Dr. David S. Kukafka, MD

Dr. David S. Kukafka, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 53 years old

I am passionate about offering personalized and efficient care in a small practice setting.Read more

Banner Health Clinic
1900 Boise Ave Ste 220
Loveland, CO 80538 Get Directions
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Dr. Kukafka is a superb physician. He is professional, articulate and listens very well. He is kind and takes time to ensure all my questions are answered. I recommend him without hesitation,
Dr Kukafka lacks personality and care for his patients. If I could rate him a zero, I would.
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Dr. Kukafka's Care Philosophy

I am passionate about offering personalized and efficient care in a small practice setting.

Dr. Kukafka's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • 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
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Intubation
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis