Dr. Ross Michel, MD

Dr. Ross Michel, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o
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Dr. Ross Michel, MD is a pulmonologist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Central Coast Chest Consultants

1428 Phillips Ln Ste 203

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Michel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Shortness of Breath more than 100% of his peers

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

Cough
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Cough more than 100% of his peers

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Michel treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Michel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Education

2005
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
2003
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
2002
Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School
1996
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2005
2003
2002
1996

Awards

Dr. Michel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Michel

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Based on 4 reviews

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1 Star
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Terrible telephone system. I couldn't even get through to ask about medicare coverage. Three calls, long inapplicable prompts. I almost went to sleep. New patient line is answered, but it is a general service without knowledge of his profile.
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Horrible experience with staff. Booking an appointment was near impossible. Front office staff rude and inappropriate.
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Dr. Michel first off was especially uncommunicative. After my first visit, without telling me anything, he sent a technician to run me through some performance tests and leave a nighttime blood O2, pulse rate monitor. I used it for one night, then he technician brought a nighttime oxygen machine that I was supposed to use every night, all night, still with no communication from Dr. Michel. I used the machine for several weeks, then not using it for a
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