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About Dr. John Little III
Dr. John Little III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Everett, WA, with another office in Everett, WA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology and Radiology. Dr. Little is affiliated with Providence General Medical Center, Evergreen Healthcare and Swedish Medical Center - Ballard. He speaks English.
Dr. John Little III has the following 5 specialties
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
- 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.
- Diagnostic Radiology
Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.
A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
- AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
- Back Injuries
- Back Pain
- HIV Infections
- Hepatitis C
- Nerve Block
- Spinal Disorders
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Dr. Little is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Providence General Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center - Ballard
Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill
Providence Everett Medical Center
Valley General Hospital
Swedish Edmonds Hospital
Whidbey General Hospital
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Swedish Hospital First Hill Campus
42 Years Experience
University of Rochester
Graduated in 1971
Dr. John Little III accepts the following insurance providers.
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