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About Dr. Charles F Landers
Dr. Charles F Landers, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Hospitalist. Dr. Landers is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital, Palomar Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. He speaks English.
Dr. Charles F Landers 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.
Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.
Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.
They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.
Dr. Charles F Landers has the following 7 expertise
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Chest Infection
- Angiographic Visualization
Dr. Charles F Landers has 0 board certified specialties
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Dr. Sanders quizzed me about my condition, in a way that was much like a test. He gave answers, prompting me for questions; and, then reviewed the questions giving me another chance to respond with the correct answer. This made me think much more about what I was learning about my condition. I appreciated his through manner.
Dr. Landers is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
46 Years Experience
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Graduated in 1972
Ucsd Medical Center
Dr. Charles F Landers accepts the following insurance providers.
Blue Cross California
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
- Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
- Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
Locations & DirectionsCharles Frederick Landers Md, 7910 Frost St Ste 245, San Diego, CA
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