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We found 4 pulmonologists who accept Humana Gold near Boulder, CO.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1155 Alpine Avenue; Suite 150
Boulder, CO
 

Dr. Thomas Minor's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1155 Alpine Avenue; Suite 150
Boulder, CO
 

Dr. Thomas Wilcox, who practices in Boulder, CO, is a medical specialist in adult pulmonology. Dr. Wilcox is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1155 Alpine Avenue; Suite 150
Boulder, CO
 

Dr. Hunter Smith's specialty is adult pulmonology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1155 Alpine Avenue; Suite 150
Boulder, CO
 

Dr. Randal Bjerke specializes in adult pulmonology and practices in Boulder, CO. The average patient rating for Dr. Bjerke is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bjerke takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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What is Pulmonology?

Pulmonology is a subspecialty that focuses on complex diseases of the lungs. In order to diagnose and treat lung disorders, a pulmonologist may also examine the chest, nose, throat, or heart. However, the main function of pulmonology is to make sure the lungs are functioning well.

Some of the diseases and disorders that might be treated by a pulmonologist include:
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Mesothelioma and other lung cancers
  • Cystic Fibrosis

A pulmonologist often uses pulmonary function tests, such as spirometry, to measure how well the lungs are able to move air in and out. Pulmonologists are trained to take surgical samples and biopsies when needed, but they do not typically perform surgery. Pulmonologists may provide consultations to other doctors, acute care for sudden illnesses, or regular care for patients with long-term lung disorders.