Dr. Brent Kaufmann MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease611 W. PARK ST. URBANA IL, 61801
Dr. Brent Kaufmann practices Pulmonology in URBANA, IL. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Kaufmann 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
Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville 2009
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
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