Dr. William Fulkerson, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Fulkerson

Duke Medicine

4101 N Roxboro St Durham, NC 27704

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(800) 266-3853


Dr. William Fulkerson, MD is a pulmonologist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Duke, Fuqua Sch Of Bus in 2002 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.


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  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Good nurse communication . Patients said they had good communication with nurses. See hospitals

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Dr. Fulkerson accepts the following insurance:

First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. Fulkerson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cystic Fibrosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulkerson treats Cystic Fibrosis more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Fulkerson treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulkerson treats Pulmonary Disease more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Fulkerson treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Sarcoidosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fulkerson treats Sarcoidosis more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Fulkerson treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve

Dr. Fulkerson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • 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 Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Fulkerson's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Fulkerson, MD is a pulmonologist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Duke, Fuqua Sch Of Bus in 2002 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Education

2002
Duke, Fuqua Sch Of Bus
Medical School
1983
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
Medical School
2002
1983
1983
1978
1977

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Duke University Health System, Executive Vice President

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)