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

Dr. Alan S. Chanales, MD

Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease

(55)
15225 Shady Grove Road Suite 205 Rockville Maryland, 20850
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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.

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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  

Residency

  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Program   
  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

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
Get Direction
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, a board-certified pulmonologist, deals with lung-related problems such as asthma, COPD, emphysema, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension. He is affiliated with Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, Maryland.

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center is a 266-licensed bed acute care facility that provides a range of health services to the community such as high-risk obstetrical care, cardiac and vascular care, oncology services, orthopedic care, surgical services, and pediatric care. Opened in 1979 as Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Shady Grove Medical Center operates as part of Adventist HealthCare, a health-care delivery system that includes hospitals, home health agencies, and other health-care services. 

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began in 1977 when he earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, New York. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and his Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at the VA Hospital  in East Orange, New Jersey.

A member of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Maryland State Medical Society, he is board-certified in critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonary disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Known for his respectful and polite manner, Dr. Chanales spends his time listening carefully to his patients until he fully understands the nature of their problems, after which he can explain to them what their treatment options are. He does not rush them out of the office until the above is accomplished. He tries to maximize each patient’s well-being, not being satisfied with just “good enough”. 

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. A pulmonologist is an internal medicine physician who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases that affect the lungs, bronchial tubes, and the respiratory system, including the nose, pharynx, and throat.

Additional Information

Dr. Alan S. Chanales is a Leading Pulmonologist with Gaithersburg Critical Care Associates LLC in Rockville, MD

Alan S. Chanales, MD, FACP, is a well-versed pulmonologist and critical care medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients at Gaithersburg Critical Care Associates LLC in Rockville, MD. Furthermore, he has staff memberships at Adventist Healthcare and Holy Cross Health. Dr. Chanales’ impressive professional journey spans thirty-seven years and his expanse expertise covers areas such as asthma and COPD. He feels that his success is primarily attributable to the time he spends to listen carefully to his patients until he fully understands the nature of their problems. He explains to them what is wrong and what their treatment options are. For more information about Dr. Alan S. Chanales, please visit https://www.adventisthealthcare.com/doctors/profile/alan-chanales/.

Alan S. Chanales, MD, FACP, attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in New York City, NY, and received his medical degree in 1977. Then, he served his internship and residency at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. In addition, Dr. Chanales received board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine. He remains an active member of the Maryland State Medical Society, which allows him to stay active in his specialty. Moreover, he attained fellowship of the American College of Chest Physicians. Throughout his career, he was honored with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017, 2018), the Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018), and the On-Time Doctor Award (2018) by vitals.com. For more information about Dr. Alan S. Chanales, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8124118-Alan-Chanales-pulmonologist-Rockville-Maryland-20850.

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