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Dr. Richard C Ahrens MD, Allergist and Immunologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Richard C Ahrens MD

Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology

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200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Rating

3/5

About

Dr. Richard Ahrens practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Ahrens treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.

Education and Training

Med Coll of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 1973

Medical College of Wisconsin 1973

Board Certification

Allergy and ImmunologyAmerican Board of Allergy and ImmunologyABAI

PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Treatments

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (cf)

Residency

  • Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Pediatric Allergy; St Louis Univ Hosp, Pediatrics; St Louis Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine  
  • University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics   

Dr. Richard C Ahrens MD's Practice location

Practice At 200 Hawkins Dr

200 Hawkins Dr -
Iowa City, IA 52242
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New patients: 319-356-3605, 319-356-1828
Fax: 319-356-3901, 319-356-7171

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Dr. Richard C Ahrens MD has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 2 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pulmonologist (Pediatric) in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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