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Dr. Robert M Aaronson has the following 3 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.
- 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.
Dr. Robert M Aaronson has the following 7 expertise
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Chest Infection
- Angiographic Visualization
Dr. Robert M Aaronson has 3 board certified specialties
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Dr. Robert M Aaronson is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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Dr. Aaronson seemed to know what he was talking about. He has excellent credentials. However they have system and communications problems at his office that no one seems to care about. His staff promised to send reports to my primary care physician on three separate occasions. They did not and no one is interested in resolving. His staff took the recording chip from my sleep machine and told me it was damaged. They said they would send me a new chip. After three months I have not received the replacement and they have not returned the phone message I left a week ago. After waiting three months for an appointment, my appointment was cancelled and rescheduled out another three weeks. He may be a good doctor but it looks as if his systems and staff have quality problems.
Dr Aaronson is highly regarded by his peers, an acclaimed teacher and a really thoughtful person, who spent time listening to me. He didn't appear to jump to conclusions or simply endorse what others concluded. He approached my problem critically and appeared to be honest about what he thought, what he knew, what he was uncertain about, and what he advised in order to better understand my problem and how to treat it. Very busy, because he is very much in demand. Don't go to him in you want someone who will be available to see you weekly, but do see him if you need a caring and smart doctor to help diagnose and treat a difficult problem.
There were only two ordinary things that the doctor promised would happen after my initial appointment, he would contact the insurance company for approval of a test and he would see me two weeks later. Both tasks were not done by his staff when promised. They don't return phone calls and they are unable to take messages for the doctor. I'm in the process of trying to get my records and tests transferred to another doctor.
Dr. Aaronson came highly recommended. I was warned that it can take some time to get in with him for non-emergent problems, and was willing to wait. He was careful, knowledgable and respectful and communicated well. He is obviously very bright but never acted condescendingly.
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30 Years Experience
New York University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988
Ucsf Medical Center
Dr. Robert M Aaronson accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Humana Tucson HMOx
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsPulmonary Associates of Southern Arizona, 1951 N Wilmot Rd Unit 4, Tucson, AZ
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