East Elmhurst Pulmonologists
- 1 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 13 Reviews
- Average rating is 3 stars
- Average wait time is 52.5 minutes
Top Pulmonologists in East Elmhurst, NY
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.
The area of East Elmhurst, NY has a population of approximately 78,303 people. There is 1 pulmonologist near East Elmhurst, which gives it a ratio of 1 pulmonologist per 78,303 residents or a ratio of 1 pulmonologist per 20,609 households. There are 20,609 households in East Elmhurst.