Dr. Michael T. Czarnecki, MD

Dr. Michael T. Czarnecki, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 57 years old

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"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 & WARead more

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Michael Czarnecki is an ABIM Board Certified Doctor of Medicine with specialty training in Pulmonary & Critical Care from Baylor...Read more

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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!

in Chattanooga, TN |
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.
in Chattanooga, TN |
Very thorough.
in Ringgold, GA |
Great doctor ! He's very thorough and friendly.
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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.

Dr. Czarnecki's Care Philosophy

"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

Dr. Czarnecki says...

Practice and Trained after my US Air Force experience at the World's Largest Medical Center in Houston, TX -- "The Medical Center" -- establishing broad expertise is all aspects of pulmonary and critical care.

Dr. Czarnecki says...

Skilled in all surgical procedures of the lung - in fact brought he technology and training from Texas to Tennessee and performed the first lung cancer diagnosis by Navigation Bronchoscopy in the SouthEast Tennessee/NorthWest George area.

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!

Dr. Czarnecki's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • 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
  • 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
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • CREST Syndrome
  • 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
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cough Headache
  • Coxsackievirus-Related Cold
  • Croup
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cryptogenic Cirrhosis
  • Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis
  • Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • 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 Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Internship Hospital
    Providence St Vincent Med Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Providence St Vincent Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor Coll Med/Tx Med Ctr

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    United States Air Force Academy

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics
  • Pulmonary Function Technology
  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Pulmonary Physiology
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Therapy

Procedures Performed

  • ACE Inhibitor or Beta-Blocker Therapy
  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Airway Stenting
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Biological Therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Risk Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Hospice Care Services
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • IV Cutdown
  • IV Sedation
  • IV Therapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Fusion
  • Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Moderate Sedation
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Regulation of A1-Antitrypsin Production
  • Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
  • Respiratory Management
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sonography
  • Spirometry
  • Stent Grafting
  • Stenting
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Swan-Ganz Interpretation
  • Telemedicine
  • Temporary Pacing
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
  • Tube Feeding
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • X-Ray

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