Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD

Dr. Frederick Nachtwey, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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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Insurance Accepted

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

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very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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