Dr. Depak Soni, MD

Dr. Depak Soni, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. Depak Soni, MD is a pulmonologist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Pulmonary & Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C.

3650 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 110

Fairfax, VA 22033
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • One Net
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Soni's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bronchiolitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soni treats Bronchiolitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Soni treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soni treats Asthma more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Soni treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Soni performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Soni performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Soni's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in caring for a patient the way I would want one of my family members to be treated. I believe the physician patient relationship has to be based on trust & I work hard to establish that trust. This means listening carefully to what the pat...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Medical College of Georgia
Medical School
1980
Emory University
Undergraduate School
1978
Duke University
Undergraduate School
1991
1988
1985
1984
1980
1978

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Dr. Soni's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Soni

4.1

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Depak Soni is such a caring pulmonary doctor. He asks the right questions, listens carefully to everything I say about my condition and gives me the benefit of his incredible depth of knowledge. He truly cares deeply for his patients and I have every confidence that he will be able to help me!
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This is a doctor who did not bother to talk to patient nor family member before or after an operation. Delivered very bad news over the phone then refused request for a 15 minutes consulting session because he is 'too busy'
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excellent doctor
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We were devastated. 5y survival rates around 12-18% for stage 4. Dr. Soni immediately left after the procedure. We were frantic and literally had to get the nurse to call him on his cell. He eventually agreed to meet with us for ten minutes...we waited an hour before he cancelled. We left that day thinking my mom has months to live. It was an unbearable period for my family. And the lack of availability, lack of compassion and empathy displayed by Dr. Soni only made it harder to bear.
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There is a character limit so I'm trying to describe our experience in multiple posts After mom was diagnosed with cancer, we were devastated. We hoped and prayed it was still early stages and surgery could remove it. Dr. Soni performed a bronchoscopy to find out more. We were promised a meeting before the procedure. Nope, didn't happen. Fine, we would have time with the doctor afterwards. NOPE! He left! But he did leave us with the results: mom has stage 4 lung cancer.
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Terrible, heartless doctor. We will forever wonder if we had a more caring doctor, what could have been? Truly displayed zero compassion in my family's darkest time. My mom had been seeing Dr. Soni for a year with a persistent cough. He thought it was asthma or allergies. After several months, only when MY MOM HERSELF expressed concern about cancer, he ordered a CT scan. It confirmed our worst nightmare - mom had lung cancer. I'm gonna try leaving multiple posts here to describe everything...
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I have been seeing Dr. Soni for sleep apnea, and he's my favorite doctor ever for anything. Very interactive, actually fun to work with, and definitely knows his stuff. Totally recommended!
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Recently, I went for my 6 month checkup: the doctors office staff is horrendous, especially the technician who was trying to monitor my breathing through the Spirometer. I could not and the technician was getting upset. I said I cannot and got up they gave two puffs from some inhaler, did not alleviate my condition. The doctor came to see him, and I was relating my breathlessness, and he was clueless. They tried to revive me with Oxygen, some more inhaler, finally sent me to ER
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Favorite Dr. of all time, fantastic guy. Very thorough.
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Dr Soni was extremely pleasant and thorough. He not only took the time to talk to me in depth about my asthma, but also took the time to get to know me as a person. I am pregnant and he also talked with me about which medications were safe for me to take during pregnancy. I would recommend him very highly!
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Dr. Soni is such an incredible physician. He is not only an expert in his field but he genuinely listens to his patients and cares for them. He spent over 2 hours carefully listening and digesting the many facets of my condition. Not only is he a true professional but he is graceful and compassionate as well.
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Dr. Soni, is a so professional and a very old fashioned doctors, 'who cares about patient-physicians relationship'. Being a retired therapist, I am amazed at his attentive skills, his openness, and his excellence in diagnosing issues that plagued my situation. I am no longer wondering if I have this, that or the other. I know what I have and how best I can manage It. Dr. Soni is making my care a lot less complicated. What else do you need from a specialist?
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Dr, Soni truly exemplifies his stated philosophy of the doctor patient relationship. As a former nurse, I fully appreciate his professionalism which together with his genuine caring attitude provides an unsurpassed patient experience. I could not recommend him more highly.
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Very knowledgeable, really cares about his patients. I would 110% recommend him!
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Pulmonary & Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C.

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
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    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente HMO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
MAMSI MDIPA
MAMSI Optimum Choice
MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
Optimum Choice HMO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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