects of any potentially unnecessary medications as possible.”

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult chronic disease management
  • Frailty
  • Medication optimization and side effects monitoring
  • Memory Impairments
  • Multimorbidities
  • Polypharmacy



Temple University Hospital
Geriatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Internship and Residency

Harbor Hospital
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD
2002 and 2006

Medical School

Samara State Medical University
Doctor of Medicine
Samara, Russia

Hospital Affiliated With

Suburban Hospital


Future of geriatric medicine in the United States: to be or not to be? A viewpoint on reforming geriatrics. Dorokhine I.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Dec;61(12):2262-3. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12566. PMID: 24329844

Haloperidol overdosing in the treatment of agitated hospitalized older people with delirium: a retrospective chart review from a community teaching hospital. Zirker W, Dorokhine I, Knapp CM, Patel N, Musuku M. Drugs Aging. 2013 Aug;30(8):639-44

Professional Association

American Academy of Family Physicians
2016 – Present

American College of Physicians

Personal Interests

Dr. Dorokhine enjoys music and spending time with his wife and three daughters.


Dr. Igor Dorokhine received his medical degree from Samara State Medical University. He completed his internal medicine residency at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore and his geriatric fellowship at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Last 5 years he served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Temple University School of Medicine and was closely involved in the training of internal medicine residents and geriatric fellows. Dr. Dorokhine was named as Top Doctor in Geriatric Medicine by the Philadelphia Magazine in 2015, 2016. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. He lives in Bethesda with his wife and three daughters.