Capital Digestive Physician Richard M. Chasen, MD, FACG

Richard M. Chasen, MD, FACG


A practicing physician since 1982, Dr. Chasen particularly enjoys the clinical practice of Gastroenterology because it has allowed him to develop long-term relationships with his patients.

In addition to his clinical practice, he has served as Chief of Medicine and Assistant Chief of Medicine at Laurel Regional Hospital and Washington Adventist Hospital. He was also the founder and Principal Investigator of the Maryland Digestive Disease research program where, along with his partners, he performed over 100 research trials for new therapies for Gastrointestinal and Liver disorders.

Office Locations

Endoscopy Centers


Medical Education

Howard University College of Medicine / Washington, DC / Doctor of Medicine


Greater Baltimore Medical Center / Baltimore, MD


Gastroenterology / Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Arts / University of Rochester / Rochester, NY


  • Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine


Endoscopy Center Affiliations

  • Ambulatory Endoscopy Center of Maryland

Fellow of

  • American College of Gastroenterology – Fellow

Hospital Affiliations

  • Washington Adventist Hospital
  • Laurel Regional Hospital
  • Howard County General Hospital

Member of

  • Montgomery County Medical Society
  • William Earl Clark Society (Washington Society of Gastroenterology)
  • The Maryland State Medical Society
  • MedChi
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America – Member
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association – Member
  • American College of Gastroenterology – Member
  • American Cancer Society