Dr. Pankaj Lal, MD

Dr. Pankaj Lal, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Pankaj Lal, MD is a cardiology specialist in Gaithersburg, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1980 and specializes in cardiology.

818 W Diamond Ave

Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Contact Information

(301) 569-7135

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lal "Caring for your heart from our heart"

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Englewood Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Laguardia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lal's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lal to family and friends
37 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
Dr. Lal Says:
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Dear Patients, As you know I have left my previous practice because of some differences and started my own practice in Gaithersburg, MD. I will strive to be better, and based on patients complaints, improvements have been made in the staffing and practice style for the better.Please be assured you will not be disappointed with the services at my new facility .Hoping to continue our relationship.

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Patient Comments (6)

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Extremely cordial and efficient service. Scheduling is a breeze and it is very easy to communicate with Dr. Lal. He is very thorough and very informative. The staff are also top notch and are great at what they do.
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Took my stress, treadmill and echo test on a perfectly healthy heart based on nothing. Nothing came out and the tests done were totally unnecessary. I ended up paying a hefty bill. The one star is for ripping you off even if you are perfectly healthy and paying for expensive tests. Please beware...more
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Dr. Lal was a pleasant surprise in this day and age of impersonal medicine. He was very proactive, and very encouraging. I would go to him anyday without a moment's doubt.
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Dr. Lal serves with the heart of Heavenly substance. He is kind, humble and a great listener. He has a most impeccable bedside manner and is always willing to comfort those who are not in the best of health. He thinks of the whole person and puts himself in their place. He and his staff are so...more
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