Dr. William Ackerman MD
Pulmonary Disease Physicians — Encinitas, CAContact Dr. Ackerman
Dr. William Ackerman specializes in pulmonary disease, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, critical care (intensivists) in Encinitas, California. Details of Dr. Ackerman's 40 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at State University of New York at Buffalo are available on your free doctor report.
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1200 Garden View Rd
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Dr. William Ackerman identified specializing in
Pulmonary DiseasePulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs., Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs., Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital. and Critical Care (Intensivists)Critical Care (Intensivists)
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Geriatric Medicine.
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Ackerman is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Scripps Memorial Hospital - Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
EducationDr. Ackerman attended medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and graduated in 1973 having 40 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. William Ackerman MD as:
- William J Ackerman
- W Ackerman
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