Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD

Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseFemaleAge 35

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD is a Pulmonologist in Overland Park, KS. She is affiliated with medical facilities Menorah Medical Center and University Of Kansas Hospital, winners of the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.


Menorah Pulmonary and Critical Care Consultants

Menorah Pulmonary and Critical Care Consultants5701 W 119th St Ste 320 Overland Park, KS 66209
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Forbes is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center Overland Park, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Forbes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Partial Lung Collapse
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Wheezing more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbes treats Shortness of Breath more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Forbes treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Forbes' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Gallstones
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Occupational Lung Diseases
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • 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 Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Imaging
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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(913) 386-3161

Dr. Forbes accepts the following insurance:

National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Care Philosophy

The most important aspect of my job as a physician is to guide my patients through the path from distressing symptoms to a correct diagnosis and appropriate...Read more


This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Dr. Brietta K. Forbes is a board-certified, fellowship-trained pulmonary and critical care specialist with...Read more


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications


University of Kansas
Fellowship Hospital
University of Kansas
Residency Hospital
University of Kansas
Internship Hospital
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (913) 386-3161.

Does Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Forbes has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Forbes' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Forbes frequently treats Partial Lung Collapse, Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Forbes treats.

Where is Dr. Brietta Forbes, MD's office located?

Dr. Forbes' office is located at 5701 W 119th St Ste 320, Overland Park, KS 66209. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Forbes is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Menorah Medical Center

Overland Park, KS

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Olathe Medical Center

Olathe, KS

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

University Of Kansas Hospital

Kansas City, KS

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)