Pulmonary Medicine at Anna Jaques provides evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and long-term management for diseases of the lungs, including asthma, shortness of breath, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and sleep disorders. Our services include our expert sleep lab, respiratory care for inpatients and diagnostic neurology. All respiratory personnel are credentialed either as certified technicians or registered therapists.
With state-of-the-art equipment and a highly trained and experienced staff, respiratory care services are provided to adults and pediatric patients on an inpatient, emergency or outpatient basis with physician referral.
Clinical Service provides many modes of mechanical ventilation, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), airway management, delivery of aerosolized medications, bronchopulmonary hygiene, arterial blood gas sampling and analysis, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), oxygen and specialty medical gas administration, patient consultation, home care discharge planning and education, and other clinical aspects of respiratory care.
Diagnostic services provides Pulmonary Function Testing, rest and exercise oximetry testing, sleep studies, arterial blood gas sampling and analysis and other diagnostic aspects of respiratory care.
On January 5, 2016, pulmonary and critical care specialist Daniel Kim, DO, will join the Anna Jaques Hospital Medical Staff and open Coastal Pulmonology at 21 Highland Avenue, Suite A, in Newburyport. Along with caring for outpatients at Coastal Pulmonology, Dr. Kim will work closely with the ICU and physicians, nursing, and respiratory staff, and provide consultative services on other inpatient units.
Coastal Pulmonology is now accepting new patients for January.
Dr. Daniel Kim is a DO and graduated from the A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO in June 2003. He attended the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center in Washington, DC to complete his Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine from 2006-2009.
Since 2009, Dr. Kim has worked in several military locations as a pulmonologist and or critical care physician in the Virginia and Maryland area. He also spent seven months as an ICU Medical Director in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Dr. Kim is now retired from the military and joins the Newburyport community at Anna Jaques Hospital and Coastal Pulmonolgy.
Dr. Kim grew up in New York and is looking forward to settling in the New England area. He is married with two children.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Anna Jaques provides evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and long-term management for diseases of the lungs, including asthma, shortness of breath, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary hypertension and sleep disorders.
Pulmonary Rehab is an individualized and supervised exercise program for patients with lung disease to improve their quality of life.
The more you know about lung disease, the more control you will have over your life and your diagnosis. Education will give you more confidence to help you cope with everyday life. Topics covered in the educational sessions include: nutrition, medications, stress management, breathing techniques, symptom assessment and more.
-Dr. Charles Randall, Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy and the Sleep Laboratory at Anna Jaques.
Pulmonary Rehab at Anna Jaques will offer a free monthly support group, called Airways, for people with chronic lung disease. This support group is open to the public, and people are encouraged to bring family, friends, or someone they know who would benefit.
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