Dr. Philip Slocum, DO

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary DiseasesMaleAge 70

Dr. Philip Slocum, DO is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Joplin, MO and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Slocum has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities Freeman Hospital West and Freeman Neosho Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Slocum to book an appointment.

Dr. Slocum

Freeman Pulmonary Specialists

1002 Mcintosh Cir Ste 4 Joplin, MO 64804
Accepting new patients

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Slocum

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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.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Slocum is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Slocum is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Slocum is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
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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.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Slocum is experienced in the area of Interstitial Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Interstitial Lung Disease
Bronchiectasis
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High
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Dr. Slocum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bird Flu
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
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Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
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Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
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Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Biography

Dr. Philip Slocum, DO is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Joplin, MO and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Slocum...Read more

Specialties

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

Education

1976
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Philip Slocum, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Slocum frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Slocum specializes.

Where is Dr. Philip Slocum, DO's office located?

Dr. Slocum's office is located at 1002 Mcintosh Cir Ste 4, Joplin, MO 64804. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Freeman Pulmonary Specialists

Freeman Lung Institute1002 Mcintosh Cir Ste 4 Joplin, MO 64804
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Slocum is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Freeman Hospital West

Joplin, MO

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Freeman Neosho Hospital

Neosho, MO

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average