Dr. Erik Garpestad, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 61

Dr. Garpestad
Accepting new patients

Tufts Medical Center

800 Washington St # 257 Boston, MA 02111

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(617) 636-6377

Dr. Erik Garpestad, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York State U, College of Medicine - Downstate medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Garpestad to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Garpestad's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Ileus
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Garpestad accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Biography

Dr. Erik Garpestad, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1992
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
St Lukes Hosp
Residency Hospital
1985
St Lukes Hosp
Internship Hospital
1984
New York State U, College of Medicine - Downstate
Medical School
,

Awards

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Dr. Garpestad frequently treats Respiratory Failure, Acidosis, and Pneumonia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Garpestad treats.

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Dr. Garpestad's office is located at 800 Washington St # 257, Boston, MA 02111. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Tufts Medical Center

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Tufts Medical Center Pulmonary

Tufts Medical Center800 Washington St Boston, MA 02111
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Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2021)