Dr. Michael Czarnecki, MD

Dr. Michael Czarnecki, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Michael Czarnecki, MD is a pulmonologist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, and more.Read his story

1301 McCallie Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 710-3864

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Czarnecki's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Czarnecki "Michael Czarnecki is an ABIM Board Certified Doctor of Medicine with specialty training in Pulmonary & Critical Care from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Czarnecki entered medicine after a 7-year career as a decorated officer in the USAF as an explosive-munitions engineer which culminated as Program Director for International Foreign Military Sales. In addition, upon graduating from the USAF Academy in Colorado Springs, Mike embarked on a path of volunteering as a firefighter & paramedic in the emergency services community. This sparked his drive to pursue medicine as a career, where he is now accomplished in the technical aspects of pulmonary interventional procedures such as intubation, mechanical ventilation, navigational bronchoscopy. As a Pulmonary physician, Dr. Czarnecki's interests include research into minimally invasive diagnosis and staging of lung cancer, pleural based lung disease pathogenesis, cystic fibrosis therapy, pulmonary artery hypertension, COPD exacerbation control, and airway stenting indications. These are just a sampling of lung diseases treated by Dr. Czarnecki. Mike is accomplished in all aspects of communicating and handling complex pulmonary diseases and caring for the critically-ill, with a focus on patient tailored therapies."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Czarnecki ""Practicing Modern Medicine, The Old-Fashioned Way" We deliver specialized lung cancer & critical care services emphasizing patient advocacy, goal-directed therapies, & second opinions. Anytime, anywhere our physician team responds ready to manage any acute critical illness or chronic pulmonary disease. Pulmonary, Critical Care and Internal Medicine Physicians Licensed in GA, TN, TX & WA"

4  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

131  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiectasis - Oligospermia
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Organizing Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchopulmonary Amyloidosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Brucellosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Burn Injuries
  • Byssinosis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment Complications
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cat Bite
  • Cat Scratch Disease
  • Cataplexy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cough Headache
  • Coxsackievirus-Related Cold
  • CREST Syndrome
  • Croup
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
  • Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis
  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing


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92  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • United States Air Force Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Providence St Vincent Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Providence St Vincent Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Baylor Coll Med/Tx Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Czarnecki has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Czarnecki's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Czarnecki to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Czarnecki's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Czarnecki Says:

We will always strive to deliver exceptional care to all of our patients both in the office and when hospitalized -- we appreciate your feedback and comments in our continuous effort to do better, thank you!


Patient Comments (4)

While displeased with my PET findings, that has nothing to do with Mike Czarnecki. I am a retired doctor and more critical of current practioners than the average person. I think Mike is outstanding with impeccable credentials. Most pulmonologists have a 3 year residency in Internal Med and a 1...more
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I hesitate to be so negative about a medical doctor, but my experience with him three years ago nearly killed me. His NP is good, but I cannot recommend him. At the time, he was more interested in taking his personal time off. Maybe he's gotten better since then.
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Very thorough.
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Great doctor ! He's very thorough and friendly.
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