Dr. Saiyad Aleem Sarkar, MD

Dr. Saiyad Aleem Sarkar, MD

Dr. Saiyad Aleem Sarkar, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (443) 777-2309

Contact this Provider:

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology
Conditions I Treat
  • airway disorders
  • airway obstruction
  • airway scarring
  • atelectasis
  • autoimmune pleuritis
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Procedures I Perform
  • bilevel positive airway pressure
  • bronchoscopy
  • chest tube insertion
  • cold therapies
  • continuous positive airway pressure
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About the Provider

Sy Sarkar, MD, FACP, FCCP, DAABIP is the Director of Interventional Pulmonology at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He is board certified in interventional pulmonology, critical care medicine and pulmonary medicine and has written more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles and abstracts on topics related to these areas of expertise. He specializes in minimally invasive procedures related to diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the lung, airways and pleura. Dr Sarkar has been the principal investigator or sub investigator on numerous studies relating to the safety and efficacy of new devices and technology in interventional pulmonology. He was recently recognized by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) as a 2019 and 2020 Distinguished CHEST Educator and the first in the state to implant a new FDA-approved lung valve in a patient with severe emphysema.

  • Fellowship Program: University of Maryland (2007)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2004)
  • Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine (1999)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center