Dr. William Ackerman, MD

Dr. William Ackerman, MD

Geriatric Medicine | Male | 69 years old

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Dr. Ackerman specializes in Geriatric Medicine and practices in Encinitas, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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Since he was diagnosed and treated for cancer, his attention to detail, communication, and quality of medicine fallen off.
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Dr. Ackerman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Uc San Diego Med Ctr

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Uc San Diego Med Ctr

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California, San Diego

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Procedures Performed

  • Pulmonary Function Test

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