Dr. Ronald Coutu practices Pulmonology in Brockton, MA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Coutu manages patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation, and is specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.
Education and Training
Boston Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1966
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
- Vet Affairs Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; Boston City Hosp, Internal Medicine; Boston Univ Med Ctr/Univ Hp, Internal Medicine; Boston Univ Med Ctr/Univ Hp, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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