George John Pyrgos, MD| Pulmonology | MedStar Health

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

4.9 out of 5 (62 reviews)

Specialities: Pulmonology

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Allergy and Immunology

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

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • May 31, 2022

    Very concerning and listening to what I had to say.

  • May 12, 2022

    Very attentive to my needs snd concerns. Very thorough

  • May 11, 2022

    Dr. George Pyrgos is a very compassionate and caring doctor. He always explains things clearly so the info is understood. He answers questions in detail. I feel very secure and well taken care of w/Dr. Pyrgos and would highly recommend him.