Dr. Nirmal Kanal, MD

Dr. Nirmal Kanal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Nirmal Kanal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Front Royal, VA and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1096 N Shenandoah Ave

Front Royal, VA 22630

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kanal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 86% of peers
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Kanal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Irwin Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Irwin Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Conn Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kanal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanal to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kanal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

A knowledgeable ophthalmologist that is trustworthy and would recommend. Kudos for your integrity.
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Dr. Kanal is wonderful! She treated my grandmother for many years and has treated me, my husband and children for almost 30 years. I don't know what I will do if she ever decides to retire... I don't usually do these kinds of surveys, but she is worth it!
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