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AboutDr. Allen Thomas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Phoenix, AZ. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Thomas is affiliated with Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Northern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Allen Thomas has the following 2 specialties
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Pulmonary Disease
A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.
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Dr. Thomas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center
650 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Northern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center
500 N State Route 89
Prescott, AZ 86313
38 Years Experience
University of Iowa
Graduated in 1975