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Dr. Steven L Silas has the following 4 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.
- Sleep Medicine
A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.
- 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.
- 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.
Dr. Steven L Silas has the following 1 expertise
Dr. Steven L Silas has 4 board certified specialties
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Dr. Steven L Silas is Board Certified in 4 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.
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I have two parts with this review...My dad is a patient of Dr. Silas, and he is a wonderful Dr, with a great personality... His staff however is a whole different story. First if the office opens at a certain time, why is the door locked during regular office hours?? Why when you call the office and ask why the door is locked during office hours you are told "because i am here by myself"... WOW really????? You have no idea if I am a potential new client or and established one, in either case patients should be able to enter the office during office hours!!!!!! Also the front staff is very unprofessional and do not adhere to HIPPA RULES!!!!!! After the front office staff being so rude to my dad and I let them know about it and told them I would be finding him a new Dr... All the office staff could say is Dr. Silas is wonderful and it is very unfortunate that his staff is keeping business away... I guess negative feedback is not allowed,,,,, I have tried to post with tasteful words not curse words and was told can't submit/.... wow
31 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1987
University Of New Mexico Health Sciences
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