Draw Center Closing Early

The Draw Center will be closed at 1:30pm on Thursday, March 28th. We will return to normal business hours tomorrow (March 29, 2019).

Provider Transitions

RIMG is pleased to welcome the arrival of new providers to our team!

Susan Kioko, AGNP-BC, she started with us mid November 2018.

Christina Schrack, FNP-BC, she started with us mid January 2019.

Dr. Mandana Hashefi joined our Rheumatology team in early January 2019.

Dr. Pasindu Samarasinghe will be joining our Internal Medicine team in August 2019.

Dr. Linda Nguyen will be joining our Endocrinology team in August 2019.


Change of Status with Providers

Susan Pappas MSN, CRNP – had moved North Carolina mid September 2018. She is still coming to our Practice but on much abbreviated schedule.  Her schedule has changed to as needed basis.

Dr. Heath will be joining the FDA on a full time basis starting in February 2019.  She will still be coming to our Practice to assist in Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) a few hours a week.


RIMG will miss our physicians who are relocating from the Practice:

We wish them the best of luck in all of their new endeavors.  

Dr. Ziglar left the Practice at the end of October 2018 .

Dr. Tashko left the Practice at the end of November 2018.

Dr. Rogstad left the Practice mid December 2018.

Mylan 1 Diabetes Candidates Needed by 1/11/19

If you are an adult between ages 18 and 65 living with type 1 diabetes, you may be eligible to take part in the GAZELLE clinical research trial. This trial will look at an investigational fast-acting insulin to see if it works as effectively as an existing fast-acting insulin already being used to treat diabetes. Trial-related medications, procedures, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost; health insurance is not required to participate. If you are interested in learning more about this clinical trial, please contact us at (912) 623-2240 or sign up for more information at mcrmed.com/find

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Mandate

Effective July 1, 2018

A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) use mandate for providers prescribing controlled dangerous substances (CDS) medications and pharmacists goes into effect. If you are on a course of treatment with opioids or benzodiazepines you will be required to come in to see a provider here at RIMG in order to get your prescription  refilled. Please click on the link for further information.

We’re now offering Virtual Visits!

Dr. Mekonnen, Dr. Heath, and Dr. Henkin are now offering Virtual Visits for your convenience! Please contact the office to schedule one today. To learn more about Virtual Visits click here.

NEW Walk-In Clinic Hours

The walk-in clinic is available to established patients who have a Primary Care Provider at Rockville Internal Medicine Group or any Privia practice who present with a cough, cold, flu, sore throat, congestion, ENT problems, or UTI symptoms. Follow up visit for labs or chronic conditions should be scheduled with your primary care provider. Please bring your insurance card, photo ID, and any applicable copay.


Our goal is to make it easier for you to access our office for your urgent/non-emergent needs. 

Top Docs for 2016

2016 Washingtonian Top Doctors

Congratulations to the following doctors:

  • Ira Berger
  • Sara Brooks
  • Kelly Cowen
  • Terri Esterowitz
  • Patricia Kellogg
  • Shishir Khetan
  • Le Le Luu
  • Alan Pollack
  • Lawrence Schainker
  • Monika Schlamminger
  • William Steinberg
  • S. Grace Woo

Advanced Internal Medicine Group has joined Rockville Internal Medicine Group

We are proud to announce as of August 1, 2016, Advanced Internal Medicine Group in Olney, MD has joined Rockville Internal Medicine Group. Our Olney providers are accepting new patients. Please call 301.933.5050 to make an appointment.

We Are Members of Privia Medical Group

As of May 17, 2016, we are proud members of Privia Medical Group!