Dr. Ross Futerfas, MD
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Dr. Ross Futerfas, MD

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Pulmonology | Male

525 Iron St Ste C Lehighton, PA 18235 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

I see my role as an educator and like to work with patients as partners. Ultimately, they make choices. I provide information in a way they can understand and help them navigate through a complex health care system.

Biography

Dr. Ross Futerfas, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Lehighton, PA. He is 59 years old. Dr. Futerfas is affiliated with Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital and Palmerton Hospital.

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    Dr. Futerfas' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Futerfas' Care Philosophy

    I see my role as an educator and like to work with patients as partners. Ultimately, they make choices. I provide information in a way they can understand and help them navigate through a complex health care system.

    Dr. Futerfas' 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 Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonology
    • Sleep Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Abscess
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Bronchitis
    • Alkalosis
    • Asbestosis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Bronchitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Cough
    • Emphysema
    • 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 Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Insufficiency
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Whooping Cough

    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    • Residency Hospital
      Elmhurst Hospital
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Albany Memorial Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Pulmonology
    • Sleep Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Respiratory Management
    • Thoracentesis