Dr. Richard Milchak, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 50
  
Dr. Milchak

University of Colorado Health Pulmonary

2500 Rocky Mountain Ave # 300 Loveland, CO 80538

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(970) 619-6100

Dr. Richard Milchak, MD is a pulmonologist in Loveland, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.


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Dr. Milchak accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 95% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Milchak performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Emphysema more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Sleep Apnea more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Sleep Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Milchak performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Emphysema more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 60% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Asthma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Respiratory Failure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Respiratory Failure more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

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Dr. Milchak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Milchak treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Milchak performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Milchak performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Milchak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • 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 Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Milchak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Milchak

4.5

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I have the utmost faith and confidence in Dr. Milchak and his office staff. Every visit is scheduled timely, the nurses are extremely helpful, and Dr. Milchak always takes his time to answer every question.
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Feb 22, 2018
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I've moved to Colorado and needed to find a pulmonary Doctor. I was very reluctant as I absolutely loved my pulmonary Doctor in Nebraska. I had my first appointment with Dr Milchak, his bedside manner was excellent took the time to answer my questions and explained everything clearly to me!! I am very fortunate to have found such an excellent pulmonary Doctor and would recommend hm to anyone needing to see a pulmonary specialist!!
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Michelle in Loveland, CO – May 20, 2016
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Dr Milchak truly cares about his patients far more than other similar doctors in the area. So happy we switched to his care. Very thankful for everything he has done.
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Biography

Dr. Richard Milchak, MD is a pulmonologist in Loveland, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2006
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Univ of AZ
Residency Hospital
2001
Univ of AZ MC
Internship Hospital
2000
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

University of Colorado Health Pulmonary

University of Colorado Health Pulmonary2500 Rocky Mountain Ave # 300 Loveland, CO 80538
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Colorado Plains Medical Center

Fort Morgan, CO

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Medical Center Of The Rockies

Loveland, CO

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Poudre Valley Hospital

Fort Collins, CO

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)