Dr. William H. Hines, MD

Dr. William H. Hines, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Hines specializes in Pulmonology and practices in Baton Rouge, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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He is fantastic. Takes time to really listen and understand the issue. I wish more were like this. Seems like many doctors today just want to rush it to get on to the next, but not Dr. Hines. I now insist on only seeing him.
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Dr. Hines' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • 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 Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Wake Forest Medical Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Wake Forest Medical Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tulane University Hospital

    Completed in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

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