Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD

Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD is a pulmonologist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

130 La Casa Via Ste 208

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Nachtwey's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Shortness of Breath
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Dr. Nachtwey treats Shortness of Breath more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nachtwey treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Asthma
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Dr. Nachtwey treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nachtwey treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sleep Apnea
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very high

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Dr. Nachtwey treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Nachtwey treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Nachtwey's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asbestosis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Emphysema
Fungal Infections
Histoplasmosis
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Sarcoidosis
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Valley Fever
Vascular Disease
Viral Infection
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD is a pulmonologist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1974
    Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1974

Awards

Dr. Nachtwey's Reviews

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Dr. Nachtwey has been my pulmonologist for about 6yrs now, and he has done everything he could to assist me with my lung issues. I'm so grateful that I met him. He's been one of the MOST PATIENT doctors I've ever had. He talks respectfully to you, asks for your input, he listens, he's gentle, and...Read More
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After I took a sleep test - I waited 50 minutes before he arrived to review it. He walked in barehanded and had to use my pages of results to discuss something he apparently had not previously reviewed, at least recently. The immediate issue he focused on was that I should have a CPAP machine, ...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Blue Shield of California
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Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
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LocalPlus
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MultiPlan
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Western Health Advantage