Dr. Richard A. Kahlstrom, MD

Dr. Richard A. Kahlstrom, MD

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine | Male | 57 years old

Pulmonary Consultants PLLC
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Dr. Kahlstrom specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine and practices in Tacoma, WA. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Specialties

  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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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
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Washington

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Washington

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University British Columbia Faculty Med

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kahlstrom's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Kahlstrom

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients