About Dr. Joel L Adams

Dr. Joel L Adams, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Odessa, TX. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Adams is affiliated with Medical Center Hospital and Odessa Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel L Adams is Great. Dr. Joel L Adams has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joel L Adams is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

PERMIAN PULMONARY PA

500 N Washington Ave Ste 100
Odessa, TX 79761
(432) 580-9444

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Specialties

Dr. Joel L Adams 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.<br>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.<br>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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joel L Adams has the following 7 expertise

  • Chest Infection
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma

Board Certifications

Dr. Joel L Adams is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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awesome Dr.

I have seen Dr. Adams since 1997. He has saved my life 2 times while in hospital.When ever I need to see any other Dr. he always knows who to send me to. He is so nice and his staff are like family to us.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Adams is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joel L Adams accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • FirstCare
    • FirstCare PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

PERMIAN PULMONARY PA, 500 N Washington Ave Ste 100, Odessa, TX
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