Dr. Richard Light, MD
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Dr. Richard Light, MD

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Pulmonology | Male

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Dr. Richard Light, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Light is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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    Dr. Light'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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    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease

    Conditions Treated

    • Abscess
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
    • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    • Alkalosis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Bronchitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Cough
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    • 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 Insufficiency
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1968

    • Internship Hospital
      The Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 1969

    • Residency Hospital
      The Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 1970

    • Fellowship Hospital
      The Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 1972

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pulmonology

    Procedures Performed

    • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Respiratory Management
    • Thoracentesis