Dr. Mahmoud Aboualaiwa practices Pulmonology in Waterloo, IA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Aboualaiwa 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.
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- Chronic Bronchitis – The Smoker’s Cough
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- The Link Between Playing Musical Instruments and Cystic Fibrosis
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- Everything You Need to Know About Aspiration Pneumonia
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