Dr. Sunil Lal, MD

Dr. Sunil Lal, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Sunil Lal, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Ileus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Malnutrition
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Lal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lal "Dr. Sunil K. Lal is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and completed his undergraduate training at the University of Illinois graduating in the top one percent of his class. Dr. Lal attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed a residency and Chief Residency in the field of internal medicine at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. He completed fellowship training in gastroenterology at Drexel University. Dr. Lal performs colon cancer screenings and treats disorders of the digestive system that includes organs from the esophagus to the bowel. It includes common and important conditions such as GERD (heartburn), peptic ulcers, colitis, Chron's Disease, inflammatory bowel disease, colon polyps, and pancreatitis. Dr. Lal understands how much these conditions can interfere with your daily activities and healthy lifestyle."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lal "We invest in building relationships with our patients. These relationships are built with time and attentiveness, delivered in the context of competency and care."

4  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

116  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago Illinois
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Univiversity Medical Center - Chicago Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center - Chicago Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University - Philadelphia PA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Current liver biopsy practices for susoected parenchymal disease in the United States: the evolving rolse of radiologist., 2002 June
  • Long Term Endoscopic Management of Sigmoid Volvulus, 2006 April

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lal

4.5

Based on 91 reviews

5 Stars
86.81318681318682%
(79)
4 Stars
1.098901098901099%
(1)
3 Stars
1.098901098901099%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10.989010989010989%
(10)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Professional staff, Dr. Lal listened, discussed options, provided recommendation to possibly decrease some symptoms in the interim before discussed procedure. Day of procedure checked with me prior to answer any questions.
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Sep 14, 2018
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Awesome physician! Great bedside manner and very caring! Love Dr Lal!
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Dana Spencer in GA – Sep 02, 2018
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My son began seeing Dr. Lal in March 2018 for liver issues. The ease of getting an appt was important. When I called & explained my son's situation, we were able to see Dr. Lal the next day. Dr. Lal started on my son's testing right away. The road to recovery is lengthy in my son's particular...Read More
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Diann Lively in Waynesboro, GA – Jul 30, 2018
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Dr. Lal is extremely lacking in bedside manner. During my initial consultation, he browsed his smartphone while I asked questions. In my follow-up, he looked at his watch while I asked questions. Perhaps Dr. Lal was signaling that he was short on time as my wait exceeded two hours for both visits....Read More
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Anonymous – Jun 16, 2018
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Dr. Lal is a true professional compassionate caring doctor. Dr Lal’s demeanor is warm and friendly. He listens closely to understand your medical issues, diagnoses the problem and explains the treatment process. Wait time is minimal 10 minutes. But Dr Lal spends quality time and will stay with us...Read More
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Art Robb in Evans Ga – May 22, 2018
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