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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross California
  • Multiplan
  • Health Net
  • Group Health Coop

Doctors in Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group

View all physicians that belong to Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group.
  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Pasadena, CA that specialze in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease and Sleep Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

95 ratings with 28 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group when asked is good. Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group has been reviewed by 95 patients. The rating is 3.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group
959 E Walnut St
Pasadena, CA 91106

Specialties

5 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.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Doctors in Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group

  • Dr. Thirumala R Raju MD

    Internal Medicine

    Pasadena, CA

    5.0
    (4)
  • Dr. Chitra Ramakrishnan MD

    Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    Pasadena, CA

    4.9
    (15)
  • Dr. Manmohan S Biring MD

    Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

    Pasadena, CA

    4.7
    (12)
  • Dr. Stanley S Tu MD

    Internal Medicine

    Pasadena, CA

    4.3
    (25)
  • Dr. Earl S Young MD

    Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine

    Pasadena, CA

    3.8
    (11)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Charing Cross & Westminster Medical Schools
  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences
  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine & Science
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California
  • Keck School of Medicine
  • St Georges University
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease and Sleep Medicine near Foothill Pulmonary And Critical Care Medical Group Pasadena, CA.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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