Dr. Joel Adams, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 82

  5 Reviews
Dr. Adams

Permian Pulmonary PA

500 N Washington Ave Ste 100 Odessa, TX 79761

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(432) 580-9444

Dr. Joel Adams, MD is a pulmonologist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1963 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Friendly staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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Dr. Adams accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Adams' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Asthma
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Dr. Adams treats Asthma more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Adams treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Smoking Cessation Counseling
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adams performs Smoking Cessation Counseling more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Adams performs this procedure more than 56% of his peers

Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adams performs Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG) more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Adams performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Adams' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

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If your looking for a dr. in dr. Adams field don't go any farther. The time he spends with you almost makes you feel guilty. Odessa is blessed to have him. Office staff is incredible.
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Very experienced and knowledgeable. The time he takes with the patient is almost a throwback to a bygone era of personalized care and caring. MD's like him are rare and a pleasure to find.
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He was great! My mom loves going to him. He has great bedside manner, and his staff is kind and courteous. He also is a concierge doctor which helps us a lot, because concierge patients can call him anytime about their medical needs.
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Biography

Dr. Joel Adams, MD is a pulmonologist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1963 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1968
Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1967
Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1964
Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1963
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical School
1968
1967
1964
1963

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62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average