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Dr. Bjorn Thorarinsson, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Thorarinsson

Kings Daughters Medical Specs

2201 Lexington Ave Ste G10 Ashland, KY 41101

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(606) 408-0926


Dr. Bjorn Thorarinsson, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from U Iceland in 1976 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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(606) 408-0926

Dr. Thorarinsson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Thorarinsson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Thorarinsson's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Bjorn Thorarinsson, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from U Iceland in 1976 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1984
Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Wayne State U/Harper Hosp
Residency Hospital
1979
U So Fla/Polk Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
U Iceland Affil Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
U Iceland
Medical School
1984
1982
1979
1978
1976

Languages

  • Icelandic
  • English

Awards

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

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