Dr. James Myers, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 74
  
Dr. Myers
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Coastal Medical PUL

450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 6 East Providence, RI 02914

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(401) 435-5533

Dr. James Myers, MD is a Pulmonologist in East Providence, RI. Dr. Myers has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Charlton Memorial Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Myers to book an appointment.


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Dr. Myers accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Practice Areas

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.

Typically treats 98% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Myers performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

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-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 97% more than similar doctors

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Sleep Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Myers performs this procedure more than 100% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Emphysema more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Mycobacterial Lung Infection
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Mycobacterial Lung Infection more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Myers treats Sinusitis more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Myers treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

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Dr. Myers' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • 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
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Myers' Reviews

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5.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Myers, MD is a Pulmonologist in East Providence, RI. Dr. Myers has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical ...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1979
Brown U Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Brown U Hosp
Residency Hospital
1977
The Miriam Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
U Hosp Penn
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Coastal Medical PUL

East Providence Office450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 6 East Providence, RI 02914
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Charlton Memorial Hospital

Fall River, MA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

The Miriam Hospital

Providence, RI

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)