Dr. Sharad Lakhanpal , MD

Rheumatology

(214) 540-0700

Rheumatology Associates
3200 N Macarthur Blvd Ste 104
Irving, TX 75062

Overview

Dr Sharad Lakhanpal is Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He has been in practice at Rheumatology Associates in Dallas since 1987. He is also an investigator at Metroplex Clinical Research Center in Dallas where he has participated in hundreds of clinical trials. A sought after speaker, Dr Lakhanpal has been invited to give medical and other lectures across the world. Dr Lakhanpal got his medical education at King George’s Medical College, University of Lucknow, India, where he was awarded several gold medals and book prizes for excellence. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Memorial Hospital, University of Massachusetts Medical School and did Rheumatology training at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Minnesota. Since 1984, Dr Lakhanpal has held academic positions at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota and subsequently at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Rheumatology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and also a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He is a Founding Fellow of the American Rheumatism Association. He serves on the Editorial Review Panel of respected medical journals including the Annals of Internal Medicine and the Journal of Rheumatology. Dr Lakhanpal has over 100 publications including the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, Journal of Rheumatology and many others. Dr Lakhanpal’s excellence in Rheumatology has been recognized by his peers. He has received the American Rheumatism Association Senior Rheumatology Scholar Award, the Philip Schowalter Hench Award at Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and the American Rheumatism Association Fellows Award. He was honored by the Greater Dallas Indian American Chamber of Commerce with its Award for outstanding contributions in Medicine, Science and Technology. He was named Alumnus of the Year for 2004 by his Alma Mater the King George’s Medical College, University of Lucknow, India. He has been listed in the Best Doctors in America since 1996. He was named a Texas Super Doctor in 2004. He was listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World Millennium Edition in 2000. Dr Lakhanpal has held several Leadership positions. He currently Chairs the Government Affairs Committee of the American College of Rheumatology. He has served on various committees of the American College of Rheumatology in the past. He was President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin [AAPI] from 2003-04. The AAPI is the largest ethnic medical association in the United States and represents over 40,000 physicians of Indian origin in this country. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Arthritis Foundation [North Texas] and the Medical Advisory Board of the Lupus Foundation of America [Dallas]. He has served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. On a personal note, Dr Lakhanpal has run a marathon in under three hours. He played basketball for his College and University. He is an avid tennis player and enjoys traveling.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 45 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: King George Medical College

Graduation Date: in 1974

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Irving

Specialties: Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Lakhanpal's Office Information

Fax: (214) 454-0070
Website: arthdocs.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Doctor Lakhanpal's Other Office Information

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1200 Medical Ave Ste 103
Plano, TX 75075
(214) 540-0700

Fax:(214) 454-0070
Website:arthdocs.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
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Rheumatology Associates
8144 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 800
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 540-0700

Fax:(214) 454-0070
Website:arthdocs.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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