Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba, MD

Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o
2 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice

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Personal Bio

Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba graduated from the University of Washington Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine,...Read more

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Dr. Nietrzeba's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Nietrzeba says...

Dr. Ralph Nietrzeba graduated from the University of Washington Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as his Pulmonary fellowship, at the University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals. He is board certified in Pulmonary Medicine. He is a Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians. He has been in practice since 1982.

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Pulmonary Medicine

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    University Utah Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    University Utah Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Utah Affil Hosps

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1972

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis