Dr. John L Colombo MD, Pulmonologist (Pediatric)

Dr. John L Colombo MD

Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology

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988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr Omaha NE, 68198
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. John Colombo practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Omaha, NE. Dr. Colombo 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

Univ of Ne Coll of Med, Omaha Ne 1975

Board Certification

PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Pulmonology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Residency

  • Tulane Univ Hosp & Clis, Pediatric Pulmonology; Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Pediatrics  

Dr. John L Colombo MD's Practice location

Practice At 988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr

988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr -
Omaha, NE 68198
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New patients: 248-353-1280, 402-559-6275
Fax: 402-559-9840, 402-559-7062, 248-353-6193

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Patient Experience with Dr. Colombo


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Dr. John L Colombo MD has a rating of 5 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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