About Shambhu Aryal, MD
Shambhu Aryal, MD, FCCP, serves as Medical Director for the Inova Lung Transplant Program and Inova Sarcoidosis Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonology and critical care, with expertise in lung transplantation, sarcoidosis, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension and bronchiectasis. Dr. Aryal joined Inova in 2017 with several years of clinical experience, immediately following an assistant professorship at Duke University Hospital.
Dr. Aryal says that helping patients get a second chance at life is the most fulfilling aspect of transplant pulmonology. His expertise in advanced lung disease management and transplantation equips him to provide the best possible medical care to patients with severe lung diseases. Additionally, he has served as a clinical investigator for many clinical trials in his areas of expertise.
Originally from Nepal, Dr. Aryal resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and two boys. He enjoys time with his family, watching his sons' soccer and basketball games, and traveling.
- Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
- Member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
- Member of the American Thoracic Society
Establishing Expertise in Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant (November 2022)
Medical EducationTribhuvan University Institute of Medicine 2005
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
6/18/2006 - 6/30/2009
Training Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012
Training Specialty: Lung and Heart Lung Transplantation
7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014
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