Dr. Alan Chanales, MD

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Pulmonology | Male

ALAN S. CHANALES M.D. 15225 Shady Grove Rd Ste 205 Rockville, MD 20850 Get Directions
Dr. Alan Chanales, MD

Dr. Alan Chanales, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Rockville, MD. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Chanales is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center.

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Dr. Chanales' Reviews

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3.2
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Chanales' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in germantown, md |
Best doc I have ever been to. Really kind and smart. I had to wait a bit but that is because he does not rush. He gave me all the time and more than I needed. He answered all of my questions. He prescribed a medication that has really helped me. He guided me through some life style changes. He remembers me from visit to visit. Special doctor and man.
Gaithersburg, MD |
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!
Rockville, MD |
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.
Gaithersburg, MD |
Have been patient for nearly 20 years. Extremely professional and technically competent; he has earned my total trust and confidence.
in Rockville, MD |
The doctor kept picking up phone calls from his personal cellphone during the appointment. He seemed generally nice, but also a bit condescending. Wanted to like him, but hard to do that when he seemed a bit rude to the patient.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  Malpractice claims in Maryland not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Brookdale Hosp Med Ctr

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Brookdale Hosp Med Ctr

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    V A New Jersey Health Care System - East Orange

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis