Dr. James Washburn, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 49

Dr. Washburn

Mercy Regional Medical Center

1010 Three Springs Blvd Durango, CO 81301

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(970) 764-2750

Dr. James Washburn, MD is a Pulmonologist in Durango, CO and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Washburn has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Arkansas College of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with Mercy Regional Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Washburn to book an appointment.

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Dr. Washburn is affiliated with Mercy Regional Medical Center Durango, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Washburn

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Washburn treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Washburn treats other conditions, please contact the office at (970) 764-2750.

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. Washburn is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Washburn is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Washburn
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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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. Washburn is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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High
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Dr. Washburn's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • 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 Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Washburn accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Washburn's Reviews

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  • Explained conditions well (1)
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    Dr. Washburn was an absolute delight. I was instantly comfortable with his warm sense of humor and his ability to explain things simply. Rare breed of Dr. that combines great bedside manner and expertise.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Nanette in Durango – Apr 13, 2018
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. James Washburn, MD is a Pulmonologist in Durango, CO and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Washburn has more experience with...Read more

    Specialties

    • Pulmonary Disease

    Board Certifications

    Education

    U New Mexico
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
    UAMS
    Residency Hospital
    1998
    University of Arkansas College of Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. James Washburn, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. James Washburn, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Washburn frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Washburn specializes.

    Where is Dr. James Washburn, MD's office located?

    Dr. Washburn's office is located at 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, CO 81301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. James Washburn, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Washburn has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. James Washburn, MD?

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    Locations

    Practice

    Mercy Regional Medical Center1010 Three Springs Blvd Durango, CO 81301
    1

    Regional Medical Clinic

    Monument Health Rapid City Clinic Flormann Streeet640 Flormann St Rapid City, SD 57701
    2

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Washburn is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Mercy Regional Medical Center

    Durango, CO

    82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)