Dr. Brian D. Whitson M.D.
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease401 E Oklahoma Ave Suite A Enid OK, 73701
Dr. Brian Whitson practices Pulmonology in Enid, OK. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Whitson 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
Univ of Ok Coll of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 1989
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Critical Care Medicine
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- An Open Letter to Parents of Children with Cystic Fibrosis
A columnist with Cystic Fibrosis News Today recently opened up about what his life with cystic fibrosis has been like. He is a deaf 24-year-old named Brad Dell, and he loves everything about his life. Instead of letting the disease ruin his life, he has chosen to be thankful for everything that he...
- How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Lungs?
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- Oxygen Therapy for COPD Patients
Patients with COPD have a difficult time breathing properly, resulting in a lack of oxygen. Because of this lack of supply, the main concern that arises is that there is not enough oxygen transporting to vital organs.A lack of oxygen in the body can be fatal. It is considered the most salient...
- How Is Sarcoidosis Diagnosed?
What is sarcoidosis?Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease, which is characterized by the growth of granulomas or tiny collections of inflammatory cells in various parts of the body. When the immune system is slowed down and when these numerous clumps form, they tend to interfere with the organ’s...
- Causes and Treatment of a Persistent Cough
What is a persistent cough?It can be annoying to have a cough that lasts for more than a couple of weeks. A cough is considered chronic or persistent if it does not go away after four weeks in children and eight weeks in adults. However, most persistent coughs are due to colds, flu, infection, or...
- 32-year-old with Cystic Fibrosis Raises Millions for Research
32-year old Emily Kramer-Golinkoff has accomplished more in her life than most people can say. Though she was diagnosed with a life-long debilitating disease as an infant, she has refused to let the fate she was dealt with drag her down. This young woman is the founder of a non-profit called Emily's...