Dr. James S Kelling MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease159 Medical Park Dr Suite B Brevard NC, 28712
Dr. James Kelling practices Pulmonology in Brevard, NC. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Kelling 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
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 1977
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Lung Cancer
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea (osa)
- Metrohealth Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Metrohealth Med Center
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- What Could Happen if My Pneumonia Remains Untreated?
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- How Cystic Fibrosis Progresses in Patients
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- How Astrophysics Could Transform the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis and Other Rare Diseases
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that mainly affects the lungs, liver, pancreas, intestines, reproductive organs, and sinuses. It causes thick and sticky mucus to accumulate and clog the lungs, making it difficult to breathe and resulting in persistent lung infections and lung damage. The...
- Cystic Fibrosis Breakthrough in Left Ventricular Cardiac Disturbances
Cystic fibrosis may be one of the most common autosomal recessive lethal diseases, but there remains much that is unknown about it. It has been established that the disease causes chronic pulmonary disease and is also capable of leading to cor pulmonale with right ventricular dysfunction, but it was...
- What Is the Treatment of Choice for Pneumonia?
Pneumonia is a lung infection that affects the air sacs. The sacs are either filled with fluid or pus causing a cough with phlegm. The symptoms of pneumonia range from mild to severe, which could be life-threatening. People from all age groups, from infants to old age, people with other health...