AboutDr. Shannon Turnbow, MD, FCCP is a Doctor primarily located in Lubbock, TX. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Turnbow is affiliated with Covenant Medical Center, Covenant and Covenant Children's Hospital. She speaks English.
Dr. Shannon Turnbow has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- 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.
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- Angiographic Visualization
- Chest Infection
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Tuberculosis (TB)
Dr. Turnbow is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Covenant Medical Center
3615 19th St
Lubbock, TX 79410
Covenant Children's Hospital
3610 21st St
Lubbock, TX 79410
Covenant Hospital Levelland
1900 College Ave
Levelland, TX 79336
Covenant Hospital Plainview
2601 Dimmitt Rd
Plainview, TX 79072
20 Years Experience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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