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About Dr. Karl Sanders
Dr. Karl Sanders, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salt Lake City, UT, with another office in Salt Lake City, UT. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Sanders is affiliated with Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics and University of Utah - Neuropsychiatric Institute. He speaks English.
Dr. Karl Sanders 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.
- 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.
Dr. Karl Sanders has the following 1 expertise
Dr. Karl Sanders is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Dr. Sanders is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Veterans Administration Medical Center
University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics
University of Utah - Neuropsychiatric Institute
24 Years Experience
University of Kansas
Graduated in 1989
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