Dr. Alan S. Chanales, MD, Critical Care Surgeon
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Dr. Alan S. Chanales, MD

Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease

4/5(55)
15225 Shady Grove Road Suite 205 Rockville Maryland, 20850
Rating

4/5

About

Alan S. Chanales, MD, FACP, is a pulmonologist and critical care medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients at his office at 15225 Shady Grove Road, Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Chanales has 37 years of expertise in the field and specializes in asthma and COPD. Dr. Chanales attributes his success to spending time to carefully listen to his patients so that he is able to fully understand the nature of their problems. Dr. Chanales then explains to his patients what is wrong and what their treatment options are.

Education and Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University Medical Degree 1977

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine- Pulmonary

Critical Care

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Critical Care Medicine

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

PneumoniaEmphysemaChest InfectionTuberculosis AsthmaCOPDPulmonary fibrosisPulmonary HypertensionLung Cancer

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award 2018 Vitals.com 
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2018 Vitals.com 
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2018 Vitals.com 

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians  
  • Maryland State Medical Society  

Treatments

  • I deal with problems in the lung which include things like asthma, COPD, emphysema, pneumonia, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.

Internships

  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • The Maryland State Medical Society

What do you attribute your success to?

  • He spends time to listen carefully to his patients until he fully understands the nature of their problems, and explains to them what is wrong and what their treatment options are. He does not rush them out of the office until the above is accomplished. He tries to maximize the patient\'s improvement, not being satisfied with just \"good enough\". Dr. Chanales routinely returns his patient\'s phone calls and tries to solve their problems right away. He treats his patients with respect and politeness.

Teaching and speaking

  • Lectures Locally in Cooperation With Select Pharmaceutical Companies

Dr. Alan S. Chanales, MD's Practice location

15225 Shady Grove Road Suite 205 -
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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New patients: 301-330-0200

Alan S. Chanales MD

15225 Shady Grove Rd Suite 205 -
Rockville, MD 20850
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New patients: 301-330-0200

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Patient Experience with Dr. Chanales


4.0

Based on 55 reviews

Dr. Alan S. Chanales, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 55 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pulmonologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Pulmonologist, Dr. Alan S. Chanales, who serves patients in Rockville, Maryland

Dr. Chanales is a board-certified pulmonologist who sees patients at his private practice in Rockville, Maryland. He is also affiliated with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, and Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland. His areas of clinical interest include asthma, COPD, emphysema, pneumonia, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Chanales is also actively lecturing locally in cooperation with several pharmaceutical companies. 

Dr. Chanales received his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1977. He then  completed his internal medicine residency through Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York (1980), followed by his fellowship in pulmonary medicine conducted in East Orange, New Jersey at the VA Hospital. 

Dr. Chanales holds three board certifications with the American Board of Internal Medicine, i.e., critical care medicine, pulmonary disease medicine, and internal medicine. The American Board of Internal Medicine is a 501 nonprofit, self-appointed physician-evaluation organization that certifies physicians practicing internal medicine and its subspecialties. 

Internal medicine or general internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists.

Critical care medicine, or intensive care medicine, is a medical specialty that deals with seriously or critically ill patients who have, are at risk of, or are recovering from conditions that may be life-threatening.

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pulmonology is considered a branch of internal medicine, and is related to intensive care medicine.

Dr. Chanales is the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018), the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018), and the On-Time Doctor Award (2018) from Vitals.com. He is also a member of the Maryland State Medical Society and the American College of Chest Physicians. 

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