Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD

Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998 and specializes in sleep medicine.

11921 Freedom Dr # 500

Reston, VA 20190

Contact Information

(703) 348-7857

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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This content was provided by Dr. Merchia "Compassionate and comprehensive care are essential to helping patients with sleep disorders. Sleep affects every aspect of a person's life - how they feel and act, both at home and in the work place. Dr. Merchia understands this and helps patients lead better lives."

1  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

6  Conditions Treated

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

3  Procedures

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

2 Board Actions
  • Other (2/16/2018)
    Action Taken: Termination of an Agreed Order without restrictions, terms, and/or conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
  • Other (5/26/2017)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia


  • The Johns Hopkins Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD
Who is their right mind charges $10,000 for a cpap RENTAL??? Are you nuts? These run between $1300-$1500 dollars? And $6000 for a humidifier RENTAL which is on average at most $600. Watch the billing on this guy!!!
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Minneapolis, MN – Sep 02, 2017
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I am having the same issues with Dr. Merchia that are reported by several other reviewers. He submits insurance claims for work that is 3-4 years old, and thus not with my current insurance. If he bills me directly, I will not pay since timely billing would have enabled me to file insurance claims....Read More
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Burke, VA – Aug 31, 2017
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I started with Dr. Merchia over a year ago and have had a wonderful experience and results. He has really worked with me to move me forward using my BiPap machine. My life has been greatly improved, sleeping through the night, feeling rested, no more acid reflux, and lower blood pressure. Easy...Read More
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John in Herndon, VA – Mar 17, 2017
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Dr. Merchia is a complete scam artist and crook. I would be very careful about dealing with him or his office. He has been investigated by the State of Virginia and the federal government for issues dealing with standards of care and fraudulent medical billing.
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Virginia Beach, VA – Feb 24, 2017
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Was forced into a sleep study due to his alliance with AWLS. Was forced to buy a C-PAP machine even though I did not want one and have never used it. 3-4 years later I started getting questionable billing an payments from my insurance company to his company. They were billing an insurance...Read More
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Sfreedom in Austin, TX – Nov 22, 2016
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