Dr. Aboualkheir Alzaim MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease540 Main St South Weymouth MA, 02190
Dr. Aboualkheir Alzaim practices Pulmonology in South Weymouth, MA. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Alzaim 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
University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine 1976
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine 1976
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