Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD

Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD is a pulmonologist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.

1160 Varnum St NE Ste 214

Washington, DC 20017

Contact Information

(202) 526-5491

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Polk Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sarcoidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polk Jr treats Sarcoidosis more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polk Jr treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

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

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polk Jr treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Polk Jr's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Bronchiectasis
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
Eosinophilic Asthma
Fungal Infections
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
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
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Octavius Polk Jr, MD is a pulmonologist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

  • 1983
    Howard University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    MD Inst Emer Med Surg
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1978

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Dr Polk is a caring kind and knowledgeable physician. His broad base is background only enhances his ability to treat and care for you. I am glad that I was assigned to him.
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Providence Hospital

Washington, DC

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