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Dr. Richard Chalker, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Chalker

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Dr. Richard Chalker, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1986 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.


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(650) 321-4121

Dr. Chalker accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Chalker's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Chalker, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1986 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1992
Boston University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Boston City Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Boston City Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1992
1989
1987
1986

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