American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, Ga)
Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA)
Emory University School of Medicine (Internal Medicine) (Atlanta, GA)
Emory University (pulmonary/critical care medicine) (Atlanta, GA)
Tanner Lung and Sleep Specialists
Areas of Special Clinical Interest
Pulmonary Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Lung Nodules, Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, Bronchitis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Chronic Obstruct Pulm Disease/COPD, Chronic Cough, Pleural Effusion, Shortness of Breath, Sarcoidosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis
The Pulmonologist diagnoses and treats pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs. Pulmonologists test lung functions in many ways, endoscope the bronchial airways if necessary, and prescribe and monitor mechanical assistance to ventilation.
Sleep medicine is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting sleep and daytime alertness and the effect of the sleep processes upon other medical disorders. The field of sleep medicine developed because specialized knowledge of the sleeping brain, and of pathological deviations from normal sleep physiology, provides the physician with the expertise to recognize and treat sleep-related illness.