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Dr. Siva Sivakumar, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Sivakumar

Dr. Siva Sivakumar, MD is a pulmonologist in Palmer, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University in 1990 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(413) 284-5400

Dr. Sivakumar accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Sivakumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sivakumar treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sivakumar treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Emphysema
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sivakumar treats Emphysema more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Sivakumar treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Acidosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sivakumar treats Acidosis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sivakumar treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sivakumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide patient focused compassionate care to my patients with lung diseases and critical life threatening illnesses. I am appropriately aggressive in diagnosing and treating my patients. I look forward for a lasting doctor-patient relationship and optimally managing your lung health.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2001
University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Brookdale Hopsital Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Brookdale Hopsital Med Center
Residency Hospital
1996
Brookdale Univ Hosp
Internship Hospital
1990
Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
Medical School
1984
Kalyanasundaram Higher Secondary School, India
Undergraduate School
2001
2000
1998
1996
1990
1984

Languages

  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • English

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Dr. Sivakumar's Reviews

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