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.


Medical Education and Training

  • 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


  • Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine


Fellow of:

  • American College of Gastroenterology - Fellow

Hospital Affiliations:

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

Member of:

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