Dr. Joseph Graif, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Graif

Unity Hospital

550 Osborne Rd NE Fridley, MN 55432

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Dr. Joseph Graif, MD is a Pulmonologist in Fridley, MN and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Graif has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities AllinaHealth - Mercy Hospital and AllinaHealth - Unity Hospital. He is not accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Graif to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Joseph Graif, MD is a Pulmonologist in Fridley, MN and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Graif has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He gradua...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1987
U Calif San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Hennepin County Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1980
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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(763) 236-5000

Dr. Graif accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) 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.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Graif treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Graif performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif treats Emphysema more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Graif treats this condition more than 64% 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.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Graif treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Graif performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graif treats Interstitial Lung Disease more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Graif treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

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Dr. Graif's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • 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 Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Locations

Unity Hospital

Unity Hospital550 Osborne Rd NE Fridley, MN 55432
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AllinaHealth - Mercy Hospital

Coon Rapids, MN

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

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

AllinaHealth - Unity Hospital

Fridley, MN
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)