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Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD

Sleep Medicine ·  Male · Age 45

Dr. Merchia

Dr. Pankaj Merchia, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998 and specializes in sleep medicine.

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(703) 348-7857

Dr. Merchia accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Emblem Health
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Special Needs Plan SNP
Principal Life
TriCare for Life
United Healthcare

Background Check

2 board actions Found
  • Other (2/16/2018)View details
  • Other (5/26/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Merchia's conditions and procedures:

  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Narcolepsy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Sleep Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.


  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine


Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
Mount Auburn Hospital
Residency Hospital
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
The Johns Hopkins Univ
Undergraduate School

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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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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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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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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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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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