Dr. Chitra Lal, MD

Critical Care MedicineFemaleAge 49

Dr. Lal
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Institute for Applied Neurosciences

96 Jonathan Lucas St Charleston, SC 29425

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(843) 792-7776

Dr. Chitra Lal, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University medical school in 1994. She is affiliated with Musc Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lal to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for South Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lal's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Lal accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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I have severe sleep apnea. I had a video session with Dr. Lal due to COVID. She had me tested and set up with a CPAP machine that has changed my life.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me


Dr. Chitra Lal, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Chitra Lal, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lal has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Chitra Lal, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Chitra Lal, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lal frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Sleep Study, and Pulmonary Hypertension. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lal treats.

Where is Dr. Chitra Lal, MD's office located?

Dr. Lal's office is located at 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Institute for Applied Neurosciences96 Jonathan Lucas St Charleston, SC 29425
Medical University of South Carolina135 Rutledge Ave Charleston, SC 29425

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lal is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Musc Medical Center

Charleston, SC

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)