George John Pyrgos, MD| Immunology, Critical Care Medicine | MedStar Health

George John Pyrgos, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (267 reviews)

Specialties: Immunology, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonology

Languages: Greek, English

(410) 682-5286

About me

George John Pyrgos, MD, is medical director of the Angelos Center for Lung Diseases at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Board certified, Dr. Pyrgos clinical interests include obstructive lung diseases, asthma and allergic disorders as well immunologic-based lung diseases such as sarcoidosis, interstitial and autoimmune-associated lung diseases.

Dr. Pyrgos is a member of several professional organizations including American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, and the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. When he is not practicing medicine, he enjoys sailing, music and hiking.

George Pyrgos, MD, named a "Top Doc" by Baltimore magazine for pulmonary 2017-2020.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Asbestos Lung
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Egfr Mutation
  • Egfr Translocation
  • Empyema
  • Foreign Body (AIRWAY)
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Kras Mutation
  • Large Cell Cancer Of The Lung
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Mediastinum Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Ret Mutation
  • Ros1 Fusion
  • Sarcoma Of The Lung
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cancer Of The Lung
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Ventilator Dependent
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Procedures I perform

  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Airway Stenting
  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
  • Biopsy Of Lung
  • Bronchial Dilatation
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cyberknife
  • Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy
  • Endobronchial Brachytherapy
  • Endobronchial Tumor Ablation
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Biopsy Of Lung
  • Endoscopic Biopsy Of Trachea
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Cancer Genomics
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter Insertion
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Dilatation
  • Tracheal Stent
  • Tracheoplasty
  • Tracheostomy Management
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Practice locations

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9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 300
Baltimore, MD, 21237

410-682-5282

Fax 410-682-5286

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2010)

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2009)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (2005)

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2001)

Internship Program: Aria Health (1999)

Medical School: University of Ioannina Medical School (1997)

Awards

  • Baltimore magazine Top Doc, 2017-2020

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Mar 26, 2024

    Very good explanation

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Dr. Pyrgos was professional, very kind, and listened to all my concerns. A compassionate dr.

  • Feb 12, 2024

    I would give this doctor and my experience a rating of exceptional.