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Dr. James Cafaro, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Cafaro

Dr. James Cafaro, MD is a pulmonologist in Waterloo, IA. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine and specializes in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and more.


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Dr. Cafaro accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Cafaro's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pneumonia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cafaro treats Pneumonia more than 100% of his peers

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

Shortness of Breath
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cafaro treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Cafaro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cafaro performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cafaro performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cafaro's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • 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
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Cafaro, MD is a pulmonologist in Waterloo, IA. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine and specializes in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Creighton University Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital
Med College Wi Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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4.5

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1 Star
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