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Dr. John Southard, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Southard

Dr. John Southard, MD is a pulmonologist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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(712) 396-4295

Dr. Southard accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Southard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Partial Lung Collapse
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Southard treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 100% of his peers

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

Bronchoscopy
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Dr. Southard performs Bronchoscopy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Southard performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Emphysema
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Southard treats Emphysema more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Southard's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Southard, MD is a pulmonologist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
1978
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Southard's Reviews

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Dr Southard was very understanding and kind and helped me deal with my medical issues promptly. I was sent home with the information and medication that I needed and would recommend him very highly!
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