Dr. Balnath Bhandary, MD

Dr. Balnath Bhandary, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
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Age 51
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Dr. Balnath Bhandary, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Montgomery Village, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University in 1994 and specializes in internal medicine and preventive medicine.Read his story

18550 Office Park Dr

Montgomery Village, MD 20886

Contact Information

(301) 330-2700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 2 More

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Dr. Bhandary's Experience

Dr. Bhandary's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Bhandary's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bhandary "Dr. Balnath Bhandary attended St. Aloysius College in Mangalore, India, before going on to medical school at Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India. After emigrating to the United States, he completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. During his residency, Dr. Bhandary served on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Infection Control Committee. He also completed an internship in Neurology at the University of Chicago. While at the University of Pennsylvania, he was named both Intern and Resident of the Year, and has been practicing medicine since 1999. Dr. Bhandary is a member of the American College of Physicians and was a member volunteer of Doctors of the World (which provides volunteer medical care all over the world) from 1998 to 2013. As an internist, Dr. Bhandary provides primary care, including preventive services and wellness, to adults. He also offers comprehensive medical management for chronic diseases. Dr. Bhandary is fluent in both English and Hindi, and is well known for having great bedside manner and providing top quality care to all of his patients. What Dr. Bhandary's patients say about him: "I went in for a regular physical, having skipped one for the past five years and was very much pleased with the experience at Dr. Bhandhary's office. Dr. Bhandary struck me as an intelligent, knowledgeable doctor who took his time explaining things to me in easy to understand terms. His staff was also very pleasant and helpful. I would highly recommend Dr. Bhandary to anyone." "I have been meaning to write a review for any years but never did so. Dr Bhandary has been kind and compassionate, extremely knowledgeable very resourceful to me, my family and my coworkers and employees. The office does a lot of great work and tries to diagnose and treat medical problems himself. Ever since he saved my son's life, I have been fascinated and grateful about the way he conducts himself. It is very rare to get such good humans who are humble and down to earth. Great office!!""


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  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bhandary has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Kannada
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bhandary's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhandary to family and friends
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Dr. Bhandary's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Germantown |
He is an amazing Dr he treats my whole family. He is an honest and caring person who truely cares about his patients and their well being. He is never too busy to return a call and Jay who works for him is Amazing!!! They try to fit you in when possible and listen to everything and ask questions...more
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in Fredrick, MD |
Great practice-staff very professional. Providers were caring and knowledgeable. The office is clean and Well decorated. Great follow up care. There are still good Primary Care providers who treat us the old fashioned way with modern technology and state of the art systems.A-Very holistic approach...more
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in Silver Spring, MD |
I do like Dr. Bhandar. I do though have a few issues. When I go for a visit I expect to have my ear, heart, knees etc checked not just my blood pressure and EKG. Office is a bit unclean and machines are outdated. I feel very comfortable going there but I wish some of the things listed above can...more
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in Harrisburg, PA |
Dr. Bhandary is an EXCELLENT Primary Care Physician and have recommend him to other friends. My husband and I went to Dr. Bhandary over 6 years. Dr. Bhandary always answered my questions and made certain I understand things completely. He has always made certain that I had what I needed in...more
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Montgomery Village, MD |
Dr Bhandary and his staff are wonderful. I have been seeing him for at least six years and he's just top-notch he listens he explains he's accurate what more could you ask for in a doctor and he's just overall nice. And his staff are the same. My husband now sees him and I'm always telling people...more
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Dr. Bhandary accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
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