Pulmonology

SIMED Pulmonology & Other Treatments for Your Health:

Don't think for a second that you can't enjoy healthier living and a more active lifestyle. Maintain your physical health with internal, sleep, critical care, and pulmonary medicine from our board-certified physicians in Gainesville, Florida. SIMED Pulmonology three board-certified doctors specialize in pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, sleep medicine, and internal medicine to help you experience life to the fullest. You can find us on NW Eighth Avenue, directly across the street from Cofrin Natural Park.
SIMED Welcomes Pulmonology
August 13, 2014
Jorge Camacho, MD SIMED is pleased to announce that Jorge Camacho, MD, Runi Foster, MD and Joseph Tonner, MD will be joining SIMED effective July 1st.  These three board-certified doctors specialize in pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine, sleep medicine, and internal medicine.  Your SIMED Pulmonology team also includes Glenn Molloy, ARNP and E. Courtney Wilhem, PA-C as well as our experienced and dedicated Respiratory Technologists who will be there to assist each patient to breathe easier.

Pulmonology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the lungs and respiratory tract. Our Pulmonology Physician team works closely with your SIMED team of physicians including your Primary Care and Sleep Medicine physicians.  Together, they will help you manage such pulmonary health issues as:
  • COPD
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • OSA
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Embolism, or Sequestration
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
The addition of pulmonology to our diverse group of specialists will allow us to provide our patients with even more of the high level, quality care they have come to expect.  To schedule an appointment with a SIMED Pulmonologist, please contact us at (352) 375-0302 or request an appointment online.
Runi Foster, MD
Joseph Tonner, MD

What Is Pulmonology?
Pulmonology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of the lungs and respiratory tract. It is associated with the treatment of pulmonary diseases and conditions such as cystic fibrosis, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, interstitial lung disease, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, and sleep apnea, as well as pulmonary arterial hypertension, embolism, or sequestration.

Physicians specializing in pulmonology spend time in their training concentrating on the lungs and respiratory system. They are often members of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Lung Association, or the American Thoracic Society. Common diagnostic procedures used in pulmonology are chest X-rays, pulmonary function tests (PFTs), CT scans, and sleep studies.

Pulmonary Health Issues:
COPD
OSA

Cystic Fibrosis
Asthma
Pneumonia
Sarcoidosis
Sleep Apnea
Interstitial Lung Disease


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