George John Pyrgos, MD| Pulmonology | MedStar Health

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

4.9 out of 5 (113 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
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Open HMO
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Network OA
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Prime
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only 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
  • Nov 1, 2022

    Good.

  • Oct 26, 2022

    Good

  • Oct 25, 2022

    I can't say enough good about Dr. Pyrgos.