Meet Our Physicians

Dr. Terence Bertele
Dr. Bertele is the chief of Chesapeake and Washington Heart Care, P.C. He graduated from New York University and trained in medicine at George Washington University Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Bertele has been a board certified cardiologist since 1985 and has special interests in balloon angioplasty and permanent pacemaker surgery. He has a residence in Solomons Island, MD and Washington, DC. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Brian Heeke
Dr. Heeke is a graduate of Emory University Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, peripheral vascular ultrasound and nuclear cardiology. He has a special interest in echocardiography as well as lower extremity venous disease.

Dr. Dawn Christopher
Dr. Dawn Christopher graduated from the Howard University College of Medicine and University of Medicine of New Jersey and has trained at University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine.



For more information about Chesapeake & Washington Heart Care, call 301.645.5100 (Waldorf) or 301.475.3240 (Leonardtown), or go to

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