Dr. Carla Wang-Kocik, MD

Critical Care Medicine •  Female • Age 42
  
Dr. Wang-Kocik
Accepting new patients

Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler

912 S Fleishel Ave Apt 110 Tyler, TX 75701

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(903) 592-6901

Dr. Carla Wang-Kocik, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Tyler, TX. She is affiliated with medical facilities UT Health Jacksonville and UT Health Tyler. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wang-Kocik to book an appointment.


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(903) 592-6901

Dr. Wang-Kocik accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Wang-Kocik's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • 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
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Wang-Kocik's Reviews

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4.8

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Very grateful with Dr. Kocik for making my husband breath better. It was becoming very concerning and I knew this was not going to end up good. We met Dr. Kocik who took the time to listen and give us the right treatment.
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Julie Hudson – Jun 15, 2020
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We are very satisfied with Dr.Kocik. Excellent doctor as well as excellent bed side manners.
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Chuck Towe – Nov 25, 2019
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I was pretty concerned when I went in, but boy was I bowled over with her manor and personality . She was unbelievably kind and concerned about me, and she spent all the time I could ever want, even had time for me to tell her a little joke. Boy what a great woman.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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James H McGuire – Sep 21, 2019
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Only doctor I will ever trust! Thank you Dr. wang-kocik
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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M. Whorton in Dallas, TX – Jun 29, 2019
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God’s angels work Christmas Eve. Dr. WK was working the evening my dad went into shock, suffered a cardiac arrest and was on machines to live. I felt it was all over. She came to talk to me and my family, she Saved his life. My dad will spend one more and hopefully many more Christmas with us. Thank you Dr. WK.
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English,R in Tyler, TX – Feb 18, 2019
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Dr. Wang-Kocik changed our lives on Nov. 8th. It could have been a disaster. My dad had septic shock due to a pneumonia. We are extremely grateful to have met her in the ICU. She told us what the next days will look like. Today my dad is home with us after being on life support. Thank you Dr. WK. Very Thankful for excellent medicine!
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Mary C in Tyler, TX – Nov 24, 2018
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I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Wang-Kocik to anyone needing a pulmonologist. In addition to her knowledge and expertise, she is a very caring and compassionate physician.
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Evelyn C. in Tyler, TX – Nov 06, 2018
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We can’t be more fortunate that she was the doctor taking care of my son. We will be forever grateful!
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ElaineS in Dallas, TX – Oct 29, 2018
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No words to express gratitude!!! Thanks for listening. Thank you for helping me feel better after many years of struggling with health issues and very little understanding. Thanks to Dr. Wang-Kocik, I can live life feeling like a normal person.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Emily Brown in Longview, TX – Sep 01, 2018
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Thank you Dr. Wang-kocik, for taking care of my sister. Words can’t express how grateful we are that she is doing so good. She has continued to improve under your guidance. Thank you for your perseverance and patience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rachael Brooks in Tyler – Jul 28, 2018
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Thank you Dr. Wang-kocik for helping my mom through this very tough time. Thanks for your guidance and advice. Will be forever grateful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rose Gurland in TX – Jul 15, 2018
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I’m a true believer in angels. I was able to meet one today when I felt extremely distressed with many bad news about my health. Dr. CWK was able to explain to me what was going on with my body. She used words I could understand and her call voice made me feel full of hope. I’m glad I met her. I now have hope that no matter what GOD has in his plans, one of his angels is taking care of me. Thank you Dr. CWK.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Tomera Smith in Tyler, TX – Jul 14, 2018
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We are so blessed to have Dr. Wang as our grandpas doctor. We decided to pick her as our fathers doctor too,because she has been so kind and straightforward with us about our grandpas health condition, and makes him feel welcoming and informed about his condition and treatment options in his doctor appointments. He has shown so much progress at the age of 94. My dad is currently seeing her because she is monitoring his lungs. My dad trust and feels comfortable in having her as his pulmonologist
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Lizet lopez in Tyler , TX – Jul 13, 2018
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She was extremely insightful during this very difficult time. He was on a lot of medications and even though he could look at us and could answer simple questions he was in no way coherent enough to make decisions. Approaching end of life decisions is never an easy topic but she eased us into it and gave us time consider our options. She never seemed rushed and I always felt she understood what our family needed. We never looked back or questioned our decision because of her guidance. TY Dr.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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ElizabethQ in Tyler, TX – Jul 12, 2018
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Dr. Wang-Kocik did a poor job as my father's physician in the ICU at UT Health. We do not blame her for his death, we do blame her for failure in patient communications and in communicating care options. She left my father out of the discussions about his own treatment and prognosis despite his mind being sharp. Also, the day he took a sharp turn for the worse, she never talked with us about palliative care. She just wanted to run up the bill instead of letting him pass with dignity.
What went well
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  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Ryan Spaulding in Henderson, TX – Jul 10, 2018
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Words can not express the all the fabulous attributes of Dr. Wang-Kocik. She has helped me with my daddy as he was going through his cancer and when we found out he only had a few weeks left she told us point blank what to expect and what our options were. This is just what my family and I needed. She has so much compassion and empathy and is so caring and loving. I recommend her to everyone. If you want the best doctor that is straight forward and honest, she's your doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jun 14, 2018
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Dr Wang-kocik was an angel in our lives. She helped my mother when she went into the ICU. It was one of the most distressing moments for our family, especially being close to Christmas. Dr Wang Kocik guided us through all the different stages of my mom’s hospital stay and managed to get her home and out of the unit. We are profoundly thankful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Laura Barr in Tyler , TX – Jun 10, 2018
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Dr. Wang-Kocik is awesome! I have seen her many times in the last couple of years and she always makes you feel totally at ease. Very easy to talk to and appears to actually care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Mar 23, 2018
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I met Dr Wang Kocik today because my regular Pulmonologist Dr Jones who is also Amazing was going to be out for several weeks. WOW what a pleasant surprise. She was prompt,spoke to me like a human,gave me test results and explaned them so I could understand. She had me participate in the explaination without talking at me. She explained the need for follow up testing and told me what and when to expect to hear back for scheduling. Im Ecstatic. Thank you Dr. CWK
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Barry Hamblett in Henderson, TX – Nov 21, 2017
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Dr. Carla Wang-Kocik, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Tyler, TX. She is affiliated with medical facilities UT Health Jacksonville and UT Health Tyler. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wang-Kocik to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler

Pulmonary Specialists of Tyler912 S Fleishel Ave Apt 110 Tyler, TX 75701
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UT Health Jacksonville

Jacksonville, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

UT Health Tyler

Tyler, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average