Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
Alexandre M. Furman, MD has joined Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay. Most recently he was an attending physician at the VA Medical Center Emergency Department in Detroit, during which time he was also a fellow in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center.
He holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and in endobronchial ultrasound and Super Dimension Bronchoscopy. He is board eligible in pulmonary medicine and with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. He is also in the process of earning certifications in hyperbaric medicine and ultrasound and echocardiography.
Dr. Furman earned his medical degree at St. George University in Grenada, West Indies, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He interned and completed his residency in internal medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Furman to our practice,” said Dr. Dragos Zanchi of Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay. “His broad medical experience, along with his multilingual communication skills, will be a very important addition to our staff and means even better service for our patients.”
During his more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Furman also has held positions at St. George University, Swedish Covenant Hospital, and the Chicago Professional Training Center. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society American Academy of Emergency Medicine, and the American Colleges of Physicians, Chest Physicians, and Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Furman has produced a number of research papers and presentations ranging from such topics as thyroid testing in acute psychiatric cases to “Lipid Profile Testing in Acute Myocardial Infarction.”
To learn more about Dr. Furman and Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay, visit http://www.pulmonaryandsleephealth.com.
About Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay
Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is a premier regional medical group providing comprehensive and innovative treatment for pulmonary diseases and sleep conditions. The specialists and staff at four convenient locations in Brandon, Plant City, Tampa and Wesley Chapel have the extensive training and modern equipment to evaluate symptoms, recognize causes, and provide ongoing solutions that promote a healthier life. They specialize in a full spectrum of such sleep and pulmonary disorders as lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is the only practice offering screening for lung cancer in at-risk patients, as well as advanced techniques including electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy, also known as superDimension, and endoscopic bronchial ultrasound. Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is the only non-hospital medical organization in the area to have earned The Joint Commission national quality approval for its compliance with rigorous national performance standards that promote safe and quality health care. For more information, visit the web site at http://www.pulmonaryandsleephealth.com.