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About Dr. Thomas R Cartwright
Dr. Thomas R Cartwright, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lebanon, IN. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Cartwright is affiliated with St Vincent Mercy Hospital. Dr. Cartwright has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas R Cartwright 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.
- 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. Thomas R Cartwright has the following 7 expertise
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Chest Infection
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Angiographic Visualization
Dr. Thomas R Cartwright has 0 board certified 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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It was easy to make an appointment and I was seen on time. That's where the positive experience stopped. The office staff immediately asked me why I would drive "all the way" to Lebanon from Carmel--Well my primary care doctor recommended him, so I went. Then, Dr. Cartwright asked the same question in an annoyed manner like I was a med seeker or mentally ill, while clearly neither apply (I have never had any pain or drug issues and I have never had any mental health issues). I answered him and then explained, with medical records in hand, that I've had serious issues with my lungs that have even required hospitalization, and nothing has helped. He then basically told me that there wasn't an issue despite medical documentation to the contrary, and proceeded to focus on the fact that I am unable to work. I let him know in a respectful but assertive way that I did not choose to be ill, and I came to him for help, and that if he is unwilling or unable fine, but don't blame me for being ill. He backed off, but was clearly not interested in helping me with treatment or getting a diagnosis. As I left and was walking to the checkout, I heard the nurse ask when he wanted to see me back. There was a pause, and then she chuckled. I didn't hear the answer, but it's fairly obvious what he said. That's funny, never is about when I want to see him again too.
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Dr. Cartwright is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
36 Years Experience
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1982
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Thomas R Cartwright accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Encore Health Network
- Encore Health Network
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
PHP Northern IN
- PHP Select with Encircle
SIHO Insurance Services
- SIHO Network
- Sagamore Plus
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsWitham Specialty Center, 2505 N Lebanon St Ste 220, Lebanon, IN
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