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We found 4 pulmonologists who accept Medicare near Yakima, WA.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
303 Holton Avenue; Suite 1
Yakima, WA
 

Dr. Krithika Ramachandran is a medical specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
303 Holton Avenue
Yakima, WA
 

Dr. Phillip Menashe is a specialist in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. He attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Menashe is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
303 Holton Avenue
Yakima, WA
 

Dr. Vanjul Agarwal sees patients in Yakima, WA. Her medical specialties are adult critical care and adult pulmonology. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
303 Holton Avenue
Yakima, WA
 

Dr. Juan Tamariz-Loor's areas of specialization are adult critical care and adult pulmonology; he sees patients in Yakima, WA. Dr. Tamariz-Loor is in-network for 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.