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Specializes in Pulmonology • Male • Age 61

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Dr. Kane's Experience

Dr. Kane's Care Philosophy


  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion (for Chemotherapy)
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Stenting
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Ventilation Management
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atelectasis
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Silicosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Systemic Sclerosis

Background Check for Dr. Kane

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

1 Sanction

  • Noncompliance with a Board Order  (7/23/2014)
  • Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: Tennessee

1 Board Action

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/28/2010)
  • Action Taken: Other
  • Summary: Dr. Douglas Winthrop Kane; License # 0101047750

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The physician on 09-15-2009 entered into a Consent Order with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners. The physician was ordered to submit a letter of compliance to the Board's Consultant that the physician completed a treatment program or was currently in a Board approved treatment program. The physician's license thereafter was immediately placed on probation for a period of no less than five years. The physician was required to obtain and maintain the advocacy of the Tennessee Medical Foundation for a period of no less than five years, comply with all TMF recommendations, and to maintain 100% compliance with the TMF contract. The Tennesee Board's action was based on findings that on 04-30-2009 the physician diverted a Duragesic patch for his personal use and on 04-30-2009 was practicing under the influence of controlled substances.

    The physician on 05-06-2009 entered inpatient treatment, transferred to a halfway house, and on 01-29-2010 was discharged.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has entered into a Consent Order with the Virginia Board of Medicine as follows:

    1. The physician within thirty days shall enter into a Participation Contract with the Virginia Health Practitioners Monitoring Program and submit a copy of the contract to the Board.
    2. The physician within ninety days after entry of the Participation Contract shall enter into a Recovery Monitoring Contract with the Health Practitioners Monitoring Program, if offered and recommended, and submit a copy of the contract to the Board.
    3. The physician shall remain in HPMP and fully comply with the terms of the Recovery Monitoring Contract until the physician successfully completes the Program.

    November 22, 2010-Case Closed

    The physician has complied with the 06-28-2010 Consent Order. The physician currently has a full and unrestricted license in the State of Virginia. The physician shall remain in the Virginia Health Practitioners Monitoring Program and fully comply with the terms of his Recovery Monitoring Contract until the physician has successfully completed the Program.

  • State: Virginia

Education & Training

Medical School

Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

Vanderbilt University

Residency Hospital

Vanderbilt University

Fellowship Hospital

Vanderbilt University

Languages Spoken by Dr. Kane & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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