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Dr. Joseph A Rossi has the following 2 specialties
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
- 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.
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Dr. Rossi's bedside manner was amazing. He took time to explain my son's health issues and put them in terms which I could understand. He appeared to be very concered for his overall well being. I listened to our concerns and took them into consideration. After moving my son to another Hospital, to have him closer to home, we soon missed the bedside manner and welcoming of family involvement that West Penn Hospital incourged and welcomed. Dr. Rossi and the West Penn staff were truly concerned with not only saving my sons life but the quaility of life in which he would be left with.
31 Years Experience
Northeastern Ohio University College Of Medicine And Pharmacy
Graduated in 1987
Dr. Joseph A Rossi accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsSurgical Critical Care Division, 490 E North Ave Ste 309, Pittsburgh, PA
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