Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 78

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tulsa, OK and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Garfinkel has extensive experience in Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. He graduated from Mt Sinai School of Medicine medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hillcrest Medical Center and Stillwater Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD

Ou Physicians Tulsa Wayman Tisdale Clinic

591 E 36th St N Tulsa, OK 74106 ()
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Garfinkel

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Garfinkel treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Garfinkel treats other conditions, please contact the office at (918) 619-8770.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Garfinkel is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Garfinkel is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Garfinkel's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Garfinkel accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Garfinkel's Reviews

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Dr Garfinkel has been my Respiratory SpecialiSt since I was 29 yrs old its been 20 yrs. I was born with Asthma and in & out of hospitals my entire life since birth & atleaSt 5-7 times a yrs in the ER spent weeks inpatient & . In all these 20 yrs that I've been a patient of his. I've been in the the hospital all together maybe 6 times. I can honestly say that I've Been Blessed and and there is no better Respiratory specialist than him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Donna Taylor in Tulsa – Apr 12, 2017
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Dr. Garfinkel and his nurse Elaine are both great!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Steph in Tulsa, OK – Jul 28, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tulsa, OK and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Garfinkel has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1978
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Mercy Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Natl Inst Hlth
Residency Hospital
1974
University of Maryland Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1973
Mt Sinai School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Garfinkel frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Garfinkel specializes.

Where is Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD's office located?

Dr. Garfinkel's office is located at 591 E 36th St N, Tulsa, OK 74106. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Ou Physicians Tulsa Wayman Tisdale Clinic591 E 36th St N Tulsa, OK 74106
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Hillcrest Medical Center

Tulsa, OK

63% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% lower than the national average

Stillwater Medical Center

Stillwater, OK

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

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)