Dr. Joel Adams, MD

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Pulmonology | Male

Permian Pulmonary PA 500 N Washington Ave Ste 100 Odessa, TX 79761 Get Directions
Dr. Joel Adams, MD
Dr. Joel Adams, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Odessa, TX. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 54 years. Dr. Adams is affiliated with Medical Center Hospital.

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

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Dr. Adams' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Midland, TX |
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.
Phoenix, AZ |
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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Dr. Adams' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • 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 Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 1963

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1964

  • Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1967

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1968

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis