We found 3 pulmonologists who accept Medicare near Rocky Mount, NC.

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Dr. Jeffrey Alan Silver, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
210 Church Street
Tarboro, NC

Dr. Jeffrey Silver works as a critical care specialist and adult pulmonologist in Tarboro, NC. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sleep disorders. Dr. Silver is professionally affiliated with Vidant Health. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders

Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
901 N. Winstead Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC

Dr. Priyank Desai practices adult critical care and adult pulmonology in Rocky Mount, NC. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Desai studied medicine at Government Medical College, Surat. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Desai is affiliated with Nash General Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
1041 Noell Lane; Suite 105
Rocky Mount, NC

Dr. Jenee Bowman's specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Bowman trained at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Bowman accepts Medicare insurance.

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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.
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