We found 62 pulmonologists near New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Susan Hughey Gunn M.D.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Adult Critical Care
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Clinical Interests: neuroendocrine tumors, lung cancer
Dr. Courtney Lyn Shappley D.O.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Critical Care (Intensive Care Medicine)
Address: 1415 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
Clinical Interests: lung transplant
Dr. Michael L. Hawthorne M.D.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 3.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 2700 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115
Surma D. Jain MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Judy C. Kang MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 1.25 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 1111 E Medical Center Boulevard, LA 70072
Dr. David Taylor MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Leonard N. Glade M.D.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 3.81 stars out of 5 (4 ratings)
Address: 2700 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115
Dr. William Brooks Emory MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 1.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Abdul Mukhtadir Khan M.D.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Clinical Interests: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Dr. Chung V. Pham M.D.
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Critical Care
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Dr. Clifford Braddock Burns MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
Richard Steven Tejedor MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, Adult Critical Care
Address: 1901 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Juzar Ali FRCP., MD., FCCP(C)
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Address: 1450 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Michel J. Lebrun MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Address: 1111 E Medical Center Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
William W. Borron MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Address: 1111 E Medical Center Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
Leonardo Seoane MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
Address: 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson, LA 70121
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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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