Dr. Junji Henry Higuchi MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease1303 Mccullough Suite 441 San Antonio TX, 78212
Dr. Junji Higuchi practices Pulmonology in San Antonio, TX. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Higuchi 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 Ks Sch of Med, Kansas City Ks 1973
University of Wales in Great Britain 1973
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Morphologic and microbiologic features of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in normal hamsters.
- Dissemination of Pseudomonas aeruginosa during lung infection in hamsters. Role of oxygen-induced lung injury.
- Pathogenesis and prevention of nosocomial pneumonia in a nonhuman primate model of acute respiratory failure.
- Bacterial adherence to epithelial cells in bacillary colonization of the respiratory tract.
- The relationship between adherence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to upper respiratory cells in vitro and susceptibility to colonization in vivo.
- Colonization and bronchopulmonary infection.
- Bacteriologic diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia in primates. Usefulness of the protected specimen brush.
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- What Is Emphysema? Home Remedies for Emphysema Patients
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- Airway Dehydration May Lead to Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms
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