Dr. Gerard A Matysik DO
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease3600 30th St Des Moines IA, 50310
Dr. Gerard Matysik practices Pulmonology in Des Moines, IA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Matysik 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
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1984
University of Osteopathic Medicine And Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine 1984
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
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