Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD

Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD

Pulmonary Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 62

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD is a Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Tacoma, WA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Anthony Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kahlstrom to book an appointment.

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Franciscan Pulmonary Associates - Tacoma

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I have been a patient of Dr. Kahlstrom's for over ten years. He is an exceptional physician in all respects. His treatment plans have been very effective, he listens well, and is 100% supportive of my needs.
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Dr. Kahlstrom's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Air and Gas Embolism
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD is a Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Tacoma, WA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1997
University British Columbia Faculty Med
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1991
University of Washington
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD?

Call (253) 366-5859 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kahlstrom has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kahlstrom's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kahlstrom frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Emphysema, and Asthma. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kahlstrom treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Kahlstrom, MD's office located?

Dr. Kahlstrom's office is located at 1708 Yakima Ave Ste 300, Tacoma, WA 98405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Joseph Medical Center

Tacoma, WA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

St. Anthony Hospital

Gig Harbor, WA

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

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

St. Clare Hospital

Lakewood, WA

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

St. Francis Hospital

Federal Way, WA

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)