Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD

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Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD
Dr. Rajesh Rethnam, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 43 years old. Dr. Rethnam is affiliated with Saint Joseph Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital.

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Dr. Rethnam's Performance
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Dr. Rethnam'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 Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Confusion
  • Cough
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Generalized Obesity
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Headache
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight-Related Conditions
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    Kottayam Medical College
  • Internship Hospital
    Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Body Composition Measurement
  • Body Fat Analysis
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Intubation
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metabolic Rate Testing
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis