Pulmonologists, P.C. is a group practice specializing in Pulmonology, the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, as well as Sleep Medicine. Our seven physicians are dedicated to serving the needs of patients with lung disease and sleep disorders throughout Suburban Maryland and the District of Columbia. Our practice has two locations: Kensington and Gaithersburg, Maryland. We also operate a state of the art four-bed Sleep Laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Our group offers a complete range of office and hospital-based diagnostic and therapeutic services related to lung disease and sleep disorders. In our office locations, we provide pulmonary consultation and follow-up, chest x-rays, pulmonary function testing, and arterial blood gas analysis. Our sleep laboratories offer diagnostic sleep studies, CPAP titration studies, and office consultation with a sleep disorders specialist. Our hospital services include pulmonary and critical care consultation, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, transbronchial lung biopsy, thoracentesis, closed pleural biopsy, and insertion of chest tubes, arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery (Swan-Ganz) catheters.
Pulmonary physicians in our practice include the following:
- Frank J. Mayo, MD
- Steven T. Kariya, MD
- Joseph A. Ball, MD
- Irving Mizus, MD
- Richard T. Mahon, MD
- Elliott N. Exar, MD
All of our physicians are trained, Board Certified, and specialize in Pulmonary Medicine. Pulmonologists are physicians who possess specialized training, knowledge, and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary (lung) diseases. Sleep Medicine specialists have training and expertise in the care of patients with sleep apnea, insomnia, disorders of daytime alertness, and restless leg Syndrome. Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine are two of the subspecialties of the field of Internal Medicine.
About Privia Medical Group
Our practice is a proud member of Privia Medical Group - a physician-led, multi-speciality, national medical group. The nation’s top primary care physicians and specialists came together to form Privia Medical Group and share in the mission of providing better, more coordinated care to patients.
Our group focuses on taking accountability for the health and wellness of the patients we serve. We use some of the latest advances in medicine to help our patients remain healthy and better manage disease by offering our patients access to innovative health management technologies, proactive team-based care, and an evidenced-based, patient-centered approach.
Here’s what sets Privia Medical Group apart from traditional practices:
- Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals
- Physician-led, high-performance medical group
- Unhurried, comprehensive visits, with time to develop the right care plan
- Personalized care that exceeds your expectations
- Collaborative, team-based medical group
- Staffed with Health Coaches, Nurse Educators, Pharmacists, and Care Managers
- Same-day/next-day appointments available
- Care reminders and alerts
- Check ins with clinical experts between your office visits
- Book appointments and renew prescriptions online
- Send and receive secure messages with your care team
- Secure access to electronic medical records
- Pay your invoices by credit card, securely and conveniently
State-of-the Art Security and Privacy
We go to extreme lengths to ensure our patients’ information remains confidential and secure.
Not only is our team trained in modern privacy standards (such as HIPAA and PCI compliance), but we also keep your information secure with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption, firewalls, secure servers (including 24/7 surveillance and biometric access), and many more measures to ensure your information won’t fall into the wrong hands.
To learn more about Privia Medical Group and find other Privia doctors, please visit our website