Dr. Brian Edward Laakaniemi M.D.
Aerospace Medicine Specialist | Aerospace Medicine5825 Airline Hwy Baton Rouge LA, 70805
Dr. Brian Laakaniemi is an aerospace medicine specialist practicing in IRVINE, CA. Dr. Laakaniemi provides primary care services for professionals like pilots and crewmembers who work and travel in the air or space. As an aerospace medicine specialist, Dr. Laakaniemi discovers, manages and prevents health issues that result from traveling in extreme environments. These physicians are particularly trained in diseases that may arise from air travel, and work to keep airmen healthy and safe.
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