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Dr. Alan Chanales, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Chanales

Dr. Alan Chanales, MD is a pulmonologist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.


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Dr. Chanales accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Chanales' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Asthma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chanales treats Asthma more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Chanales treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chanales treats Shortness of Breath more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Chanales treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chanales performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chanales performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chanales' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Chanales, MD is a pulmonologist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1982
V a New Jersey Health Care System-East Orange
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Brookdale Hosp Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1978
Brookdale Hosp Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1977
Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1980
1978
1977

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chanales' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chanales

3.4

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
52.63157894736842%
(10)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
31.57894736842105%
(6)

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Dr. Chanales is an outstanding physician and a very special man. He is your advocate and will strive to help you with small and more serious problems. He is the kindest doctor I have ever met. He is really smart, gets the diagnosis right. He has helped me numerous times and I have a life because...Read More
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Fantastic!! Was recovering from pneumonia at first attributed to bronchitis by regular doc & after 4 weeks of lingering symptoms got a referral to seeDr. Chanales. Staff fit me in right away. He prescribed additional meds to aggressively treat underlying asthma/allergies. A few weeks later I had a...Read More
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I want to believe and like Dr. Chanales. I want to think that he has my best interest at heart but sometimes he can be negative when he speaks. I have an issue breathing that is scary enough, please show some compassion and less sarcasm!
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Awful. Made snide comments about my father while he was in a comma. My father ended up passing away a few months later. No thanks to him.
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Have been patient for nearly 20 years. Extremely professional and technically competent; he has earned my total trust and confidence.
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