Chesapeake Research Group

Center Information

Dr. Ira J. Gottlieb
Medical Director
Chesapeake Research Group
8030-B Ritchie Hwy.
Pasadena, MD 21122

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Internal Medicine


Chesapeake Research Group is a full service investigative site dedicated to supporting our clients in the development of products by conducting rigorous and efficient clinical investigative drug/device trials.

We have a highly qualified ACLS certified staff.

All primary research staff has received NIH's GCP Certification.

We are able to use a central IRB.


Jeffrey E. Atkinson, M.D.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Ira J. Gottlieb, D.P.M.
Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Enzo J. Leone, D.P.M.
Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Jenny Nguyen, D.P.M.
Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Deborah R. Tunick, RN, BSN, CCRC
Director, Clinical Operations/Site Manager


Chesapeake Research Group is large modern shared facility that features two operatory suites, PACU, and multiple procedure rooms. Our facility includes a fully equipped kitchen facility for accommodating overnight stays. We have large storage areas for securing study medication and study related materials.

Site Equipment

  • Digital X ray facility
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Laminar Hood
  • Cryogenic (-86°) freezer
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • ECG and monitoring
  • Emergency Equipment
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • CTMS


Our staff includes Board Certified Internists, Anesthesiologists and Podiatrists. We have over seven years of research experience in Phase II and Phase III studies.


Chesapeake Research Group has a large patient database of individuals available for prospective study participants, encompassing a wide range of ages, ethnic backgrounds, and clinical disorders. In addition to direct mailings, the Center recruits study subjects using print, radio, and television advertising. Due to our strategic location, we are able to draw from a large and diverse population in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Annapolis, and the Maryland and Delaware Eastern Shore.


Chesapeake Research Group is a 3-in-1 facility. The Chesapeake Foot & Ankle Center, Chesapeake Ambulatory Surgery Center, and Chesapeake Research Group are all conveniently located within connected suites. Our therapeutic areas of interests are varied and include device trials. Our pain services, Acute and Chronic, include the following:

  • Post Bunionectomy Pain Model
  • Post Hammertoe Pain Model
  • Other surgical procedures of the foot and ankle
  • Osteoarthritis Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain

We also have experience in the following skin/skin structure & device services:

  • Skin infections (Bacterial and Fungal)
  • Nail infections (Bacterial and Fungal)
  • Wound healing (Diabetic Ulcers and PVD)
  • Joint replacement
  • Wound Bone fixation devices

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss clinical trials, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.