Dr. Crawford Chung M.D.
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease3838 California St Suite 508 San Francisco CA, 94118
Dr. Crawford Chung practices Pulmonology in San Francisco, CA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Chung 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 Hong Kong, Fac of Med, Hong Kong 1971
The University of Hong Kong, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine 1971
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Lung Cancer
- Hepatitis B
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Vet Affairs Med Ctr, Pulmonary Diseases Barnes-Jewish Hosp, Pulmonary Diseases St Louis Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine St Mary'S Hlth Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Barnes-Jewish Hospital 1972
- Barnes-Jewish Hospital
- U S DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
- Barnes Hospital
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