Dr. Aklilu Degene, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 55

Dr. Degene

Sentara Rmh Medical Center

2010 Health Campus Dr Rockingham, VA 22801

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(540) 689-5050

Dr. Aklilu Degene, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Rockingham, VA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Sentara Rmh Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Degene to book an appointment.

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  • Low Wait Times
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Dr. Degene's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallstones
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Degene accepts the following insurance:

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Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Degene's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Degene

4.3

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Aklilu Degene, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Rockingham, VA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2005
Stony Brook
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Staten Island
Residency Hospital
2000
Staten Island
Internship Hospital
1991
Jimma University, Faculty Of Medicial Sciences
Medical School
,

Awards

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Dr. Degene frequently treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Degene treats.

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Dr. Degene's office is located at 2010 Health Campus Dr, Rockingham, VA 22801. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Sentara Rmh Medical Center2010 Health Campus Dr Rockingham, VA 22801
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Sentara Medical Office Building2006 Health Campus Dr Rockingham, VA 22801
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Degene is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Sentara Rmh Medical Center

Harrisonburg, VA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)