Pulmonology | Male | 48 years old
Comprehensive Sleep Center
995 Montague Expy Ste 218
Milpitas, CA 95035
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Comprehensive Care in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care, both in an inpatient and outpatient setting. The practice espcially focusses on excellence in all aspects of sleep medicine; perfoming a wholesome care for good patient satisfaction. The comprehensive sleep center performs various diagnostic sleep studies including the latest fad of Home Sleep Study and adheres to strict quality controls as mandated by ABSM. Various sleep disorders are addressed including widely known sleep apnea, insomnia, movement disorders of sleep; phase disorders, narcolepsy and other sleep disorders associated with medical or psychiatric conditions.
Practice has interest and advanced training in interventional pulmonary procedures at the area hospitals including Regional Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, O'Connor Hospital and El Camino Hospital where we hold privileges. Management of Lung cancer with its complications, Pulmonary function evaluations, cardiopulmonary exercise capacity testing and pulmonary rehabilitation are among the comprehensive evaluations done at the office. The practice specializes in caring for patients with severe lung afflictions like lung cancer, COPD, asthma, Pulmonary HTN, dyspnea, Interstitial Lung Disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia including Tuberculosis etc.
The practice also takes care of very sick patients in the ICU at the regional hospitals mentioned above and take care of almost all the procedures itself in the process including Intubations, ventilator management, line placements, tracheotomies, chest tube placements, thoracentesis, paracentesis, Lumbar puncture for CSF analysis, arterial line placements, Swan Ganz catheterizations to evaluate cardiac status among others and is very proficient in these having greater than 10 years of experience and thousands of procedures. Having advanced interventional skills and surgical training help with the cleanliness and rapidity of the procedures with low complications.
'Do No Harm' 'Quality Care with Compassion' 'Patient always comes first'
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No malpractice history found for California.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Critical Care Medicine
Graduated in 1995
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