Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 76

Dr. Garfinkel
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Ou Physicians Tulsa Wayman Tisdale Clinic

591 E 36th St N Tulsa, OK 74106

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Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tulsa, OK and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Garfinkel has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. 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. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Garfinkel to book an appointment.

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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.
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    Donna Taylor in Tulsa – Apr 12, 2017
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    Dr. Garfinkel and his nurse Elaine are both great!
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    Biography

    Dr. Fred Garfinkel, MD is a Pulmonologist in Tulsa, OK and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Garfinkel has more experience with...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
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    Awards

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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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    Experience and Background Checks

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    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Oklahoma
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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.

    Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

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    COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    Asthma
    Emphysema
    Bronchiectasis
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    Frequency
    High
    Frequency
    Very High
    Frequency

    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.

    Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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    Sleep Apnea
    Sleep Study
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    High
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    Very High
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    Check Dr. Garfinkel's experience treating your condition or procedure

    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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    (918) 619-8770

    Dr. Garfinkel accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Community Care Network
    Standard Network PPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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    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.

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    Hillcrest Medical Center

    Tulsa, OK

    64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

    Stillwater Medical Center

    Stillwater, OK

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

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)